Ranji Trophy 2024: Kulwant-Kartikeya lead Madhya Pradesh to a big win over Baroda


Ranji Trophy 2024: In the Ranji Trophy Elite Group-D match, Madhya Pradesh defeated Baroda by a huge margin of innings and 52 runs.

By Sameer Deshpande

Published Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 08:18 AM (IST)

Updated Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 08:18 AM (IST)

Madhya Pradesh players celebrating after taking a wicket during the match.

HighLights

  1. MP registered a big win by defeating Baroda by an innings and 52 runs and scored seven points.
  2. Now Madhya Pradesh’s next match will be with Jammu and Kashmir in Indore from 16th February.
  3. Kulwant Khejroliya, who took seven wickets (23/2 and 34/5) in both the innings, was chosen man of the match.

Naidunia representative, Indore Ranji Trophy 2024. Madhya Pradesh team gave a strong performance with bat and ball at its home ground (Holkar Stadium) and registered a big win by defeating Baroda by an innings and 52 runs in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group-D match and scored seven points. Kulwant Khejroliya, who took seven wickets (23/2 and 34/5) in both the innings, was chosen man of the match. Madhya Pradesh team will now play the seventh and final league match with Jammu and Kashmir on the same ground from February 16.

in a four-day match Madhya Pradesh Had made a strong score of 454 runs in the first innings. In reply, Baroda’s innings was reduced to just 132 runs in 47.1 overs and it had to follow-on 322 runs. On the fourth and final day of the match (Monday), Baroda started playing in the second innings with a score of 201/3. But Baroda could not perform any miracle in front of the balls of medium pace bowler Kulwant Khejroliya (34/5) and spinner Kumar Karthikeya Singh (77/3) and surrendered before lunch on the score of 270 runs (98.3 overs).

Unbeaten batsman Shivalik Sharma (19) went away by giving a catch to Yash Dubey on the ball of Anubhav Agarwal without adding to the individual score. The other undefeated batsman Shashwat Rawat played some attractive shots and played a brilliant inning of 105 runs in 273 balls with the help of 12 fours. However, the fall of wickets continued from one end. Captain Vishnu Solanki (13)’s bat remained silent in the second innings also. He was dismissed LBW by Anubhav Agarwal. Vishnu (2) had to return to the pavilion after being run out by Aryan Pandey in the first innings.

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After this, the four players who came to bat on the crease could not face Kulwant’s straight and fast balls for long. Atif Seth 20 and Mahesh Pithiya, Bhargav Bhatt and Akash Singh kept them going by giving wickets without opening the account. Apart from Kulwant-Kartikeya, Anubhav Agarwal took 2 wickets for 30 runs.

After Himanshu, Saransh and Shubham played a lot with the bat.

Madhya Pradesh captain Shubham Sharma Baroda After winning the toss, it was decided to bat first and the team made a strong score of 454 runs in 129.3 overs in the first innings. However, despite a bad start, wicketkeeper and opening batsman Himanshu Khatri played a brilliant inning of 111 runs with the help of 12 fours and 2 sixes. After captain Shubham Sharma (61), Saransh Jain contributed 70 runs to the team by hitting 8 fours and 1 six. Bowlers Aryan Pandey (38), Anubhav Agarwal (38) and Karthikeya (45) also played well. Baroda’s Akash Seth got 4 wickets, Mahesh got 3 and Bhargav Bhatt got 2 wickets.

Madhya Pradesh is on top with 26 points

Madhya Pradesh team ranji trophy Got seven points after defeating Baroda by an innings and 52 runs in its sixth league match in Elite Group-D. In this way, Madhya Pradesh has reached the top in the points table with a total of 26 points. Madhya Pradesh has won three and drawn three in a total of 6 matches. Madhya Pradesh will now play its last league match with Jammu and Kashmir in Indore from 16 to 19 February.

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