END OF OVER:
127 | (wicket maiden) | MUM: 367/10

  • Sairaj Bahutule9 (75b)
  • Piyush Chawla35-11-94-4

Looking at Dhawal's reaction, Mumbai would have probably continued to bat tomorrow had this pair not been dismantled. They've put this game out of UP's reach, setting them a target of 525. However, UP have nothing to lose here and it'll be interesting to see how they bat tomorrow.

That's the end of the day and join us at 9.15 am IST for the UP innings. Till then, it's goodbye from Siddhartha Talya on the commentary and Sanjay Murari on the scoring desk.

Match State: Innings Break

126.6
W
Chawla to Kulkarni, OUT, it's all over, finally! Dhawal just chips this one to mid-on and Parvinder holds on to an easy chance. Dhawal looked disappointed there; too bad, he ran out of patience

DS Kulkarni c Parvinder Singh b Chawla 15 (61m 57b 3x4 0x6) SR: 26.31

126.5
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, flighted on the off stump, defended on the off side
126.4
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, dropped onto the off side
126.3
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, outside the line this time, defends with pad first before bat
126.2
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, close shout for lbw, struck in line with the stumps as he gets forward to defend, hit clean on the pads to a ball that pitches on middle and off and straightens.
126.1
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, too wide outside leg stump, six or seven stumps down

These two have batted close to 17 overs now. While one may criticize their stonewalling, the UP bowlers too have failed to break their stand

END OF OVER:
126 | (maiden) | MUM: 367/9

  • Sairaj Bahutule9 (75b)
  • Dhawal Kulkarni15 (51b)
  • Parvinder Singh17-4-46-3
125.6
0
Parvinder Singh to Bahutule, no run, full on middle and leg, played to short leg
125.5
0
Parvinder Singh to Bahutule, no run, too wide outside off stump, left alone
125.4
0
Parvinder Singh to Bahutule, no run, full on the off and moves away, Bahutule looks to defend, withdraws at the last moment
125.3
0
Parvinder Singh to Bahutule, no run, down the leg side, tries to turn it away fine, misses
125.2
0
Parvinder Singh to Bahutule, no run, short and wide, cut away straight to point
125.1
0
Parvinder Singh to Bahutule, no run, good length outside off stump, left alone

Parvinder into the attack now

END OF OVER:
125 | (maiden) | MUM: 367/9

  • Dhawal Kulkarni15 (51b)
  • Sairaj Bahutule9 (69b)
  • Piyush Chawla34-10-94-3

Shankar has a rather radical solution to the problem of rules: "I think the rules of the domestic competions in India (specifically Ranji matches) have to be changed to remove all the complaints that we currently have on negative mentality and not being aggressive. One such rule could be; the team batting 3rd should declare when the asking rate touches 4.0, with the pending overs, taken into account. That might even be 100 from 25 overs or 200 from 50 overs. That gives a fair chance to both teams and change the negative mind sets."

Perhaps not a plausible one, but it sums up many of the concerns our readers have expressed with regards to games being decided on the basis of a first innings lead

124.6
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, googly, spinning into Dhawal from the middle stump, defended on the front foot
124.5
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, short on the off stump, pushed off the front foot to cover
124.4
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, tossed up on middle and off, defended on the off side on the front foot

Round the wicket now

124.3
0
Chawla to Kulkarni, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, pushed back to the bowler
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U. Pradesh 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st20SS ShuklaTM Srivastava
2nd1SK RainaTM Srivastava
3rd32M KaifSK Raina
4th5M KaifParvinder Singh
5th112M KaifB Kumar
6th23PP ChawlaB Kumar
7th0P KumarB Kumar
8th24Amir KhanB Kumar
9th9RP SinghAmir Khan
10th55P GuptaAmir Khan