Ranji Trophy HIGHLIGHTS, Round 5 Day 1: Mumbai 397/2 at Stumps after Prithvi Shaw 200; Gaikwad, Sachin Baby score hundreds

Ranji Trophy 2022-23 HIGHLIGHTS: Follow all the latest cricket score updates from Assam v Mumbai, Maharashtra v Tamil Nadu, and other matches.

Updated : Jan 17, 2023 00:23 IST

Prithvi Shaw scored a double century against Assam on Tuesday.
Prithvi Shaw scored a double century against Assam on Tuesday. | Photo Credit: PTI

Prithvi Shaw scored a double century against Assam on Tuesday. | Photo Credit: PTI

Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 Round 5 match taking place across the country. This was Lalith Kalidas and Abhishek Saini bringing you the updates.



Ranji Trophy 2022-23 Round 5, Day 1 scores - STUMPS
Bengal v Baroda 222/7 (81)
Haryana v Nagaland 83/5 (37)
Himachal Pradesh 91/2 (31) v Odisha 191 all out (50) - trails by 100 runs
Uttar Pradesh 29/3 (21) v Uttarakhand
Maharashtra 350/6 (83) v Tamil Nadu - Ruturaj Gaikwad 118*
Hyderabad 79 all out (30.5) v Saurashtra 250/5 (54) - leads by 171 runs
Delhi v Andhra Pradesh 203/3 (74)
Assam v Mumbai 397/2 (90) - Prithvi Shaw 240*
Jharkhand 103 (32.1) v Chhattisgarh 95/8 (43) - trails by 8 runs
Goa 223 all out (84) v Puducherry 17/0 (4) - trails by 206 runs
Kerala 254/6 (90) v Services - Sachin Baby 133*
Karnataka 106/2 (30) v Rajasthan 129 all out (45.3) - trails by 23 runs
Railways 126/1 (38) v Tripura 96 all out (49.3) - leads by 30 runs
Madhya Pradesh 232/3 (90) v Gujarat - Himanshu Mantri 115*
Chandigarh v Vidarbha 6/0 (3)
Punjab v Jammu & Kashmir 146/6 (33)
Sikkim 94/3 (26) v Arunachal Pradesh 213 all out (56.3) - trails by 119 runs
Meghalaya 157 all out (53.1) v Manipur 81/4 (25) - trails by 76 runs
Bihar 296/4 (90) v Mizoram - Babul Kumar 128*
Saurashtra 250/5 vs Hyderabad - STUMPS

Saurashtra continues to dominate its group. After bowling out Hyderabad for a paltry 79, Saurashtra mounted runs with its opening pair of Harvik Desai and Chirag Jani. Though Hyderabad picked wickets in a flurry, it already finds itself in a 171-run deficit.

Madhya Pradesh 232/3 vs Gujarat - STUMPS

Himanshu Mantri’s century saw Madhya Pradesh end the first day on a high. Gujarat got a sniff when Rajat Patidar was sent back cheaply but Mantri steadied the ship. Shubham Sharma was the second-highest scorer for MP with 72 runs.

Karnataka 106/2 vs Rajasthan - STUMPS

Mayank Agarwal unbeaten on 49 playing along with Nikin Jose ensured Karnataka has a deficit of only 23 runs left. Padikkal played a confident innings, got a start but could not convert it. He was bowled on 32 runs. Karnataka in the driver’s seat.

Maharashtra 350/6 - STUMPS
Saurashtra 222/5

V.V. Subrahmanyam from the ground: Rohit Rayudu was the surprise package in final session taking two wickets of Arpit Vasavada and Samarth Vyas.

Kerala 254/6 - STUMPS

Praveen Chandran from the ground: Sachin Baby remains unconquered on 132 and keeping him company is captain Sijomon Joseph unbeaten on 29. The seventh wicket pair has added 74 runs.

Maharashtra 325/6 in 79 overs

Ruturaj Gaikwad brings up his century. An innings that helped his side fight back and take control of the game.

Chhattisgarh 95/8 vs Jharkhand - STUMPS

Avnish Singh’s unbeaten 46 has guided Chhattisgarh to cut down Jharkhand’s total of 103, after the team was struggling at 61/7. Chhattisgarh now trails by eight runs. Nadeem picked two wickets while Vikash Singh and Ashish Kumar got three each.

Kerala in command against Services

Praveen Chandran from the ground: The seventh wicket pair of Sijomon Joseph and Sachin Baby has frustrated the visitors. The duo added 54 runs to lent respectability to the Kerala total. Kerala 236/6 after 84 overs.

Ruturaj Gaikwad nears 100

Gaikwad moves closer to his century. Batting on 81, Gaikwad and Kazi have pulled the game back in Maharashtra’s favour.

Saurashtra loses third wicket

V.V. Subrahmanyam from the ground: Cheteshwar Pujara (25) dismissed, caught at slip, left arm spinner Aniketh Reddy picks third wicket, 191/3 in 42nd over

Uttar Pradesh 24/3 in 18 overs

It has been a slow start for Uttar Pradesh against Uttarakhand. Dhruv Jurel has managed only nine runs off 52 deliveries and has Rinku Singh for company. Priyam Garg fell cheaply for five runs. Aksh Deep Nath dismissed for one.

Madhya Pradesh 216/3 in 73 overs

Opener Himanshu Mantri reaches 100. Gujarat puts a halt on the flow of runs with two quick wickets. First, Shubham Sharma on 72 runs, followed by Rajat Patidar for just four runs.

Another wicket for Hyderabad

V.V. Subrahmanyam from the ground: Saurashtra loses second wicket, Desai (81) given out lbw to Aniketh Reddy. 167 for two in 35.3 overs, Pujara on 16 batting

50 for Ruturaj Gaikwad

The opening batter has resumed his innings well after going off due to an injury. Maharashtra 258/6 in 65 overs. A N Kazi too is back after an injury scare.

Mumbai 397/2 at STUMPS

It has been utter dominance from Mumbai today, led by Prithvi Shaw’s double century. His partnership with Ajinkya Rahane now stands at 200.

Saurashtra loses first wicket

V.V. Subrahmanyam from the ground: Saurashtra loses first wicket, Chirag Jani surprised to be caught behind off left-arm spinner Aniketh Reddy after scoring 68, now 157 for one in 35 overs

Karnataka 51/1 in 11 overs

Mayank Agarwal and Devdutt Padikkal at the crease for the team. They trail Rajasthan by just 78 runs now.

Sachin Baby scores 100

Praveen Chandran from the ground: Sachin Baby reaches 100 after turning Paliwal to fine leg for a boundary. Kerala 195/6.

Mumbai 375/2 vs Assam

The Mumbai innings is motoring along. Shaw has swiftly moved to 229 off 266 deliveries, scoring 32 fours on the way. Rahane is batting with on 63 runs. Their partnership nearing 200 runs. Seven overs remaining in the day.

Chhattisgarh 39/5 in 25 overs

Defending a low first innings total of 103, Jharkhand bowlers have come out firing. Ashish Kumar has picked one while Vikash Singh and Shahbaz Nadeem have got two each.

An unexpected interruption in Karnataka vs Rajasthan

A swarm of bees causes the match to be halted momentarily.

Saurashtra 106/0 at TEA BREAK

VV Subrahmanyam from the ground: Saurashtra 106 for no loss at tea with Desai on 49 and Chirag Jani on 55, after skittling out Hyderabad for 79 earlier

Mumbai 346/2

Ajinkya Rahane brings up his half century. He has provided able support to Shaw from the other end.

Maharashtra 208/6 at TEA BREAK

Dipak Ragav says: The second session belonged to Tamil Nadu as the visitors got four wickets. It started with Vijay Shankar getting Kedar Jadhav trapped leg-before. The team’s medium pacers persisted with a plan to bounce out the opposition and Sandeep Warrier got his reward when Ankeet Bawane was caught at midwicket going for a pull.

Later Vignesh struck again, despite not being fully fit. The medium-pacer was bowling off just five or six steps but still had Saurabh Navale edging one behind with keeper Jagadeesan getting a hand before skipper Indrajith hanging on to the rebound.

Ruturaj Gaikwad who retired hurt in the morning walked in after the fall of the fourth wicket and continued from where he left off quickly finding three more boundaries and is unbeaten on 41.

Finally, Sai Kishore got Ashay Palkar caught at slip, a classical left-arm spinner dismissal with slight turn finding the outside edge. Though the runs kept flowing, Maharashtra will have a task on its hands. Good thing they have Ruturaj. It remains to be seen if Azim Kazi, who retired with hamstring issues returns after tea. The left-hander looked good hitting two sixes before he walked off.

Kerala 182/6 at TEA BREAK

Akshay Chandran(32) falls just before tea after adding 65 for the sixth wicket with Baby. Off spinner Rajat Paliwal tempts Akshay to cut and the edge is taken by Rohila in the slips. The sixth wicket Sachin Baby batting on 92, Sijomon Joseph batting on 1.

Mumbai 328/2 vs Assam

Prithvi Shaw brings up his double hundred in 235 deliveries.

Saurashtra 76/0 in 20 overs

Saurashtra has taken no time to pare the score with Hyderabad. Just three runs short from levelling now. Harvik Desai and Chirag Jani opened and have nicely set up the innings to take a massive first-innings lead.

Arjun Tendulkar walks out to bat for Goa vs Pondicherry

Goa finds itself struggling at 143/6. Tendulkar comes in at number eight for the side. He is batting with Darshan Misal.

Rajasthan bowled out for 129

Koushik and Vyshak pick four wicket each as Rajasthan ends its innings for a paltry total. Karnataka 14/0 in reply after two overs.

Kerala 152/5 in 54 overs

Sachin Baby heading for a hundred against Services. Playing on 76, he has found support from Akshay Chandran at the other end.

Mumbai 286/2 - TEA BREAK

Prithvi Shaw cruising towards a double hundred. He is currently on 176 off 199 deliveries. Ajinkya Rahane on 28 off 67 deliveries.

Ruturaj Gaikwad back for Maharashtra

He walks back to the middle after the fourth wicket fell.

Madhya Pradesh 157/1 in 47 overs

Shubham Sharma and Himanshu Mantri have both scored half centuries and the defending champion looks set to score a massive total in the first innings versus Gujarat.

Rajasthan innings close to the end

Ashwin Achal from the ground: Rajasthan 115/8 now. Karnataka pacers on fire. Exploited the good carry and movement to the maximum

Maharashtra 155/3 vs Tamil Nadu

Vijay Shankar dismisses Kedar Jadhav after he brought up his fifty.

Kerala 119/5 in 42 overs

Salman Nizar’s stay at the crease has been ended by Arpit Guleria. The partnership between Nizar and Sachin Baby falls just four runs short of 100.

Praveen Chandran from the ground: Arpit gets the breakthrough forces Salman Nizar to edge one and is caught by wicketkeeper L. S. Kumar. Sachin Baby completes his fifty moves to 63 The fifth wicket stand was worth 96 runs.

Jharkhand all out for 103

Jharkhand bundled out for 103 runs. A fifer for Ravi Kiran. Chhattisgarh has already lost a wicket in its first innings. 8/1 in 5 overs.

Hyderabad bowled out for 79

Saurashtra has ended Hyderabad’s 1st innings for just 79 runs. Jadeja and Unadkat picked three wickets each. In reply, Saurashtra is 10/0 in 2 overs.

150 up for Prithvi Shaw

Shaw crosses 150. 23 fours and 1 six for the right hand batter. Mumbai is now at 253/2.

Saurashtra dismisses Hyderabad for 79

Hyderabad has been dismissed for 79, just five balls after Lunch. Dharmendrasinh Jadeja picks two wickets in the over and finishes with figures of 3.5-0-8-3.

Jadhav hits fifty

Kedar Jadhav brings his fifty in the first over after lunch. A straight drive off Vijay Shankar and a single to point gets him to his landmark. Maharashtra 118/2.

Jharkhand bundled for 103

Chhattisgarh’s Ravi Kiran bags five for 42 as his side dismisses Jharkhand for a paltry 103 in just 32.1 overs.

Mumbai 231/2 vs Assam

Rahane and Shaw continue to pile on runs. Shaw has now reached 139 runs while the skipper is batting on 10 off 23 deliveries.

Goa 79/4 in 35 overs vs Pondicherry

Snehal Kauthankar and K.D. Eknath are batting for Goa after two wickets each from Abin Mathew and Sagar Udeshi had left it at 57/4.

Rajasthan 86/4 vs Karnataka - LUNCH BREAK

Ashok Menaria and Karan Lamba steady the ship for Rajasthan after the team was reeling at 53/4 at one point. Kaverappa with two wickets has been the pick of the bowlers.

Hyderabad 79/8 at LUNCH

Saurashtra removes another Hyderabad batter before the the Lunch break. Yuvrajsinh Dodiya with the Shashank M’s wicket to cap off the session.

Kerala 94/4 at LUNCH BREAK

Praveen Chandran from the ground: Kerala 94/4 at lunch. Sachin Baby batting 42 and Salman Nizar batting 38. The fourth wicket stand between Sachin and Salman has put on 75 runs.

A breakthrough for Assam

Armaan Jaffar is run out, brining an end to the 78 run partnership. Mumbai now 203/2 as captain Ajinkya Rahane walks in.

Maharashtra 114/2 vs Tamil Nadu - LUNCH BREAK

Dipak Ragav from the ground: After being asked to bat first, Maharashtra finished the first session on 113 for two. Ruturaj Gaikwad started the day well going after pacer L Vignesh, hitting for four boundaries before he retired hurt.

The TN bowlers fought back after Ruturaj and got two quick wickets by the first hour. However, Jadhav and skipper Bawane have rebuilt the innings and laid a good platform to cash in on through the rest of the day.

Jadhav played his shots and found two sixes, one a pull of Aswin Crist over fine leg and then lofted Sai Kishore through long off.

Vignesh started off being wavered but found his rhythm after a few overs and bowled a long first spell of 10 overs. Sandeep Warrier though was the best bowler for TN in the first session, getting good bounce and carry from good lengths.

With ball getting old and conditions easing, Jadhav who made 283 in the last game will look to get another big one here.

Bawane had sub-par performances in the last two matches and will look to make a big one. He has looked good, playing his shots and hardly been troubled.

Mumbai 197/1: Shaw picks up from where he left

Mumbai nears 200 runs with Prithvi Shaw now on 117 runs. Arman Jaffar still there on the other end, playing on 27 runs.

Saurashtra continues to dominate

Hyderabad struggling at 59/7 after 27 overs. Yuvrajsinh Dodiya and Dharmendrasinh Jadeja picked up the last two scalps.

Baby, Nizar fight on for Kerala

Sachin Baby and Salman Nizar have struck together a 50-run partnership to take Kerala to 73/4 against Services.

Jharkhand 84/7 vs Chhattisgarh - LUNCH BREAK

Pankaj Rao and Ravi Kiran rocked the Jharkhand batting lineup leaving it seven down at Lunch. The duo picked six wickets between them. Shahbaz Nadeem batting on five runs off 14 deliveries.

Andhra off to a steady start

Andhra’s opening pair Abhishek Reddy and C.R. Gnaneshwar take the team to 14/0 after 6 overs against Delhi. Hanuma Vihari, K.S. Bharat and Ricky Bhui in the lineup for Andhra today.

Mumbai 171/1 in 36 overs - LUNCH BREAK

Prithvi Shaw took a single off Rohan Alam just before the lunch to reach his 12th first-class century as Mumbai went into lunch at 171 for 1 against Assam at the Amingaon Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

It was the first century for Shaw in this edition of the tournament and he took just 107 deliveries to reach the ton and crafted his innings with 15 fours and a six.

Shaw not only played a flawless innings, he also forged an opening 123-run stand with Musheer Khan to provide a steady start to Mumbai after it was inserted to bat by Assam. But as the day panned out, Assam bowlers struggled under scorching sun as Musheer and Shaw went about their business.

While Musheer, coming in for Yashasvi Jaiswal, held the fort at one end, Shaw looked in control as he brought up his 16th first-class fifty with a classy boundary through the deep extra cover.

When it looked that even Musheer would score a half-century, the youngster was caught behind by stumper Abhishek Thakuri off a Mukhtar Hussain delivery for 42 off 72 deliveries.

But Shaw stood firm and stitched another partnership with Armaan Jaffer (batting on 18) to ensure there were no slip-ups. Mumbai made a few changes in its side - leaving out Tushar Deshpande and bringing in Royston Dias, wicketkeeper Hardik Tamore was replaced by Prasad Pawar. - Shayan Acharya

Baby, Nizar rebuild for Kerala

The fourth-wicket stand between Sachin Baby and Salman Nizar brings up fifty for Kerala. Salman has looked to attack and struck Arpit for consecutive boundaries to move to 26. Sachin Baby batting on 18. Kerala 56/4

Hyderabad five down

VVS updates from Hyderabad: Left-arm pacer Chetan Sakaria cleans up wicketkeeper Bhavesh Seth, Hyderabad 5 down in 19th over.

Prithvi Shaw slams century

A 107-ball century for Prithvi Shaw against Assam in Guwahati. His first ton in this edition.

Rajasthan 45/2 (16.2) v Karnataka

Ashwin Achal pings from Alur: Karnataka make the best use of morning session movement. Koushik and Kaverappa get a wicket each. Vyshak steaming in as well. Karnataka will look to get another wicket before Lunch.

Karnataka in action against Rajasthan at the Alur Cricket Ground.
Karnataka in action against Rajasthan at the Alur Cricket Ground. | Photo Credit: ASHWIN ACHAL

Karnataka in action against Rajasthan at the Alur Cricket Ground. | Photo Credit: ASHWIN ACHAL

TN strikes twice in succession

Dipak Ragav: L Vignesh strikes for TN. Removes Rahul Tripathi caught behind. Maharashtra 38/1. Tripathi didn’t look comfortable out there. Got squared up a few times and finally one edge carried through.

Huge mix-up between Siddhesh Veer and Kedar Jadhav. The former is run out. TN get a lucky break before drinks. Maharashtra 45/2

Hyderabad in tatters

Chirag Jani strikes in his first over as Chandan Sahani cover drives straight into the fielder’s hands. Hyderabad four down for 23 after electing to bat vs Saurashtra.

Unadkat on fire, again!

Unadkat strikes again, removes debutant Santosh Goud, caught brilliantly at second slip. Hyderabad 20 for 3 in 10.3 overs.

Kerala in shambles v Services

Services reduces Kerala to 22/4. Opening bowlers Poonia and Pathania share the spoils with two wickets each. Rahul P, Jalaj Saxena, Rohan Prem and Vathsal Govind fall for single-digit scores.

Hyderabad 16/2 in 8.4 overs

V.V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Left-arm pacer and Saurashtra captain Jaydev Unadkat strikes twice to remove Hyd captain Tanmay Agarwal (2) bowled and Alankrith Agarwal caught at 2nd slip after the home team elected to bat. Hyderabad 16 for two in 8.2 overs.

Mumbai 123/1 (23 4) v Assam

Mumbai’s opening partnership is broken. Musheer Khan is caught behind. Loud cheers by Assam players, says Shayan.

Ruturaj retires hurt

Dipak Ragav informs from Pune: Worry for Maharashtra. Ruturaj has retired hurt. had hit 5 boundaries and looked good. Rahul Tripathi walks in. Maharashtra 26/0

Students line-up to watch Shaw

Shayan from Guwahati: Students from a local school have turned up to watch the Ranji Trophy game between Assam and Mumbai. They are chanting ‘Riyan Riyan’, ‘Assam, Assam’ to support the home team.

The students from a nearby school have come to watch the match during their sports period. Kids are excited to watch Prithvi Shaw bat and want Virat Kohli, who is here for the India-Sri Lanka ODI to meet them and take pictures. “Virat sir ayenge kya,” one of them asked.

Hyderabad 15/1 (5) v Saurashtra

Hyderabad opted to bat first against Saurashtra on its home turf. Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Unadkat cleaned up his counterpart Tanmay Agarwal for just two runs in the third over. Hyderabad 15/1 in 5 overs.

Mumbai 103/0 (19) v Assam

Shayan: Assam won the toss against Mumbai and opted to bowl, to make the most of the early morning conditions. But so far, it has failed to make an impact as Mumbai openers Prithvi Shaw and Musheer Khan have made Assam bowlers toil hard. While Musheer, coming in for Yashasvi Jaiswal, held the fort at one end, Shaw looked in control as he brought up his 16th first-class fifty with a classy boundary through the deep extra cover.

Crafting his innings with 11 fours and a six, Shaw has stood firm to guide Mumbai past 109 in just 19 overs. A bunch of young fans have gathered near the ground and are chanting ‘Riyan Riyan’ as Riyan Parag bowls his third over. 100 up for Mumbai.

TOSS Updates
Sikkim v Arunachal Pradesh, Plate Group: Arunachal Pradesh won the Toss and elected to bat.
Bengal v Baroda, Elite Group A: Baroda won the Toss and elected to bat.
Meghalaya v Manipur, Plate Group: Manipur won the Toss and elected to field.
Assam v Mumbai, Elite Group B: Assam won the Toss and elected to field
Chhattisgarh v Jharkhand, Elite Group C: Chhattisgarh won the Toss and elected to field.
Karnataka v Rajasthan, Elite Group C: Rajasthan won the Toss and elected to bat.
Hyderabad v Saurashtra, Elite Group B: Hyderabad Won the Toss and elected to bat.
Kerala v Services, Elite Group C: Kerala won the Toss and elected to bat.
Goa v Pondicherry, Elite Group C: Pondicherry won the Toss and elected to field.
Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra, Elite Group B: Tamil Nadu won the Toss and elected to field
Madhya Pradesh v Gujarat, Elite Group D: Madhya Pradesh won the Toss and elected to bat
Railways v Tripura - Elite Group D: Tripura won the Toss and elected to bat.
Himachal Pradesh v Odisha - Elite Group A: Himachal Pradesh won the Toss and elected to Field
Bihar v Mizoram, Plate Group: Mizoram won the Toss and elected to field.
Delhi v Andhra Pradesh, Elite Group B - Elite Group B: Delhi won the Toss and elected to field.
Punjab v Jammu & Kashmir, Elite Group D: Jammu & Kashmir won the toss and elected to bat first.
Haryana v Nagaland - Elite Group A: Haryana won the toss and elected to field first.
Chandigarh v Vidarbha - Elite Group D: Chandigarh won the toss and elected to field first.
Uttar Pradesh v Uttarakhand - Elite Group A: Uttar Pradesh won the toss and elected to bat first.
Kerala v Services

M. R. Praveen Chandran from Thumba: Sijomon Joseph calls it right, Kerala to bat. Vatsal Govind in for Shoun Roger. M. D. Nidheesh is in for N. P. Basil and Salman Nizar in for Rohan Kunnummal. Jalaj and Rahul open for Kerala

Shaw charge for Mumbai

Shayan tells: A well-deserved half-century for Prithvi Shaw. Crafting his innings with nine boundaries and a six, Shaw has managed to score his second half-century in this edition of the tournament.

Assam’s plans of bowling first have not worked so far. Mumbai 65-0.

Ruturaj returns for Maharashtra

S Dipak Ragav from Pune: Ruturaj Gaikwad and Siddhesh Veer open the batting for Maharashtra. Rutu starts off with a confident push through covers off L. Vignesh. Two changes for TN. Sandeep Warrier comes back for Trilok Nag. Left arm spinner S Ajith Ram comes for Shahrukh Khan.

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Karnataka v Rajasthan

Rajasthan has opted to bat first at the Alur Cricket Ground against Karnataka. Opener Devdutt Padikkal is back for the home side after two months. He missed out on a chunk of the white-ball matches due to illness.

Karnataka XI: Devdutt Padikkal, K Gowtham, Koushik V, Manish Pandey, Mayank Agarwal, Nikin Jose, S Sharath (wk), R Samarth, Shreyas Gopal, V Vyshak, Vidwath Kaverappa

Rajasthan XI: AA Khan, Aniket Choudhary, Aditya N, Ashok Menaria, KS Rathore, Karan Lamba, Mahipal Lomror, MJ Suthar, RR Singh, SV Joshi, KV Kothari

Baroda 10/0 (7) v Bengal

Baroda openers Jyotsnil and Pratyush Kumar are grinding it out against a probing Bengal seam attack. Mukesh Kumar, who was recently with the India T20I squad, is back to lead the new-ball attack. Pratyush is yet to open his account after 19 balls.

Steady start for Mumbai

Shayan texts: Three overs and 15 runs on the board for Mumbai. Both Prithvi Shaw and Musheer Khan have hit boundaries to keep Assam bowlers under pressure. Quite a few lbw appeals by Mukhtar Hussain and Hridip Deka, but umpires not interested.

A steady start so far by Mumbai.


Mumbai v Assam: Shayan pings from Guwahati - Assam has won the toss and has put Mumbai in to bat. Musheer Khan comes in place of Yashasvi Jaiswal and opens the innings with Prithvi Shaw. Musheer Khan opens the innings with Prithvi Shaw. Shaw hit a couple of boundaries off Mukhtar Hussain’s opening over to take the visiting team to 8-0.

Assam v Mumbai

Assam has opted to field in the inaugural FC match at the Amingaon Cricket Ground. Shardul Thakur returns to the Mumbai Ranji XI for the first time since December 25, 2019.

Assam Playing XI: Abhishek Thakuri (wk), Gokul Sharma (c), Hridip Deka, Mukhtar Hussain, Rahul Hazarika, Rishav Das, Riyan Parag, Roshan Alam, Swarupam Purkayastha, Sibsankar Roy, Subham Mandal

Mumbai Playing XI: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Armaan Jaffer, Prithvi Shaw, Mohit Avasthi, Musheer Khan, PY Pawar, Royston Dias, Sarfaraz Khan, Shams Mulani, Shardul Thakur, Tanush Kotian


Our correspondent Shayan Acharya will be in Guwahati to cover the Mumbai-Assam clash. While there is an India-Sri Lanka ODI happening in the same city at the Barsapara Crickert Stadium this afternoon, the Ranji Trophy fixture will mark the inaugural First Class game at the picturesque Amingaon Cricket Ground.

Amingaon Cricket Ground: A quaint, picturesque venue overlooking the mountains in Assam.
Amingaon Cricket Ground: A quaint, picturesque venue overlooking the mountains in Assam. | Photo Credit: SHAYAN ACHARYA

Amingaon Cricket Ground: A quaint, picturesque venue overlooking the mountains in Assam. | Photo Credit: SHAYAN ACHARYA


As we wait for the toss updates, here is a look at the top run-scorers and wicket-takers after four rounds of the Ranji Trophy season.

Top run-scorers

  • Dhruv Shorey (Delhi) - 602 runs in eight innings. HS: 252*.
  • Prashant Chopra (Himachal Pradesh) - 520 runs in six innings. HS: 159.
  • Priyank Panchal (Gujarat) - 512 runs in six innings. HS: 257*.
  • Taruwar Kohli (Mizoram)- 510 runs in seven innings. HS: 203.
  • R Samarth (Karnataka) - 509 runs in six innings. HS: 140.

Top wicket-takers

  • Jalaj Saxena (Kerala) - 32 wickets in eight innings.
  • Shams Mulani (Mumbai) - 30 wickets in eight innings.
  • Ajay Mandal (Chhattisgarh) - 28 wickets in eight innings.
  • Avesh Khan (Madhya Pradesh) - 27 wickets in eight innings.
  • RB Bishnoi Jr (Meghalaya) - 27 wickets in eight innings.

The Ranji Trophy Round 5 matches are set to begin on Tuesday with crucial contests across all five groups. Here is the full schedule of the round and previews of some of the key games being covered by our correspondents from the respective venues.

Elite Group A: Bengal v Baroda preview

Elite Group B: Assam v Mumbai preview

Elite Group B: Maharashtra v Tamil Nadu preview

Elite Group B: Hyderabad v Saurashtra preview

Elite Group B: Delhi v Andhra Pradesh preview

Elite Group C: Kerala v Services preview

Bengal v Baroda - Elite Group A, Bengal Cricket Academy Ground, Kalyani - 8:30AM start (Hotstar)
Haryana v Nagaland - Elite Group A, Bengal Cricket Academy Ground, Kalyani - 9:30AM start
Himachal Pradesh v Odisha - Elite Group A, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Cricket Stadium, Amtar - 9:30AM start
Uttar Pradesh v Uttarakhand - Elite Group A, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow - 9:30AM start
Maharashtra v Tamil Nadu - Elite Group B, MCA Cricket Stadium, Gahunje, Pune - 9:30AM start
Hyderabad v Saurashtra - Elite Group B, Gymkhana Ground, Hyderabad - 9:30AM start
Delhi v Andhra Pradesh - Elite Group B,  Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi - 9:30AM start
Assam v Mumbai - Elite Group B, Amingaon Cricket Ground, Guwahati - 8:30AM start
Jharkhand v Chhattisgarh - Elite Group C, Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur - 9:00AM start
Goa v Puducherry - Elite Group C, Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim - 9:30AM start
Kerala v Services - Elite Group C, St’Xavier’s KCA Cricket Ground, Thumba - 9:30AM start
Karnataka v Rajasthan - Elite Group C, Alur Cricket Stadium II, Bangalore - 9:30AM start
Railways v Tripura - Elite Group D, Lalbhai Contractor Stadium, Surat - 9:30AM start
Madhya Pradesh v Gujarat - Elite Group D, Holkar Stadium, Indore - 9:30AM start (Hotstar)
Chandigarh v Vidarbha - Elite Group D, Cricket Stadium, Sector-16, Chandigarh - 9:30AM start
Punjab v Jammu & Kashmir - Elite Group D, IS Bindra Cricket Stadium, PCA , Mohali - 9:30AM start (Hotstar)
Sikkim v Arunachal Pradesh - Plate Group, SICA ground, Rangpo - 8:15AM start
Meghalaya v Manipur - Plate Group, MCA Cricket Ground, Polo Ground, Shillong - 8:30AM start
Bihar v Mizoram - Plate Group, Gokulbhai Somabhai Patel Stadium, Nadiad - 9:30AM start


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