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Vidarbha vs Madhya Pradesh Day 3 LIVE: MP dominate Ranji Trophy semifinal

Vidarbha vs Madhya Pradesh Day 3 LIVE: MP dominate Ranji Trophy semifinal

Day 3 will be crucial, with Vidarbha needing a near-flawless batting performance to salvage the match. Madhya Pradesh, on the other hand, will be looking to take early wickets and wrap up the contest as quickly as possible.

Vidarbha vs Madhya Pradesh Day 3 LIVE Score (VID vs MP): Madhya Pradesh tightened their grip on the Ranji Trophy semi-final against Vidarbha at the VCA Stadium. Himanshu Mantri’s century (126) laid the foundation for MP’s strong showing, leaving Vidarbha with a challenging task ahead.

Mantri’s Century powers MP batting:

MP opener Mantri displayed remarkable grit and determination, scoring a crucial century. He was dropped early on at 39, but seized the opportunity, building partnerships with Sagar Solanki and Saransh Jain to propel the team forward.

Vidarbha Strike Back Early:

Resuming Day 2 with the advantage of bowling on a helpful pitch, Vidarbha pacers Umesh Yadav and Yash Thakur made early inroads, dismissing two set MP batsmen. However, Mantri’s defiance ensured MP recovered well.

MP Batsmen Contribute in Ranji Trophy:

Solanki and Jain provided valuable support to Mantri, contributing crucial runs before falling victim to run-out and spin bowling respectively. MP’s lower order also chipped in with useful knocks, taking their total to a commanding 252.

Vidarbha vs Madhya Pradesh Day 3

Chasing a target of 275 runs, Vidarbha lost their opening batsman early in their second innings. While Dhruv Shorey and Akshay Wakhare steadied the ship, they still require a monumental effort to avoid defeat.

Day 3 will be crucial, with Vidarbha needing a near-flawless batting performance to salvage the match. Madhya Pradesh, on the other hand, will be looking to take early wickets and wrap up the contest as quickly as possible.

Key Points: VID vs MP

  • MP: 252 all out (Mantri 126, Solanki 26, Jain 30)
  • Vidarbha: 13/1 (Shorey 10*, Wakhare 1*)
  • MP lead by: 262 runs

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