Ranji Trophy 2013-14 semi-finals, Live Cricket Score Day 5: Karnataka edge closer to final with lead of 177
Karun Nair is unbeaten on 151. Photo courtesy – Facebook Profile.

 

Jan 22, 2014

 

01.30pm IST: Karnataka have qualified for the Ranji Trophy 2013-14 final after the rain interruption did not allow play to be resumed on the final day. Read the final report here.

 


 

 

Play has been delayed due to some rain in Mohali.

 


 

 

Welcome to the Live coverage of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14 semi-final clash between Punjab and Karnatakaat the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali.

 

Karnataka have almost sealed their spot in the final of the Ranji Trophy after only 36.1 overs of play was possible against Punjab in the penultimate day of their semi-final match during which they consolidated their lead to 177 runs.

 

At stumps on fourth day, Karnataka were 447 for five in 146.1 overs after bad light stopped the proceedings. The visitors scored 96 runs on the day without losing any further wickets as left-hander Amit Verma celebrated his return to the state side with an unbeaten knock of 114 runs while in-form Karun Nair reached 151.

 

You can read our report of Day Four of the clash between Punjab and Karnataka here.