Ranji Trophy 2012: Gujarat launch strong reply against Rajasthan

Gujarat were 104 for the loss of one wicket when the stumps were were drawn at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera © Getty Images

Ahmadabad: Dec 9, 2012
 
Gujarat made a strong reply after an unbeaten hundred from captain Hrishikesh Kanitkar helped Rajasthan to 294 in their Ranji Trophy Group A match on Sunday.
 
Gujarat were 104 for the loss of one wicket when the stumps were were drawn at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera.
 
Opener Samit Gohel (43) and Bhargav Merai (28) were at the crease.
 
Left-arm spinner Gajendra Singh got the wicket of young opener Smit Patel who scored just 27 runs.
 
Earlier, Rajasthan finised their first innings at a reasonable total, thanks to Kanitkar’s 100 that included 13 boundaries.
 
For Gujarat, left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv finished with an impressive figures of six for 65 in 45 overs, including 21 maidens.
 
Gujarat are trailing the visitors by 190 runs with nine wickets remaining in their first innings.
 
Brief Scores: Rajasthan 294 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar 100*, Sourabh Chouhan 42; Rakesh Dhurv 6 for 65) lead Gujarat 104 for 1 (Samit Gohel 43*, Bhargav Merai 28*; Gajendra Singh 1 for 18) by 190 runs.