Ranji Trophy Elite - Final

Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan

Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)

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104.1

Aushik Srinivas to Chopra, OUT, and he strikes first ball, well done, a quicker delivery and Chopra on the back foot and looking to work it through the onside, misses it and is struck right in front of the stumps, loud appeal and given.

A Chopra lbw b Aushik Srinivas 94 (440m 307b 10x4 0x6) SR: 30.61

Rajasthan 236/1   VA Saxena 127* (320b 17x4)   R Aushik Srinivas 30.1-11-55-1

156.4

Gupta to Kanitkar, OUT, tossed up outside the off stump and slight turn and Kanitkar looking for the expansive drive through the off side gets an edge and Karthik takes the catch.

HH Kanitkar c †Karthik b Gupta 67 (208m 146b 7x4 0x6) SR: 45.89

Rajasthan 362/2   VA Saxena 186* (489b 23x4 1x6)   Sunny Gupta 26.4-3-75-1

206.3

Gupta to Bist, OUT, out of the blue we have a wicket! The ball is tossed up, grips the surface and turns a bit, Bist plays too early and works in the air to Vasudevadas at square leg.

R Bist c Vasudevadas b Gupta 57 (211m 159b 9x4 0x6) SR: 35.84

Rajasthan 485/3   VA Saxena 246* (629b 26x4 2x6)   Sunny Gupta 33.3-5-95-2

219.2

Aushik Srinivas to Saxena, OUT, Aushik strikes and gets the wicket of Saxena, pitches and spins, Saxena stays in the crease and looks to drive through the off side, misses it and the off stump is rattled. A marathon inning ends. The Tamil Nadu players shakes hands with Saxena, nice to see.

VA Saxena b Aushik Srinivas 257 (907m 665b 26x4 2x6) SR: 38.64

Rajasthan 509/4   RR Parida 12* (41b 1x4)   R Aushik Srinivas 74.2-26-134-2

221.1

Aushik Srinivas to Puneet Yadav, OUT, Aushik gets his third wicket, pitches it a touch short outside the leg stump and bit quicker, Yadav looking for the big shot, pulls and misses, the leg stump is uprooted.

Puneet Yadav b Aushik Srinivas 7 (7m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Rajasthan 517/5   RR Parida 13* (45b 1x4)   R Aushik Srinivas 75.1-26-140-3

222.3

Gupta to Yagnik, OUT, tossed up and Yagnik looks to go over extra cover, hits it high in the air and Yo Mahesh at cover, turns around and runs forward, dives and takes an excellent catch. Sunny Gupta picks up his third.

DH Yagnik c Mahesh b Gupta 0 (5m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Rajasthan 518/6   RR Parida 14* (46b 1x4)   Sunny Gupta 41.3-6-116-3

228.3

Aushik Srinivas to Pankaj Singh, OUT, Aushik bowls from round the wicket and Pankaj Singh stays in the crease and punches it from the middle of the bat and Prasanna at silly-point takes it. Aushik gets his fourth. Good reflexes from prasanna.

Pankaj Singh c Prasanna b Aushik Srinivas 22 (21m 19b 2x4 2x6) SR: 115.78

Rajasthan 541/7   RR Parida 14* (63b 1x4)   R Aushik Srinivas 78.3-27-162-4

242.5

Kaushik to Parida, OUT, slower delivery and Parida mishits it high in the air and Balaji moves to extra cover and takes the catch.

RR Parida c Balaji b Kaushik 40 (142m 100b 4x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Rajasthan 614/8   RR Singh 43* (49b 5x4 1x6)   J Kaushik 45.5-14-89-1

244.4

Kaushik to RR Singh, OUT, in the block-hole and Rituraj Singh has to walk back to the pavilion as the off stump is pegged back.

RR Singh b Kaushik 45 (69m 54b 5x4 1x6) SR: 83.33

Rajasthan 620/9   G Singh 4* (6b)   J Kaushik 46.4-14-90-2

244.6

Kaushik to G Singh, OUT, fuller delivery, moves across his stumps and looks to play through the onside, misses it and is struck low on the pads in line with the stumps, loud shout and given.

G Singh lbw b Kaushik 4 (10m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Rajasthan 621/10   SO Mathur 1* (1b)   J Kaushik 47-14-91-3
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Tournament Results
Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan at Chennai - Jan 19-23, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Mumbai - Jan 10-13, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
Haryana v Rajasthan at Rohtak - Jan 10-12, 2012
Rajasthan won by 64 runs
Hyderabad v Rajasthan at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Rajasthan won on 1st innings)
M. Pradesh v Mumbai at Indore - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Mumbai won on 1st innings)
Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra at Chennai - Jan 2-5, 2012
Match drawn (Tamil Nadu won on 1st innings)
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Photos

Jan 24, 2012

Rajasthan celebrate their Ranji Trophy triumph with an open-top bus ride, Jaipur, January 24, 2012

Rajasthan celebrate their Ranji Trophy triumph with an open-top bus ride

© Mahesh Acharya

Jan 23, 2012

Robin Bist went past 1000 runs this Ranji Trophy season, Tamil Nadu v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai, 5th day, January 23, 2012

Robin Bist went past 1000 runs this Ranji Trophy season

© K Sivaraman

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