Ranji Trophy Final Day 2 Highlights: Saurashtra score 384/8 against Bengal at Stumps
Ranji final Highlights: SaurashtraSaurashtra finished day 2 on 384/8 with Chirag Jani and Dharmendrasinh Jadeja on the crease. Pujara, Vasavada and Prerak Mankad were dismissed in quick succession to halt the momentum Saurashtra gained. The first day of the final in Rajkot lived up to the expectations as both Saurashtra and Bengal produced some compelling cricket. Hosts Saurashtra were given a solid start by their top three batsmen as Avi Barot and Vishvaraj Jadeja slammed half-centuries. Bengal bowled hit back in the second session with medium-pacer Akash Deep picking three crucial wickets. Cheteshwar Pujara had to retire hurt due to dehydration.
Bengal vs Saurashtra, Highlights:
17:01 hrs: Saurashtra finished day 2 on 384/8 with Chirag Jani and Dharmendrasinh Jadeja on the crease. Pujara, Vasavada and Prerak Mankad were dismissed in quick succession to halt the momentum Saurashtra gained.
16:24 hrs: Arpit Vasavada scored 106 before being dismissed by Shahbaz Ahmed.
15:49 hrs: Pujara heads back to the pavilion after a gritty innings against Bengal. He scored 66 runs off 237 balls to frustate the Bengal bowlers.
15:01 hrs: Saurashtra are on 342/5 at Tea with Pujara and Vasavada still on the crease.
14:32 hrs: Chesteswar Pujara has overcome his illness and hit a fifty in the Ranji Trophy final.
14:03 hrs: Arpit Vasavada completes his century with a four off Majumdar.
13:32 hrs: The Bengal bowlers have been made to toil hard on the second day by the Saurashtra batters. The 100-run partnership has been completed with Vasavada nearing his hundred while Pujara closing in on his fifty.
12:58 hrs: Saurashtra batsmen have come out to resume their innings after Lunch.
12:27 hrs: The first session firmly belonged to the Saurashtra as they hit 72 runs in the first session with Pujara and Vasavda on the crease. Saurashtra are on 278/5 at Lunch.