Ranji Trophy: Ravindra Jadeja wicket-less in first game away from home

Playing in his first game away from home, left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja returned wicket-less on the first day of Saurashtra’s Group C Ranji Trophy tie against Services at the Palam Ground in Delhi on Friday. Jadeja, who was picked for the upcoming Test series against South Africa on the back of a whopping 37 wickets in three games in Rajkot, bowled nine overs without any luck on Friday, giving away 29 runs. New ball bowler Jaydev Unadkat stood out for Saurashtra with figures of 6/80, while No. 4 batsman Rajat Paliwal struck 121 as the hosts were bowled out for 254.


Group A
In Nagpur: Vidarbha 227/4 in 88 overs vs Maharashtra
In Jaipur: Karnataka 270/8 in 90 overs vs Rajasthan
In Lahli: Bengal 257/8 in 90 overs vs Haryana
In Bhubaneswar: Delhi 99/1 in 48.2 overs (G Gambhir 35*) vs Odisha

Group B
In Patiala: Andhra 80 all out in 45 overs (G Mann 4/14) vs Punjab 128/7 in 42 overs
In Delhi: Tamil Nadu 288/6 in 90 overs vs Railways
In Vadodara: Madhya Pradesh 198/7 in 90 overs vs Baroda
In Valsad: Uttar Pradesh 272/9 in 90 overs vs Gujarat

Group C
In Delhi: Services 254 all out in 69 overs (J Unadkat 6/80) vs Services
In Hyderabad: J&K 331/4 in 86.3 overs vs Hyderabad
In Dharamsala: Tripura 223/7 in 90 overs vs Himachal Pradesh
In Jamshedpur: Day’s play between Jharkhand and Goa washed off