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Vijay Hazare Trophy | Mumbai ride on Prithvi Shaw wave yet again to reach Grand Finale

When Mumbai take on Karnataka, it is always supposed to be a nail-biter but as it turned out, it was a one-sided affair, with Prithvi Shaw’s 165 taking Mumbai to 322. In reply, Devdutt Padikkal did make the right noise, with a 64, but with no other real support, it was Mumbai who entered the final.
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reportcricket7 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Samarth-Padikkal inflict rampage as Karnataka maul Kerala to reach semis

Kerala became the latest victims of the wrath of Ravikumar Samarth and Devdutt Padikkal as the opening duo strung together a second consecutive 200-run stand to propel Karnataka into the semi-finals. The day belonged to skipper Samarth, who posted a career-best score of 192 to slay Kerala.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Ronit More scripts dramatic Karnataka win

A splendid spell of medium pace bowling from Karnataka — led by Ronit More — helped Karnataka clinch a dramatic 10-wicket win against Railways in the seventh round clash in Delhi. Meanwhile, a third successive washed out day meant Himachal Pradesh and Mumbai were forced to share the spoils.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Baroda-Saurashtra clash closes in on result

The seventh round match between Baroda and Saurashtra in Vadodara drew close to a result with the visitors being set a fourth-innings target of 200. The weather played spoilsport in the Himachal-Mumbai and Railways-Karnataka match, while MP extended their lead over UP to 119 runs.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B - Naman Ojha, Yash Dubey lead Madhya Pradesh fightback against Railways

Naman Ojha’s century and Yash Dubey’s unbeaten 79 ensured Madhya Pradesh ended day three with a 188-run lead over Railways. Saurashtra enforced the follow-on against Karnataka, while Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh inched closer to a first-innings lead over Tamil Nadu and Baroda respectively.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Ranji Trophy 2019-20 | Elite Group B- Saurashtra, Karnataka take command on Day two

Saurashtra grabbed the stranglehold of their match against Railways on the back of Pujara's 69* and a young Devdutt Padikkal helped Karnataka take advantage of Uttar Pradesh's batting collapse. Elsewhere, Himachal Pradesh bowlers turned the face of the game by removing Tamil Nadu batsmen cheaply.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy | Heartbreak for Tamil Nadu as Karnataka clinch title in last-ball thriller

Karnataka have won their second domestic tournament this season by beating Tamil Nadu in a game that went to the very last ball. Batting first, Karnataka posted a score of 180 and despite the late hitting of Vijay Shankar and Ravichandran Ashwin, Tamil Nadu fell short by just 1 run.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 | Karnataka steamroll past helpless Haryana to book final berth

Defending Champions Karnataka faced the Haryana hurdle in the semi-final as they looked to make their way into back-to-back finals in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Haryana finished with 194/8 after 20 overs only for Karnataka to chase it in under 15 overs as Devdutt Padikkal top scored with 87 runs.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Karnataka clinch fourth title after Abhimanyu Mithun hat-trick

Abhimanyu Mithun made his 30th birthday a memorable one with a hat-trick, as uninterrupted rain resulted in Karnataka trumping Tamil Nadu by 60 runs, according to the VJD rule. By the time rain arrived, Karnataka were 60 runs ahead of required 86 runs to win the game as per the BCCI’s own rule.
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reportcricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Devdutt Padikkal, KL Rahul star as Karnataka book place in final

Karnataka's destructive opening pair of Devdutt Padikkal and KL Rahul once again notched up big scores as the hosts thrashed Chhattisgarh by nine wickets to book a place in Friday's final. The 2017/18 winners will now take on the 2016/17 champions Tamil Nadu in the final in Bengaluru.
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