Ranji Trophy 2019-20, Round 4, Day 4: Hyderabad, Andhra register convincing wins

Catch the highlights and analysis from the fourth and last day of the Round 4 matches of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 being played across venues.

Mohammad Saif of Uttar Pradesh scored 77 runs in the first innings against Tamil Nadu in a ranji Trophy match at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur on Sunday.

Mohammad Saif of Uttar Pradesh scored 77 runs in the first innings against Tamil Nadu in a ranji Trophy match at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur on Sunday.   -  Akhilesh Kumar

Hello and welcome to Sportstar's live coverage of Day 4 of the fourth round matches of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 being played across venues.

 

That's all we have for you and with that it's a wrap of Round 4. Thank you for joining us and until next, it's good bye.

  • Bengal vs Gujarat: Bengal pockets three points by virtue of their first innings lead. Match ends in a draw.

  • Tamil Nadu vs Uttar Pradesh: The match ends in a draw and Tamil Nadu finally logs first points on board. Pockets three points.

  • Bengal vs Gujarat: Our reporter Amitabha Das Sharma updates: Bengal secures three points overhauling Gujarat first innings total of 194. Bengal 196/5. Still batting apparently to gain some vital match-practice ahead of its match against Vidarbha.

  • Bengal vs Gujarat: Our reporter Amitabha Das Sharma updates: Bengal loses Shrevats Goswami (29) caught by Priyank Panchal at mid-wicket as the left-hander mistimes a pull. Bengal 185/5 trailing by 9 runs.

  • Andhra vs Rajasthan: An unbeaten fifty from skipper Hanuma Vihari and a 64-ball 50 from K.S. Bharat helps Andhra beat Rajasthan by six wickets.

Andhra batsmen and Rajasthan players exchange pleasantries after the match.

 

  • Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: Uttar Pradesh is off to a steady start in chase of 155. Uttar Pradesh 18/0 after 2 overs.

  • Himachal vs Madhya Pradesh: Rain stops play after Himachal takes a sleander lead of 33 runs.

  • Tripura vs Odisha: Match ends in a draw as Tripura pockets three points by virtue of first innings lead. Odisha gets one point.

  • Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: Match ends in a draw and Sikkim pockets three points.

  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our correspondent Abhishek Mukherjee updates us from Jaipur: Bharat out stumped off the bowling of Mahipal Lomror for 50. He stepped down the track to send the ball to oblivion but missed it. The wicketkeeper did the rest. Andhra four down for 138, needs another 14 runs to win.

  • Hyderabad vs Kerala: Our correspondent V. V. Subrahmanyam updates: Hyderabad scores a six wicket win over Kerala to open their account on points table after three consecutive loses this Ranji season. It now has six points from four matches. Mohammed Siraj will not be playing next match as he will touring New Zealand with the India A side. That is all from Uppal Stadium.

  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our correspondent Abhishek Mukherjee updates us from Jaipur: 50 for Vihari with a flick through mid wicket. Andhra needs 20 more to win.

  • Bengal vs Gujarat: Our reporter Amitabha Das Sharma updates: Bengal lose Manoj Tiwary (37) caught behind off Roosh Kalaria. At Tea Bengal 147/4. 48 runs adrift of ovehauling Gujarat's first innings total of 194.

  • Hyderabad beats Kerala by six wickets to pocket six points. Chasing 155, Himalay Agarwal made an unbeaten 34 as debutant J Mallikarjun and Akshath Reddy made valuable contributions.

  • Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: Iqbal Abdullah registers a four-wicket haul as well, removing Arunachal Pradesh's Tempol for 2 (32). AP 129/8 after 42.3 overs.

  • Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: Saurabh Kumar grabs a four-for as Tamil Nadu's struggle continues. The score reads 124/7 after 47.5 overs.

  • Bengal vs Gujarat: WICKET! Manoj Tiwary is Kalaria's second victim, caught by substitute Dhruv Raval. Bengal 137/4, trails by 57 runs

  • Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: Baba Aparajith scores a fifty as Tamil Nadu builds on the lead. TN 118/4 after 40.5 overs.

  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Two in two. Aniket bowls a full delivery and Ricky Bhui, the new batsman, plays all over it. A loud shout and he’s dismissed lbw. Andhra 50 for 3.

  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our reporter Abhishek Mukherjee updates: "Prashanth Kumar departs. He gets a thin edge off a delivery from Aniket Choudhary and the wicket keeper takes the catch. Andhra two down for 50 in the 25th over. Target: 152."

  • Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: Song Tacho goes for a duck as Ishwar Chaudhary completes a four-wicket haul. Arunachal Pradesh 103/5.

  • Hyderabad vs Kerala: Our correspondent V. V. Subrahmanyam updates: "Hyderabad loses seasoned opener P Akshath Reddy, trapped lbw by Jalaj Saxena, as he tried to push one on the onside. Now Hyd 81 for 2 chasing 155 for win.

    The side loses third wicket, debutant Jaweed Ali fails again, trapped lbw by Basil Thampi. Hyd 82 for 3."
     
  • Bengal vs Gujarat: Our reporter Amitabha Das Sharma updates: "Bengal loses captain Abhimanyu Easwaran (42) cleaned up by Gujarat debutant Tejas Patel. 93/3..."
     
  • Tripura vs Odisha: Tripura draws the curtains over Odisha's innings. The visitor has been bundled out for a meagre 121. At the innings break, Odisha trails by 167 runs.
     
  • Chhattisgarh vs Haryana: Haryana's H V Patel has run Avnish Singh out for 69(114). Chhattisgarh 135/8.
     
  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our correspondent Abhishek Mukherjee updates us from Jaipur: "It’s lunch. Score: 32 for 1. Another 120 needed to win."
     
  • Nagaland vs Chandigarh: The north-eastern side is two down now, after Tejosel's dismissal. Nagaland 33 after 13.3 overs.
     
  • Hyderabad vs Kerala: Our correspondent V. V. Subrahmanyam updates: "Hyderabad sitting pretty at lunch, 60 for one, chasing 155 for a win after losing captain Tanmay Agarwal but not before he and Akshath Reddy put on only the second fifty-plus stand for the first wicket this season."
     
  • Bengal vs Gujarat: Our reporter Amitabha Das Sharma texts from the venue, saying: "Bengal post Lunch... 76 for two... Captain Abhimanyu Easwaran and former captain taking the fight ahead... Abhishek Raman (6) and Ayan Bhattacharya (15) are two Bengal batsmen dismissed..."
     
  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our correspondent Abhishek Mukherjee updates us from Jaipur: "Prashanth Kumar wafts at a delivery outside the off-stump by Aniket and edges behind. Rajasthan celebrates but it turns out to be a no-ball. The umpire made the batsman wait while he was walking back and soon after signalled a no-ball."
     
  • Hyderabad vs Kerala: A wonderful catch at short extra cover by Salman Nizar sees Hyderabad skipper Tanmay Agarwal walk back to the dugout. Sandeep Warrier has his man as Hyderabad loses its first wicket for 53. The side needs 103 more to win.
     
  • Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu is losing wickets at regular intervals, with the third one falling with just 56 on the board.

    But will that bother the side? As of now, hardly, considering it already has the first innings lead and is playing for just the three points!
     
  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our correspondent Abhishek Mukherjee updates us from Jaipur: "Breakthrough for Rajasthan. Bowling change does the trick. Rituraj Singh gets C. R. Gnaneshwar to nick behind, it’s 25 for 1."
     
  • Jharkhand vs J & K: Auqib Nabi's fifer helps Jammu and Kashmir bring Jharkhand down by an innings and 27 runs. Jharkhand: 0 Point(s) J & K: 7 Point(s)
     
  • Jharkhand vs J & K: Auqib Nabi's fourth victim is Varun Aaron who has been made to walk for a duck. Jharkhand 150/9.
     
  • Nagaland vs Chandigarh: Nagaland loses its first wicket for six runs. Temjentoshi out for 3(9).
     
  • Chhattisgarh vs Haryana: Chhattisgarh is in dire straits with six down for just 97. Last wicket: Vishal Singh 3(4) ct A K Chahal b Tinu Kundu.
     
  • Tripura vs Odisha: And another! Sujit Lenka has to take the long walk back to the pavilion, trapped plumb in front by M B Mura Singh. Odisha 35/6 after 21.6 overs.
     
  • Punjab vs Delhi: Bad news from Mohali! We are seeing a delayed start as rain plays spoilsport.
     
  • Tripura vs Odisha: Odisha, in the meantime, continues to lose wickets at regular intervals. At 25/5, the visitor loses Abhishek Rawat now.
     
  • Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: And Sikkim's bowling unit starts off exactly from where its batsmen left things off. Arunachal Pradesh loses its first wicket without a run on the board. Obi is the one to walk.
     
  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our correspondent Abhishek Mukherjee updates us from Jaipur: "Salman gets an edge through to the wicketkeeper off a good length delivery outside the off-stump by K. V. Sasikanth. Rajasthan is bowled out for 257. Andhra’s target: 152."
     
  • Hyderabad vs Kerala: Our correspondent V. V. Subrahmanyam updates: "Kerala all out for 218, setting a target of 154 for Hyderabad."
     
  • Rajasthan vs Andhra: Our correspondent Abhishek Mukherjee updates us from Jaipur: "Rajasthan nine down. Aniket Choudhary is clean bowled by P. Vijay Kumar. The lead: 149. Khaleel Ahmed joins Salman Khan in the middle."
     
  • Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: Yashpal's fine knock comes to an end as Akhilesh Sahani sends him back to the pavilion, caught and bowled. Sikkim folds for 329.
     
  • Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: T Natarajan completes his four-wicket haul, getting rid of Uttar Pradesh's last man Ankit Rajpoot. The scorecard reads UP 175/10 in 71.1 overs.
     
  • Tripura vs Odisha: Rana strikes again! Shantanu Mishra has been castled. Odisha 22/2 after 13.4 overs.
     
  • Bengal vs Gujarat: And in no time, Bengal has lost its first wicket. Abhishek Kumar Raman departs as Roosh Kalaria takes his first scalp of the day. Bengal 16/1 after 4.3 overs.
     
  • Hyderabad vs Kerala: Kerala is at 210/8 after Basil Thampi's dismissal. The lead is now of 146 runs.
     
  • Chhattisgarh vs Haryana: With Puneet Datey's wicket, Chhattisgarh has quite the situation to deal with here. With only 33 runs on the scoreboard, the team has already lost four wickets.
     
  • Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: Meanwhile, at Bhubaneswar, Sikkim has lost another wicket. Chitiz Tamang has been trapped in front by Techi Neri. Sikkim 296/8.
     
  • Tripura vs Odisha: Odisha loses its first wicket, with only 13 on the board, as Rana Datta removes Govinda Poddar for 8.
     
  • Bengal vs Gujarat: Gujarat's last batsman C T Gaja falls for 8 (9 balls). Akash Deep is the wrecker again, the medium-pacer finishing with figures of 18.3-2-60-6. Gujarat's 1st innings score: 194.
     
  • Bengal vs Gujarat: As Bengal's Akash Deep bags his fifth wicket, conceding just 52 runs, Gujarat manages to reach 182/8 after 70 overs. R B Kalaria is the last man to go: ct Anustup Majumdar (sub).

Here's how the teams shape up after Stumps on Day 3:

Bengal vs Gujarat: Gujarat 169/7 after 65 overs.

Tripura vs Odisha: Odisha 5/0 after 4 overs, trailing by 283 runs in the first innings.

Punjab vs Delhi: Punjab is 44/4 after 13 overs, leading by 18 runs.

Himachal vs Madhya Pradesh: Himachal is 176/3 after 57 overs, trailing by 76 runs.

Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: Uttar Pradesh is 170/9 after 66 overs, trailing 10 runs.

Nagaland vs Chandigarh: Chandigarh is 400/6 dec after 70.3 overs.

Jharkhand vs J & K: Jharkhand is 103/4 after 28 overs, trailing by 79 runs.

Hyderabad vs Kerala: Kerala is 204/7 after 78 over, leading by 140 runs.

Rajasthan vs Andhra: Rajasthan is 243/8 after 95.2 overs, leading by 137 runs.

Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: Sikkim is 274/6 after 68 overs

Chhattisgarh vs Haryana: Chhatisgarh 33/3 after 13 overs, needing 230 runs to win.

 

Here are the results from Round 4:

Results:

Baroda vs Railways: Baroda (201 and 98) beat Railways (99 and 101) by 99 runs.

Services vs Maharashtra: Services (285) beat Maharashtra (44 and 147) by an innings and 94 runs.

Uttarakhand vs Assam: Assam (294) beat Uttarakhand (121 and 83) by innings and 90 runs.

Bihar vs Mizoram: Bihar (262 and 188/4) beat Mizoram (378 and 68) by six wickets.

Goa vs Manipur: Goa (553/5 dec) beat Manipur (106 and 88) by an innings and 359 runs.

Mumbai vs Karnataka: Karnataka (218 and 129/5) beat Mumbai (194, 149/9) by five wickets.

Meghalaya vs Pondicherry: Pondicherry (80 and 49/5) beat Meghalaya (65 and 63) by five wickets.

 

ALL MATCHES TODAY
 

Group A:

Bengal v Gujarat (Kolkata); Hyderabad v Kerala (Hyderabad); Punjab v Delhi (Mohali); Rajasthan v Andhra (Jaipur).

Group B:

Himachal v Madhya Pradesh (Dharamshala); Mumbai v Karnataka (Mumbai); Uttar Pradesh v Tamil Nadu (Kanpur).

Group C:

Chhattisgarh v Haryana (Raipur); Jharkhand v Jammu & Kashmir (Ranchi); Tripura v Odisha (Agartala).

Plate:

Nagaland v Chandigarh (Sovima); Sikkim v Arunachal Pradesh (Bhubaneswar).