Ranji Trophy Highlights, Day 2 Semifinal 2024: Shardul hundred puts Mumbai in control; MP 252 all out; Vidarbha loses Taide early

Ranji Trophy 2024 semifinals, Highlights: Get the scores and updates from Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy semifinals as Mumbai takes on Tamil Nadu while Vidarbha meets Madhya Pradesh.

Updated : Mar 03, 2024 17:08 IST

Himanshu Mantri of Madhya Pradesh, in action against Andhra during the 3rd day of Ranji Trophy Quarter Final cricket match, between Andhra and Madhya Pradesh.
Himanshu Mantri of Madhya Pradesh, in action against Andhra during the 3rd day of Ranji Trophy Quarter Final cricket match, between Andhra and Madhya Pradesh. | Photo Credit: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR

Himanshu Mantri of Madhya Pradesh, in action against Andhra during the 3rd day of Ranji Trophy Quarter Final cricket match, between Andhra and Madhya Pradesh. | Photo Credit: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of Day 2 of the 2024 Ranji Trophy semifinals as TN squares up against Mumbai and Vidarbha takes on Madhya Pradesh.

  • March 03, 2024 17:05
    Scores at Day 2 Stumps

    Mumbai 353/9 in 100 overs vs Tamil Nadu 146

    Vidarbha 13/1 in 4 overs, 170 vs Madhya Pradesh 252

  • March 03, 2024 16:55
    Mumbai 351/9

    Two fours from Tushar Deshpande takes the lead past 200. Fifty partnership up between the last pair. Mumbai leads by 205 runs.

  • March 03, 2024 16:54
    Vidarbha 12/1 in 2.2 overs

    Early breakthrough for MP. Taide is caught leg before as he shoulders arms to a delivery which seams in. Vidarbha trails by 70 runs, 

  • March 03, 2024 16:33
    MP 252 all out

    Abhishek: Umesh Yadav and Yash Thakur return to wrap up the tail. MP bowled out for 252, leading by a healthy 82 runs. Kulwant Khejroliya is the last wicket to fall. 

  • March 03, 2024 16:24
    MP 246/9 in 93.2 overs

    Wicket!! Third wicket for Yash Thakur! Full on off stump, beats Kumar Kartikeya for pace and rattles the off-stump. A no-ball check but the foot is fine.

  • March 03, 2024 16:15
    Fifty for Tanush Kotian!

    The centurion from the previous game adds another fifty in the semifinal. Pulls a short delivery to the leg side to bring up the landmark. Mumbai 317/9, leads by 171 runs. 

  • March 03, 2024 16:14
    MP 235/8 in 91.4 overs

    WICKET!! Anubhav Agarwal is beaten all ends up in his front foot defence by Aditya Sarwate. Two in a trice for Vidarbha. MP leads by 65.

  • March 03, 2024 16:10
    MP 231/7 in 90.2 overs

    Himanshu Mantri falls for a well-made 126. Tried a paddle behind but the keeper was upto the task, anticipating it and moving to the leg side. Second wicket for Wakhare. 

  • March 03, 2024 15:51
    Mumbai 290/9 in 85.2 overs

    The new ball does the trick!! Extra bounce from Kuldeep Sen as Thakur goes from the booming drive. A clear edge through to the keeper. Mumbai leads by 144 runs. 

  • March 03, 2024 15:42
    MP 218/6 in 84.4 overs

    Aman Mokhade picks up a simple catch at cover to dismiss Saransh Jain for 30 off the bowling off Wakhare. MP leads by 48 vs Vidarbha. 

  • March 03, 2024 15:28
    Hundred for Shardul Thakur!!

    What a time to bring up your maiden Ranji Trophy hundred. Steps down the track against Ajith Ram and lofts it straight down the ground to bring up his century. Mumbai now leads by 129 runs.

  • March 03, 2024 15:17
    MP 196/5 in 77.1 overs

    Abhishek: A break in play as the MP physio rushes on to tend to Mantri. Not quite clear what the problem is but the batter gestures suggest he’s feeling dizzy.

  • March 03, 2024 14:46
    MP 191/5 in 74 overs

    Abhishek: MP loses just one wicket in the session and pulls 21 runs clear of the home team at 191/5 at Tea. Most importantly, Mantri is well set and on course for a big hundred. The third session will decide Vidarbha’s fate.

  • March 03, 2024 14:42
    Mumbai 246/8

    The lead is now 100! Shardul currently batting on 77 with Kotian accompanying him with 18. 

  • March 03, 2024 14:35
    Mumbai 240/8 in 74 overs

    Sixteen runs off the Sai Kishore over. The shots that are connecting are flying over the boundary, the ones not are running behind off the edge. Mumbai with a strong 94-run lead over TN now. 

  • March 03, 2024 14:32
    Century for Himanshu Mantri!!!

    Himanshu Mantri delivers when it matters. A solid 210-ball hundred in the semifinal to put MP in a strong position against Vidarbha. MP 182/5 in 70.4 overs, leads by 12 runs. 

  • March 03, 2024 14:15
    Mumbai 211/8 in 69.2 overs

    WICKET!! Kishore comes back into the attack to pick up his sixth. Hardik Tamore looked to turn the ball leg-side but ends up getting a leading edge to Washington at cover. 

  • March 03, 2024 14:12
    MP 171/5 in 66 overs

    Abhishek: Saransh Jain pulls a leaf out of his partner Mantri’s book and steps out against Akshay Wakhare and tonks him straight into the sight screen. MP leads by 1 run with five wickets still in hand.

  • March 03, 2024 14:03
    Fifty for Shardul!!

    Shardul smashes Ajith Ram straight over the ground for six to bring up his fifty! 54 now off just 57 balls. Mumbai leads by 58.

  • March 03, 2024 13:35
    MP 145/5 in 59 overs

    A runout brings the partnership to a halt. Sagar Slanki departs for 26. MP behind by 25.

  • March 03, 2024 13:29
    MP 145/4 in 58 overs

    Fifty partnership up between Himanshu Mantri and Sagar Solanki. Another dropped catch in the slips helping their case. MP now behind by just 25 runs. 

  • March 03, 2024 13:26
    Mumbai 172/7 in 60 overs

    The partnership between Shardul and Tamore crosses 60. The TN bowlers been slightly off-radar since the lunch break allowing the two to stitch up a partnership. Mumbai leads by 26 runs. 

  • March 03, 2024 12:57
    Mumbai 148/7

    Shardul Thakur and Hardik Tamore have ensured that Mumbai take the lead against TN. But the way the pitch is behaving, it looks like the match will be done and dusted before the allocated five days. So, the lead might not amount to much. The pair will be looking to extend the lead as much as possible. 

  • March 03, 2024 12:09
    MP 112/4 in 49 overs

    Himanshu Mantri remains unbeaten on 59 but has seen three partners return back to the pavillion in the first session. He has put up a 19-run stand Sagar Solanki till lunch and the duo will hope to keep Vidarbha at bay after the break. 

  • March 03, 2024 12:04
    Mumbai 125/7 in 51 overs

    Amol: 125/7 at lunch. 21 runs behind TN’s first innings total. Intriguing session first up. And still a long way to go.

  • March 03, 2024 11:48
    Mumbai 106/6 in 47.3 overs

    WICKET!! Vicious turn leads to Shams Mulani’s downfall. Was short and wide, Mulani set up to cut, but the ball turns sharply and dislodges the stumps behind him. Two in the over for TN! Fifer for the Sai Kishore!

  • March 03, 2024 11:45
    Mumbai 106/5 in 47.1 overs

    WICKET!! Four for Sai Kishore!! Musheer departs for 55! Tried to prod forward and defend, is beaten by the turn and Jagadeesan effects a lightning stumping behind.

  • March 03, 2024 11:36
    Mumbai 105/5 in 46 overs

    Musheer brings up his fifty!! A mature knock from the youngster to wade through some good bowling from TN. Mumbai trails by 41 runs.

  • March 03, 2024 11:31
    MP 93/4 in 41.5 overs

    Saini: WICKET!! The ball is starting to keep venomously low. Another such delivery brings the end for Venkatesh Iyer who is leg before off Yash Thakur. 

  • March 03, 2024 11:29
    MP 93/3 in 41.3 overs

    Saini: Fifty for Himanshu Mantri off 123 balls. He’s played the waiting game well and accumulated runs. Would want to make the most of his reprieve now with a big score. MP 92/3, trails by 78 runs.

  • March 03, 2024 11:12
    MP 86/3 in 38.1 overs

    Abhishek Saini: WICKET!! One wicket brings two. Umesh Yadav’s searing pace is too good for Shubham Sharma who sees the ball skid on and rearrange his stumps. MP 86/3.

  • March 03, 2024 11:11
    Mumbai 96/5 in 40.1 overs

    WICKET!!! Sandeep Warrier gets the big wicket of Shreyas Iyer. Length ball moving in to the right hand batter. Shreyas has a waft at it with no feet movement. The movemet does him in and knocks off middle stump. Mumbai trails by 50 runs.

  • March 03, 2024 11:00
    Mumbai 91/4

    WICKET!! Third wicket for Sai Kishore! Gets Rahane to prod forward and defend. Gets it to turn and bounce. Catches the shoulder of the bat and the slip fielder jumps forward to complete a good catch. He’s out for 19. Shreyas in at 5. 

  • March 03, 2024 10:57
    MP 81/2 in 35.4 over

    WICKET! Yash Thakur’s length ball stays low and traps Gawali im front. MP 81/2, 89 behind Vidarbha.

  • March 03, 2024 10:45
    Mumbai 81/3 in 35 overs

    The Musheer-Rahane partnership swells to 33. The pair has survived a few LBW appeals and has been beaten outside the off stump on more than one occassion. Mumbai trails by 65 runs. 

  • March 03, 2024 10:28
    MP 63/1 in 30.2 overs

    Dropped! Karun Nair drops Himanshu Mantri at first slip. Length ball on the stumps, moving away from the left hander. Took the edge and flew to Karun’s left but he spills it. Umesh misses out on a wicket in his very first over.

  • March 03, 2024 10:13
    Mumbai 70/3 in 28 overs

    Sai Kishore and Ajith Ram in tandem put a plug on the run scoring after Sandeep Warrier was taken for a few. Musheer has looked confident so far and has a calm head in Rahane for support. 

  • March 03, 2024 10:02
    Tepid start for MP
  • March 03, 2024 09:52
    MP 53/1 in 24.2 overs

    Mantri guides a back of a length ball through vacant third man to bring up the fifty for the team. First boundary of the morning with Yash Thakur and Aditya Wakhare keeping the run scoring down with some disciplined bowling. 

  • March 03, 2024 09:41
    Mumbai 50/3

    A four through mid wicket brings up the fifty for Mumbai in its first innings. Mumbai trails TN by 90 runs. 

  • March 03, 2024 09:33
    Mumbai 48/3 in 18 overs

    Sai Kishore starts of proceedings on Day 2. Nightwatchman Mohit Avasthi is beaten on the outside edge with one that spun a tad. Fielders stationed close to prevent the easy singles. An umpire review for stumping. WICKET!! Quick work from Jagadeesan behind the stumps and Avasthi is a goner. Early breakthrough for TN.

  • March 03, 2024 09:18
    TN in trouble after wrong toss decision!

    Ranji Trophy: TN captain Sai Kishore’s decision to bat first against Mumbai backfires on Day 1

    Having won the toss, TN skipper R. Sai Kishore’s decision to bat first on a green top backfired as the Mumbai pacers made full use of the conditions to restrict the visitors to 146.

  • March 03, 2024 09:08
    Tushar Deshpande on skittling TN out on Day 1

    Tushar Deshpande came on to bowl in the ninth over of the day and broke the back of the Tamil Nadu top-order with three crucial strikes to put Mumbai in command on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy semifinal.

    “A good day. We wanted to bowl first, and what stood out was how we bowled in the right channels instead of going for individual strengths,” said Deshpande.

    “It was important to bowl in the right areas rather than bowling haywire with higher speeds, and it paid rich dividends.”

    - Dipak Ragav

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    The 28-year-old pacer also spoke about how vital it is not to get swayed by the conditions where there is good bounce and carry in terms of finding the proper lengths.

  • March 03, 2024 08:57
    Mumbai vs TN - Day 1 report

    Ranji Trophy 2023-24 semifinals: Shardul, Deshpande keep Mumbai ahead against Tamil Nadu on Day 1

    Mumbai had the perfect opening day in the Ranji Trophy semifinals as the 41-time champion bundled Tamil Nadu for 146 before finishing on (score) at Stumps at the BKC ground here on Saturday.

  • March 03, 2024 08:40
    Vidarbha vs MP Day 1 report

    Ranji Trophy 2023-24 semifinals: Madhya Pradesh’s pace battery skittles Vidarbha for 170 on Day 1

    The Madhya Pradesh pace battery, spearheaded by Avesh Khan’s four wickets, made the most of conducive conditions to orchestrate Vidarbha’s batting demolition on day one of the first Ranji Trophy semifinal in Nagpur on Saturday.

  • March 03, 2024 08:31

    The semifinal matches between TN and Mumbai as well as Vidarbha and MP will be streamed live on the Jio Cinema app and website. 

  • March 03, 2024 08:29
    Stay Tuned!!

    Welcome to Sportstar’s live coverage of the Ranji Trophy semifinals. Stay Tuned for all scores and updates from Day 2 of TN vs MUM and VID vs MP.

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