Mumbai were in a mark of worry during 23/2 in a Ranji Trophy final opposite Saurashtra in Pune on Thursday. Bhavin Thakkar had only over and both a openers for a 40-time champions were inside a pavillion in underneath 7 overs. Shreyas Iyer was already in a middle, after only 3 balls, and found Suryakumar Yadav’s association to make certain Mumbai don’t stutter early a approach Saurashtra did in their initial innings.
From afterwards on, a twin didn’t inhibit from their primary aim – reaching Saurashtra’s initial innings measure of 335. Iyer brought adult his 50 from 66 balls to give Mumbai some respirating room. And shortly enough, he reached his fourth hundred of a deteriorate after chopping Chirag Jani and picking adult a single.
His hundred arrived from 115 balls which was laced with 13 bounds and dual sixes.
— Rajesh Khilare (@Cricrajeshpk) February 25, 2016
With his fourth century of a Ranji Trophy season, and sixth overall, he matched and combined new records. Most importantly, he is inching towards the top record in a domestic competition. Iyer eventually over during 117 from 142 balls with 15 fours and dual sixes.
This was his 11th 50+ measure this deteriorate in a competition.
Shreyas Iyer 1321 runs this season. Needs another 95 to go past VVS Laxman’s 1415 Doubtful if he will get a possibility to bat again#RanjiTrophy
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 25, 2016
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) February 25, 2016
For his essential and bold inning, he drew some most deserved regard from people in Indian cricket.
Over 1300 runs in a deteriorate is mammoth.Making his box stronger with a autarchic feat, shreyas iyer 👋🏻👋🏻 #RanjiTrophy
— subramani badrinath (@s_badrinath) February 25, 2016
— R SRIDHAR (@coach_rsridhar) February 25, 2016
The hit on a doorway from Shreyas Iyer only grew louder. 6’th fc 100 this year.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 25, 2016
— shishir hattangadi (@shishhattangadi) February 25, 2016