The Ranji Trophy Quarterfinal matches started from today i.e. June 6. On the first day of the 5-day match, however, the rain did create some disturbance in the beginning. But all the matches started. After the league round, the knockout matches were stopped due to IPL 2022, as many players also enter the T20 league. 5 batsmen who performed well in the 15th season of the T20 league failed in the first-class tournament on the first day. None of the players could play a half-century. It also includes Punjab Kings captain Mayank Agarwal. He failed to perform well in the IPL as well.
The first thing about the match being played between Mumbai and Uttarakhand. The Mumbai team is batting first. Captain Prithvi Shaw got off to a good start. But he could score only 21 runs. Faced 20 balls. Hit 4 fours. In IPL, he scored 283 runs in 10 matches for Delhi. Had 2 half-centuries. Yashasvi Jaiswal, who was included in the team, could also score only 35 runs. He was a part of Rajasthan Royals in the T20 league and the team also traveled till the final. Yashasvi scored 258 runs in 10 matches of IPL with the help of 2 half-centuries.
Champion Gill failed
Gujarat Titans won the title of the current season of IPL. For the team, Shubman Gill scored 483 runs with the help of 4 half-centuries. But playing for Punjab in the Ranji Trophy knockout match, he could score only 9 runs against Madhya Pradesh. Punjab captain Abhishek Sharma scored 426 runs in 2 fifties while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. He was the highest run-scorer for the team. But against MP, he could score only 47 runs in the first innings.
Now talk of Punjab Kings captain Mayank Agarwal. In IPL, he could score only 196 runs in 13 matches. Had scored a half-century. The team could not even reach the playoffs. Playing against Uttar Pradesh, this Karnataka batsman could only score 10 runs in 41 balls in the first innings.