Live Cricket News: On the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Uttarakhand, Mumbai delivered an outstanding bowling performance. The team bowled Uttarakhand out for just 69 runs, securing a 725-run victory and a place in the semi-final. This is the largest victory margin in first-class history. Mumbai beat New South Wales’ record for the feat, which they set when they defeated Queensland by 685 runs in 1929/30.
Mumbai set Uttarakhand a 795-run target after captain Prithvi Shaw (72) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (103) put forth another strong showing with the bat. They declared their innings at 261/3, and Mumbai struck before Uttarakhand could score a run, dismissing Kamal Singh for a duck.
Uttarakhand lost both openers in the first three overs, with only Kunal Chandela (21) reaching double figures in the top six.
Dhawal Kulkarni, Shams Mulani, and Tanush Kotian each took three wickets for Mumbai, while Mohit Awasthi took 1/5 in four overs.
Suved Parkar’s magnificent 252 and Sarfaraz Khan’s 153 had helped Mumbai to 647/8 in the first innings. Mulani took a five-wicket haul (5/39) as the side bowled Uttarakhand out for just 114.
Bengal had also set a global record in first-class cricket on Wednesday when nine of their batsmen scored fifty or more runs in a single innings during their quarterfinal encounter against Jharkhand.
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