Ranji Trophy 2017: Mumbai beat Odisha to bag first win of the season

Odisha lower order put up a fight but Mumbai registered its maiden win of the season in Ranji Trophy Group C match at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) on Saturday.

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Mumbai bagged its first win of the season, dominating Odisha and winning by 120 runs in Ranji Trophy Group 'C' match at KIIT Stadium on Saturday.

Odisha was at 93 for 4 and resumed play on Saturday and in less than two sessions, Akash Parkar and Dhawal Kulkarni finished with three wickets each to win it for Mumbai.

Chasing 413 for an unlikely win, the home side was never in the hunt, losing wickets at regular intervals with only captain Govind Poddar offering resistance, with a gutsy 87.

Poddar put on 90 runs with Shantanu Mitra (49) before falling to Abhishek Nayar, who also ended Biplab Samantaray's fight by bowling him for 31.

Suryakant Rawat hit three sixers scoring 32 in 21 balls

With this victory, the 41-time Ranji champions moved to 10 points in the group. Mumbai next plays Baroda at home on November 9.


Scores

Mumbai 289 all out in 99.5 overs (Prithvi Shaw 105)and 268 for 9 declared in 71 overs (Siddhesh Lad 117, Prithvi Shaw 46, Suryakant Pradhan 3 for 106).

Odisha 145 all out in 50.5 overs and 292 all out in 85.1 overs (Govind Poddar 87, Shantanu Mishra 49, Akash Parkar 3 for 40, Dhawal Kulkarni 3 for 74). Points - Mumbai:6; Odisha: 0.

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