Rajasthan finished Day 1 of the Ranji Final at a strong 221 for no loss! Aakash Chopra crawled his way to 86 not out from 273 balls with 10 fours while his partner Vineet Saxena got to a century, with an unbeaten 120 from 269 balls with 16 fours.
Lunch Break Update : Defending Champions Rajasthan are at a solid 89 for no loss in 35 overs by Lunch on Day 1 of their Ranji Trophy Final against hosts Tamil Nadu at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. India Test discard Aakash Chopra is on a very slow 36 from 115 balls with 3 fours and his partner Vineet Saxena has collected 51 from 96 balls with 6 fours.
Rajasthan had won the toss and elected to bat first in what will be a 5-day match unilke the previous Ranji games which were for only four days.