India Red's Karn Sharma claimed a 4-for (Image courtesy: Getty)
India Red’s Karn Sharma claimed a 4-for (Image courtesy: Getty)

India Red are hot favourites to win the ongoing tie against India Green in the first match of Duleep Trophy, which is being held at Lucknow. You can watch the Red s march to dominance on Star Sports. Duleep Trophy 2017 is being streamed live on their official website. You can watch it on iPhone, iPad, PC and Android smartphones on an app named Hotstar. Star has bagged the global rights for all Indian home matches which include domestic ties.

Despite the absence of their skipper Abhinav Mukund, his state-mate Dinesh Karthik led the India Reds. Electing to bat first, the Red put up 323. Priyant Panchal continued his sublime form from the previous season as he marched to his 12th First-Class hundred. He was well supported by Sudip Chatterjee and Karthik, both of whom scored fifties. Surprisingly Murali Vijay s part-time off-spin claimed 3 wickets for Greens. However, the Indian opener was dismissed for only 4. Greens collapsed to 157 with Karn Sharma and Krishnappa Gowtham bagging 4 and 5 wickets respectively.

Towards the end of the second day, Vijay s off-spin claimed the wicket of Chatterjee. Panchal and Rahul Singh are at the crease and they have extended their lead to 191, and will press for an outright win.