Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s Live coverage of Day four of Round three matches of the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 happening across different venues. Stay tuned as we get you all the latest score updates.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Bad light stops play. Match drawn. Tamil Nadu takes three points.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Kuldip Yadav took two wickets in successive balls to put brakes on Tamil Nadu’s batting as B Sai Sudharsan and Baba Aparajith fall. Skipper Baba Indrajith is in the middle and is batting against the fading light with Delhi in control of the proceedings. Tamil Nadu needs 91 runs and with the sunset fast approaching, the visiting side might be denied full points yet again.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: B Sai Sudharsan and N Jagadeesan have given Tamil Nadu a fabulous start and although Jagadeesan fell for an 11-ball 18, Sai Sudharsan is going hammer and tongs smoking two sixes and is joined by Washington Sundar. Tamil Nadu needs another 101 runs to win.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Washington Sundar picked a four-wicket haul as Tamil Nadu needs 139 runs to win the match. Bowling out Delhi for 162 runs, the vistor has a chance to knock away the runs and pocket full points. Over to N Jagadeesan and B Sai Sudharsan who have been in fine form with the bat. Tamil Nadu almost gunned down a similar chase against Hyderabad and it will be interesting to see how the openers approach.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Washington Sundar, Sandeep Warrier and R Sai Kishore have made inroads to leave Delhi eight down with the home side’s lead crossing the 100-run mark. It will be a good final session as Tamil Nadu will aim to polish off the tail and chase the total to pocket full points.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Pradosh Paul strikes to remove Jonty Sidhu as Delhi loses its fifth wicket with a lead of 86 runs. Vaibhav Rawal continues to occupy the crease with an unbeaten 60 and is now joined by Himmat Singh. Tamil Nadu attacking for wickets and a couple more before the tea interval would spice up things.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Vaibhav Rawal hits a fine unbeaten half-century and along with Jonty Sidhu has kept Tamil Nadu at bay. The partnership is prospering and the duo has forged an unbeaten 31 off 67 balls with the lead crossing the 70-run mark. Tamil Nadu aims to break the stand with Washington Sundar in operation.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Sandeep Warrier strikes and he removes Dhruv Shorey who falls for a well-made 115-ball 70 with 11 boundaries and that’s an important wicket for Tamil Nadu. Delhi has taken a lead of 53 runs at lunch on the final day and .Tamil Nadu will look to pick wickets and with two more sessions, the visiting side will press hard for a win.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: R Sai Kishore strikes and the spinner traps Yash Dhull who falls for a quickfire 33-ball 37. Tamil Nadu won’t mind that as it has packed off the Delhi skipper who hit seven boundaries in his short stay at the wicket. Dhruv Shorey has held fort and is nearing his half-century as Delhi takes a slender lead.
Kerala beats Chhattisgarh: Kerala beats Chhattisgarh by seven wickets to pocket full points and registers a brilliant win. Chasing a small total of 126 runs, the openers gave their team a fine start and although the Sanju Samson-led side lost three wickets, they overhauled the target within the lunch break in 19.1 overs to end the year on a high.
Kerala vs Chhattisgarh: Kerala loses two quick wickets as Rohan Kunnummal and Sachin Baby fall but the side requires just 37 runs to win the match. Akshay Chandran joins opener Rahul P. The 81-run opening stand between Rahul and Rohan has helped Kerala and kept Chhattisgarh at bay for a larger part of the chase.
Kerala vs Chhattisgarh: Rahul P and Rohan Kunnummal bring the fifty up for Kerala and the Sanju Samson-led side needs another 70 runs to win. Having got starts, both openers will look to knock off the runs quickly before lunch and register an outright win.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: L Vignesh strikes early for Tamil Nadu and he has dismissed Vikas Mishra for a duck. What a bright start for the visitors and this is exactly what they were aiming for. An early wicket to leave the home side two down. Skipper Yash Dhull is out in the middle and joins opener Dhruv Shorey. Dhull missed out in the first innings and will look to make amends in the second essay, an important one with Tamil Nadu sniffing a win.
Delhi vs Tamil Nadu: Dhruv Shorey and Vikas Mishra begin Delhi’s reply on the final day as Tamil Nadu aims for early wickets and force an outright win away from home. Delhi is still trailing by 82 runs and the home side will aim to erase the deficit without much damage.
Assam beats Hyderabad: What a sensational match this has been as Assam stuns Hyderabad to pocket an outright win. The home side needed 19 runs with one wicket in hand and skipper Tanmay Agarwal remained stranded on 126 as Riyan Parag trapped last batsman Kartikeya Kak to help Assam script a memorable win away from home. Top stuff.