Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > News >

Ranji Trophy 2012: Punjab earn three points in clash against Mumbai

Ranji Trophy 2012: Punjab earn three points in clash against Mumbai

Punjab is now leading the points table with 32 points © Getty Images

Mumbai: Dec 11, 2012

Punjab earned three crucial points against Mumbai by virtue of their 95-run first innings lead on a dramatic final day of the Ranji Trophy Group A match.

The match ended in a draw but not without some drama on the final day of the four-day match that saw close to 20 wickets collapsing at the Wankhede Stadium.

Punjab is now leading the points table with 32 points, while Mumbai is placed at fifth position.

Punjab, who had posted 580 in the first innings before being bundled out for a paltry 59 in their second essay, set an improbable victory target of 155 in 10 overs before Mumbai.

The target was too tall for the home team to achieve and they eventually eneded at 62 for two in six overs before the umpires decided to draw curtains on the match.

Mumbai started their second innings with makeshift openers in the form of Rohit Sharma and Abhishek Nayar.

But the hosts lost first innings double centurion Sharma and wicket-keeper Aditya Tare in their chase to garner only one point for the outing.

Sharma struck three sixes and a four and was caught at the boundary line after scoring 28.

Left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan wrecked the Punjab batting line-up in the second innings with his career-best figures of nine for 23.

Karan Goel was the lone Punjab batsman to have managed double digit score with 25 runs.

Earlier resuming at the overnight score of 364 for three, Mumbai lost Hiken Shah in the third over of the day.

Rohit Sharma notched up 203, laced with 24 boundaries and three sixes, but got himself run out in the end.

Punjab pacer Manpreet Gony scalped five wickets, while skipper Harbhajan Singh picked up three wickets.

Brief Scores: Punjab 580 & 59 (Karan Goel 25, Ankeet Chavan 9 for 23) drew with Mumbai 485 & 61 for 2 in 6 overs (Rohit Sharma 28, Abhishek Nayar 26; Sandeep Sharma 1 for 7)

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 16, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 17, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

More

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 6, 2014  at Dhaka

Australia Women won by 6 wkts

T20 WC 2014

Apr 6, 2014  at Dhaka

Sri Lanka won by 6 wkts

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 4, 2014  at Dhaka

England Women won by 9 wkts

T20 WC 2014

Apr 4, 2014  at Dhaka

India won by 6 wkts

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 3, 2014  at Dhaka

Australia Women won by 8 runs

Photos

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge play cricket

Videos

Steven Finn rips apart Sussex with 6 for 80

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2014: Stats comparison of bowlers

IPL 2014: Bowlers to watch out for in the tournament

IPL 2014: Kolkata Knight Riders’ all-rounders hold key to success

IPL 2014: Utility players who can make a difference

IPL: What value does a franchisee owner bring to the side by sitting in the dugout?

Australia BCCI England India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders Moments in history Mumbai Indians Pakistan Royal Challengers Bangalore Sachin Tendulkar

Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Live Scorecard IPL 2014: Match 1 of IPL 7 at Abu Dhabi

IPL 7: AB de Villiers is ‘Mr Cricket’ for me, says Vijay Zol

Live Cricket Score IPL 2014: Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) match 1 of IPL 7 at Abu Dhabi

IPL 2014: List of broadcasters for IPL 7

Kevin Pietersen ruled out of IPL 2014 clash between Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore

IPL 2014: Begins yet another Controversy Premier League

Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2014 will look to keep integrity intact, says Shane Watson

IPL 2014: Life after Sachin Tendulkar

IPL 2009: Looking at events that led to T20 extravaganza being held in South Africa

IPL 2014: Top 10 Indian youngsters to watch out for

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

622 Posts | 7 Fans

Video Highlights: Virat Kohli's 77 during India vs Sri Lanka ICC World T20 2014 final at Dhaka

Southern film industry bags 17 National Awards

Steve Job’s death prompted Samsung to start its anti-Apple marketing campaign

Ghee health benefits – 6 reasons why experts recommend eating it every day!

61st National Awards: Jal wins award for best special effects!

Airtel announces new Night packs with reduced call rates and Internet tariff

World Hemophilia Day 2014: Lack of awareness about hemophilia still persists

IPL 2014 Points Table, Match Results and Team Standings

Candidates to look out for in Rajasthan on 17 April

Also on cricketcountry.com