Ranji debutant Vishal Dabholkar, who was impressive with his three-wicket haul against Baroda in the ongoing quarter-final match here, today said that he got advice to maintain consistency from senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Riding on opener Rameez Nemat`s unbeaten 97 and Ishank Jaggi`s 50 not out, Jharkhand posted 195 for three in their first innings against Punjab on the first day of their five-day Ranji Trophy quarter-final match here today.
Sachin Tendulkar scored his 80th first-class century for Mumbai to help his team post 272 for three on the first day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final clash against Baroda at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.
Sachin Tendulkar, who recently retired from one-day cricket, will not play in Mumbai`s last Ranji Trophy league game against Gujarat but has made himself available for the knock-out stage if the team reaches the quarter-finals.
India discard Robin Uthappa and rookie Kunal Kapoor hit centuries as Karnataka batted out the whole of final day to manage a point against Haryana in their penultimate Ranji Trophy group league encounter here today.
A handy first-innings lead of 71 runs proved to be crucial for Rajasthan as it helped them earn three points from their drawn Group A Ranji Trophy match against Saurashtra on the fourth and final day here today.
Paceman Vikramjeet Malik returned with a five-wicket haul to bundle out Jammu and Kashmir for a paltry 175 and put Himachal Pradesh in a commanding position on the opening day of their four-day Ranji Trophy Group C match here today.
Skipper Amit Mishra struck an unbeaten 86 and added 125 runs for the unbeaten seventh wicket stand with Jayant Yadav as Haryana ended the first day`s play of the Ranji Trophy Group B league encounter against Karnataka at 293 for seven.