4th March 2020
Ranji Trophy 2019-20
Saurashtra vs Gujarat
Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Semi Final five days Match between Saurashtra vs Gujarat played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.
Gujarat continued their second innings on overnight score of 7 runs for loss of 1 wicket having Samit Gohil and Bhargav Merai not out on 5 and 1. Gujarat scored 232 runs all out in 72.2 overs. Chirag Gandhi scored 96 runs in 139 balls with 16 fours. Captain Parthiv Patel scored 93 runs in 148 balls with 13 fours. Parthiv and Chirag added 158 runs in 6th Wicket Partnership. Skipper Jaydev Unadkat took 7 wickets in 22.2 overs with 11 maidens giving 56 runs with economy of 2.51 runs per over. This is Jaydev’s 18th times in Ranji Trophy to take five plus wickets in an innings; and 7th times five plus wickets in an innings in this season of Ranji Trophy. He has so far captured 65 wickets in this season of Ranji Trophy and has become highest wicket taker of Saurashtra in a season of Ranji Trophy. He is just 4 wickets away from breaking record of highest wickets taker in a season of Ranji Trophy. Dharmendra Jadeja, Chirag Jani and Prerak Mankad took 1 wicket each.
Saurashtra won the match by 92 runs and enter Final Match of Ranji Trophy 2019-20.
Arpit Vasavada was declared Man of the Match for scoring 139 runs in Saurashtra’s second innings.
The final will be played between Saurashtra vs Bengal at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium from 9th March 2020 onwards.