Young Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer notched up his second century in as many Ranji Trophy matches, slamming an unbeaten 142 in the second innings against Madhya Pradesh in a Group A cricket tie that ended in a draw at the Wankhede Stadium here today.
Brimming with confidence after worsting formidable Mumbai in the premier Ranji tournament, Jammu and Kashmir's cricket team that, in many ways, is representative of India's pluralism, is confident of doing even better with proper infrastructure and financial support.
Skipper Suryakumar Yadav struck a superb century, his sixth in first-class cricket and second of the season, while young opener Akhil Herwadkar missed his ton by just three runs as Mumbai dominated Madhya Pradesh on day one of the four-day Group A Ranji Trophy match here today.
Their campaign back on track after a wobbly start, 40-time champions Mumbai take on struggling Madhya Pradesh as marginal favourites in their fifth round Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match commencing at the Wankhede Stadium.
South Africa umpire of Indian origin, Allahuddien Paleker, is to officiate in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match between Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh to be held at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 5-8.
Mumbai have replaced experienced and injured all-rounder Abhishek Nayar with Javed Khan for their fifth round Group A Ranji Trophy league cricket match against Madhya Pradesh at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 5-8.
Sachin Tendulkar made an appearance at the Wankhede Stadium, scene of his emotional farewell from cricket in November last year, to talk to Mumbai Ranji Trophy team members after they were stunned by Jammu and Kashmir by four wickets in their season opening Group A game.
Seeking their 41st Ranji Trophy title, former champions Mumbai are to open their campaign against Group A minnows Jammu and Kashmir in the first-ever meeting between the two teams in 80 years of the tournament, here Sunday.
Defending champions and hosts West Zone will have a clear edge over strong challengers, East Zone when the two teams meet in the day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy inter-zonal limited over competition at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.
After starring in South Zone's comprehensive 116-run victory with plenty of overs to spare over Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final here on Saturday, century-maker Baba Aparajith said he was not aware the national selectors were watching the game.
Riding on Baba Aparajith's splendid century, South Zone crushed a hapless Central Zone by 116 runs with 13.3 overs to spare in the Deodhar Trophy quarter final at the Wankhede Stadium, here on Saturday.
Mumbai Police on Saturday ordered an inquiry into major security lapse during the swearing-in of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside Wankhede Stadium on October 31.