Jadeja gets seven on 'happy' return
As if destined, Jadeja tweaked the ball enough to scalp seven victims in the second innings on a Chepauk wicket that spun, kicked and kept low as well.
Three cheers: TN trio hits half-centuries to help team post 324
Despite difficult surface to bat, Indrajith, Vijay & Shahrukh impress on Day 2; Visitors Saurashtra 92/3 at stumps
Ranji Trophy: Jadeja & Co make Tamil Nadu grind
The pitch was slow with odd spots where the ball lifted off when presented with the seam.
'Almost ready' Jadeja seeks match-fitness in Ranji Trophy clash against Tamil Nadu
"I am feeling good to be back on the field. I am very excited and looking forward to this game.
Ranji Trophy: Ajith guides Tamil Nadu to innings victory
For Assam, it was a disappointing finish as they were outplayed by Tamil Nadu in all departments.
Ranji Trophy: Ajith, Sai Kishore help TN dominate proceedings vs Assam
Sandeep Warrier, who was hitting the deck on the right areas, gave the breakthrough by castling Gokul Sharma with a peach of a delivery.
Ranji Trophy: Pradosh, Vijay centuries put Tamil Nadu in control vs Assam
Personally too Vijay Shankar was in happy space of mind after spending the major part of last year due to injury and later rehab.
It's an abuse to domestic cricket: Venkatesh Prasad takes aim at selectors for ignoring Sarfaraz
The century, Sarfaraz's third in the ongoing edition of the Ranji Trophy, was yet another reminder to the national selectors that he has the class to be a part of the India Test squad.
Ranji Trophy: New-look TN under Sai Kishore to face Assam
On the other hand, Assam which lost to Mumbai by an innings and 128 runs in their previous encounter, will be looking to salvage some pride.
Jadeja set for Ranji comeback to prove fitness ahead of Australia series
Jadeja reportedly has started to bowl and bat from earlier this week as he's winding up his rehab at the NCA.
Maharashtra skipper Bawane kills Tamil Nadu's hopes of making Ranki knockouts
In the first innings, he made 88. Both Bawne and Azim were involved in an unfinished sixth wicket stand worth 197 runs that shut all hopes of Tamil Nadu making it to the next stage.
Vijay Shankar hits ton, but TN concede lead against Maharashtra
However, once Pradosh fell early in the morning on Thursday, Vijay Shankar (107) with a classic century and S Ajith Ram waged a battle but that was not enough.
Maharashtra in control as TN batter fight back
Tamil Nadu in their chase had a disastrous start, losing Sai Sudharsan for a duck in the very fourth ball of the innings.
Gaikwad's unbeaten century puts Maharashtra in command vs TN
After Kedar and Ankit's exit, Gaikwad came in and along with Azim registered a big partnership to hurt the psyche of the TN attack.
Need to have a larger pool of players for red-ball cricket in TN: Ashwin
The main problem for Tamil Nadu this season has been, after packing off the top-order batters, allowing the No 6 or 7 to score runs.
Elite Group B Ranji Trophy: Pradosh-Vijay stand ensures a draw for TN
Starting the day at 380 for 4, the duo was in no hurry to score runs and played sensibly as per the need of the hour.
Indrajith, Pradosh hit tons, TN lead in Elite Group B Ranji Trophy
The fact that Tamil Nadu were able to stitch some partnerships on Thursday showed that they had better resolve this time around.
Ranji Trophy: TN batters struggle as Mumbai take 39-run lead
If you look at the history of the Ranji Trophy, Mumbai have won the coveted title the most number of times and have a psychological edge over many teams, with Tamil Nadu being one of them.
Ranji Trophy quarterfinals: Suved Parkar hits double ton as Mumbai declare at 647/8 vs Uttarakhand
Parkar's stroke-filed 252 and Sarfaraz Khan's aggressive 153 have put the 41-time Ranji Trophy winners in the driver's seat.
Ranji Trophy quarterfinals: Sudip Gharami's 186 powers Bengal to massive total against Jharkhand
Looking to accelerate the scoring rate, the 23-year-old Gharami's stay in the middle ended with a contentious decision after which Bengal looked to nudge the ball around for ones and twos.
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