Day 1: Laxmi Ratan Shukla takes four as Mumbai reach 262/7 riding on Wasim Jaffer's 80

Wasim Jaffer added 104 runs for the fourth wicket with Abhishek Nayar (62, 129 balls, 8x4, 1x6) which was the most profitable partnership of the day. The duo took 190 balls to add the valuable runs and that too in 132 minutes.

updated: December 01, 2012 19:42 IST
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Mumbai: Former captain Wasim Jaffer made full use of an early reprieve to score 80 as hosts Mumbai reached 262 for seven against Bengal at stumps, on the first day of their Ranji Trophy group league match at the Brabourne Stadium. (File Photo: Wasim Jaffer)

The veteran opener got a 'life' on individual score of 16 when he edged one to Arindam Das at second slip who missed a sitter off seamer Laxmi Ratan Shukla's bowling. The team's total was 29 at that time.

Jaffer, who missed the first few matches due to his pilgrimage to Mecca bailed Mumbai out of precarious 46 for three as his 80 came off 151 balls with 14 boundaries.

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