Home > Live > Live blog >

Ranji Trophy 2013-14 Final, Day 5 Live Cricket Score: Karnataka seal seven-wicket win

Lokesh Rahul is unbeaten along with Robin Uthappa © PTI
Lokesh Rahul scored 29 runs in Karnataka’s second essay © PTI

Feb 2, 2014

Live Scorecard

R Vinay Kumar: “Have worked really hard for this. The team has done a great job. It is an amazing unit. We knew we had the team to win the trophy. We enjoyed each other’s success. It’s a superb team effort.”
Lokesh Rahul, who scored 131 for Karnataka in the first innings, has been named Man of the Match.
Maharashtra captain Rohit Motwani admits that the dropped catches in the final proved to be costly for his side. However, he is happy with the progress that his side has made this season.
There it is! Karun Nair slams a six and a boundary off Chirag Khurana to seal a seven-wicket win for Karnataka! This is their first win since the 1998-99 season, and their seventh overall win.
Karnataka batsmen are not in a hurry to finish this off. They have scored only seven runs in 4.3 overs since tea. They now need 30 more runs to win.
Chirag Khurana takes a sharp return catch to get rid of Amit Verma, who scored a quick 38 off 49 balls, studded with six boundaries and a hit over the fence. Karnataka need 37 runs to win as tea has been taken.
OUT! A Verma 38(49)
A fantastic season for Karnataka opener Lokesh Rahul comes to an end. The right-handed comes forward to play a delivery that bounced enough to hit the top of the bat and flew to the first slip.
Karnataka need 64 more runs to win.
OUT! KL Rahul 29(66)
Maharashtra bowlers are trying really hard to make further inroads into the Karnataka batting line-up. Amit Verma and KL Rahul have so far batted cautiously. They now need another 70 runs to win this summit clash.
Robin Uthappa falls after a solid start with Lokesh Rahul. Uthappa tries to sweep Akshay Darekar but the ball hits the gloves and Rohit Motwani takes a simple catch.
OUT! R Uthappa 36(47)
Karnataka need another 116 runs to win with 10 wickets in hand.
Karnataka are at three for no loss at lunch. They need 154 runs to win.
It’s all over. Maharashtra have been bowled out for 366 runs in 91.2 overs. They have set a 157-run target against Karnataka to win the final of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14.
OUT! S Mundhe 42(75)
Maharashtra are now eight wickets down as Anupam Sanklecha fell in the 85th over off Abhimanyu Mithun, who grabbed his second wicket in the innings. Maharashtra are now 139 runs ahead in the second essay.
OUT! A Sanklecha 14(19)
Anupam Sanklecha and Shrikant Mundhe are adding some crucial runs for Maharashtra now. They are 122 runs ahead in the second innings.
Big wicket! Abhimanyu Mithun has got rid of the Maharashtra captain Rohit Motwani as the seventh wicket falls. Motwani was seen having a discussion with Robin Uthappa a couple of deliveries ago.
OUT! R Motwani 21(48)
Maharashtra have crossed the 300-run mark in the second innings and their lead is of 93 runs now.
Maharashtra have begun positively on the fifth day morning, as they have added a few quick runs to their total. The second innings lead is of 80 runs now, and they would be eyeing nothing less than 150.

Hello and welcome to the Live Blog of the fifth and final day’s play of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14 final between Karnataka and Maharashtra at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad.

Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upperhand despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra, PTI reported.

Karnataka finished their first innings on 515 taking a sizeable 210 run first innings lead. In reply, Maharashtra were 272 for six in their second essay courtesy 112 by Jadhav and his 118-run partnership for the third wicket with Ankit Bawne (61).

Maharashtra now lead by 62 runs with four wickets in hand.

R Vinay Kumar was the most successful Karnataka bowler grabbing four for 84 although he was taken to the task by the Maharashtra batsmen.

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 9, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Harare

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 14, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

More

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 100 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Colombo

Match drawn

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

Photos

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test

Videos

Shaun Udal on India vs England 3rd Test

South Africa win series against Sri Lanka 1-0; move to No 1 in ICC Test rankings

India vs England Live Cricket Score 3rd Test Day 2 at Southampton: India end Day 2 at 25/1, trail by 544 runs

12 little-known facts about Garry Sobers

Pankaj Singh and other Test cricketers from Rajasthan

Mike Griffith: My choice of Mike Gatting as President of MCC was all about timing

Alastair Cook England England vs India England vs India 2014 India India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 South Africa South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2014 South Africa vs Sri Lanka South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2014 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs South Africa Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2014

Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2nd Test: Spinners bowled their hearts out, says Angelo Mathews after series loss

ICC investigating Moeen Ali’s Gaza wristbands

Pankaj Singh: Playing Tests for India was my biggest dream

India vs England 3rd Test at Souhampton: Wicket is easy for batsmen, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

India vs England 3rd Test at Souhampton: Have been playing well, was frustrating without big score, says Ian Bell

Moeen Ali wears ‘Save Gaza’ band: Instances where cricketers made political statements on the field

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test at Southampton: Jos Buttler’s blitz, Ian Bell’s century and other highlights from Day 2

India’s many dropped catches at slips against England

South Africa: The fourth innings champions

Sourav Ganguly-Jagmohan Dalmiya saga timeline

Fan of the Day

Fan Cricket

Fan Cricket

11 Posts | 2 Fans

Brazil vs Netherlands, 3rd place Fifa World Cup 2014 match Video Highlights

Pankaj Singh: Playing Tests for India was my biggest dream

Spotted: Kareena Kapoor in a stunning avatar during Singham Returns promotions!

Rafael to miss rest of Man Utd’s tour of the USA with groin injury

Woman delivers at hospital gate in Delhi, probe ordered

Eid-ul-Fitr 2014: 7 practices that are followed on the Feast of Breaking the Fast

Prevent Diabetes Tip – get regular health check-ups

Weightlifter Vikas Thakur wins 12th silver for India in the Commonwealth Games 2014

OnePlus One headed to India: Here’s why it is a flagship killer

Entertainment song Teri Mahima Aprampaar: Udit Narayan’s rendition reminds you of old Akshay Kumar songs!

India vs England 3rd Test at Souhampton: Wicket is easy for batsmen, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here