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Nagpur: Vidarbha piled up a mammoth 511 in their first essay and then reduced Mumbai to 169/6 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy 2018-19 Round 8 Elite A match on Monday.

For Vidarbha, veteran Wasim Jaffer (178) and one-down Atharva Taide (95) had laid foundation of a big score at the Vidarha Cricket Association stadium.

Resuming at 389/4, Ganesh Satish added 13 runs to his overnight tally and fell at 90 as he missed a deserving hundred. Satish became pacer Shardul Thakur’s second victim. But a determined Mohit Kale struck a patient 68 in 126 balls.

And contributions from lower order batsmen – Apoorv Wankhede (25), Akshay Wakhare (20 not out) and Aditya Sarwate (16) – helped the hosts cross the 500-run mark.

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For the visitors, slow left-arm bowler Dhurmil Matkar ended with a five-wicket haul but had to concede 141 runs. However, 41-time Ranji champions Mumbai, who need an outright win to stay alive in the tournament, had a disastrous start.

They lost opener Vikrant Auti (7), in-form captain Siddhesh Lad (3) and Shreyas Iyer (0) cheaply. The visitors were reeling at 31-3, but then Jay Bista (64) and all-rounder Shubham Ranjane (52) resurrected their innings with their 99-run stand for the fourth wicket.

As things looked positive for Mumbai, Bista threw his wicket away, with Mumbai at 130/4. Then the domestic giants lost Ranjane and experienced batsman Aditya Tare (12) in quick succession.

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At close of play, all-rounder Shivam Dube (21 not out) and Dhurmil Matkar (6 not out) were holding fort.

For Vidarbha, young off-spinner Akshay Wakhare (4/55) was the pick of the bowlers and his scalps included Bista, Iyer and Ranjane.

Brief scores: Mumbai 169/6 (Jay Bista 64, Shubham Ranjane 52; Akshay Wakhare 4/55) trail Vidarbha 511 (Wasim Jaffer 178, Atharva Taide 95, Ganesh Satish 90; Dhurmil Matkar 5-141) by 342 runs