Ranji Trophy: Ayush Badoni Hits Century As Delhi Set Himachal Pradesh Target Of 327

Feb 11, 2024

Delhi's batting finally performed brilliantly with the help of Ayush Badoni's brilliant century and declared the innings at 381 runs for six wickets in their second innings, setting Himachal Pradesh a target of 327 runs in the Ranji Trophy Group D match in Dharamshala on Sunday. found. The opening pair of Anuj Rawat (54 off 32 balls) and Yash Dhull (82 off 81 balls) gave a great start to Delhi's second innings, after which Badoni hit 12 fours and a six in his innings of 111 runs in 115 balls.

Captain Himmat Singh (45 off 45 balls) and Jonty Sidhu (46 off 51 balls) continued the attack, allowing Delhi to score more than six runs an over before declaring their innings. This was his best score in the current Ranji season.

Himachal Pradesh lost the wicket of Prashant Chopra (5) in the second over, after which the score was 31 runs for one wicket in eight overs and at the time of stumps, openers Shubham Arora (15) and Ankit Kalsi (7) were at the crease.

Himachal, which took lead in the first innings on the second day, will need 296 runs to win on the last day.

Earlier, the hosts started their first innings in the morning with a score of 311 runs for 8 wickets and lost the remaining two wickets after adding only eight runs.

While Himanshu Chauhan (3/72) did not allow Rishi Dhawan to complete his century, dismissing him at a total of 95, Siddhant Sharma (5/103) completed the five-wicket haul by taking the last wicket of Vaibhav Arora (4). Wicket Hall.

Jammu and Kashmir beat Puducherry by 19 runs

At Thuthipet, left-arm spinner Vanshaj Sharma took a memorable 10 wickets on his debut as Jammu and Kashmir bowled out Puducherry for 67 in the chase of 87 to win by 19 runs.

Puducherry collapsed at 35 for 7 in 35.3 overs, with 20-year-old Sharma taking all three remaining wickets, taking 5 for 16 and 5 for 74 in the first innings.

On Saturday, another left-arm spinner, Abid Mushtaq, took 10 wickets in the match, his second in first-class cricket. He took five wickets for 28 runs in the second innings and five wickets for 64 runs in the first innings.

Mushtaq was named the Cricket Association of Pondicherry (CAP) Player of the Match for his exploits at the Seachem Ground.

With the win, Jammu and Kashmir continued their unbeaten run and finished third behind Baroda and Madhya Pradesh with 18 points.

As far as Pondicherry (15) is concerned, their hopes of reaching the knockout stage are almost over.

Brief Scores: Delhi 264 & 381-6 declared (Ayush Badoni 111; Rishi Dhawan 2/60) vs HP 1st innings 319 all out (Rishi Dhawan 95, Siddhant Sharma 5/103, Himanshu Chauhan 3/72).

At Cuttack: Uttarakhand 342 & 203 for 8 (Jeevanjot Singh 74; Rajesh Mohanty 3/17, Biplab Samantre 3/31) vs Odisha 169 & 17 for 2 in 9 overs (Sandeep Patnaik 8; Deepak Dhapola 2) /8) at Puducherry: J&K 106 and 152 (Sagar Udeshi 3/48) beat Puducherry 172 and 67 in 35.3 overs (Damodaran Rohit 17; Vanshaj Sharma 5/16, Abid Mushtaq 5/28) by 19 runs.

At Indore: Madhya Pradesh 1st innings 454 vs Baroda 132 and 201 for 3 in 80 overs (Shashwat Rawat 77 not out; Kumar Karthikeya 3/70).

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