Ranji Trophy Group A: Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka & Vidarbha ahead

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Ranji Trophy Group A: Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka & Vidarbha ahead

In the Group A match between Assam and Maharashtra, the latter beat the former by an inning and 52 runs. In the fourth day, in Chennai, the team knocked out four wickets from Assam. Maharashtra has its second consecutive victory in the season, ramping up to the quarter finals. In the final day, Assam resumed on 115 for 6. Arun Karthik and Swarupam Purkayastha partnered for 83 runs, but the pair was broken by the spin attack from Satyajeet Bacchav. The bowler removed Purkayastha at 69. Another, dismissal that dented Assam was the wicket of Abu Nechim Ahmed. The player was removed for a duck by Mohsin Sayyad.

The top striker from Maharashtra was Anupam Sanklecha, who had eight wickets in the first inning. Taking down the last wicket, the bowler ended the inning for the Assam at 234. Karthik remained unbeaten in the inning with the score of 87. In Maharashtra's inning, Kedar Jadhav and Chirag Khurana hammered centuries taking the team's score to 542.

In Wayanad, Delhi beat Rajasthan by two wickets. In the final day, the team scaled up 153 runs starting at 51 for 3. Shikhar Dhawan steered the inning for some momentum. The player was on the match to qualify for the international team after recovering from his finger injury. However, he was dismissed on 49, being denied the half century. Delhi started the inning weak, losing five wickets for 76 runs. Nitish Rana and Sumit Narwal added substantial runs for the victory. Rana had 31 and Narwal scored 27. In Rajasthan's first inning, Amit Kumar Gautam scored a ton, which was his maiden century in first-class cricket, taking away the Player of the Match title.

Vidarbha defeated Saurashtra by eight wickets in New Delhi. Saurashtra opener Snell Patel scored 63, before Akshay Wakhare and Mohammad Shaikh picked up seven wickets to put a lag in the team. Vidarbha chased 144 to win over Saurashtra. They lost Faiz Fazal earlier in the inning, but Sanjay Ramaswamy and Ganesh Satish both hammered half centuries to scale up the chase.

In the New Delhi match between Karnataka and New Delhi, the former nicked a win. The two key batsmen for the team were CM Gautam and Shreyas Gopal who smashed 95 and 77 in the final inning. Karnataka scored 393 runs in the inning, with the substantial strike from the last four wickets. The batsmen scored the last 162 runs. The number nine batsman K Gowtham, scored 46 in the stretch. Odisha started the inning strong losing no wickets for the first 63 runs.


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