Riding on Aditya Waghmode’s unbeaten century, Baroda reached 285 for two against Gujarat on the opening day of their Group A Ranji Trophy encounter.
Put in to bat by Gujarat, Baroda got off to an excellent start with their opening batsmen — Kedar Devdhar (65) and Waghmode (103 no out) — adding 117 runs for the first wicket.
Waghmode, whose unbeaten knock came off 217 balls including 15 boundaries, shared two crucial partnerships.
After a solid opening stand with Devdhar, Waghmode coupled with Deepak Hooda to put on an unbroken 118-run partnership for the third wicket.
At the close of play, Hooda, unbeaten on 76, was giving company to Waghmode.
For Gujarat, Jasprit Bumrah and Priyank Panchal took wicket apiece.
Brief Scores: Baroda 1st Innings: 285/5 in 80 overs (Aditya Waghmode 103 batting, Deepak Hooda 76 batting, Jasprit Bumrah 1/25).
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