Latest Match Report – Mumbai vs Vidarbha Closing 2023/24

Vidarbha 105 and 10 for 0 (Shorey 7*, Taide 3*) want one other 528 runs to beat Mumbai 224 and 418 (Musheer 136, Iyer 95, Rahane 73, Mulani 50*, Dubey 5-144, Yash 3-79)

Musheer Khan’s affected person 136 and Shreyas Iyer’s attacking 95 helped Mumbai set Vidarbha a goal of 538 on the third day of the 2023-24 Ranji Trophy closing. The very best goal chased down efficiently in first-class cricket is 536.

With Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma in attendance, the Mumbai batters despatched the Vidarbha fielders on a leather-based hunt.

Ajinkya Rahane acquired going by hitting a 4 off Umesh Yadav within the first over of the day. However he might solely 15 to his in a single day rating of 58 and was caught behind off left-arm spinner Harsh Dubey.

Iyer took the attacking route proper from the beginning, hitting Aditya Thakare over long-off for a six. Yash Thakur and Umesh examined him with the quick ball however Iyer took them on. The shortage of bounce additionally labored in Iyer’s favour as Thakur’s quick balls hardly acquired as much as even chest top. He pulled a type of over lengthy leg for a six.

Iyer had a stroke of luck on 49 when Dubey induced an out of doors edge that went between the wicketkeeper and the slip fielder for 4. However that didn’t cease him from going for his pictures. On the primary ball after lunch, he skipped down the monitor to Dubey and launched him into the stands past long-on.

Musheer was strong on the different finish. At one level, it seemed like Iyer would possibly beat him to a century when he was on 92 and Iyer on 82. However Musheer finally pipped his senior companion. As soon as the milestone was out of the way in which, Musheer accelerated and moved to 129, with Iyer nonetheless 5 in need of his hundred.

Iyer tried to deliver up the three-figure mark with a six however holed out to long-off off Thakare. That ended a 168-run affiliation between Iyer and Musheer however by then, Mumbai’s lead had crossed 450.

Wickets fell in fast succession after that. Yash bowled Hardik Tamore for five, and Dubey removed Musheer and Shardul Thakur off consecutive balls on both facet of tea.

Dubey, who did the majority of the bowling with Aditya Sarwate indisposed, accomplished his five-wicket haul when he bowled Tanush Kotian for 13. Shams Mulani introduced up his half-century within the firm of the decrease order and remained unbeaten on 50.

After Mumbai have been bowled out for 418 in 130.2 overs, the Vidarbha openers needed to face two overs earlier than stumps. Atharva Taide and Dhruv Shorey noticed these off safely.

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