Ranji Trophy 2018-19 | Round 6, Day 1: as it happened

Key highlights from Day 1 of the Round 6 matches of Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season.

Hardik Pandya, returning to cricket after an injury rehab, is seen in the nets on the eve of the Baroda vs Mumbai Ranji Trophy match.   -  Supreet Sapkal

Key highlights from Day 1 action of the Round 6 matches of the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season.


Team Uttarakhand vs Nagaland: In Dehradun, too, it's stumps. The home side, Team Uttarakhand, finishes on 73 for 2, in the 24th over, trailing by 134 runs.

Services vs Assam: The day is over in the contest between Assam and Services, too. Assam, after 87 overs at the Air Force Complex ground in Palam, New Delhi, is struggling at 190 for 7. Sachidanand Pandey has taken three wickets.

Haryana vs Jammu and Kashmir: It's stumps, in Lahli, too. Haryana, the home side, is at 129 for 5 after 38.1 overs. Two wickets fell in the last six deliveries of the day. The team still has the upper hand in the contest, though, trailing Jammu and Kashmir by 32 runs.

Himachal vs Andhra: At the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Cricket Stadium, Amtar, Nadaun, Himachal Pradesh, Himachal finished Day One on 51 for 1, in 21 overs. It trails Andhra by 122 runs. Andhra was bowled out for 173.

Railways vs Vidarbha: It's stumps, at the Karnail Singh Stadium in New Delhi. Vidarbha is at 243 for 6, in 84 overs. A. K. Karnewar (26 n.o.) and A. A. Sarvate (13 n.o.) are batting.

Team Uttarakhand vs Nagaland: Seven overs still remain to be bowled in the day, at the Abhimanyu Cricket Academy in Dehradun. Team Uttarakhand is at 73 for 2, in the 24th over, replying to Nagaland's 207.

Odisha vs Team Rajasthan: It's stumps, at Vikash Cricket Ground in Bhubaneswar. Odisha is 78 for 4 in 39 overs. Team Rajasthan had been bowled out for 135.

Here's N. Sudarshan, reporting from Surat: Nischal bowled by Piyush Chawla for 12. Karnataka loses both openers. 45 for 2 and that’s stumps on Day One.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: At the MCA Cricket Ground, Polo Ground, Shillong, it's stumps. Bihar finishes the day on 80 for 2, in 31 overs, trailing Meghalaya by 45 runs. Meghalaya, the home team, was bowled out for 125; opener R. R. Biswa top-scored for the side, with 56.

Here's M. R. Praveen Chandran, reporting from Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala ends the day at 291 for seven.  Jalaj (68) falls in the last over of the day bowled by Shivam Sharma; he was caught at mid-wicket by Jonty Sidhu for 68. The 136 run seventh wicket stand has carried Kerala to a respectable score.  Vinoop is batting on 77.

Here's V. V. Subrahmanyam, from Hyderabad: Bengal finishes the first day at 99 for two in 38 overs, with opener Abhimanyu Easwaran on 57 and captain Manoj Tiwary  on 6.

Here's Amol Karhadkar reporting from the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai: Hardik Pandya and Bhargav Bhatt strike in successive overs to pull it back for Baroda. Mumbai ends the opening day at 439 for 8.

Punjab vs Tamil Nadu: In Mohali, it's stumps. Tamil Nadu finishes Day One on 213 for nine. For Punjab, Manpreet Singh Grewal has taken five wickets.

Haryana vs J&K: At Chaudhry Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium in Lahli, Haryana has lost its fourth wicket. It is now on 129 for 4 in the 38th over, trailing Jammu and Kashmir by 32 runs. Umar Nazir has taken four wickets.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: In Shillong, Bihar finishes Day One on 80 for 2, trailing Meghalaya by 45 runs. Captain Babul Kumar (43 n.o.) and Keshav Kumar (16 n.o.) are batting.

Kerala vs Delhi: It's stumps, in Thiruvananthapuram. Some respite, finally, for Delhi. The seventh wicket falls in the final over of the day. Jalaj Saxena falls for 68. Kerala 291 for 7 after 89.3 overs.

Here's N. Sudarshan reporting from Surat: Gujarat gets the prized scalp of Mayank Agarwal. Slashed a delivery from Nagwaswalla to Priyank Panchal, who held on to the catch on his second attempt at gully.

Karnataka 38 for 1 from 11 overs. Seven more left in the day.

Here's V. V. Subrahmanyam, reporting from Hyderabad: Bad light stops play with Bengal on 99 for two on the first day against Hyderabad, in an extended final session, after heavy rain last night forced a delayed start.

Uttar Pradesh vs Jharkhand: It's stumps, at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, in Lucknow. The seventh-wicket partnership has given headaches to the bowling side here, too. Ishank Jaggi (76 n.o.) and Shahbaz Nadeem (70 n.o.) have put on 121. After 86 overs bowled in the day, Jharkhand is 278 for 6.

Kerala vs Delhi: At St. Xavier's KCA Cricket Ground, Trivandrum, Kerala's seventh-wicket partnership is proving to be a thorn in the flesh for Delhi. The partnership, between Vinood Sheela Manoharan (74 n.o.) and Jalaj Saxena (66 n.o.)  is now worth 131. Kerala 286 for 6 in the 88th over.

Mumbai vs Baroda: With Eknath Kerkar's dismissal, Mumbai is six down. In the 81st over, it is 416 for 6, in the first innings. Left-arm spinner Bhargav Bhatt now has three wickets.

Amol Karhadkar from the Wankhede Stadium reports: Baroda opts for the new  ball one ball into the 81st over and Hardik Pandya will hope to repeat his morning spell to get Baroda back in the game.

Maharashtra vs Saurashtra: Two quick wickets have fallen for Saurashtra, with the score on 246. Snell Patel and Vishvarajsinh Jadeja are dismissed before they could reach their centuries. It's 246 for 3, in the first innings.

Arunachal Pradesh vs Puducherry: It's stumps, at the DN Singha Stadium in Goalpara, Assam. Puducherry is at 28 for 2 in its second innings, after having taken a first-innings lead of 54 runs.

Uttarakhand vs Nagaland: Team Uttarakhand has reached 50 for 0 in its first innings, replying to Nagaland's 207, at the Abhimanyu Cricket Academy in Dehradun.

Our reporter V. V. Subrahmanyam from Hyderabad reports: Left-arm pacer Chama Milind strikes for second time, removes Sudeep Chatterjee. Bengal 77 for two against Hyderabad in Hyderabad.

Mizoram vs Sikkim: It's stumps, at the Jorhat DSA Stadium in Jorhat, Assam. Sikkim finishes on 321 for nine, after 88 overs bowled.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai reports: Shubham Ranjane and Siddhesh Lad gifted their wickets away to left-arm spinner Bhargav Bhatt, holing out to covers and long-off, respectively. Still, with an hour remaining in the day's play, Mumbai is comfortably placed at 388 for five (against Baroda).

Services vs Assam: Assam 155 for 5, after 73 overs. Gokul Sharma falls for 49.

Tripura vs Goa: It's stumps. Tripura finishes on 247 for 7 in 83 overs. Pratyush Sinha is unbeaten on 98.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Prateek Jain finally breaks through, breaches Nagwaswallas defence.

Gujarat all out for 216. Two wickets for each of the five bowlers: Vinay, More, Prateek, Gowtham and Shreyas.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Karnataka has let the No. 9 and No. 10 batsmen score 63 runs (and counting) between them. Gujarat 214 for nine

Piyush Chawla was out on 34, Mehul Patel batting on 29.

Tea break scores:

Bihar 13/1 vs Meghalaya

Sikkim 233/5 vs Mizoram

Tripura 168/6 vs Goa

Odisha 22/3 vs Rajasthan

Arunachal Pradesh 56/5 vs Cricket Association of Puducherry

Gujarat 181/8 vs Karnataka

Mumbai 333/3 vs Baroda

Haryana 40/0 vs J&K

Kerala 206/6 vs Delhi

Saurashtra 220/1 vs Maharashtra

Jharkhand 198/6

Andhra 173 vs Himachal


Lunch break scores:

Sikkim 94/4 vs Mizoram

Tripura 83/3 vs Goa

Cricket Association of Puducherry 127/8 vs Arunachal Pradesh

Rajasthan 104/6 vs Odisha

Vidarbha 62/1 vs Railways

Gujarat 102/3 vs Karnataka

Kerala 109/4 vs Delhi

Saurashtra 99/1 vs Maharashtra

Mumbai 148/2 vs Baroda

Nagaland 103/3 vs Uttarakhand

Assam 57/1 vs Services

Tamil Nadu 72/3 vs Punjab

J&K 133/6 vs Haryana


Our reporter V. V. Subrahmanyam from Hyderabad updates: Bengal recovers well after early setback to score 54 for one at tea against Hyderabad with Easwaran and Sudeep looking good on first day after delayed start in Hyderabad.

Uttarakhand vs Nagaland: D. Dhapola takes five wickets (16.4-2-49-5) as Nagaland is bowled out for 207. Pawan Suyal is the last man to be dismissed for no score.

Himachal vs Andhra: M.J. Dagar sends Manish Golamaru for 32 and Andhra folds for 173.

Mizoram vs Sikkim: Milind is in exceptional form. He has scored 100 off just 93 balls with 13 boundaries. Sikkim moves to 250/5.

Services vs Assam: Assam in a spot of bother at 96/4 after Kunal Saikia is out for 3 (27 balls).

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Mumbai vs Baroda: Shreyas Iyer's marauding effort is finally over. Vishnu Solanki sprints from long-on to mid-wicket and accepts a skier off Yusuf Pathan. Iyer scored 178 (141b, 17x4, 11x11), Mumbai 311/3. Shubham Ranjane walks in to join captain Siddesh Lad

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates:  Gujarat vs Karnataka: Shreyas Gopal gets Roosh Kalaria to edge to keeper Sharath and Dhruv Raval is out for 13 (45 balls), lbw Ronit More, and Gujarat slumps to 159/8.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Mumbai vs Baroda: Siddhesh Lad taps Swapnil Singh for a single to complete his first hundred. 131b, 9x4, 2x6.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Mumbai vs Baroda: Just like he got to his hundred, Shreyas Iyer hits three sixes in an over — this time off Yusuf Pathan — to complete the next milestone. Two hits over long-off — the second of which gives him 150 — was followed by one over mid-wicket. Iyer’s 150 took just 123b, 17x4, 8x6. Mumbai 285/2. 

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Odisha in touble at 17/3. Subhransu Senapati is out for a duck, caught by Chetan Bist off T.M. Haq.

Maharashtra vs Saurashtra: Vishvarajsinh Jadeja 50 runs in 63 balls (9x4, 0x6) Saurashtra 176/1

Himachal vs Andhra: Bandaru Ayyappa goes for 1 and Andhra in deep trouble at 136/9.

Hyderabad vs Bengal: Abhishek Kumar Raman is out for just 3 and Bengal loses its first wicket for just 4 runs on the board.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Mumbai vs Baroda: Siddhesh Lad joins the six-hitting spree by hitting Swapnil Singh, the other left-arm spinner over mid-on to enter into 80s, and then inches closer to the three-figure mark with a near-identical hit off the last ball. Can he convert his fifth fifty of the season into a maiden hundred? Mumbai 247/2 off 44 overs.

Punjab vs Tamil Nadu: Baba Aparajith goes for 40, bowled by Manpreet Singh Grewal, and Tamil Nadu wobbling at 111/5.

Himachal vs Andhra: Andhra in trouble at 135/8 with Jyothisaikrishna departing for 74. P. Jaswal has been the wrecker-in-chief for Himachal with a five-wicket haul. He has figures of 13.1-1-37-5 now.

Himachal vs Andhra: Shoaib Mohammed Khan is out for 5 off 17 balls, caught by G.K. Singh off R. Dhawan, as Andhra in trouble on 135/7. 

Haryana vs J&K: Akash Chouhdary is out for 18 (27 balls) and that is the end of its innings. It folds for just 161.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Gujarat vs Karnataka: Karnataka gets lucky. Priyank Panchal chops one onto his stumps. He is out for 74 and Gujarat in trouble at 137/6. Panchal tried to pull a short ball from Shreyas Gopal but couldn't succeed.

Our reporter Praveen Chandran from Thiruvananthapuram updates: Kerala vs Delhi: Shivam Sharma is out for 77 and Jalaj Saxena comes out to bat. Kerala 155/6.

Uttar Pradesh vs Jharkhand: Four wickets for Dhruv Pratap Singh and Jharkhand on 157/6. Singh has figures of 12.2-1-48-4.

Haryana vs J&K: Obaid Haroon is out for 26, lbw to A.K. Chahal, and J&K 151/8.

Tripura vs Goa: Mura Singh departs first ball and Tripura in a spot of bother at 128/6.

Arunachal vs Puducherry: Arunachal in a spot of bother after Kshitiz Sharma is out first ball to Fabid Ahmed. Arunachal 19/3.

Railways vs Vidarbha: Madhur Khatri dismisses Faiz Fazal for 53 and Vidarbha slides to 104/4.

TOSS UPDATE: Hyderabad won the toss and has Bengal in first.

Our reporter V.V. Subrahmanyam from Hyderabad updates:  Play likely to start in one hour from now  on the first day between Hyderabad and Bengal after a delay because of heavy rain last night at Uppal Stadium.

Railways vs Vidarbha: Ganesh Satish is out for 4, bowled by Avinash Yadav, Vidarbha 104/3.

Himachal vs Andhra: P. Jaswal picks up four wickets (12-1-35-4) as Andhra slips to 117/6 with Girinath Reddy the last batsman out for 2.

Railways vs Vidarbha: 50 for captain Faiz Fazal. He has played 89 balls, 9 fours and Vidarbha 104/2.

Uttarakhand vs Nagaland: K.B. Pawan is out for 46 (94 balls) as Nagaland slips to 123/4.

Haryana vs J&K: Yuzvendra Chahal castles Irfan Pathan for 18 and J&K 133/7.

Uttar Pradesh vs Jharkhand: Ishan Kishan is out for 54 (42 balls), bowled by Dhruv Pratap Singh and Jharkhand is 141/5.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Gujarat vs Karnataka: K. Gowatham consumes Axar Patel with a fine low diving caught and bowled effort. Gujarat 122/5.

Shreyas Iyer has taken the Baroda attack to the cleaners with a sublime knock.   -  AFP


Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Mumbai vs Baroda: Three sixes in an over over wide of long-on off left-arm spinner Bhargav Bhatt means Shreyas Iyer celebrates his hundred in style. It has taken him 86b, 12x4, 5x6. Mumbai 190/2.

Punjab vs Tamil Nadu: Dinesh Karthik departs for 26 (64 balls), bowled by Baltej Singh, and Tamil Nadu in trouble at 73/4.

Maharashtra vs Saurashtra: 50 for Snell Patel. He has played 103 balls with 8 fours. Saurashtra 120/1.

Arunachal vs Puducherry: Fabid Ahmed castles Samarth Seth for 11 and Arunachal Pradesh 17/1.

Himachal vs Andhra: B. Sumanth is out for 9, bowled by P. Jaswal, Andhra 109/5.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Gujarat vs Karnataka: Prateek Jain picks up his maiden first class wicket as Manpreet Juneja was adjudged lbw for 15. Gujarat 111/4.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Basant Mohanty breathes fire as he takes a six-wicket haul to send Rajasthan crumbling for 135. Mahipal Lomror is the last man out for 85 to signal the end of the innings. Mohanty 15-6-20-6.

Uttar Pradesh vs Jharkhand: Ishan Kishan races to 50 off just 37 balls with 10 fours. Jharkhand 133/4.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: Eight wickets for Ashutosh Aman as he wrecks the Meghalaya batting. Dippu is the last man to depart and Meghalaya has folded for 125 in its first innings. Aman returns with figures of 22.5-4-51-8.

Mumbai vs Baroda: 50 for Siddesh Lad. He is on 53 off 77 balls with 6 fours. Mumbai 152/2.

Railways vs Vidarbha: Wasim Jaffer is bowled by Madhur Khatri for 30 and Vidarbha 79/2.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Five-for for Basant Mohanty. T.M. Haq is dismissed for 1, caught by Rosan Kumar Rao, and Rajasthan 134/9. Mohanty has figures of 13.2-4-20-5.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: Ashutosh Aman is the wrecker-in-chief with a seven-wicket haul. He has Abhay Negi stumped and Meghalaya 122/9. Aman has figures of 21.5-4-49-7.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Basant Mohanty is on fire. He has taken a four-wicket haul (12-4-19-4) as Rajasthan slips to 107/8.

Arunachal vs Puducherry: Deendayal takes the last wicket of Prashanth Varma and Puducherry is bowled out for 136 in its first innings.

Arunachal vs Puducherry: Doria traps Pankaj Singh in front for 23 as Puducherry slips to 127/9.

P. Rahul of Kerala scored a half-century against Delhi.   -  S Mahinsha

Our reporter Praveen Chandran from Thiruvananthapuram updates: Kerala vs Delhi: P. Rahul (50) and Vishnu Vinod (24) have taken Kerala to 109/4 at lunch.


Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Mumbai vs Baroda: Shreyas Iyer has raced to 71 (68b, 11x4, 2x6) and captain Siddhesh Lad (49, 76b, 5x4) as the duo's unbroken 120-run partnership has taken Mumbai to 148/2 at lunch.   

Maharashtra vs Saurashtra: Maharashtra's A. Sanklecha strikes. H. Desai is out for 55 and Saurashtra's first wicket falls for 98.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: Ashutosh Aman is on fire. He has picked up his sixth wicket, clean bowling A. Singhania for 1, Meghalaya 91/8. Aman has figures of 15.5-2-46-6.

Himachal vs Andhra: Jyothisaikrishna completes his 50 in 71 balls (8x4, 0x6) and Andhra 90/4.

Himachal vs Andhra: K.S. Bharat is the next man to go, for 1, leaving Andhra wobbling at 87/4.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: Ashutosh Aman picks up a five-for. He breaches Gurinder Singh's defence for his fifth wicket. Meghalaya 83/7. Aman has figures of 14.1-2-38-5.

Haryana vs J&K: Parvez Rasool is out for 16 (22 balls), caught by Chaitanya Bishnoi off Yuzvendra Chahal, as J&K slips to 103/5.

Himachal vs Andhra: Ricky Bhui departs for 10, bowled by Jaswal, Andhra 85/3.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Gujarat vs Karnataka: While Priyank Panchal celebrates his fifth half-century, to go with three 100s, Ronit More strikes to remove Rujul Bhatt for 12. Gujarat 81/3.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Mumbai vs Baroda: Shreyas Iyer hits a spanking on-drive off Hardik for his eighth over and taps it for a single off the next ball to complete an aggressive 50 (45b, 8x4, 1x6). But the bowler would be disappointed to have seen Yusuf Pathan drop a regulation catch off Siddhesh Lad’s willow in his previous over.

Priyank Panchal and Shreyas Iyer both get to their half-centuries for their respective teams. Panchal is on 50 off 71 balls (Gujarat 81/2) and Iyer has blasted his way to 50 off just 45 balls (Mumbai 116/2).

Haryana vs J&K: Ian Chauhan is gone for 23 (53 balls), caught by Himnashu Rana off Yuzvendra Chahal, J&K 94/4.

Our reporter Praveen Chandran from Thiruvananthapuram updates: Kerala vs Delhi: Kerala loses its fourth wicket as captain Sachin Baby is bowled by Shivam Sharma for a duck. Kerala 78/4. Infact, it was Sharma's second wicket in the over, having accounted for Sanju Samson earlier for 24.

Railways vs Vidarbha: Sanjay Ramaswamy departs for 12, castled by Avinash Yadav, Vidarbha 36/1.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Mahipal Lomror scores 50 in 67 balls with 9 fours. Rajasthan 86/6.

Our reporter V.V. Subrahmanyam from Hyderabad updates: Umpires will have another inspection at 12.30 pm to take a  call on commencement of play between Hyderabad and Bengal on first day at Uppal Stadium after heavy rain last night delayed the start forcing groundstaff to use super sopppers to dry the wet patches.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Rajasthan loses another wicket as Arjit Gupta falls for just eight. 67/6

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates:  Shreyas Iyer has got off to a brisk start, a flurry boundaries taking Mumbai to 72/2 at the drinks break. Hardik Pandya has returned for a second burst from the other end. And the first ball he gets to rise and Siddhesh Lad's thick edge flies over gully.

Our reporter Praveen Chandran from Thiruvananthapuram updates: Kerala 56/2 at drinks break. Rahul is unbeaten on 36 and he was dropped by Anuj off Akash on 32.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Gujarat vs Karnataka: Double blow for Gujarat. Vinay Kumar forces one drop Bhargav Merai to edge on behind for 4. Gujarat 53/2.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Rajasthan slips tp 58/5 as S.F. Khan is out for 0.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Ashok Menaria is out for 10 (34 balls), caught by Shantanu Mishra off Rajesh Mohanty and Rajasthan 57/4. 

Punjab vs Tamil Nadu: Baltej Singh strikes again. The Tamil Nadu skipper walks back to the hut for 0 and Tamil Nadu 31/3.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: Ashutosh Aman wrecks Meghalaya with a four-wicket haul. He removes the well set R. Biswa for 56 and Meghalaya 80/5. Aman has figures of 13-2-37-4 now.

Punjab vs Tamil Nadu: N. Jagadeesan departs for 19 (42 balls), lbw to Baltej Singh and Tamil Nadu 31/2.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Gujarat vs Karnataka: K. Gowtham strikes with his third ball. A wild heave by Kethan Patel, he misses the ball and is castled for 13 (40 balls) Gujarat 48/1.

Himachal vs Andhra: Arpit Guleria sends C. Gnaneshwar back to the hut for 19. Andhra 52/2.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: 50 for Meghalaya's R.R. Biswa. He has played 94 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes a Meghalaya reaches 68/4.

Arunachal vs Puducherry: Puducherry in deep trouble. Doria removes skipper D. Rohit for 18 and Puducherry slips to 55/5.

Punjab vs Tamil Nadu: Abhinav Mukund departs for 5 (31 balls), caught by Abhishek Gupta off Manpreet Singh Grewal and Tamil Nadu 17/1.

Kerala vs Delhi: Debutant Vathsal is out for 4, caught by Anuj Rawat off Vikas Mishra and Kerala 17/2.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Pandya strikes in the next over as well, with Aditya Tare missing a straight, fuller ball.  Exactly the start Mumbai didn't want. They would be hoping that Shreyas Iyer has had some sleep after arriving in Mumbai from New Zealand only yesterday.

Mumbai vs Baroda: Hardik Pandya removes Aditya Tare for 15 and Mumbai in a spot of bother at 28/2.

Meghalaya vs Bihar: Ashutosh Aman sends Puni Bisht back for 12 as Meghalaya slips to 47/3.

Our reporter Praveen Chandran from Thiruvananthapuram updates: Two changes in the Kerala squad. Vathsal is in, making his debut, for K.B. Arun Karthik and Vinoop Manoharan comes in for Akshay Chandran.

Haryana vs J&K: Ahmed Omar Banday is out after making a quick fire 22 (28 balls) as J&K slips to 31/2.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates: Hardik doesn't have to wait too long for a wicket, thanks to an error of judgment by the debutante left-hander. In the seventh over, Hardik pitches one on the fourth stump marginally short of good length and Auti shoulders it but the ball rises a little and kisses perhaps the glove en route the keeper.

Mumbai vs Baroda: Hardik Pandya strikes. He sends Vikrant Auti for 12 (19 balls), caught by Mitesh Patel, and Mumbai loses its first wicket for 25.

Our reporter Amol Karhadkar from Mumbai updates:  Hardik Pandya it seems is more than eager to make a point to national selectors, including Sarandeep Singh who is watching from the president's box. Kedar Devdhar didn't hesitate in putting a depleted Mumbai — with heaps of changes — in to bat. Guess who bowled the first over on a greenish top? Hardik. But the Baroda bomber couldn't mark a great start to his career, conceding seven runs, including a boundary to debutante Vikrant Auti

Haryana vs J&K: Shubham Khajuria departs for 7, trapped leg before by A.K. Chahal, and J&K is 27/1.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Robin Bist is out for 9 (20), caught by Shantanu Mishra off Suryakant Pradhan, as Rajasthan loses three wickets for 26.

TOSS UPDATE: Services wins toss, elects to field first against Assam.

Arunachal vs Puducherry: Deendayal is on fire. He removes Thalaivan Sargunam for 5 and Puducherry in trouble at 40/4. Deendayal has figures of 6-2-13-3 now.

Arunachal vs Puducherry: D. Rohit (13 off 14) and Paras Dogra (10 off 12) take Puducherry to 35/2.

Kerala vs Delhi: Akash Sudan removes V.A. Jagadeesh for no score as Kerala loses its first wicket for 2.

Uttar Pradesh vs Jharkhand: Md. Nazim is out, facing just 4 balls, as Jharkhand is 0/1.

Himachal vs Andhra: Arpit Guleria castles D.B. Prashanth Kumar for nought as Andhra is 4/1.

Our reporter V.V. Subrahmanyam from Hyderabad updates: Heavy overnight rain delays the start of the Hyderabad - Bengal match. Umpires will take a call after an inspection at 11 am as there is no sign of the sun coming out. The super soppers are working to dry the huge wet patches all over.

Our reporter N. Sudarshan from Surat updates: Axar Patel returns to the Gujarat team. Changes galore for Karnataka - Mayank Agarwal, K. Gowtham, Sharath Srinivas and Prateek Jain are in the playing XI replacing Karun Nair, A. Mithun, Suchith and Pavan Deshpande.

TOSS UPDATE: Gujarat won the toss against Karnataka and will bat first.

TOSS UPDATE: Baroda won the toss and will field first against Mumbai.

Arunachal Pradesh vs Puducherry: Puducherry rocked early. Deendayal removes Sashikumar Subramanian for 1 as Puducherry slips to 13/2.

TOSS UPDATE: Maharashtra won the toss and elected to field against Saurashtra.

Odisha vs Rajasthan: Rajasthan in early trouble. A.V. Gautam is out for no score, caught by Abhishek Raut off Basant Mohanty, to leave Rajasthan on 6/2.

TOSS UPDATE: Defending champion Vidarbha has won the toss and has elected to bat against Railways.

TOSS UPDATE: Uttar Pradesh won the toss and elected to field against Jharkhand.

TOSS UPDATE: Punjab won the toss and has elected to field against Tamil Nadu

TOSS UPDATE: Haryana won the toss and elected to field against Jammu and Kashmir

TOSS UPDATE: Himachal Pradesh won the toss and elected to field against Andhra


Odisha vs Rajasthan: WICKET! Rajesh Mohanty strikes early for Odisha. Chetan Bist is dismissed for nought and Rajasthan is 2/1 after two overs.

TOSS UPDATE: Kerala won the toss and elected to bat against Delhi


TOSS UPDATE: Odisha won the toss and elected to field against Rajasthan

Rajasthan (Playing XI): Amitkumar Gautam, Chetan Bist(w), Mahipal Lomror(c), Robin Bist, Ashok Menaria, Arjit Gupta, Salman Khan, Rahul Chahar, Aniket Choudhary, TM Ul-Haq, Nathu Singh

Odisha (Playing XI): Ranjit Singh, Suryakant Pradhan, Biplab Samantray(c), Subhranshu Senapati, Roshan Kumar Rao(w), Abhishek Raut, Debasish Samantray, Santanu Mishra, Basant Mohanty, Rajesh Mohanty, Dhiraj Singh

TOSS UPDATE: Arunachal Pradesh won the toss and opted to field

TOSS UPDATE: Tripura won the toss and opted to bat against Goa

TOSS UPDATE: Mizoram won the toss and opted to field against Sikkim

TOSS UPDATE: Meghalaya won the toss and opted to bat against Bihar

Bihar (Playing XI): Indrajit Kumar, Kumar Rajnish, Babul Kumar(c), MD Rahmatullah, Keshav Kumar, Utkarsh Bhaskar, Vikash Ranjan(w), Ashutosh Aman, Vivek Kumar, Rehan Khan, Samar Quadri

Meghalaya (Playing XI): Abhay Negi, Swarajeet Das, Lakhan Singh, Raj Biswa, Yogesh Nagar, Puneet Bisht(w/c), Gurinder Singh, Wanlambok Nongkhlaw, Jason Lamare, Aditya Singhania, Dippu Sangma

There is a promise of a lot of action and we have the following matches over the next four days.


Hyderabad vs Bengal, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, Round VI - Elite Group B

Meghalaya vs Bihar, Meghalaya Cricket Association Cricket Ground, Shillong, Round VI - Plate

Tripura vs Goa, MBB Stadium, Agartala, Round VI - Elite Group C

Gujarat vs Karnataka, Lalabhai Contractor Stadium , Surat, Round VI - Elite Group A

Mumbai vs Baroda, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, Round VI - Elite Group A

Maharashtra vs Saurashtra, Golf Club Ground, Nasik, Round VI - Elite Group A

Railways vs Vidarbha, Karnail Singh Stadium, Delhi, Round VI - Elite Group A

Himachal Pradesh vs Andhra, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium, Nadaun, Round VI - Elite Group B

Kerala vs Delhi, St Xavier's College Ground, Thiruvananthapuram, Round VI - Elite Group B

Punjab vs Tamil Nadu, Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Round VI - Elite Group B

Haryana vs Jammu and Kashmir, Ch Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium, Rohtak, Round VI - Elite Group C

Odisha vs Rajasthan, KIIT Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Round VI - Elite Group C

Services vs Assam, Palam A Stadium, Delhi, Round VI - Elite Group C

Uttar Pradesh vs Jharkhand, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow,  Round VI - Elite Group C

Mizoram vs Sikkim, Jorhat Stadium, Jorhat, Round VI - Plate

Arunachal Pradesh vs Puducherry, DN Singha Stadium, Goalpara, Round VI - Plate

Uttarakhand vs Nagaland, Abhimanyu Cricket Academy, Dehradun, Round VI - Plate




Nagaland: Ravi, Bohoto , Zhimomi, Inakato, Jalal, Mughavi, Nitesh, Paras, Toni, Arun, Indraj Jangir, Shamwang, Rachit , Pawan K B, R Jonathan, Abrar Kazi, Pawan Suyal, Sedezhalie, Tahmeed, Imliwati, Oren, Santosh

Manipur: Bishworjit, Kabir, Sultan, Tejkumar, Kishan, Abdul, Abhishek Shokeen, Tenyson, K Bobin, K Shashikanta, Bonny Chingangbam, Bimol Kh, Kennedy , Hemant Kumar, Homendro , Jitender , Samson , Bijoykumar, Heman , Akshaykumar , Narsingh Yadav, Th Santosh , Th Kishan , Ng Bishwash, Iboyaima , Maheshkumar, Sm Rahman, Somorjit , Saroj, Jayanta, William, Shah, Jotish , P Prafullomani, Mayank Raghav , Safwan , Md Shamir , Rajesh , Sanjeev , Bijen , Sheiteendra , Amandeep Jaiswal , Hrithik Kanojia, Yashpal Singh, Shelly Shaurya, Johnson , Rex, Al Bashid, Karnajit Y, Priyojit K, Lakhan Arjun Rawat, Bikash Singh, Arjun Gupta

Tripura: A S Sarkar, B B Ghosh, Rana Datta, R A Dey, S A Gan, S S Ghosh, A K Sarkar, C K Paul, K K Acharjee, M B Mura Singh, N N Sen, N N Sen Choudhury, R D Banik, Rajib H Saha, S K Patel, S S Majumder, Saurabh Das, T S Saha, U U Bose, V K Saha, Bravish, B B Roy, B B Debnath, J R Banik, J B Bhattacharjee, A A Chakraborty, S M Singha, D T Bhattacharjee, Pratyush Singh, S C Das, Harmeet Singh, Kamal Das, Ninad Kadam, Chandan Ray, Neelambuj Vats

Haryana: Rohit Malik, A S Sandhu, Treyaksh Bali, N R Saini, H V Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, A H Hooda, G A Singh, J J Yadav, S R Chauhan, R R Dalal, R K Tewatia, Mohit Sharma, A R Mishra, P B Mehta, P S Kumar, R M Dagar, R P Sharma, S M Pahal, S D Dhull, C K Bishnoi, M S Kalyan, Arun Chaprana, Pramod Chandila, A K Chahal, A R Rana, H J Rana, J H Saroha, M S Hooda, R J Balhara, S G Rohilla, S P Kumar, Y R Sharma, Prashant Vashist, Tinu Kundu , Aman Kumar, Kapil Hooda

Madhya Pradesh: Yash Dubey, Rishabh Chouhan, Ankush Singh, Mohnish Mishra, Ishwar Chandra Pandey, Naman Ojha, Salman Khan, Shubham Sharma, Rameez Khan, Ankit Sharma, Mihir Hirwani, Saransh Jain, Puneet Datey, Anand Singh Bais, Rajat Patidar, Sohraab Dhaliwal, Ankit Dane, Gourav Yadav, Zafar Ali, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Wasim Ahamed, Parth Sahani, Ankit Singh Kushwah, Venkatesh Iyer, Aryaman Vikram Birla, Mohd Arshad Khan, Ajay Rohera, Anshul Tripathi, Mohit Jhawa, Kumar Kartikeya Singh

Hyderabad: K S K Chaitanya, Tanay Thyagarajan, Ravi Kiran, Ashish Reddy, Akash Bhandari, C V Milind, Mehdi Hasan, Akshath Reddy, Tanmay Agarwal, A T Rayudu, B Sandeep, Himalay Agarwal, Sumanth Kolla, K Rohit Rayudu, Saaketh, T Ravi Teja, T P Anirudh Srivatsa, Md Siraj, Jaweed Ali, Ajay Dev Goud, Mir Omer Khan, A Lalith Mohan, Mudassar, Kartikeya Kak, P S Chaitanya Reddy

Baroda: Nishant S Patel, R T Arothe, Mitesh Patel, N A Rathva, A Sheth, A A Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Aditya Waghmode, Bhargav Bhatt, Deepak Jagbir Hooda, D M Mistry, Dixit Patel, H H Pandya, Kedar Devdhar, K H Pandya, L I Meriwala, Pratikkumar Ghodadra, Soaeb Tai, Swapnil K Singh, P R Shah, S S Mangalorkar, Vishnu Solanki, B A Pathan, G S Maan, H K Solanki, K R Kakade, P A Kumar, V S Bhosale, C A Medh, Shivalik Sharma, S I Sopariya

Chhattisgarh: Abhishek Khare, Sameer Singh Thakur , Sanjeet Desai, Shubham Singh, Sanidhya Hurkat, Sumit Ruikar, Abhimanyu Chauhan, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Ashutosh Singh, Sahil Gupta, Jatin Sahay Saxena, P Bhima Rao, Avnish Singh, Rishabh Tiwari, Aishwary Marya, Ashish Gupta, Shubham Agrawal, Lavin Ian Coster, Karandeep Singh Saggu, Md Shahnawaz, Onkar Verma, P M Singh, Pratik Raj Raj , Shakeeb Ahmed, Shourabh Kharwar, Vikrant Singh, Manoj Singh, Lakesh Mali, Shashank Chandrakar, Sahban Khan, Abhishek, Abhishek Tamrakar, Abhuday Kant Singh, Pankaj Rao, Shivendra Singh, Siddharth Chandrakar , V Nitish Rao, Vishal Singh , Amandeep Khare, Ajay Mandal, M S S Hussain

Gujarat: Ismail Kara , Jaimin A Chauhan, Keyur J Patel, Nisarg Parmar, Urvil Patel, S A Desai, Hemang Patel, Axar Patel, Parthiv Patel, Piyush Chawla, M C Juneja, Kamlesh Thakor, Chirag J Gandhi, Mehul B Patel, Dhruv Raval, P K Panchal, B H Merai, Piyush Tanwar, H P Patel, R H Bhatt, R B Kalaria, P A Patel, C T Gaja, Naman Patel, Karan P Patel, Samit Gohil, A Nagwaswalla, J R Parwani, S P Patel, A J Tandel, Navneet Vora, Kathan D Patel, Rahul V Shah, A P Panchal, Kshitij Patel, Jayveer Sinh, Tejas R Patel, Het

Railways: Amit Chopra, Pranesh Desai , Saurabh Wakaskar, Mahesh Rawat, Arindam Ghosh, Anureet Singh, Amit Mishra, Ashish Yadav, Karan Thakur, Nitin Bhille, Prashant Awasthi, Shivakant Shukla, Raxlee Taylor, Deepak Bansal, Gajendra Singh, Madhur Khatri, Manjeet Chaudhary, Aakash Verma, Abhinav Dixit, Prashant Gupta, Avinash Yadav, Krishna Kant Upadhyay, Mrunal Devdhar, Abhishek Kumar Yadav, A P Yadav, A G Sehrawat, Faiz Ahmad, P S Singh, Satender Thakran, Ankit Yadav, G S Khatri, Gandhar V Bhatawadekar, Amit Paunikar, Yuvraj, Chandrakant Sakure, Harsh Tyagi, Manish Rao, Karan Sharma, Vidyadhar Kamath

Maharashtra: A Palkar, H H Khadiwale, S S Mundhe, V H Zol, A R Bawane, A A Darekar, A K Kale, J P Zope, K M Jadhav, A A Sanklecha, C G Khurana, D J Muthuswamy, N S Naik, N R Dhumal, R A Tripathi, R H Motwani, S M Fallah, S M Kazi, S M Gugale, J S Pande, N S Shaikh, P C Dadhe, S S Bachhav, M S Trunkwala, P T Kore, P J Bhati, R D Gaikwad, P H Shah, Y D Mangwani, D M Hinganekar, M S Bhandari, M G Choudhary, S D Warghante

Mumbai: K A Chikhalikar, Alpesh Ravilal Ramjani, Siddharth Raut, Jay Davane, Kartik Mishra, Aquib Kureshi, Ashay Sardesai, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Shardul , Surya, Darshan Bandekar, Rohit Sharma, Agni Chopra, A Herwadkar, Shreyas Iyer, Sufiyan Shaikh, Akash Anand, Dhrumil Matkar, Armaan Jaffer, Hardik Jitendra Tamore, S D Lad, Jay Bista, Ajinkya Rahane, Karsh M Kothari, Khizar Dafedar, Kruthik Hanagavadi, Minad P Manjrekar, Nishaant Williams, Prithvi Shaw, Sairaj B Patil, S I Khan, S Z Mulani, Aditya S Dhumal, Akash P , B Alam, Eknath Kerkar, P Y Pawar, Royston H Dias, Harshal Soni, Tushar U Deshpande, S S Jadhav, Tanush Kotian, Pranav Kela, Saksham, Yashasvi Bhupendra Jaiswal, Shivam Dube, Shubham Ranjane, Anjdeep Lad, Rushikesh Jadhav, Shivaji R Yadav, Siddharth Akre, Vijay Dilip Gohil, Shivam Malhotra, A Vashishtha, Sylvester Dsouza, Chinmay Sutar, Sairaj Sangle, Soni, Bhupen Lalwani

Saurashtra: C R Sisodiya, C Pujara, Robbie, A A Barot, A V Vasavada, Chirag Jani, D A Jadeja, D Chauhan, Hardik Rathod, Jaydev Shah, K Makwana, Kishan Parmar M, Ravindrasinh A Jadeja, S Sanandia, Sheldon Jackson, Himalaya B, S Yadav, Kishankumar, Devang D Karamta, Jay Chauhan, K S Karamchandani, Prerak Mankad, Snell Patel, V M Jivrajani, Samarth Vyas, Viharsinh Jadeja, Vivek Agath, Yuvraj Chudasama, K D Patel, A C Ayachi, J Unadkat, H Desai , Kevin Jivrajani, Mohsin Dodia, Parth Chauhan, Chetan Sakariya, Vishvarajsinh Jadeja, Aezaz A Kothariya

Karnataka: M Prasidh, B R Sharath, S Sharath, Shubhang Hegde, Vinay Kumar R, Karun Nair, Manish Pandey, Mithun A, Sharath H S, Shreyas Gopal, Stuart Binny, K L Rahul, Devdutt Padikkal, Abhishek Reddy, C M Gautam, Gowtham K, K C Cariappa, Suchith J, Mayank Agarwal, Naveen M G, Shishir Bhavane, Nischal D, Samarth R, Pavan Deshpande, Ronit More, Mitrakant Yadav, Koushik V, Liyan Khan, Pradeep T, Prateek Jain, Siddharth K V, Aniruddha, Kaunain Abbas, Pravin Dubey

Delhi: Himmat Singh, Pranshu Vijayran, Rishabh Pant, Sarthak Ranjan, Gautam Gambhir, Unmukt Chand, Nitish Rana, Pawan Negi, Varun Sood, Ishant Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, Vaibhav Rawal, Vikas Mishra , Navdeep Saini, Manan Sharma, Subodh Bhati, Lakshay, Hiten Dalal, Prashant Bhandari, Shivank Vashisth, Akash Sudan, Anuj Rawat, Simarjeet Singh, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lalit Yadav, Gourav Kumar, Shivam Sharma, V Tokas, Pulkit Narang, Kunal Chandela, Kunwar Bidhuri, Jonty Sidhu

Andhra: Ashwin Hebbar, Dhruva Kumar Reddy, Girinath Reddy, C R Gnaneshwar, Karan Shinde, Imandi Karthik Raman, Manish Golamaru, Prithvi Raj Yarra, Ricky Bhui, U M S Girinath, Vamsi Krishna, G H Vihari, Karn Sharma, Ayyappa Bandaru, B Sumanth, Stephen, Siva Kumar, Swaroop, D B Prashanth Kumar, K S Bharat, M Pranith, Jyothisaikrishna , P Vijay Kumar, D B Ravi Teja, A G Pradeep, Siva Charan Singh, Naren Reddy, K V Sasikanth, Kokatam Bhaskar Reddy, Dgj Chaitanya, M Harishankar Reddy, Bukkapattam Siddharth, K Nithish Kumar Reddy, Shoaib Mohammed Khan

Punjab: Abhishek Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Shubman Gill, Harbhajan Singh, Jiwanjot Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Mann, Abhijeet Garg, Mayank Markande, Manan Vohra, Abhishek Gupta, Baltej Singh, Gitansh Khera, Maninder, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Kamal Passi, Karan Kaila, Krishan Alang, Rohan Marwaha, Shubek Singh Gill, Sunny Pandey, Vinay Choudhary, Uday Kaul, Manpreet Singh Grewal, Barinder Singh Sran, Varun Khanna, Raghu Sharma, Sharad Lumba, Anmolpreet Singh, Arpit Pannu, Ramandeep Singh, Sanvir Singh

Himachal Pradesh: Arpit N Guleria, Ankit Rajan Maini, Mohsin M Khan, Rohit S Kolish , A K Bains, M J Dagar, P P Jaswal, P S Khanduri, R I Thakur, N K Kanwar, A S Jamwal, R R Dhawan, Himanshu Chawla, A P Vashisht, A R Kumar, A R Kalsi, A K Kaushik, G K Singh, K D Singh, N R Gangta, P S Chopra, Raghav Dhawan, S L Verma, A S Bedi, D G Kumar, E C Sen, M Y Thakur, Mohmad Ajrudeen, P M Thakur, Sidharth Sharma, S N Nirmohi, V K Galetiya, Rahul S Sharma, Jayshodhan V Thakur, Mandeep B Singh, Shashaank Sharma

Tamil Nadu: Athisayaraj Davidson, Vivek Raj, S Karthik, Varun, Ragupathy Silambarasan, R Sonu Yadav, Lokesh Raj, Abhinav Mukund, B Aparajith, Dinesh Karthik, B Indrajith, D T Chandrasekar , L Suryapprakash, Kaushik , M Mohammed, Shahrukh Khan, R Ashwin, R Aushik Srinivas, Rahil Shah, S Aniruda, Yomahesh, Vijay Shankar, Antony Dhas, M Vijay, Kousik J, K Bharath Shankar, Vignesh K, M Abhinav, R Rohit, V Ganga Sridhar, C Hari Nishaanth, L Kiran Akash, Anirudh B, T Natarajan, M Siddharth, N Jagadeesan, R Sai Kishore, Washington Sundar, H Trilok Nag, S Swaminathan, S Sharun Kumar, Abhishek Tanwar, M Ashwin, Chaturved N S , Rohit R, Mohanprasath S, Lakshman

Kerala: Midhun S, Akshay K C, Sanju Samson, Jalaj Saxena, V A Jagadeesh, Basil Thampi, K B Arun Karthick, Raiphi Vincent Gomez, Rohan Prem, Sachin Baby, Warrier, Vinod Kumar C V, Vishnu Vinod, Abhishek Mohan, Akshay Chandran, Asif K M, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Nidheesh M D, Rahul P, Vinoop Sheela Manoharan, Daryl S Ferrario, Anand Joseph, Fanoos F, Rohan S Kunnummal, Salman Nizar, Sijomon Joseph