The 2016-17 edition of Ranji Trophy starts from Thursday and on Round 1, there are 13 matches being played at the various venues across the country. Meanwhile, as per the decision of Board of Control for Cricket in India’s Technical Committee, from this season, all Ranji matches are going to take pace in neutral venues, so that no team gets to prepare favourable track to take home advantage.
Here are the live updates of all Round 1 matches:
Group A: Mumbai vs Tamil Nadu at Chaudhry Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium, Lahli
Toss: Mumbai won the toss and chose to Field
Mumbai: Aditya Tare (C & WK), Dhawal Kulkarni, Surya Kumar Yadav, Abhishek Nayar, Akhil Herwadkar, Armaan K Jaffer, J G Bista, Kaustubh P, T U Deshpande, B S Sandhu, Vijay D Gohil.
Tamil Nadu: Abhinav Mukund (C), B Aparajith, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Aswin Crist, B Indrajith, Kaushik Gandhi, M Mohammed, Rahil Shah, Kousik J, Vignesh K, M S Washington Sundar.
Live score: At Lunch Tamil Nadu 59/5
Group A: Baroda vs Gujarat at SMS Stadium Jaipur
Toss: Gujarat won toss, decided to field
Gujarat: Parthiv Patel (C & WK), Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, R P Singh, M C Juneja, Mehul B Patel, P K Panchal, B H Merai, R H Bhatt, R B Kalaria, S B Gohil.
Baroda: Irfan Pathan (C), Yusuf Pathan, Aditya Waghmode, Deepak Jagbir Hooda, Gagandeep, H H Pandya, Kedar Devdhar, K H Pandya, Swapnil K Singh, Munaf Patel, Pinal Shah (WK).
Live score: Baroda 137 for 1
Group B: Punjab vs Railways at Palam, Delhi
Toss: Punjab won toss decided to field
Punjab: Yuvraj Singh (C), Jiwanjot Singh, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Mann, Manan Vohra, Gitansh Khera (WK), Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Vinay Choudhary, Uday Kaul, Manpreet Singh Grewal
Railways: Karn Sharma (C), Saurabh, Mahesh Rawat (WK), Arindam Ghosh, Anureet Singh, Ashish Yadav, Shivakant Shukla, Deepak Bansal, M R Chaudhary, A R Pandey, Cheluvaraj
Live score: Railways 105 for 4
Group B: Madhya Pradesh vs Uttar Pradesh at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
Toss: Madhya Pradesh, who chose to Bat
Madhya Pradesh: Devendra Bundela (C) Ishwar Pandey, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Shubham Sharma, Ankit Sharma, Rajat Patidar, Ankit Dane (WK), Gourav Yadav, Aditya Shrivastava, Mukul Raghav, Chandrakant Sakure.
Uttar Pradesh: Suresh Raina (C), Piyush Chawla, Amit Mishra, Kuldeep Yadav, Eklavya Dwivedi (WK), Tanmay Srivastava, Ankit Rajpoot, Imtiaz Ahmed, Umang Sharma, Almas Shaukat, S N Khan.
Live score: MP 139 for 2
Group C: Hyderabad vs Goa at VCA Stadium, Nagpur
Toss: Goa won the toss and decided to bat
Hyderabad: S Badrinath (C), Ravi Kiran, C V Milind, Mehdi Hasan, Akshath Reddy, Tanmay Agarwal, B Sandeep, Sumanth Kolla (WK), B Anirudh, Vishal Sharma, Md Siraj
Goa: Sagun Kamat (C), Snehal Kauthankar, R R Singh, Amit Yadav, Amogh Desai, Darshan Misal, Harshad Gadekar, Keenan (WK), S S Bandekar, Shadab Jakati, Swapnil A Asnodkar
Live score: Goa 100 for 5
Group C: Haryana vs Services at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Toss: Haryana won the toss, decided to field
Haryana: Mohit Sharma (C), N R Saini (WK), A S Sandhu, H V Patel, Rajat Paliwal, Yuzvendra Chahal, J O Sharma, R P Sharma, C K Bishnoi, H J Rana, S G Rohilla.
Services: Soumik Chatterjee (C), Nakul Verma (WK), V U Yadav, Rahul Singh Gahlaut, P S Poonia, Diwesh Gurdev Pathania,, S U Yadav, Aanshul Gupta, Raushan Raj, Khalid Ahmad, Ravi Chauhan.
Live score: Services 47 for 1
Group C: Himachal vs Andhra at KIIT Cricket Stadium, Bhubaneshwar
Toss: Himachal, who chose to Bat
Himachal Rishi Dhawan (C), K Bains (WK), M J Dagar, Robin Bist, A N Chauhan, N R Gangta, P K Dogra, P S Chopra, R K Singh, S L Verma, S N Nirmohi.
Andhra: Hanuma Vihari (C) Ashwin Hebbar, Bhargav Bhatt, Ayyappa Bandaru, Stephen, Siva Kumar, D B Prashanth Kumar, K S Bharat (WK), D B Ravi Teja, M U B Sriram, A G Pradeep
Live score: At Lunch Himachal 107 for 5
Group C: Chhattisgarh vs Tripura at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
Toss: Tripura won toss and decided to bat
Tripura: M B Mura Singh (C), B B Ghosh, Rana Datta, R A Dey, C K Paul, , N N Sen Choudhury, Gurinder Singh, S K Patel (WK), Yashpal Singh, A A Dey, U U Bose.
Chhattosgarh: Mohammad Kaif (C), S S Ruikar, Ashutosh Singh, S Gupta, , Rishabh Tiwari, P R Sinha, S J Ahmed, AK Singh, P Vivek (WK), A N Khare, A J Mandal.
Live Score: At Lunch Tripura 56 for 5
Group C: Kerala v Jammu & Kashmir at Bengal Cricket Academy Ground, Kalyani
Toss: Jammu & Kashmir won the toss and decided to field
Kerala: Rohan Prem (C), Iqbal Abdullah, Sanju Samson (WK), Jalaj Saxena, Basil Thampi, Manu Krishnan, , Sachin Baby, Warrier, Monish Kareparambil, Robert, Bhavin J Thakkar.
J & K: Parvez Rasool (C), Shubham Khajuria, Samiullah Beigh, Punit Bisht (WK), Adil Reshi, Bandeep Singh, Ian Chauhan, Ram Dayal, Umar Nazir, Aamir Aziz, Pranav Gupta.
Live Score: At Lunch Kerala 106 for 4