Ajinkya Rahane’s excellent innings, Jadeja wreaked havoc in bowling, Mayank Agarwal’s team saved the match in a thrilling manner

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Today was the last day of the sixth round of Ranji Trophy 2023-24 and the results of some matches were interesting. Tamil Nadu was moving towards victory against Karnataka but then had to be satisfied with a draw. At the same time, Mumbai captain Ajinkya Rahane scored an unbeaten half-century and played a match-saving inning for his team. Dharmendrasinh Jadeja of Saurashtra took 7 wickets in the innings and led his team to a big victory. Apart from this, some other notable performances were also seen.

Let’s take a look at the round up of Day 3 of Round 6 of Ranji Trophy:

Elite, Group A

Saurashtra defeated Rajasthan by 218 runs. Saurashtra declared their second innings at 234/6, with captain Arpit Vasavada remaining unbeaten on 74. Chasing the target of 306, Rajasthan collapsed after scoring 87 in its second innings. Saurashtra’s Sheldon Jackson (116 and 49) was adjudged player of the match.

Maharashtra scored 371 in its second innings and Vidarbha got a target of 28 to win, which it achieved without any loss and won by 10 wickets. Vidarbha’s Aditya Thackeray (1/15, 39* and 5/54) ​​became the player of the match.

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Elite, Group B

Assam won against Bihar by 9 wickets. Playing follow on, Bihar scored 292 in its second innings and set a target of 95. Chasing the target, Assam scored 100/1.

The match between Andhra and Uttar Pradesh was a draw. Andhra scored 429/9 in their second innings. Captain Ricky Bhui contributed 129 runs and Sheikh Rashid contributed 85 runs. Andhra’s KV Sasikanth (72 and 5/54) ​​managed to become the player of the match due to his all-round performance.

Chasing the target of 449 against Kerala, Bengal’s innings collapsed to 339 and had to face defeat by 109 runs. Kerala’s Jalaj Saxena (40, 9/68, 37 and 4/104) was named player of the match.

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Mumbai scored 253/6 in their second innings against Chhattisgarh and the match ended as a draw. Captain Ajinkya Rahane played an unbeaten inning of 56 runs. Chhattisgarh captain Amandeep Khare (143) became the player of the match.

Elite, Group C

Chasing a target of 355 against Karnataka, Tamil Nadu scored 338/8. At one time Tamil Nadu’s score was 324/5 but due to the fall of three wickets in quick succession the score became 330/8 and the team was deprived of victory. Karnataka’s Devdutt Padikkal (151 and 36) was adjudged player of the match.

In reply to Gujarat’s target of 411, Punjab’s innings was all out at 111 and it had to face defeat by 299 runs. Gujarat’s Priyajitsinh Jadeja (5/60 and 5/39) became the player of the match.

Chasing the target of 306 against Railways, Goa lost all its wickets and scored 242. Railways’ Akash Pandey (26, 4/62 and 9/71) was named player of the match.

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The match between Chandigarh and Tripura was a draw. Chandigarh declared its second innings at 359/3, in which Arsalan Khan contributed 147 runs. Chasing the target of 278, Tripura scored 121/3. Chandigarh captain Manan Vohra (134 and 74) was adjudged the player of the match.

Elite, Group D

Chasing a target of 377 against Uttarakhand, Odisha’s innings collapsed at 214 and lost by 162 runs. Uttarakhand’s Deepak Dhapola (3/58 and 5/74) became the player of the match.

Baroda was defeated by Madhya Pradesh by an innings and 52 runs. While playing follow on, Baroda’s second innings was reduced to 270. Madhya Pradesh’s Kulwant Khejroliya (2/23 and 5/34) was named player of the match.

While chasing Delhi’s target of 327, Himachal Pradesh could score only 250. In this way Delhi won by 76 runs. Ayush Badoni (51 and 111) was adjudged Player of the Match.


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