Ranji Trophy quarter-finals, Day 1 wrap: Suved, Sarfaraz put Mumbai on top; MP bowl out PunjabAbdul Gh Lone 6 June 2022 0 COMMENTS
After the lengthy ten-team Indian Premier League 2022 concluded on May 29, the action shifted back to the senior men’s domestic season. The second half of the split Ranji Trophy season, that was affected to due to Covid-19, began on Monday with all the quarter-finals taking place in Bengaluru.
Here’s a round-up of Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals:
Bengal vs Jharkhand
Jharkhand won the toss and opted to field first but Bengal found themselves in a steady position as they piled a massive 310/1 on Day 1. Abhimanyu Easwaran (65) and Abhishek Raman (41) initially stitched a century opening-stand. After Raman retired hurt, Easwaran combined with Sudip Gharami (106*) to build another significant partnership. Gharami and Anustup Majumdar (85*) continued to have a good time after Easwaran was dismissed for 65.
Like so many players in Bengal, he has not had it easy, so it is so good to see him do well in a televised game.
Now 23, his life has changed only in the last 2-3 yrs. Ganguly spotted him dominating in an U-23 game against Mumbai, asked the coaches if he could be fasttracked…
— Sreshth Shah (@sreshthx) June 6, 2022
Mumbai vs Uttarakhand
Thanks to debutant Suved Parkar (104*) and Sarfaraz Khan (69*) and back-to-back century partnerships, Mumbai were in a strong…