Nagpur: Pacer Umesh Yadav, released from India's Test squad for the ongoing second Test against South Africa, took four wickets to help Vidarbha dismiss Rajasthan for 216 on day one of the Ranji Trophy Group A match here today.
Yadav ended with figures of 4 for 45 in 17.5 overs with the other notable performance coming from Akshay Wakhare (3/78).
Puneet Yadav and Siddharth Dobal saved Rajasthan the blushes with a fighting 67 and 51 respectively.
Rajasthan, who chose to bat, kept losing wickets at regular intervals to remain on the backfoot throughout the innings.
Brief scores: Rajasthan 216 in 88.4 overs (Siddharth Dobal 51, Puneet Yadav 67; Umesh Yadav 4/45, Akshay Wakhare 3/78).