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Ranji Trophy 2022 Stumps, Day 1
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Stumps - Well the umpires reckon the light isn’t adequate for the game to progress and with that it will be Stumps on Day one of the Ranji Trophy opening match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. The day belongs to Tanmay Agarwal, who batted beautifully and carried his bat through as the Hyderabad skipper hit an unbeaten 116 off 210 balls with 14 boundaries and along with T Ravi Teja (72, 97b, 6*4, 3*6) shepherded the Hyderabad innings. The home side was reeling at 4/46 when Agarwal joined hands with Ravi Teja and forged an important 141-run stand off 212 balls and then got involved in an unbeaten 69-run stand with Mickil Jaiswal as both teams share honours at the end of the day.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Tanmay hits century - An excellent century from the Hyderabad skipper, his ninth in Ranji Trophy and he will remember this for a long time. Great start to the season as Tanmay scores his second century as skipper of Hyderbad and has soaked in the pressure all through the day. Having negated the new ball in testing conditions, Tanmay dropped anchor and constructed a brilliant innings and get to his century in 196 balls. The Hyderabad skipper got to his century by smashing Sai Kishore for a boundary and there was a sense of accomplishment. Top innings but he has to continue and look to score big in the season opener.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Ravi Teja falls - Sandeep Warrier brings in all his experience and breaks the stand as he removes Ravi Teja with a short delivery and the well-set batsman who had an opportunity to score a century fell to the ploy and hit it straight to the fielder at deep and Vijay Shankar took a good catch. The 141-run stand comes to an end but this is the partnership that put Hyderabad back in the match. Skipper Tanmay is in touching distance of his century but Tamil Nadu having got an opportunity sniff another wicket before the Tea break.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Tanmay Agarwal and Ravi Teja are batting with poise and are driving Hyderabad confidently. The duo has forged an unbeaten 127-run stand for the fifth wicket and with the pitch assisting the batsmen, both players are exhibiting some glorious shots on either side of the wicket, with Ravi Teja attacking the spinner and taking a liking to Sai Kishore. The skipper is nearing his century and will look to carry on with his show and enter the Tea break with his wicket intact.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates:Ravi Teja hits half-century - Ravi Teja hits a counter-attacking half-century and this fifty has come in quick time off 71 balls and his intent has been very positive and has come in a perfect time for Hyderabad. He walked in at a very crucial time with his side struggling and the batsman took on the Tamil Nadu bowlers and exhibited some fine strokes en route to his half-century.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Tanmay hits half-century - Tanmay Agarwal hits a fine half-century and the Hyderabad skipper is leading from the front and has revived his side’s fortunes after Tamil Nadu took an early advantage by picking four wickets. Tanmay gets to his half-century in 115 balls and has forged an unbeaten 80-run partnership with Ravi Teja for the fifth wicket. Ravi Teja, on the other hand, has been circumspect on his approach and has played a perfect foil to his captain.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Tanmay Agarwal and Ravi Teja begin the second session and it will be a crucial couple of hours for the home side. Former India skipper Mohammed Azharuddin is in attendance and Hyderabad needs both batsmen to stay at the crease as Tamil Nadu aims to make further inroads. There won’t be much movement off the surface as the pitch has eased up but application will be the key with skipper Tanmay holding the key.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Lunch - Tanmay Agarwal has stood his ground and the Hyderabad skipper along with Ravi Teja has arrested the slide after Tamil Nadu picked early wickets and ended the first session on a bright note, leaving the home side four down for 70 runs on the board in 26 overs. Sandeep Warrier was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets as R Sai Kishore and Vignesh picked a wicket each. The Tamil Nadu fast bowlers made most of the conditions early in the innings after opting to bowl first as they not only picked wickets but didn’t allow the Hyderabad batsmen to dominate. Tanmay watched from the other end as the top-order batsmen failed to apply themselves and found a partner in Ravi Teja, who supported his skipper and prevented Tamil Nadu from making further inroads. The sun is out and both Tanmay and Ravi will look to take on the Tamil Nadu bowlers in the second session and the pitch will support the batsmen as the game progresses.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Sai Kishore strikes - R Sai Kishore strikes at the stroke of Lunch as Hyderabad loses its fourth wicket for just 46 runs on the board and the home side is in a spot of trouble in the opening day. Jaweed Ali tried to play the cut shot but the ball was too close to the body and eventually, the batsman ended up getting a nick and J Jagadeesan took an excellent catch behind the stumps. Tamil nadu on top.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Warrier strikes again - Sandeep Warrier picks his second wicket of the day and the Tamil Nadu fast bowler is bowling with great intent and steaming in to push Hyderabad on the backfoot. Tanay Thyagarajan tried to counterattack and took on a short ball but hit it straight down the throat of Ranjan Paul at the deep square leg region. The fielder was stationed exactly for this reason and Tamil Nadu’s attacking approach has given the visitors an early advantage. Skipper Tanmay Agarwal is battling it out in the middle as Jaweed Ali walks in to join his skipper.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu Day 1 Updates: Hyderabad in trouble - Vignesh strikes to join his fast bowling partner Sandeep Warrier in the wickets column as he knocks down Rayudu with a brilliant yorker and the batsman had no answer to the delivery. Both the Tamil Nadu openers have been probing in their line and lengths and the home side in deep trouble, early in the innings. Tanay Thyagarajan joins skipper Tanmay Agarwal.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Warrier strikes early - Abhirath’s Reddy painful stay at the wicket comes to an end as Sandeep Warrier strikes early to give Tamil Nadu the breakthrough. With swing on offer, Warrier got the ball to shape into the right-hander with Abhirath leaving a huge gap between bat and pad as the ball sneaks through his defence to castle the stumps. He was hit on his right elbow and wasn’t comfortable from the start. Tamil Nadu draws first blood and Hyderabad loses its opener without any score on the board.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Day 1 Updates: Tanmay Agarwal and Abhirath Reddy opened the innings for Hyderabad after Tamil Nadu won the toss and opted to bowl first. It was a delayed start due to a drizzle and wet outfield in the morning. L Vignesh and Sandeep Warrier steam in with the new red ball with an aim to make an early breakthrough and make use of the conditions, favourable to the bowlers with some moisture underneath the surface. The timings have been revised as the first session will be held from 10 AM to 12:00 Noon followed by the second session from 12:40 PM to 3:10 PM and the final session from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM.
Hyderabad vs Tamil Nadu, Elite Group B
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Tamil Nadu opts to bowl first
Hyderabad Playing XI: Tanmay Agarwal (C), Jaweed Ali, Rohit Rayudu, Ravi Teja, Prateek Reddy, Tanay Thyagaraja, Mickil Jaiswal, Kartikeya Kak, Anikethreddy, B Punnaiah, Abhirath Reddy
Tamil Nadu Playing XI: Baba Indrajith (C), Sai Sudharsan, Narayan Jagadeesan, R Kavin, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Baba Aparajith, Vijay Shankar, Ashwin Crist, R Sai Kishore, Lakshminarayanan Vignesh, Sandeep Warrier
Haryana vs Himachal Pradesh, Elite Group A
Ch Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium, Rohtak - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Haryana opts to bat first
Jharkhand vs Kerala, Elite Group C
JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Kerala opts to bat first
Punjab vs Chandigarh, Elite Group D
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Chandigarh opts to bowl first
Jammu and Kashmir vs Madhya Pradesh, Elite Group D
Hostel Ground JKCA, Jammu - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Madhya Pradesh opts to bat first
Tripura vs Gujarat, Elite Group D
Maharaja Bir Bikram College Stadium, Agartala - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Tripura opts to bowl
Vidarbha vs Railways, Elite Group D
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Vidarbha opts to bat first
Bihar vs Arunachal Pradesh, Plate
Moin-ul-Haq Stadium, Patna - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Arunachal Pradesh opts to bat
Sikkim vs Manipur, Plate
TBC, TBC - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Manipur opts to bat
Mizoram vs Meghalaya, Plate
GS Patel Stadium, Nadiad - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Meghalaya opts to bowl
Goa vs Rajasthan, Elite Group C
Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground, Porvorim - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Rajasthan opts to bowl
Puducherry vs Chhattisgarh, Elite Group C
Cricket Association Puducherry Ground 2, Puducherry - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Nagaland vs Uttarakhand, Elite Group A
Nagaland Cricket Stadium, Sovima, Dimapur - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Uttarakhand opts to bat
Odisha vs Baroda, Elite Group A
Vikas Cricket Ground, Bhubaneswar - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Baroda opts to bowl
Bengal vs Uttar Pradesh, Elite Group A
Eden Gardens, Kolkata - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Bengal opts to bowl
Andhra vs Mumbai, Elite Group B
Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex, Vizianagaram - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Mumbai opts top bowl
Assam vs Saurashtra, Elite Group B
Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Saurashtra opts to bowl
Maharashtra vs Delhi, Elite Group B
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Maharashtra opt to bowl first
Karnataka vs Services, Elite Group C
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - Match starts at 9:30 AM
Toss: Services opts to bowl first
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