Cuttack: Shreyas Iyer struck a sublime 90 to take Mumbai to 327-7 on Day One of their semi-final against Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy here on Saturday.
Iyer combined with opener Bhavin Thakkar (30) to share an 88-run stand before Aditya Tare (68) and Abhishek Nayar (43) played a handy knock to give their team a solid start.
Siddhesh Lad was batting on 57 at stumps in the company of Shardul Thakur in the game played at DRIEMS Ground here. The star bowler for Madhya Pradesh turned out to be pacer Chandrakant Sakure (4-102), who had made his first-class debut in the quarter-final against Bengal.
Experienced fast bowler Ishwar Pandey picked up two wickets.
Mumbai 327-7 (S Iyer 90, A Tare 68, S Lad 57*; C Sakure 4-102, I Pandey 2-34) vs Madhya Pradesh