Qamran Iqbal top scores with 83 in 5000th Ranji match
CHENNAI- Jammu & Kashmir were bowled out for 258 against Railways on Thursday, the day one of the Ranji Trophy Elite Group C match. Opening batter Qamran Iqbal top-scored for J&K with a blistering knock of 83 (98).
For the Railways, captain and leg-spinner Karn Sharma led from the front with 6 for 76.
Henan Nazir 34 (97) and Auqib Nabi 44 (130) made 64-run stand for the ninth wicket to take J&K to a respectable total.
Railways were 0 for 0 after one over and will look to bat their way into a commanding lead on day 2.
The J&K-Railways match is a milestone 5000th Ranji Trophy match.
Brief Scores: Jammu and Kashmir 259 in 87.1 overs (Suryansh Raina 28, Qamran Iqbal 83 (98b, 11x4, 3x6), Abdul Samad 28, Henan Nazir 34, Aquib Nabi 44, Karn Sharma six for 76) vs Railways 0 for no loss in one over.
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