Karnataka score easy victory

Karnataka score easy victory

State eves to lock horns with Tamil Nadu today

Karnataka, by the virtue of their commanding win, bagged four points plus the bonus point for the first time the tournament.

Karnataka, who have 12 points, will take on Tamil Nadu, also on 12, in a potentially decisive clash. Also on 12 points are Hyderabad, who will take on Andhra (8) on Tuesday. At the RSI grounds, Karnataka rode on Veda Krishnamurthy (49 n.o.) and Sneha Prasanna (47) to put on a competitive 144 for eight in a match that was reduced to 34-overs-a-side due to overnight rain.

Kerala, in reply, were bundled out for 70 all out. Spoorti (3/9) and Saba Saeed Siddiqui (2/18) were the chief wicket-takers for Karnataka.

Brief scores: Karnataka: 144/8 in 34 overs (Sneha Prasanna 47, Veda Krishnamurthy 49 n.o.; Sonia Mol TP 2-11) bt Kerala: 70 all out in 29.2 overs (Saba Saeed Siddiqui 2-18, Spoorti 3-9). Match reduced to 34 overs a side due to rain. Karnataka: 5 points (with bonus). Kerala: -1.

Hyderabad: 187 all out in 44.2 overs (Diana David 65, Sowjanya Nath 26; Santhosh Rane 2-31, Salma Divakar 2-46) bt Goa: 126/9 in 45 overs (Gouhar Sultana 2-11, Diana David 3-20). Match reduced to 45 overs a side due to rain. Hyderabad: 4 points. Goa: 0.

Tamil Nadu: 119 all out in 47.1 overs (V Vilasini 40; S Meghana 4-26, S Hima Babu 2-12) lt to Andhra: 123/8 in 45 overs (T Shilpa Chandran 25; V Vilasini 2-19, D Kavya 3-16). Andhra: 4 points. Tamil Nadu: 0.