Ranji Trophy: Karnataka storm into semis

Karnataka storm into the semi-finals of Ranji Trophy on Friday as they beat Rajasthan by six wickets.
  • 12:44

    Ranji: Pandey-Nair brilliance put Karnataka in semis

    Seasoned campaigners Manish Pandey (87 not out) and Karun Nair (61 not out) did justice to their reputation of big match players to take Karnataka to the semifinals of the Ranji Trophy.

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  • 11:43

    Manish Pandey finishes off with six and two fours. Karnataka aces the chase and enters Ranji Trophy semi-finals. Beat Rajasthan by 6 wickets.

  • 11:35

    Latest Score

    Karnataka 263, 170/4 (47.0 Overs)

    Just need 14 runs to win

  • 11:33

    Manish Pandey slams a cracking six straight past the bowler Rahul Chahar. 150 up for Karnataka. All but over for Rajasthan.

  • 11:30

    Latest Score

    Karnataka 263, 157/4 (46.0 Overs)

  • 11:31

    Karnataka needs 27 runs to enter the Ranji semis

  • 11:28

    Latest Score

    Karnataka 263, 146/4 (45.0 Overs)

  • 11:21

    Latest Score

    Karnataka 263, 140/4 (43.0 Overs)

  • 11:17

    Manish Pandey knows only one way to play. Irrespective of the situation, he remains positive. Brings up his 50 in just 53 balls. He had the right approach for the chase.

  • 11:16

    Latest Score

    Karnataka 263, 137/4 (42.0 Ovs) CRR: 3.26

  • 11:15

    Did Rajasthan drop the match? Deepak Chahar drops a dolly at mid-off to give Manish Pandey a life. A huge miss. 51 needed to win for Karnataka. A wicket here would have kept the game in thebalance.

  • 11:14

    Karun Nair steps up in another big game. Reaches 50 in 109 balls. All fighting knock under pressure.

  • 11:09

    Strong appealing is a norm in big games. Left spinner Rahul Chahar beats Karun and appeals loudly for a caught behind. Umpires say not out, and Rahul throws down his shades in anger. Replays show ball missed bat by a mile.

    Karnataka need 57 runs

  • 10:53

    Karun Nair flicks Rahul Chahar for four and brings up the 50-run partnership with Manish Pandey. Karnataka needs 76 to enter Ranji Trophy semis.

  • 10:49

    Karnataka just76 runs away from victory

  • 10:49

    Latest score

    Karnataka 263, 108/4 (34.0 Ovs)

  • 10:39

    Karun, Manish add quick 38 runs between them. The duo scores seven boundaries between them. Target comes below 100.

    Karnataka needs 90 to enter the semis

  • 10:36

    Ranji Trophy quarters: Day 4: Karnataka loses 1st wicket. More out caught behind. Rajasthan lucky. It appeared like bowler had overstepped but no conclusive evidence for the third umpire. Karnataka 57/4. 128 remaining.