The Round Eight of Ranji Trophy 2014-15 has started from February 29 © Getty Images
The Round Eight of Ranji Trophy 2014-15 has started from February 29 © Getty Images

The round eight of the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 are being held across India. While KL Rahul scored his first triple hundred becoming the first Karnataka batsman to score a triple ton in Ranji Trophy, Harshal Patel picked up six wickets.

Here are the batting and bowling highlights from Day Two of Ranji trophy 2014-15 round eight.

Batting Moments

KL Rahul scored 336, his first triple hundred and thus becoming the first Karnataka player to score a triple ton in Ranji Trophy. He went past Gundappa Viswanath’s 247 which was the previous best by any Karnataka batsman against Uttar Pradesh before today.

Sanju Samson’s second double hundred in Ranji Trophy. Riding on his 207, Kerala scored 483 in first innings against Services.

Paras Dogra’s fifth Ranji Trophy double hundred. The Himachal veteran was not out on 204 along with skipper Bipul Sharma, who scored 119 not out, the latter’s highest score. Himachal declared their innings at 535.

Gujarat’s No. 8 batsman Rush Kalaria’s 106 against Maharashtra. Kalaria’s 106 is his highest score and also highest by a No. 8 batsman for Gujarat.

Aditya Tare’s 127 was the saving grace in Mumbai’s batting against Baroda. Apart Shrideep Mangela, who scored 55, and skipper Tare, none of the Mumbai batsmen scored beyond 25.

Bowling Moments

Harshal Patel’s six-wicket haul skittle Rajasthan for 180 against Haryana’s first innings score of 373. Rajasthan were asked to follow on.

Despite Vidarbha scoring 370, Delhi’s Shivam Sharma took five wickets and had an economy rate of 3.29.

Shrikant Wagh and Rakesh Dhruve of Vidarbha picked up four and three wickets respectively to leave Delhi reeling at 133 for the loss of eight wickets.

Apart diminishing Punjab for 167, one would have expected Odisha to take advantage of the opportunity and put on a big first innings total. However, Siddharth Kaul’s five-wicket haul bowled out Odisha for 183.

Mumbai’s batsmen could not put up a big first innings total. However, that did not stop the team from putting up a good bowling display. Balwinder Sandhu and Harmeet Singh picked up four wickets each as Baroda were all out 184 in the first innings.