Jaydev Unadkat breaks 21-year-old record to guide Saurashtra to Ranji Trophy final – cricket

Jaydev Unadkat was the highest performer for Saurashtra on Wednesday because the quick bowler claimed seven wickets to guide his group to the Ranji Trophy final with a victory over Gujarat. In the method, he now holds the data of most variety of wickets by a pacer in a single Ranji season as he presently stands on 65. The earlier record belonged to Karnataka’s Dodda Ganesh who took 62 wickets in 1998-99. When it comes to the general record, he overtook Bishan Singh Bedi (64 wickets) and is presently simply 4 wickets away from claiming the highest spot which is occupied by Bihar spinner Ashutosh Aman who claimed 68 wickets for his aspect within the 2018-19 season.

This was the seventh 5-wicket haul for Unadkat this season and thanks to his good bowling within the second innings, he additionally completed with a ten-wicket haul.

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Chasing 327, Gujarat have been trying fairly harmful thanks to the 158-run partnership between Chirag Gandhi and Parthiv Patel however Unadkat was ready to guide them to their 2nd successive final within the Ranji Trophy.

Saurashtra posted 304 of their first innings after Gujarat received the toss and it was primarily thanks to an excellent hundred from Sheldon Jackson. In their first innings, Gujarat have been bowled out for 252 handing Saurashtra the benefit. Arpit Vasavada then scored 139 within the second innings as Saurashtra set Gujarat a 326-run goal for the win.

Rajkot will host the Ranji Trophy final between Bengal and Saurashtra.

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