Welcome to the CricketCountry’s live coverage of the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). Mangalore United, placed sixth in the league, will hope for a win to boost their chances to qualify for the knockout rounds. They take on Rock Stars, captained by Sudeep, who have not yet won a single game in the competition. In their last game, the Rock Stars lost by 97 runs to Bijapur Bulls, who lead the points table. Can they register their first win? Get all the updates of the 24th match, here. Karnataka Premier League (KPL) 2015 Points Table

Live Cricket Score Rock Stars 129/8 | Overs 20; BATTING: David Johnson 1(3), PD Nithish 1(2): The Rockstars continue their losing streak in the ongoing series, this time collapsing to a 16-run defeat at the hands of Mangalore United, who are still in contention for a spot in the top four, the prospect of which looks bleak at the moment though. Mitrakanth Yadav takes four wickets for 17 runs, with Ronit More chipping in with figures of 2 for 24. C Raghu was dismissed for a 29-ball 49 in the last over, which sealed the fate for the chasing team.

Live Cricket Score Rock Stars 50/3 | Overs 10; BATTING: Madan Mohan 12(14), Teja 9(5): The Rock Stars are off to a shaky start as well, losing their first three wickets with just 38 runs on board. The biggest wicket yet has been that of RK Raahul, who was caught by Ronit More off the bowling Mitrakanth Yadav after scoring 22 off 20 balls. OUT! Raju Gowda c Sabharwal b More 1(10), Kichcha Sudeep c More b Pradeep 4(11), RK Raahul c More b Mitrakanth Yadav 22(20)

Live Cricket Score Mangalore United 145/7 | Overs 20; BATTING: Udit Patel 25(19), Ronit More 19(12): V Mahesh and C Raghu tear through the Mangalore United middle-order to reduce them to 103 for 7, before Patel and More hold their ground, forming a 42-run unbeaten partnership for the eighth wicket, to see off the remaining overs. OUT! KC Avinash c C Raghu b Teja 9(16), N Nishith st. Sudeep b C Raghu 8(11), BN Bharath c Teja b C Raghu 5(9), Arshdeep Singh Brar c C Raghu b Mahesh 7(8)

Live Cricket Score Mangalore United 78/3 | Overs 10; BATTING: KC Avinash 6(13), Nishithh 1(2): Mangalore were off to a flying start, getting 32 for no loss at the end of just three overs before Rohit Sabharwal departed after getting trapped lbw by Nithish. V Mahesh went on to dismiss two more batsmen for the momentum to swing back in the Rock Stars’ favour. OUT! Rohit Sabharwal lbw Nithish 15(12); Shishir Bhavane c Teja b Mahesh 29(19), Rohan Kadam c Mohan b Mahesh 19(14)

Rock Stars win toss and field.

Teams:

Mangalore United: Rohit Sabharwal(w/c), K C Avinash, Shishir Bhavane, BN Bharath, Rohan Kadam, Arsdeep Singh Brar, Udit Patel, Ronit More, Nishithh N, Pradeep T, Mitrakanth Yadav

Rock Stars:  Raahul RK, Chandrashekar Raghu, Charan Teja, Raju Gowda, Adarsh Balakrishna, Mahesh, Madan Mohan, David Johnson, Sudeep(w/c), Nitish, Raghu Raju

Squads:

Mangalore United: Shishir Bhavane, Rohan Kadam, K C Avinash, Arsdeep Singh Brar, Rohit Sabharwal(w/c), Bhareth NP, Udit Patel, Ronit More, Abhishek Bhat, Mitrakanth Yadav, Syed Khaja Moinuddin, BN Bharath, Nishithh N, Mohit Khokher, R. Praveen Kumar, Akshay Ballal, Nihal Shilar, Rahul Gautam, Mashooq Hussain, Pradeep T

Rock Stars: Raju Gowda, Raahul RK, Madan Mohan, Chandrashekar Raghu, Dhruva Sharma, Sunil Joshi, Charan Teja, Sudeep(w/c), Prathap Narayan, Dharma Keertiraj, Raghu Raju, Adarsh Balakrishna, David Johnson, Rajeev H, Sharath Chandru, Ramkanth, Mahesh, Rajkumar, Sachin Joshi, Nitish, B Raghu