Group India batsman Ajinkya Rahane turned into the main player to have played in the 500th test for India and 500th diversion for Mumbai when he ventured out to challenge Baroda in Ranji Trophy amusement at Wankhede on Thursday.
The Veteran batsman who is the spine for Team India in the longest arrangement of the diversion was a piece of the side that played their 500th Test a year ago, when the New Zealand group had visited the nation.
The famous Test was played at Green Park stadium in Kanpur where Rahane figured out how to score 18 keeps running in the first innings and 40 keeps running in the second innings. India inevitably went onto to win the match by 197 runs.
Mumbai is one the most capable and fruitful group in the local cricket winning 41 Ranji Trophy titles till date. Inspite of huge names back in the side, Mumbai were knocked down some pins out for mostly 171 keeps running with Rahane scoring a duck as he was expelled by Atit Sheth .
Baroda’s young pace bowlers Atit Sheth and Lukman Meriwala ruined Mumbai’s memorable 500th test by asserting 5 wickets each to place Baroda responsible for the match.
The 29-year-old center request batsman will leave the Ranji squad after Baroda diversion to join the national side in front of first test which will begin on sixteenth November at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.