Stuart Binny © IANS (File Photo)
Stuart Binny © IANS (File Photo)

Feb 11, 2014

 

Karnataka dominated Day Two of the Irani Cup 2013-14 and are in total control of the game. Rest of India (ROI) would need an inspired effort to come back into the game as the Karnataka batsmen have setup a good base for a victory for the Ranji Trophy 2013-14 champions.

 

On Day One, skipper R Vinay Kumar had set the tone with his six-for as ROI were bowled out for 201. On Day Two, it was the batsmen who did the job for the Ranji champions as they finished the day with a lead of 189. Stuart Binny was the star with a blazing ton, while Ganesh Satish (84) and Karun Nair (92) played supporting roles. They will resume on 389 for five.

 

CM Gautam and centurion Binny are on the crease.

 

Brief scores:

 

Rest of India 201 201 (Dinesh Karthik 91, Amit Mishra 47; R Vinay Kumar 6 for 47, Stuart Binny 3 for 35)  trailKarnataka 390 for five (Ganesh Satish 84, Karun  Nair 92; Stuart Binny 115*; Pankaj Singh 2 for 78) by 189 runs.

 

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