Ranji Trophy: Swapnil Gigale smashes ton as Maharashtra dominate against Mumbai
Swapnil Gugale scored a hundred and also stitched a 146-run stand with Chirag Khurana as Maharashtra got off to a flying start against Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy at the MCA Stadium on Thursday.
Maharashtra ended the day at 298/3.
Mumbai, led by Siddhesh Lad chose to field after winning the toss on a batting friendly pitch as the Maharashtra openers giving their team a strong start.
Gugale, 27, struck 15 fours while his opening partner Khurana hit 12 in his knock of 71 runs.
At Valsad, leg-spinner Piyush Chawla scored a hundred to guide Gujarat to 340/8 against Railways.
Summarised scores: Maharashtra 298/3 (Swapnil Gugale 101, Chirag Khurana 71; Shubham Ranjane 2/30) vs Mumbai.
Andhra 266/7 (Ricky Bhui 150*, Karn Sharma 31, Subodh Bhati 5/35 in 21 overs).
At Jaipur: Assam 108 all out (Arup Das 36 not out, Aniket Chaudhary 5-38, Nathu Singh 3-33) versus Rajasthan 153/2 (Mahipal Lomror 77 not out, Robin Bist 48 not out).
At Agartala:Haryana 258/7 (R M Dagar 114, C K Bishnoi 82, A S Sarkar 3-47, M B Mura Singh 3-54) versus Tripura.
At Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir 290 all out (Irfan Pathan 91, Parvez Rasool 87, Saurabh Kumar 6-90)versus Uttar Pradesh 31/3 (Madhav Kaushik 11 not out, Mohammed Mudhasir 3-17).
At Ranchi: Jharkhand 172 all out (Ishank Jaggi 34, Kumar Deobrat 29, Basant Mohanty 5-44) versus Odisha 27/3 (Biplab Samantaray 10 not out, Varun Aaron 2-22.
At Porvorim: Services 184 all out (Ravi Chauhan 75, Vijesh Prabhudesai 5-52, Amulya Pandrekar 3-27) versus Goa 27/1.