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As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2015-16, Semi-finals, Day 2

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Catch all the action from Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy 2015-16, semi-finals with our Live updates.

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4.38 pm: WICKET! Arup Das castles Jaydev Shah for 3. Saurashtra 161/5 against Assam.

4.35 pm: STUMPS! Madhya Pradesh 197/5 in 74.6 overs (Naman Ojha 79 off 182, Ankit Dane 27 off 46)

4.00 pm: WICKET! Syed Mohammed dismisses Sheldon Jackson for 47 runs. Saurashtra 154/4 against Assam.

3.55 pm: Cheteshwar Pujara brings up his fifty off 144 balls . Saurashtra 149/3 against Assam.

3:32 PM: Naman Ojha is batting on 53 off 142 balls. Madhya Pradesh 144/5 against Mumbai.

3:25 PM: WICKET! B S Sandhu removes Harpreet Singh Bhatia for 36. Madhya Pradesh 137/5 against Mumbai.

3:18 PM: TEA! Saurashtra 117/3 in 51.6 overs against Assam. Pujara 39 off 132, Jackson 21 off 45

3:10 PM: End of over 50 – Saurashtra 115/3, trail Assam by 119 runs. Sheldon Jackson 21 (45), Cheteshwar Pujara 37 (120)

2.35: Madhya Pradesh at 102/4 in 50 overs, trail by 269 runs against Mumbai. Harpreet Singh Bhatia 13, Naman Ojha 34

2.15: Madhya Pradesh at 99/4 in 48.6 overs at Tea against Mumbai. Naman Ojha 34 off 116, Harpreet Singh Bhatia 10 off 13

1.50: OUT! Arup Das strikes as Saurashtra lose AV Vasavada for 10. Saurashtra 85/3

1.45: OUT! Iqbal Abdullah strikes as Madhya Pradesh lose Rajat Patidar for 33. Madhya Pradesh 75/3 in 42.2 Overs against Mumbai.

1.30: Madhya Pradesh reach 53/2 in 33.6 Overs against Mumbai.

1.10: Saurashtra reach 63/2, trail Assam by 171 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara 15*, AV Vasavada 3

12.45: Madhya Pradesh at 36/2, trail Mumbai by 335 runs. Naman Ojha 6*, Rajat Patidar 15

12.15: Saurashtra reach 57/2 in 19.6 overs at lunch against Assam. AV Vasavada 1 off 6, Cheteshwar Pujara 11 off 24

12.00: Saurashtra at 51/1 in 16.5 Overs against Assam

11.30: Madhya Pradesh reach 29/2 in 18.6 overs at lunch against Mumbai. Patidar 9 off 43, Naman Ojha 5 off 26

11.00: Out! Aditya Shrivastava departs for 10 as Madhya Pradesh 20/2 in Over: 10.5 against Mumbai.

10.20: Saurashtra pacer Jaidev Unadkat’s 6 for 77 wraps up Assam’s 1st innings for 234.

9.45: Mumbai finish first innings at 371 against Madhya Pradesh. Sakure claims maiden five-for.

Brief Day 1 Report: Shreyas Iyer struck a sublime 90 to take Mumbai to 327 for seven on day one of their semi-final against Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy.

Iyer combined with opener Bhavin Thakkar (30) to share an 88-run stand before Aditya Tare (68) and Abhishek Nayar (43) played a handy knock to give their team a solid start to the semi-final.

Siddhesh Lad was batting on 57 at stumps in the company of Shardul Thakur in the game played at DRIEMS Ground.

The star bowler for Madhya Pradesh turned out to be pacer Chandrakant Sakure, who had made his First-Class debut in the quarterfinal against Bengal.

Besides removing the top-three Mumbai batsmen, Sakure got rid of Iqbal Abdulla later in the day to ended with figures of 4 for 102 in 25 overs. Experienced fast bowler Ishwar Pandey picked up two wickets at an economy rate of 1.78.

first published:February 14, 2016, 09:30 IST