Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan end Day 1 at 269-2 against Mumbai

Rajasthan took the honours on Day 1 of their Ranji Trophy clash against Mumbai as they were in a commanding position of 269/2 with centuries from Vineet Saxena and Hrishikesh Kanitkar.

updated: November 09, 2012 21:16 IST
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Jaipur: Vineet Saxena (114) and skipper Hrishikesh Kanitkar (119) came up with twin centuries to guide Rajasthan to 269 for two against Mumbai on day one of the Ranji Trophy Group A match, here on Friday.

Saxena and Kanitkar forged a massive 220-run partnership for the second wicket to put Rajasthan in a commanding position after Mumbai won the toss and asked the hosts to take first strike at KL Saini Ground.

Saxena cracked as many as 15 fours and one six in his 301-ball unbeaten innings, while Kanitkar took 192 balls for his century which was laced with 17 boundaries.

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