Thursday, April 18, 2024

Shams Mulani’s 10-Wicket Haul Powers Mumbai To Consecutive Bonus-Level Win


Left-arm spinner Shams Mulani grabbed a match haul of 10 wickets as Mumbai defeated Andhra by 10 wickets to safe a successive bonus-point victory within the Ranji Trophy in Mumbai on Monday. Following on, Andhra confronted a frightening job of their second innings, and regardless of some resistance from Shaik Rasheed (66) and Hanuma Vihari (46), Mulani’s artful spin proved an excessive amount of to deal with because the guests folded for 244 in 73.4 overs, setting a simple goal of 34. Mulani returned with 4/96 within the second innings, securing a match-haul of 10/161, his sixth 10-wicket haul in first-class cricket.

Mumbai overhauled the goal in 8.4 overs maintaining all their wickets intact to safe seven factors (six plus one bonus level).

The 41-times champions, who defeated Bihar by an innings and 51 runs within the opening spherical, now sit fairly at high of the Group B standings with 14 factors from two matches, 4 factors away from Chhattisgarh who bagged three factors towards Bihar in Patna.

Mumbai had dominated the proceedings from the beginning, posting a formidable complete of 395 of their first innings.

Bhupen Lalwani’s stable 61, aided by Tanush Kotian (54) and Mohti Avasthis’s (53) well-crafted half-centuries, gave them the early benefit.

Mulani additionally contributed with the bat with a affected person 38 off 111 balls earlier than he dismantled Andhra’s batting lineup with spectacular figures of 6/65. Andhra folded for 184 within the first innings as Ajinkya Rahane was fast to implement follow-on.

Bengal bag three in Kanpur

Bengal needed to accept three factors by advantage of first innings lead over Uttar Pradesh after your complete fourth and last day’s play on the Inexperienced Park Stadium in Kanpur was known as off resulting from dangerous gentle.

Speedster Mohammad Kaif (4/15 and three/72) was named the person of the match for bagging a formidable seven wickets within the match whereas additionally scoring a combating unbeaten 45.

Earlier, after bowling out UP for simply 60 of their first innings, Bengal managed to submit 188, which helped them pocket the all-important first innings lead.

UP’s second essay fightback was steered by skipper Nitish Rana who was unbeaten on 47 with the crew’s rating of 178/4, forward by 50 runs at shut on day three.

The match nonetheless couldn’t get underway on the ultimate day due to dangerous gentle as Bengal settled for 3 essential factors.

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