Ranji Trophy Elite: Bengal falls to Thampi bouncers

Pacers Varun Aaron (Jharkhand) and Basil Thampi (Kerala) among wickets; Wasim Jaffer, Faiz Fazal score hundreds on day one of the third round of Ranji Trophy 2018-19.

Published : Nov 20, 2018 20:25 IST , Chennai

A Basil Thampi bouncer downs Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Tuesday.
A Basil Thampi bouncer downs Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Tuesday.

A Basil Thampi bouncer downs Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Tuesday.


Amid the hundreds and fifers, Rajasthan and Bengal’s collapse is the talking point after day one of the third round of the Ranji Trophy 2018-19.

Against Bengal, Kerala pacer Basil Thampi returned with figures of 4-57 as the Manoj Tiwary-led side was all out for 147. Jharkhand pacer Varun Aaron claimed a five-for to wrap up Rajasthan’s innings for 100.

Against Baroda, Vidarbha batsmen Wasim Jaffer and Faiz Fazal are unbeaten on 124 and 131 respectively.

Summarised scores

Group A:

At Raipur: Chhattisgarh 222 for five in 85 overs (Harpreet Singh Bhatia 79) vs. Railways; Toss: Railways

At Nadiad: Gujarat 269 for six in 87 overs (Manprit Juneja 66, Rujul Bhatt 41, Dhruv Raval 63, Roosh Kalaria 53 batting) vs. Saurashtra; Toss: Gujarat

At Belgaum: Karnataka 263 for four in 88 overs (Kaunain Abbas 64, K.V. Siddharth 104 batting, Shreyas Gopal 47 batting, Shivam Dube four for 32) vs. Mumbai; Toss: Karnataka

READ| Siddharth's maiden ton puts Karnataka in command

Karnataka batsman K.V. Siddharth raises his bat after the ton against Mumbai on Tuesday.

At Nagpur: Vidarbha 268 for one in 90 overs (Faiz Fazal 124 batting, Wasim Jaffer 131 batting) vs. Baroda; Toss: Vidarbha

Group B:

At Kolkata: Bengal 147 in 56.2 overs (Abhishek Kumar Raman 40, Anustup Majumdar 53, Basil Thampi four for 57) vs. Kerala 35 for one in 12 overs; Toss: Kerala

READ| Kerala takes day one honours, bowls out Bengal for 147

At Ongole: Andhra 198 for eight in 79 overs (Jyothi Sai Krishna 58, Girinath Reddy 69 batting, M. Mohammed four for 60) vs. Tamil Nadu; Toss: Tamil Nadu

READ| Mohammed's four-for puts Tamil Nadu on top

At Hyderabad: Hyderabad 232 for three in 90 overs (Tanmay Agarwal 112 batting, Himalay Agarwal 66) vs. Delhi; Toss: Hyderabad

READ| T anmay's unbeaten ton takes Hyderabad to safety

At Indore: Punjab 253 for four in 74 overs (Jiwanjot Singh 123 batting, Gurkeerat Singh Mann 66) vs. Madhya Pradesh; Toss: Punjab

Group C:

At Guwahati: Assam 121 in 51.1 overs (Rajesh Mohanty five for 31) vs. Odisha 86 for three in 28 overs (Anurag Sarangi 61 batting); Toss: Odisha

At Ranchi: Rajasthan 100 in 42.2 overs (Varun Aaron five for 22) vs. Jharkhand 92 for five in 32.4 overs (Ishank Jaggi 44 batting, TM Ul-Haq four for 29); Toss: Jharkhand

At Lahli: Haryana 263 for nine in 84 overs (Nitin Saini 64, Himanshu Rana 86, Prashant Vashist 42, Krishna Das five for 69) vs. Goa; Toss: Goa

At Palam (New Delhi): Services 256 for eight in 90 overs (Devender Lohchab 71 batting) vs. Uttar Pradesh; Toss: Services

At Srinagar: Tripura 124 in 42 overs (Parvez Rasool five for 30) vs. Jammu & Kashmir 154 for one in 40 overs (Shubham Khajuria 52, Irfan Pathan 47 batting); Toss: Tripura

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