The domestic cricket season in India began on Wednesday (June 28) with the Duleep Trophy tournament. Two quarter-finals of the Duleep Trophy are being played at the Bangalore grounds. The first semi-final match will be held at the Alur ground, while the second match will be held at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. In the second match North Zone vs North East Zone. The North Zone team, who lost the toss in the match, declared the innings on 540 for 8 on the second day. In this, IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders team batsman Harshit Rana did a special feat by batting stormily.
Harshit’s first first-class century
By the end of the first day’s play, the North Zone team had scored 306 for 6. Then on the next day, the team declared the innings by scoring 540 runs for 8 wickets. Three batsmen contributed a lot in scoring these runs. They included Dhruv Shorey (135), Nishant Sindhu (150) and Harshit Rana (122 not out).
On the second day, Nishant Sindhu continued his innings with 76 runs and scored a brilliant century. He shared a century partnership with Pulkit Narang. After that, he formed a partnership of 104 runs with Harshit Rana, who came to bat at number nine. Nishant scored an important innings of 150 runs. However, Harshit Rana on the other side scored his first first-class century.
Harshit, who plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the IPL tournament, scored this stormy century in 75 balls. When the innings was declared, Harshit remained unbeaten on 122 off 86 balls. Chasing a big challenge from the North Zone, the North East Zone team posted a score of 65 for 3 by the end of the day’s play. The North East Zone team is still 475 runs away in the first innings.
Harshit Rana, who is 2nd front line bowler for KKR in IPL 2023 has scored maiden first class hundred (122* from 86 balls) in duleep trophy quarterfinals for North zone 😮😮🤩🤩🤩🤩
— UMPIRE view (@Umpire_View) June 29, 2023
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