Hanuma Vihari struck an excellent century for Remainder of India. (Representational Symbol) © AFP
Hanuma Vihari (115) struck an excellent century whilst Mayank Agarwal (95) narrowly ignored out on his as Remainder of India (RoI) scored 330 all out on Day 1 of the Irani Cup on the Vidarbha Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Nagpur on Tuesday. For Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha, Akshay Wakhare and Aditya Sarwate scalped 3 wickets every. Opting to bat, RoI misplaced opener Anmolpreet Singh (15) cost effectively prior to Mayank Agarwal (95) and Vihari’s 125-run partnership took their facet with regards to the 200-run mark.
Agarwal’s 134-ball knock incorporated 10 obstacles and 3 hits over the fence whilst Vihari’s wary 211-ball inning consisted of 11 obstacles and two sixes.
Following Agarwal’s dismissal, skipper Ajinkya Rahane (13) didn’t make an affect with the bat as he was once despatched packing through Sarwate.
Alternatively, Vihari endured to play a combating knock however ran out of companions and was once ultimately despatched again through Sarwate.
Later, some high quality bowling through Vidarbha led to a batting cave in for RoI with handiest Rahul Chahar (22) and Ankit Rajpoot (25) placing up a semblance of struggle.
Transient rating: Remainder of India 330 all out (Vihari 114, Agarwal 95, Wakhare three/62, Sarwate three/99) vs Vidarbha
(With IANS inputs)