Karnataka registers 7 wicket victory against Maharashtra

Karnataka registers 7 wicket victory against Maharashtra

Mysuru, Dec 1: Hosts Karnataka took a session and a little more on the last day to complete a Seven wicket victory over Maharashtra in their Ranji Trophy match played Srikanatakadata Narasimharaja Wadiyar Stadium here on Saturday.

Resuming at 54 for no loss, hosts reached the winning target of 184 by losing 3 wickets in 70.2 overs.

Karnataka earned six points from this match and took tally to 12 points from three matches.

Karnataka playing their next match at Rajkot from December 6 against Sourashtra.

For Karnataka Devdutt Padikkal (77) and D Nischal (66) with their opening partnership of 121 runs helped the team to victory.

Brief Scores: Maharashtra 113 and 256 (R D Gaikwad 89, Naushed Shaikh 74, Sathyajeet Bachhav 28, Shreyas Gopal 4/64, Vinya Kumar 3/41, Pavan Deshpnade 2/23) lost to Karnataka 186 in 84.2 overs (Shreyas Gopal 40, D Nischal 39, R Vinay Kumar 26, S S Bachhav 3/43, A A Sanklecha 2/42, S M Fallah 2/35 and 184 for 3 in 70.2 overs (Devdutt Padikkal 77, Mir K Abbas 34, D Nischal 66, S S Bachhav 2/56).(UNI)