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Wrap the Ranji Trophy: Prithvi Shaw scores a career-high 240 not out and Ruturaj Gaikwad scores 118 not out in the first day of play against Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy 2022-23

In Mumbai’s match against Assam, Prithvi Shaw scored his highest first-class score, 240 not out.

Maharashtra’s strong batting performance against Tamil Nadu was led by Ruturaj Gaikwad.

Saurashtra’s victory over Hyderabad was led by Jaydev Unadkat.

On the first day of the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 fifth round match between Mumbai and Assam at the Amingaon Cricket Ground in Guwahati on January 10.

Prithvi Shaw made a big statement by scoring 240 runs off just 283 balls

Mumbai was 397 for 2 at the end of Day 1 at Stumps, and Shaw scored 33 boundaries and a six to remain unbeaten on 240.

Shaw and opener Musheer Khan put together a 123-run stand before Khan was run out on 42.

After that, he and captain Ajinkya Rahane put together an unbeaten 200-run partnership before Rahane reached Stumps on 73 not out.

Shaw overcame a string of low scorers in the current Ranji Trophy season to score his highest Test score of 240 not out.

In the last four games of the season, Shaw had scored 160 runs with just one player who scored fifty or more.

Shaw, who last played in a Test match in December 2020.

Shaw will be eager to put himself back in the mix by scoring a big score.

Despite his success in domestic cricket, the 23-year-old has been consistently left out of white-ball cricket.

Maharashtra won the opening day match against Tamil Nadu at the MCA Cricket Stadium in Gahunje, scoring 350 for 6 at Stumps.

RUTURAJ HITS CLASSY TON

After warming the bench in the T20I series against Sri Lanka.

India opener Ruturaj Gaikwad returned to play for Maharashtra and struck 118 not out in just 126 balls.

With 16 boundaries and 3 sixes, the Chennai Super Kings opener was at his best.

Kedar Jadhav, who had scored a double hundred in the match before against Assam.

Scored a quick 56, and captain AR Bawane was run out for 45.

Maharashtra gained strength thanks to Azim Kazi’s unbeaten performance on 87.

L Vignesh, a pacer, was the best bowler for Tamil Nadu, taking two wickets. Vijay Shankar, Sandeep Warrier, and R Sai Kishore each took a wicket.

At Hyderabad’s Gymkahana Ground,

The hosts were put out for just 79 runs as Saurashtra took over the ball for a second match in a row.

UNADKAT IS ON FIRE AGAIN

In the previous match, Saurashtra bowled Delhi out for 133 after leaving them reeling at 10 for 6.

The only Hyderabad batter to surpass the 20-run mark was K Rohit Rayudu.

Captain Jaydev Unadkat finished with three wickets.

Dharmendrasinh Jadeja also participated in Saurashtra’s wild ball game.

After fifties from Chirag Jani (68) and Sheldon Jackson (59 not out), Saurashtra reached Stumps at 250 for 5.

Cheteshwar Pujara, who was expected to score a lot in the four-match Australian series, was out for 25.

On Day 1 of their match at the Goa Cricket Association Academy.

Goa was bowled out for 223 by Pondicherry, but ARJUN failed to impress Meawnhile.

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