Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Round 6, Day 1- Round-up

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Round 6, Day 1- Round-up

Saurashtra's batting line-up carried its stellar form as Sheldon Jackson played a brilliant unbeaten knock of 143 runs.


Sheldon Jackson
Sheldon Jackson. (Photo Source: Instagram)

The sixth round of the ongoing 2019-20 Ranji Trophy kicked off across the length and breadth of the country today. In the Plate group encounter between Meghalaya and Manipur, Dwaraka Ravi Teja stole the limelight by playing a brilliant 90-run knock to propel his side to a total of 235. He was also assisted by Puneet Bisht’s 66-run knock and Sanjay Yadav’s 44-run knock. Coming onto Manipur’s innings, Meghalaya’s bowlers wreaked havoc their batsmen. Yadav, who scalped four wickets, was the pick of the Meghalaya bowlers.

In the encounter between Bihar and Nagaland, the former’s bowling force was in sublime form as they curbed Nagaland to a total of 166/10. Meanwhile, Bengal’s batting line-up was in excellent form against Hyderabad. Manoj Tiwary smashed a brilliant 156-run knock to propel Bengal to a mammoth total of 366/5. Tiwary was joined by wicketkeeper Shreevats Goswami, who scored 95 while coming down the order.

Maharashtra also stumbled against Assam on a meagre total of 175. Assam’s Arup Das and Ranjit Mali scalped four wickets each to dismantle Maharashtra’s batting attack. Meanwhile, Gujarat‘s Bhargav Merai also smashed 130 runs against Punjab to steer his side to a total of 277 runs. Merai endured formidable bowling of Punjab comprising the likes of Siddharth Kaul and Baltej Singh, who picked four wickets each.

Saurashtra’s batting line-up carried its stellar form as Sheldon Jackson played a brilliant unbeaten knock of 143 runs to guide his side to a total of 295 runs. Pujara, who has been in stunning form lately, also stitched a vital knock of 47 runs. Akshdeep Nath was the star for Uttar Pradesh as he smashed an unbeaten ton against Madhya Pradesh. Rinku Singh also joined the bandwagon by amassing 71 runs on the board for Uttar Pradesh.

Brief Scores

Meghalaya vs Manipur, Plate
MGLY 1st innings: 235/10 (Dwaraka Ravi Teja 90; Homendro Meitei 3/29)
MNP 1st innings: 18-7 (Chingangbam Singh 7; Sanjay Yadav 4/12)

Nagaland vs Bihar, Plate
NGL 1st innings: 166/10 (Imliwati Lemtur 41; Abhijeet Saket 3/19)
BIH 1st innings: 115/2 (Shasheem Rathour 46; Imliwati Lemtur 1/18)

Sikkim vs Mizoram, Plate
MIZ 1st innings: 201/10 (Taruwar Kohli 113; Iqbal Abdulla 5/78)
SKM 1st innings: 107/4 (Yashpal Singh 39; G Lalbiakvela 3/35)

Bengal vs Hyderabad, Elite Group A and B
BEN 1st innings: 366/5 (Manoj Tiwary 156; Ravi Kiran 2/47)

Goa vs Chandigarh, Plate
GOA 1st innings: 251/10 (Suyash Prabhudessai 90; Jagjit Singh 5/64)
CDG 1st innings: 3/0 (Shivam Bhambri 3; Felix Alemao 0/3)

Puducherry vs Arunachal Pradesh, Plate
PDC 1st innings: 209/10 (Sagar Trivedi 79; Nabam Tempol 5/61)
ARNP 1st innings: 109/3 (Samarth Seth 64; Vinay Kumar 1/26)

Assam vs Maharashtra, Elite Group C
MAH 1st innings: 175-10 (Ankit Bawne 75; Ranjit Mali 4/55)
ASM 1st innings: 77/1 (Rishav Das 33; Mukesh Choudhary 1/31)

Services vs Haryana, Elite Group C
HAR 1st innings: 176/10 (Rohit Parmod Sharma 57; Diwesh Pathania 5.65)
SER 1st innings: 63/6 (Gahlaut Rahul Singh 24; Harshal Patel 3/34)

Odisha vs Jammu and Kashmir, Elite Group C
ODSA 1st innings: 161/10 (Subhranshu Senapati 42; Aquib Nabi 5/39)
JK 1st innings: 38/3 (Ahmed Banday 12; Suryakant Pradhan 1/6)

Jharkhand vs Uttarakhand, Elite Group C
UTK 1st innings: 213/6 (Saurabh Rawat 66; Ashish Kumar 3/50)

Chhattisgarh vs Tripura, Elite Group C
TRI 1st innings: 53/10 (Rajat Dey 20; Pankaj Kumar Rao 5/11)
CG 1st innings: 137/5 (Shashank Chandraker 70; Ajoy Sarkar 2/35)

Delhi vs Vidarbha, Elite Group A and B
VID 1st innings: 179/10 (Wasim Jaffer 83; Simarjeet Singh 4/39)
DEL 1st innings: 41/4 (Hiten Dalal 14; Aditya Thakare 4/14)

Gujarat vs Punjab, Elite Group A and B
GUJ 1st innings: 277/9 (Bhargav Merai 130; Siddarth Kaul 4/57)

Kerala vs Rajasthan, Elite Group A and B
KER 1st innings: 90/10 (Rohan Prem 18; SK Sharma 5/41)
RAJ 1st innings: 173/4 (Rajesh Bishnoi 67; Jalaj Saxena 4/34)

Himachal Pradesh vs Baroda, Elite Group A and B
HP 1st innings: 314/5 (Akash Vashist 86; Swapnil Singh 2/42)

Madhya Pradesh vs Saurashtra, Elite Group A and B
SAUR 1st innings: 295/8 (Sheldon Jackson 143; Gaurav Yadav 4/84)

Mumbai vs Uttar Pradesh, Elite Group A and B
UP 1st innings: 281/4 (Akshdeep Nath 115; Royston Dias 2/48)

Tamil Nadu vs Railways, Elite Group A and B
RLYS 1st innings: 76/10 (Saurabh Singh 22; Ravichandran Ashwin 4/26)
TN 1st innings: 236/4 (Abhinav Mukund 100; Harsh Tyagi 2/65)