Welcome to Sportstar's LIVE blog of Day 5 of the Ranji Trophy semifinals in Bengaluru.

RANJI TROPHY COMMENTARY:

Mumbai vs UP:

Bengal vs MP:

 

 

 

Bengal vs MP: Ayan: Bengal's plan seems to be for Easwaran and Shahbaz to try and play till tea and then assess where they stand in terms of the run chase. Easwaran has been busier of the two vs spin and is approaching a 100 . Shahbaz has played the odd sweep but has preferred padding away the spinners when they landed the ball outside off or leg stump. This is Bengal's last recognised pair, so MP will believe one more wicket here and they can march on for an outright win.

 

Bengal vs MP: Ayan says: Bengal has 83 overs to chase down the remaining 254 runs. Huge session coming up for both teams. 1st session: 10:45 to 11:45 2nd session: 12:25 to 14:553rd session: 15:15 to 17:15.

 

Bengal vs MP: UPDATE: Another inspection in Alur at 10:15 am IST. The sun is out but the super sopper is still hard at work square of the wicket on the off side

Mumbai vs UP: Amol - The start of the last day's play of the Ranji Trophy semifinal at Just Cricket Academy delayed due to wet outfield. Inspection at 10 am.

 

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