Daily Excelsior – JAMSHEDPUR/RAJKOT, Nov 9: Splendid centuries by promising opening batsman, Shubham Khajuria and wicket-keeper batsman, Punit Bisht, coupled with unbeaten 79 by Owais Shah helped Jammu and Kashmir to score decent 355/6 on day-1 of the Ranji Trophy Group-B match at Jamshedpur, today.

Summary

  • JAMSHEDPUR/RAJKOT, Nov 9: Splendid centuries by promising opening batsman, Shubham Khajuria and wicket-keeper batsman, Punit Bisht, coupled with unbeaten 79 by Owais Shah helped Jammu and Kashmir to score decent 355/6 on day-1 of the Ranji Trophy Group-B match at Jamshedpur, today.
  • Meanwhile at Rajkot, Cheteswar Pujara scored his 43rd first-class hundred and Snell Patell his first, guiding Saurashtra to a comfortable 311 for one at stumps on day one of their Ranji Trophy Group A match against defending champions Gujarat.
  • It was good match practice for Pujara ahead of the Sri Lanka series that begins with the first Test at the Eden Gardens from November 16.
  • Pujara had broken Vijay Merchant’s record of most double hundreds in first-class cricket by an Indian after scoring 204 against Jharkhand last week.
  • Brief scores: Saurashtra 311/1 in 90 overs (Pujara 115 batting, Patel 156 batting; Chawla 1/64).


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