Vidarbha Create history by entering consequent Ranji Final

Aided by a fiery bowling spell by international star Umesh Yadav and a watchful 75 runs by Captain Faiz Fazal, VCA Ranji Team demolished Kerala in the Semi Final played at Wayanad Kerala.

With match haul of 12 wickets for 79 runs, Umesh was the difference between the two teams.

Incidentally, Umesh has now claimed 109 wickets in 26 matches thereby becoming the 9th VCA Ranji Player to claim 100 and more wickets in Ranji Tournament.

Wasim Jaffer has become the only batsman to score 1000 Runs in 2 Ranji Seasons.
The details are:
1) For Mumbai – 2008-09 – 1260 Runs.
2) For Vidarbha – 2018-19 – 1003 Runs.

Score in Brief:
Toss won by Vidarbha and elected to field.

Kerala 1st Inning: 106 All out in 28.4 overs.
Vishnu Vinod: Not Out 37 runs (1 boundary & 2 sixes)
Sachin Baby: 22 runs (4 boundaries)

Bowling of Vidarbha 1st Inning:
Umesh Yadav: 12 overs, 1 maiden, 48 runs & 7 wickets.
Rajinesh Gurbani: 11.4 overs, 3 maiden, 38 runs & 3 wickets.

Vidarbha 1st Inning: 208 All out in 52.4 overs.
Faiz Fazal: 75 runs (13 boundaries)
Wasim Jaffer: 34 runs (6 boundaries)
Atharva Taide: 23 runs (4 boundaries)

Bowling of Kerala:
Warrier: 16.4 overs, 3 maiden, 57 runs & 5 wickets.
Basil Thampi: 17 overs, 3 maiden, 64 runs & 3 wickets.
Nidheesh MD: 13 overs, 1 maiden, 53 runs & 2 wickets.

Vidarbha has got 102 runs 1st Inning lead.

Kerala 2nd Inning:
K.B. Arun Karthick: 36 runs (5 boundaries & 1 six)
S. Joseph: 17 runs (3 boundaries)

Bowling of Vidarbha:
Umesh Yadav: 10.5 overs, 2 maiden, 31 runs & 5 wickets.
Yesh Thakur: 8 overs, 2 maiden, 28 runs & 4 wickets.

Result: Vidarbha won by inning & 11 runs.

Man of the Match: Umesh Yadav.