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Ranji Trophy Quarterfinals: Record win for Mumbai against Uttarakhand

On Wednesday, a new record was set in first-class cricket, for the biggest win in terms of runs. Mumbai beat Uttarakhand by 725 runs in the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy. In Australia in 1930, New South Wales beat Queensland by 685 runs. That is, it was the biggest victory in terms of runs in first class cricket so far. Mumbai has broken this record after 92 years. Let us tell you that Ranji Trophy is also included in first class cricket.

If we talk about the 88-year-old Ranji tournament, then before this the record of the biggest win was in the name of Bengal. Bengal defeated Odisha by 540 runs in December 1953. South Zone holds the record for the biggest win in the overall first class matches played in India. South Zone defeated Central Zone by 552 runs in the 2011 Duleep Trophy match.

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Uttarakhand was given a target of 795 runs, which was all out to 69


Mumbai declared their first innings at 647/8. After that, the batsmen of Uttarakhand were run for 114 runs. Declaring the second innings on 261/3, the team gave Uttarakhand a target of 795 runs. Uttarakhand’s team could score only 69 runs after reaching such a big target.

A double century, two centuries, and 4 fifties were scored by Mumbai.

In the match, Suved Parkar scored a double century in the first innings for Mumbai, while Sarfaraz Khan scored a superb 153 runs. Armaan Jaffer (60) and Shams Mulani (59) with half-centuries also performed very well with the bat in this innings. In the second innings of the team, opener Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 103, Prithvi Shaw made 72 and Aditya Tare scored 57 runs. Mulani took seven wickets in the match. He got 4 wickets in the first innings and three wickets in the second.