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.

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

 

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

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

 

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| Tanmay'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