Srinagar: After three wickets down at 51 run mark, JK after 64 overs of play are on 151 runs for the loss of only three wickets thanks to 100 run stand between Parvez Rasool and Shubham Khajuria on first day of Ranjhi trophy match at Mumbai on Thursday.
The scoring rate is slow but at 2.35 runs per over but the way Shubham has been batting it shows the immense potential this player has got. Parvez also has adjusted very well but by playing solid defensive inning resisting his natural flow.
Earlier JK started day terrible note with opener Adil Reshi getting out with JK three runs. He scored only one run. Promoted Amir Aziz was next to go after scoring 15 runs with JK total on 18. The third wicket of the day was crucial for JK as it was Ian Dev who have been solid so far in the event for team. He got out after scoring 13 runs with JK total on 51. V Kumar, S Kumar and B Bhat took one wicket each for AP.
Skipper Mithun Manhas has again pushed himself back after a terrible outing in a match against Goa. He seems low on confidence and has chose to send in-form batsman ahead of him.