Mumbai fold for 384 despite Musheer unbeaten double ton


Musheer Khan scored an unbeaten double century but Mumbai were bowled out for 384.

Mumbai vs Baroda, Mumbai

Bharghav Bhatt bagged seven wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 384, despite Musheer Khan's unbeaten double century, before Baroda went to stumps on Day 2 on 127 for 2.

Musheer had bailed Mumbai out of a precarious situation with a 181-run stand in the company of Hardik Tamore, which had kept the Baroda bowlers at bay for nearly five hours However, once Tamore departed for 57, Musheer kept running out of partners.

Shardul Thakur struck early to dismiss Priyanshu Moliya in the second over of Baroda's reply, but Shashwat Rawat stitched a couple of half-century stands en route to his unbeaten 69 to help Baroda to a steady position in the contest.

Brief Scores: Mumbai 384 (Musheer Khan 203*, Hardik Tamore 57; Bhargav Bhatt 7-112, Ninad Rathva 3-86) lead Baroda 127/2 (Shashwat Rawat 69*) by 257 runs.

Vidarbha vs Karnataka, Nagpur

Karun Nair's 90 stretched Vidarbha dominance with the bat early on Day 2 before Vidwath Kaverappa returned four wickets to bundle out the hosts for 460. Karnataka went to Stumps on Day 2 on 98 for 2.

Following up on Vidarbha's impressive batting display on the opening day, led by Atharva Taide's century and Yash Rathod's 93, Vidarbha continued to keep the Karnataka bowlers at bay for long periods, but the most productive of the stands was a 58-run alliance between Aditya Sarwate and Nair. In response, Vidarbha struck early with the ball, dismissing Mayank Agarwal for a second-ball duck.

Brief Scores: Vidarbha 460 (Atharva Taide 109, Yash Rathod 93, Karun Nair; Vidwath Kaverappa 4-99, Hardik Raj 2-89) lead Karnataka 98/2 (R Samarth 43*) by 362 runs.

Tamil Nadu vs Saurashtra, Coimbatore

Baba Indrajith and B Kumar struck half-centuries as Tamil Nadu stretched their dominance in the contest against Saurashtra on a slow-moving Day 2. The duo put on a 119-run partnership for the fifth wicket to bail the side after they were reduced to 134 for 4.

Earlier in the day, R Sai Kishore also stroked a half-century. Tamil Nadu went on to stretch the first innings lead to 117 runs at the end of Day 2.

Brief Scores: Saurashtra 183 trail Tamil Nadu 300/6 (Baba Indrajith 80, B Kumar 65; Parth Bhut 2-65) by 117 runs.

Madhya Pradesh vs Andhra, Indore

Courtesy a fine all-round bowling performance, led by triple strikes each from Anubhav Agarwal and Kumar Kartikeya, Andhra were bundled out for 172, handing Madhya Pradesh a 62-run first innings lead at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. The hosts then added 21 runs without losing a wicket in their second essay before stumps were called on Day 2

Barring a 48-run stand for the sixth wicket between Karan Shinde and Shoaib Md Khan, Andhra found very little momentum in the innings. Pacers Avesh Khan and Kulwant Khejroliya also returned a brace each as MP ended the day with a slight edge.