Ranji Trophy 2022: Hyderabad ride on Ravi Teja's all-round show to down Baroda; Andhra, Services register wins
Ravi Teja scored a resolute second innings fifty and returned with a match haul of eight wickets to power Hyderabad to a 43-run victory over Baroda in their Ranji Trophy group B match in Cuttack on Saturday.
The last few weeks has been extremely difficult for Solanki as close on the heels of losing his new-born daughter, he also lost his ailing father on Sunday.
In his 161-ball knock, Solanki hit 12 fours while Chandigarh bowlers had a hard time against him.
Hardik Pandya hasn’t played red ball cricket since December 2018 and has often admitted that injuries have put a spanner on his prospects in the longest format of the game.
Baroda Cricket Association Ajit Lele told PTI that Krunal communicated his decision to the state body on Friday but did not give any reason for leaving the leadership role.
He has been granted NOC by the Baroda Cricket Association. Former India pacer Irfan Pathan termed the development as a “huge loss”.
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Devdutt Padikkal had the company of his skipper Ravikumar Samarth, who also slammed an unbeaten century (130 not out from 118 balls; 17x4) as the opening duo raced to the 285-run target win with 57 balls to spare at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Jharkhand is on top of the standings with 12 points, followed by Punjab, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh with eight points. Vidarbha lies in last place with 4 points.
The 22-year-old left-handed Kishan single-handedly tore apart the MP attack, striking 19 fours and 11 sixes in his knock.
Put into bat at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Baroda posted a competitive 160 for 3 and then restricted Punjab to 135 for 8.
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Tamil Nadu will face Rajasthan and Punjab would take on Baroda in the semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Vishnu Solanki's 71 not out helps Baroda stun Haryana; Rajasthan defeat Bihar to enter semis
Baroda first restricted Haryana to 148/7 in the third quarter-final, and then it was Solanki, who hammered four fours and five sixes in his 46-ball unbeaten knock to get his team over the line after 18 runs were needed off the final over.
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While Karnataka will go all out looking to retain the title, the seven other teams which have made it to the quarter-finals will be itching to make an impact and get their names inscribed on the trophy.
In the day's last Elite Group B match, Bengal made 163 for eight and in reply, Tamil Nadu chased down the target with two overs to spare.
Krunal and Hardik Pandya’s father Himanshu passes away; Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli offer condolences
Krunal, who is currently captaining Baroda in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, left the tournament bio-bubble to be with his family as tributes poured in from cricketers and fans alike.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Baroda, Tamil Nadu maintain winning run; Punjab ease past Jammu and Kashmir
Baroda and Tamil Nadu registered victories over Maharashtra and Hyderabad respectively, while an all-round performance from Riyan Parag setup an upset victory for Assam over Bengal.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Krunal Pandya stars in Baroda's win over Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu crush Jharkhand
Put into bat in a Group C game, hosts Baroda first rode on Pandya's blazing 76 to post a competitive 168/7 on the board before the bowlers held their nerves to restrict Uttarakhand to 163/6 despite a fighting 77 by Dikshanshu Negi.
Apart from the pair, seasoned opener Kedar Devdhar and right-handed batsman Vishnu Solanki have also been included in the squad.