Ranji Trophy 2016: Bhavin Thakkar and Rohan Prem hit tons as Kerala dominate day one

Rohan Prem (120) and Bhavin Thakkar (117) hit centuries as Kerala took an upper hand in their group C against Goa.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:November 13, 2016 8:02 pm
rohan-prem-m Kerala rode on a huge 234-run partnership between Bhavin Thakkar and Rohan Prem. (Source: PTI)

Rohan Prem and Bhavin Thakkar hit centuries as Kerala took Goa to the cleaners to take an upper hand in their group C Ranji Trophy cricket fixture at Brabourne Stadium today.

Down 12/1 in the seventh over, Kerala rode on a huge 234-run partnership between Thakkar (120 batting; 16×4) and Prem (117; 14×4) to close day one on 290/2.

Giving Prem company was Sanju Samson on 28 at stumps.

Fresh from their win against Chhattisgarh, Goa started on a positive not when Rituraj Singh (1/21) dismissed Vishnu Sood but they found the going tough with Thakkar and Prem putting up a fine partnership.

Brief Scores:

Kerala 290/2; 90 overs (Rohan Prem 120 batting, Bhavin Thakkar 117) vs Goa.