M. Vijay and Abhinav Mukund continued their amazing form in the Ranji super series opener against Maharashtra in Nasik by putting on an opening stand of 462 runs. Abhinav Mukund went on to amass a massive unbeaten 300 while Vijay scored 243. Vijay had a successful challenger series as well playing well in most games. Tamil Nadu scored its 600 runs at a rate of over 4.5 runs per over and seem to be on track for a successful season.
Other highlights in the remaining games include a hundred by Robin Uthappa, and a devastating spell of fast bowling by SK Trivedi of Gujarat reducing Saurashtra to 8 for 4.