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Sanklecha propels up the wicket charts

Anupam Sanklecha has taken 28 wickets in his last two matches for Maharashtra, making him one of the top wicket-takers of the season PTI

146.2 Total overs played in the match between Baroda and Bengal in Lahli - the third shortest Ranji Trophy match since 2005-06 where all 40 wickets fell. The Delhi-Orissa match at Feroz Shah Kotla in 2008-09 finished in 128.5 overs while the Tamil Nadu-Punjab match in Dindigul last season lasted only 145.3 overs. The match in Lahli ended within two days, the first two-day finish of the 2016-17 season. Last season, nine matches ended within two days.

11 Instances of a team being dismissed for under 100 runs in first-class matches in Lahli in the last five years - the most at any Indian venue. Baroda and Bengal were dismissed for 97 and 76 respectively in their first innings in Lahli in this round. No other Indian venue has had more than three such instances. Around the world, only the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium matches Lahli, with a similar number of totals under 100.

20.94 Average runs per wicket in first-class matches in Lahli in the last five years - the lowest among 101 venues that have hosted 15 or more matches. The next among low-scoring venues is the United Bank Limited Sports Complex in Karachi. There have been 46 five-wicket hauls in 27 matches in Lahli in the last five years, more than any other Indian venue. No other venue in India has seen 30 such hauls, with 28 in Indore and Chennai. Only 22 centuries have been scored in Lahli, of which three have been in excess of 150.

26Wickets taken by Anupam Sanklecha in his last two games for Maharashtra. He took 14 for 94 against Vidarbha to register the best figures for Maharashtra, and followed it up with 12 for 144 against Assam in this round. In the first four matches of this season, Sanklecha had taken only nine wickets at an average of 31.55. His recent form has propelled him to second on the wicket charts with 35 dismissals, behind Pankaj Singh's 36. His 8 for 73 is the best innings haul of the season so far.

2 Consecutive innings wins for Maharashtra, against Vidarbha and Assam. They were winless after the first four outings, with three draws and one loss. With the two wins, they gained 14 points to move to third in the Group B points table . Sanklecha was Man of the Match in both wins.

6/71 Jasprit Bumrah's figures against Mumbai - his first-class best. This was his fourth five-for in 22 matches and first six-for. In the first two matches of this Ranji season, he had picked only four wickets for 134 runs. His five-for helped Gujarat take a marginal first-innings lead of 15 runs.

10056 Runs for S Badrinath in his first-class career. He reached the milestone of 10000 runs with his 32nd century against Chhattisgarh in this round. He became the 47th Indian player to score more than 10000 first-class runs.

402 Wickets in first-class matches for Pankaj Singh, the first Rajasthan bowler to complete 400 wickets in the format. He dismissed Delhi's Sumit Narwal to reach the landmark. The next highest wicket-taker for Rajasthan is Kailash Gattani with 396 first-class wickets. Incidentally, Pankaj got to 400 wickets in his 100th first-class match.