Ranji Champions Vidarbha lifts maiden Irani Trophy


  • Ranji Champions Vidarbha lifts maiden Irani Trophy
19-03-2018 | Pratidin Bureau. |

This year’s Ranji trophy winners Vidarbha tasted their maiden success in Irani trophy as they clinched the trophy defeating Rest of India (ROI) by virtue of their massive first innings lead. The hosts had posted a total of 800 in their first innings and then bowled out Rest of India for 390 on the final day today.

Batting first, Vidarbha piled up a massive on 800/7 in theeir first innings which they declared on the fourth day. ROI then on the fifth and final day were bowled out for 390 in their first innings. The home team reached 79/0 before the match was declared a draw, giving Vidarbha their maiden Irani Cup title.

With this one sided win, Vidarbha grabbed their second success in terms of trophies as they recently defeated Delhi to lift India’s biggest domestic league, Ranji Trophy.

The match turned out to be one sided affair the moment Vidarbha registered the huge total, thanks to veteran Wasim Jaffer (286), Apoorv Wankhade (157 not out) and Ganesh Satish (120). The 40 year old veteran batsman from Mumbai, Wasim Jaffer, was adjourned the Man of the Match.

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