Vidarbha veteran Wasim Jaffer continued his love affair with the Ranji Trophy notching his 57th century in his 22nd season on the second day of the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 quarter-final against Uttarakhand at Nagpur on Wednesday.

The defending champions saw two centurions on the day with Sanjay Ramaswamy reaching his sixth century. The 40-year-old Jaffer and Ramaswamy were involved in a massive unbeaten 215-run partnership for the second wicket when stumps were drawn. Jaffer s 153-ball 111 was decorated with 13 boundaries, while Ramaswamy smashed 16 hits to the fence during his 112 off 212 deliveries. (ALSO READ: Shivam Mavi takes 3 as Saurashtra reduced to 170/7 versus Uttar Pradesh)

Captain Faiz Fazal was the only casualty for Vidarbha. He fell to Deepak Dhapola in the 15th over for 29. Vidarbha were 260/1, adrift by just 95 runs with nine wickets at hand, on course to take a first-innings lead.

Earlier in the day, resuming their first dig at 293/6, Saurabh Rawat, overnight on 68, went on to reach the three-figure mark his third in Ranji Trophy as the visiting side folded for 355. Rawat s 162-ball stay at the crease saw him tonk 15 boundaries and two sixes. Rawat fell to India pacer Umesh Yadav for 108 in the 107th over. (ALSO READ: Wasim Jaffer becomes most capped player in Ranji Trophy history)

For Vidarbha, Yadav was the pick of the bowlers with four for 90 in his 31.4 overs.

Brief scores: Vidarbha 260/1 (Sanjay Ramaswamy 112*, Wasim Jaffer 111*) trail Uttarakhand 355 (Saurabh Rawat 108, Avneesh Sudha 91; Umesh Yadav 4/90) by 95 runs