Ranji Trophy: Saxena, Kanitkar, Ali centurions on 1st day

New Delhi, Nov 9: Vineet Saxena and Hrishikesh Kanitkar of Rajasthan, and Tripura’s Abbas Ali smashed centuries on the opening day of the second round of Ranji Trophy matches Friday.

Brief Scores:

Group A:

In Jaipur: Rajasthan 269 for 2 in 90 overs (Vineet Saxena batting 114, Hrishikesh Kanitkar 119) vs Mumbai

In Anantapur: Tripura 228 for 6 in 90 overs (Abbas Ali batting 103; Syed Sahabuddin 2 for 44, D Shivkumar 2 for 40) vs Andhra

In Surat: Gujarat 278 for 5 in 90 overs (Smit Patel 61, Parthiv Patel 56, Manprit Juneja batting 67; Ravindra Jadeja 2 for 62) vs Saurashtra

In Hyderabad: Hyderabad 159 for 2 in 54 overs Hanuma Vihari batting 76, VVS Laxman batting 70) vs Madhya Pradesh

In Chandigarh: Bengal 280 for 7 in 90 overs (Writam Porel 32, Wriddhiman Saha batting 75, Laxmi Shukla 62; Manpreet Gony 2 for 35, Sandeep Sharma 2 for 50) vs Punjab

Group B:

In Chennai: Tamil Nadu: 260 for 2 in 90 overs (Abhinav Mukund 51, K.B. Arun Karthik 50, Baba Aparajith batting 85, Subramaniam Badrinath 50) vs Karnataka

In Vadodara: Vidarbha 219 for 8 in 88 overs (Hemang Badani batting 85, Shalabh Shrivastava 63; M Vahora 2 for 85, Firdaush Bhaja 3 for 36, Yusuf Pathan 2 for 35) vs Baroda

In Delhi: Odisha 143 all out in 47.1 overs (Natraj Behera 35; Manan Sharma 4 for 30, Pawan Suyal 3 for 43, S Narwal 2 for 35) vs Delhi 62 for 3 in 31 overs (Basant Mohanty 2 for 21)

In Pune: Maharashtra 339 for 3 in 90 overs (Harshad Khadiwale 68, Dilip Atitkar 80, Kedar Jadhav batting 102; Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2 for 48) vs U. Pradesh

Group C:

Jammu and Kashmir 196 for 7 in 91 overs (Ian Dev 36, Parvez Rassol batting 90; S Bandekar 2 for 48, Sher Yadav 2 for 23) vs Goa

In Nadaun: Services 290 for 6 in 90 overs (Pratik Desai 61, Soomik Chatarjee 54, Rajat Paliwal 52; Rishi Dhawan 2 for 70, Prashant Chopra 2 for 26) vs Himachal Pradesh

In Jamshedpur: Assam 179 all out in 88.1 overs (Hokaito Zhimomi 48, Tarjinder Singh 37; Shahbaz Nadeem 4 for 65, Sunny Gupta 4 for 56) vs Jharkhand 2 for 0

IANS