Vidarbha went on to win the toss and elected to bat first. The Ranji Trophy winners got off to a bright start with skipper Faiz Fazal and R Sanjay building a 101-run partnership. Sanjay went on to complete his half century. Jayant Yadav gave the first blow dismissing him for 53. The captain also completed his half century immediately afterwards as he and the experienced Wasim Jaffer started building another partnership. Jaffer also completed his half century. The duo went on to take Vidarbha over 200. Fazal was dismissed by Ashwin on 89 just before Tea. Wasim Jaffer went on to complete his 53rd first-class cricket century. Ganesh Satish and Wasim Jaffer took Vidarbha to 289/2 at stumps.
Irani Cup 2018 Rest of India vs Vidarbha highlights