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Mumbai out for 374 in the first innings, Sarfaraz’s century; Strong start of MP in response

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41-time champions Mumbai scored 374 runs in their first innings in the Ranji Trophy final against Madhya Pradesh. Sarfaraz Khan played a brilliant innings of 134 runs. Answer: On the second day, MP scored 123 runs at the stumps for the loss of 1 wicket. Opener…

41-time champions Mumbai scored 374 runs in their first innings in the Ranji Trophy final against Madhya Pradesh. Sarfaraz Khan played a brilliant innings of 134 runs. Answer: On the second day, MP scored 123 runs for the loss of 1 wicket till the stumps.

Opener Yash Dubey 44 and No. 3 batsman Shubham Sharma are unbeaten on 41 runs. Himanshu Mantri was out LBW off Tushar Deshpande’s delivery for 31 runs. MP’s team is currently 251 runs behind on the basis of first innings and has 9 wickets left.

Sarfaraz’s eighth hundred, the current season’s top scorer, Sarfaraz Khan (134) scored a hundred in the first innings of the final. He faced 243 balls in his century innings. This included 13 fours and 2 sixes. He started his innings with 40 runs today. He is also the top scorer of the current season.

Sarfaraz, 24, has scored the eighth century of his first-class career. In the last 14 Ranji innings, Sarfaraz has scored one triple century, two double centuries, four centuries and three half-centuries.

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Four for Gaurav, two for Anubhav, the bowlers of Madhya Pradesh also kept the pressure on the second day. He did not allow Sarfaraz to play freely. Gaurav Yadav took four, Anubhav Agarwal took three, Sarshan Jain took two and Kumar Karthikeya took one wicket.

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After a good start to Mumbai on the first day, MP made a comeback, Prithvi Shaw and Yashasvi Jaiswal gave a good start to Mumbai. Both of them added 87 runs in the first wicket partnership. Shaw was bowled by medium pacer Anubhav Agarwal after scoring 5 fours and a six off 79 balls. After this, Jaiswal along with Armaan Jaffer took Mumbai past 100 runs.

Mumbai’s second wicket fell on the score of 120 when Jaffer made 26 off 56 balls and was caught by Yash Dubey off the ball of IPL star left arm spinner Kumar Karthikeya. By evening, Mumbai had lost five wickets.

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