Group B: Desai powers Gujarat to the top
Defending champions beat Rajasthan by an innings and 107 runs, Kerala end Saurashtra’s super run and Haryana register their first win
The youngest player to have secured an IPL contract, wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson had been a part of Kolkata Knight Rider's future developmental team for more than three years before signing up with them in 2012. He was the top-scorer in Kerala's U-13 tournament with 973 runs and continued his good form in the U-16 tournament, notching up 525 runs. He is Kerala's youngest player in the Ranji Trophy and the sixth-youngest in Ranji Trophy history, having made his first-class debut in 2011 at age 16.