[caption id="attachment_668236" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-668236" alt="Fazal scored 119 AFP (File photo)" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Faiz-Fazal-afp.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Fazal scored 119 AFP (File photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Centuries by Faiz Fazal and Apoorv Wankhade extended <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/vidarbha" target="_blank">Vidarbha</a> s lead against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/kerala" target="_blank">Kerala</a> to 501 runs at the end of Day Four of the quarter-final match of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ranji-trophy" target="_blank">Ranji Trophy 2017-18</a>. Earlier, after putting up 246 in the first innings, Vidarbha had bowled out Kerala for 176. They took the first-innings lead and posted 431 for 6 at stumps on Day Four. At the crease now are Akshay Wadkar (20*) and Karn Sharma (4*). <p></p> <p></p>Fazal, who failed in the first innings, took Vidarbha off to a strong start. Sanjay Rangaswami departed early, and Fazal partnered with Akshay Wakhare to form a 90-run partnership, before the latter got out for 30. Fazal completed his century before getting out. <p></p> <p></p>[link-to-post url="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ranji-trophy-2017-18-3rd-quarter-final-vidarbha-stage-strong-comeback-against-kerala-courtesy-rajneesh-gurbanis-5-for-667845"][/link-to-post] <p></p> <p></p>Wasim Jaffer and Ganesh Satish then brought stability to Vidarbha s innings. Jaffer departed scoring 58, but Satish formed the biggest partnership of the innings with Wankhade. Satish scored 65 before the 135-run partnership was broken. Wankhade scored his century before getting dismissed and put Vidarbha in driver s seat. <p></p> <p></p>Jalaj Saxena was Kerala s best bowler in the innings with a 3-for. <p></p> <p></p><b>Brief scores:</b> <p></p> <p></p><b>Vidarbha</b> 246 and 431 for 6 (Faiz Fazal 119, Wasim Jaffer 58, Ganesh Satish 65, Apoorv Wankhade 107; KC Akshay 2 for 96, Jalaj Saxena 3 for 106) lead <b>Kerala</b> 176 by 501 runs.