Ranji Trophy Round 5, Day 2: UP, Mumbai and Saurashtra post 400-plus totals

Get the Ranji Trophy scores, updates and commentary from the second day's play of the fifth-round matches being played around the country.

Aditya Tare plays a shot en route to his century as wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik looks on.

This is Sportstar's coverage of day two of the fifth round of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season.

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Saurashtra vs Karnataka | It's stumps at Rajkot! Karnataka struggling at 13-1 in reply to Saurashtra's massive total of 581/7d.

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Kerala ends the day at 88/5. Salman Nizar batting on seven and Azharuddeen unbeaten on eight. A lead of 97 runs for host.

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Maan's twin strike pushes Kerala to the brink. Scalps Vishnu Vinod and Sachin Baby as Kerala slides to 74/5.

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | Dipak Raghav with an update: Abhinav punches to the off-side to get to his 50. TN 63/0. 

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | Dipak Raghav with an update: Having got his eye in, Abhinav Mukund has started to find boundaries with ease like he usually does. moves to 41 with 7 boundaries so far. TN 54/0 in 22 overs

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Maan gets the breakthrough for Punjab. Rohan prem is caught in the deep by Kaul for 17. Kerala 55/2

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Things looking a little bright for Kerala as Akshay Chandran and Rohan Prem add 50 runs for second wicket.

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Disaster for Kerala Uthappa out off the first bowl of the second innings. Edges Vinay Choudhary to the slips. Kerala has tinkered with its batting line-up Akshay Chandran gets a promotion to no 3. Kerala 0/1

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Punjab all out for 218. Baltej Singh stumped by Azharuddeen off Sijomon. Mandeep unbeaten on 71. Kerala takes a nine-run first innings lead.

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai: Finally, Tamil Nadu manages to bowl out Mumbai for 488 - thanks to a brilliant century from skipper Aditya Tare.

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Ashwin Achal with an update: Ninth wicket down. A mix up between Kaul and Mandeep both end up at the same end. Kaul sacrifices his wicket. The ninth wicket pair crucial  added 47 runs. Mandeep still unbeaten  on 59. Punjab 198/9

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | Dipak Raghav with an update: Tushar Deshpande has hit Ashwin for a few huge sixes. That kind of day for TN. Mumbai 479/9

Saurashtra vs Karnataka |Cheteshwar Pujara's concentration ends and the India star misses 250 by just two runs. Sheldon Jackson misses his double ton as he falls for 161. Saurashtra 470/4

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | Dipak Raghav with an update: Mumbai getting a move on. A licence to go for runs has been given. Mumbai 449/8

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Skipper Mandeep Singh completes his half-century. Punjab 180/8

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai: Aditya Tare falls for 154, courtesy a brilliant one handed catch from Baba Aparajith as T Natarajan picks his first wicket. Mumbai 420/8

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai: Aditya Tare brings up his 150 and this has been a gem of a knock. Mumbai 412/7

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Sheldon Jackson brings his 150 and along with Cheteshwar Pujara who is batting on 228 has put his side in a strong position.

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai: The 400 is up for Mumbai and Tamil Nadu is still struggling to break the partnership.

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Ashwin Achal with an update: Ashwin Achal with an update: Saurashtra 411/2 at Lunch. Looks like Karnataka are just playing for time. Waiting for Saurashtra to declare, and take it from there. Making no effort to stop the runs or get a wicket. Cheteshwar Pujara and Sheldon Jackson have forged a mammoth unbeaten 378-run stand.

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | Aditya Tare has played a captain's knock and what a turnaround this has been for Mumbai. At Lunch, Mumbai 397/7

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Ashwin Achal with an update: Pujara brings up his 200. Typical Pujara knock - quite untroubled, picking the gaps, solid defence. Karnataka bowlers stand no chance. Saurashtra 395/2

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: It's lunch at St.Xavier's college ground as  M.D.Nidheesh breaks the seventh wicket stand. Sixth wicket for him. Anmol Malhotra missed a straight ball and is trapped in front. Punjab 145 for seven. The seventh wicket pair added 46 runs for Punjab. Captain Mandeep unbeaten on 37.

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai: Dipak Raghav with an update: More worry for TN. Dinesh Karthik walks off the field holding his back. Substitute Jagadeesan dons the gloves.

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Fifer for Nidhesh Abhishek Gupta by Azharuddeen. Punjab 104/6

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Ashwin Achal with an update: Umpire Ravi has a chat with Pujara about the danger area. Pujara explains that since he is batting outside the crease, he is bound to come into the danger area when he plays forward. It looks like the Umpires don't agree with his view.

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | Our correspondent Dipak Raghav with an update: 100 for Mumbai skipper Aditya Tare. Very well played knock under pressure. His 31 runs today morning, has put Mumbai in a very strong position. Game has swung a lot more into the visitors' corner.

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | Century for Aditya Tare and what a classic knock this has been. Came at a time when his team was struggling and then on a slow, low pitch bailed his team out of trouble. Mumbai 341/7

 

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Ashwin Achal with an update: 150 for Jackson. Runs coming easily for Saurashtra. The field is spread out like a T20 match. Just four inside the ring, and a lone slip as catching

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Nidheesh strikes again Anmolpreet Singh  caught by Salman Nizar. Punjab 71/5

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Punjab loses fourth wicket, Gurkeerat Maan    holes out to Sachin  Baby in the covers after making a quick 37. Nidheesh gets his third wicket. Punjab 71/4

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai | WICKET - T Natarajan picks his first of the match as Vinayak Bhoir flicks straight into the hands of mid-wicket fielder. Mumbai 297/7 after 94.5 overs.

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Ashwin Achal with an update: Sheldon Jackson brings up his 100 with a quick single. Jackson finally gets the milestone, after spending considerable time in the nervous 90s.

Saurashtra vs Karnataka | Sheldon Jackson hits a brilliant hundred and at the other end, Cheteshwar Pujara is all set for yet another double hundred. The star India batsman is batting on 166. Saurashtra 302/2 after 92.4 overs.

Odisha vs Haryana | Biplab Samantray is inching towards his half-century as Odisha takes the lead. Important to build from here on with five wickets in hand. Odisha144/5 after 55 overs.

Kerala vs Punjab | Our correspondent M.R. Praveen Chandran updates: Kerala strikes early Mayank caught at leg slip off Jalaj. Punjab 47/3

Tamil Nadu vs Mumbai: Amol Mazumdar at the pitch report reckons it will turn and with Mumbai well placed at 284/6 will look to first cross the 300-run mark and then further beef up the score. Aditya Tare is batting unbeaten on 69 and it will be an important session for both the teams.

This is how the teams shape up after the end of the first day. We have our reporters at the venue and they will be sending us regular updates. So, stay tuned!

STUMPS

1. Chhattisgarh 276 for 7 vs Assam.

2. Punjab 46/2 vs Kerala.

3.  Maharashtra - 227/5 vs Jharkhand.

4. J & K - 338/7 vs Services.

5. Goa - 252/7 vs Pondicherry.

6. Chandigarh - 4/1 vs Sikkim.

7. Uttar Pradesh - 295/5 vs Baroda.

8. Gujarat - 258/4 vs Rajasthan.

9. Saurashtra - 296/2 vs Karnataka.

10. Mumbai - 284/6 vs Tamil Nadu.

11. Vidarbha - 89/3 vs Bengal.

12. Bihar - 308/5 vs Manipur.

13. Nagaland - 356/5 vs Arunachal Pradesh.

14.  Chhattisgarh - 276/7 vs Assam.

15. Andhra - 13/0 vs Hyderabad.