Ranji Trophy: Mumbai gather three points against Baroda
Riding on Shreyas Iyer's marathon knock of 173, Ranji giants Mumbai gathered three points against Baroda.
Vadodra: Riding on Shreyas Iyer's marathon knock of 173, Ranji giants Mumbai on Sunday gathered three points against Baroda on the basis of first innings lead in their Group B cricket encounter here.
In a high-scoring four-day encounter, the Aditya Tare-led Mumbai drew first blood after posting 447 in the first innings. The Aditya Waghmode-led Baroda replied with a gutsy 397 in response but was not enough.
Abhishek Nayar's 89-run contribution, while coming in at No.8 also added to the Mumbai score.
In the end, Mumbai finished proceedings on 202 for five with Suryakumar Yadav unbeaten on 100.
Dhawal Kulkarni's fifer in the Baroda innings also helped Mumbai get those crucial points at the Reliance Stadium.
Mumbai 447 and 202/5 in 61.3 overs (Suryakumar Yadav 100, Akhil Herwadkar 58; Swapnil Singh 3-70)
Points: Mumbai 3, Baroda 1.