Ranji Trophy Final, Day 2 Highlights: Shubham Sharma, Yash Dubey Steady As Madhya Pradesh End Day 2 At 123/1

Ranji Trophy Final: Yash Dubey and Shubham Sharma steady MP on Day 2.© Twitter

Ranji Trophy Final, MP vs MUM, Day 2 Highlights:Madhya Pradesh were in a strong position against Mumbai heading into Day 3 of the ongoing Ranji Trophy final in Bengaluru. Yash Dubey and Shubham Sharma were batting unbeaten on 44 and 41, respectively before stumps were called on Day 2. This came after Himanshu Mantri was dismissed on 31 by Tushar Deshpande.Earlier,Sarfaraz Khan scored a brilliant 134 as Mumbai went on to post a first innings total of 374 against Madhya Pradesh. Mumbai had gone into Lunch at 351/8, but soon after the second session began, Gaurav Yadav dismissed Tushar Deshpande to claim his third wicket of the match. He then dismissed Sarfaraz as the batter looked to add runs quickly. Sarfaraz, who began the day on 40, brought up his century in 190 deliveries during the first session. The 41-time champions lost their eighth wicket when Anubhav Agarwal had Dhawal Kulkarni nick off for 1 to claim his third wicket of the match, but Sarfaraz reached his ton soon after. Mumbai began Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy final at 248/5, but were soon down to six wickets without any more runs added as pacer Gaurav Yadav trapped Shams Mulani lbw for his overnight score of 12 off just the second delivery of the day. He then castled Tanush Kotian for 15 to leave Mumbai seven down. The prolific Sarfaraz Khan, however, went on to score his 8th First Class century and was the last batter to fall. Madhya Pradesh fought back hard with five wickets on the first day following Yashasvi Jaiswal and Prithvi Shaw‘s 87-run opening stand. While Shaw fell three runs short of a half-century, Jaiswal went on to make 78 before eventually being dismissed by Anubhav Agarwal. Agarwal, in fact, removed both the Mumbai openers, while Saransh Jain also picked two wickets. Kumar Kartikeya got the other wicket for Madhya Pradesh, who are looking to win their maiden Ranji Trophy title. (SCORECARD)

Here are the Highlights of Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy final between Madhya Pradesh and Mumbai from Bengaluru

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