After bundling out Mumbai for 145, Vid slump to 6 for 89

  • | Saturday | 2nd December, 2023

Nagpur: Fall of as many as 16 wickets on Day 1 on a treacherous pitch at VCAs Kalamna ground has left the Vidarbha-Mumbai Cooch Behar Trophy match wide open.The defending champions, having won their first two matches by innings margins, looked on course for another win as they bundled out Mumbai for 145. But the host batters too found the pitch too hot to handle and were left tottering at 89 for 6 by the end of Day 1.After Mumbai decided to bat, medium pacerPratham Maheshwari drew first blood on the third ball by removing Awais Khan for a duck.The other opener, Ayush Mhatre (35;35b;7x4), along with Nutan steadied the Mumbai innings.Maheshwari struck again to remove Mhatre and reduces Mumbai to 52 for 2. The introduction of Sanyog Bhagwat, fresh from his India U-19 A stint, coincided with Mumbai collapse. Bhagwat, a left-arm seamer, picked up two wickets, while Maheshwari accounted for three more as Mumbai collapsed to 64 for 7. Thanks to Abhigyan Kundu (59;94b;12x4) and Fardeeen Shaikh (20;83b;3x4), Mumbai managed to reach a respectable total. Vidarbha too began badly as they lost Aniket Askar with the score on 8. Opener Aditya Ahuja (29;61b;4x4;1x6) and Tushar Suryawanshi (22;54b;4x4) added 38 runs for the second wicket. Suryawanshis dismissal triggered the Vidarbha collapse.The defending champions lost five wickets in 13 overs which yielded just 37 runs. Skipper Zubairoddin Khatib (10;51b) and Bhagwat (4;8b) were on the crease when stumps were drawn.BRIEF SCORES: Mumbai 145 all out in 49.1 overs (Abhigyan Kundu 59, Ayush Mhatre 35; Pratham Maheshwari 5-36, Sanyog Bhagwat 3-58) lead Vidarbha 89 for 6 in 34 overs (Aditya Ahuja 29, Tushar Suryawanshi 22; Ayush Vartak 3-31, Yaseen Shaikh 2-16) by 56 runs. tnnWe also published the following articles recentlyVidarbha complete hat-trick of wins in Vijay Hazare Trophy, defeat Maharashtra by 5 wicketsChange of ground and weather conditions did not change the result as Vidarbha completed a hat-trick of wins in the Vijay Hazare One-Day Trophy. Vidarbha downed Maharashtra by 5 wickets in an overcast match. Darshan Nalkandes five-wicket haul and Umesh Yadavs performance helped Vidarbha restrict Maharashtra to 255/8. Harsh Dubey and Shubham Dubeys brilliant batting led Vidarbha to victory with 5 deliveries to spare.Mumbai: Trial run for launching of Gokhale girder successfulThe trial run for the first phase of the Gokhale bridge in Mumbai has been successfully completed. The construction, costing around Rs. 90 crores, is being undertaken by AB Infrabuild Ltd. The bridge will have a 90-metre girder, making it the second largest after Vidyavihar ROB. The opening of one phase is scheduled for February 15, 2024, with the full bridge opening in May 2024. The construction is being done on municipal land, without any piers over the railway land.Rains lash Mumbai over weekendUnseasonal rain and thunderstorms hit Mumbai over the weekend, surprising residents. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued a warning for rain and thunder activity. In the 24 hours ending Sunday morning, IMD recorded 9.2 mm and 5.2 mm of rainfall at its observatories. While a yellow alert was in place, indicating thunderstorms and heavy wind, light to moderate rains were forecasted for Monday. The heavy thunderstorm was attributed to weather systems, including a western disturbance, confluence of winds, and an upper air trough. Weather enthusiasts were excited by this rare occurrence and shared satellite animations.

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