Greetings! Welcome to CricketCountry’s coverage of the 22nd match of the ongoing Karnataka Premier League (KPL) 2015 between Mysuru Warriors and Bijapur Bulls at the Srikantadatta Narasimha Raja Wadeyar Ground in Mysore on Monday. While the Warriors are lagging behind in the seventh position in the eight-team tournament, the Bijapur Bulls are sitting on the second spot with four runs in five games, with one match getting abandoned. CM Gautam and Balachandra Akhil will be captaining the Warriors and the Bulls respectively. with Robin Uthappa captaining the latter. The Warriors need to win all their remaining matches, aside from hoping for favourable results from other matches, to qualify for the semi-finals. Get all the updates of the Mysuru Warriors and Bijapur Bulls match here. READ:Karnataka Premier League (KPL) 2015 Points Table

Live Cricket Score Bijapur Bulls 171/3 | Overs 19.2; BATTING: Robin Uthappa 49(34), Mohanram Nidesh 24(13):  And the Bijapur Bulls show why they deserve to be on top of the table. Uthappa and Nidesh steady the innings following the quick dismissals, before the former began to go for the big hits in the last five overs to help guide his team past the finish line with two balls to spare. While Uthappa remained stranded on 49, Nidesh too chipped in with a couple of boundaries and a six to remain unbeaten on 24 off 13 balls. The Bulls are yet to be defeated in the ongoing tournament, while the Warriors are as good as eliminated after the loss.

Live Cricket Score Bijapur Bulls 124/3 | Overs 15; BATTING: Robin Uthappa 26(19), Mohanram Nidesh 0(0): The Bulls have suffered two jolts in the last five overs. While Samarth is caught by Suchith at long-off after attempting to smash a full-toss from Sunil Kumar. Raju goes for a couple of big hits, before Suchith takes his second catch, this time at deep square-leg. Need 44 to win from 30 balls. OUT! Ravikumar Samarth c Suchith b Sunil Kumar 34(34), Suneel Raju c Suchith b Gowtham 23(16)

Live Cricket Score Bijapur Bulls 80/1 | Overs 10; BATTING: Ravikumar Samarth 34(33), Robin Uthappa 5(6): Rajoo Bhatkal’s quickfire innings comes to an end after he is stumped by Gautam after coming down the track and attempting to smash Suchith over the umpire’s head in the eighth over. The Bulls have quietened since the dismissal, scoring at a steady pace after Robin Uthappa’s arrival at the crease. Need 88 to win from 60 balls. OUT! Rajoo Bhatkal st Gautam b Suchith 40(21)

Live Cricket Score Bijapur Bulls 61/0 | Overs 6; BATTING: Raju Bhatkal 37(17), Ravikumar Samarth 23(19): Bijapur are bullying their way towards the target at the moment, smashing 61 runs in just 6 overs at a scoring rate of over 10. As many as 10 boundaries and a six have been smashed so far, with Bhatkal likely to bring up his fifty soon. Bijapur Bulls need 107 to win from 84 balls.

Live Cricket Score Mysuru Warriors 167/5 | Overs 20; BATTING: J Suchith 54(15), Shoaib Manager 0(0): Gautam’s innings comes to an end when he is caught by Somanna off the bowling of Mithun to depart for 58 off 52 balls at the end of 18 overs. Mumbai Indians batsman J Suchit however, makes up for the dismissal by smashing three sixes and a four as Mysuru collect 23 runs in the 19th over. Gowtham is dismissed off the first ball of the final over, but the strike is rotated back to Suchith, who smashes 24 runs in the last four deliveries to complete his half-century in just 15 deliveries! OUT! Manjesh Reddy run out 18(16), CM Gautam c Somanna b Mithun, K Gowtham c Somanna b Mithun 1(2)

Live Cricket Score Mysuru Warriors 105/2 | Overs 10; BATTING: CM Gautam 53(42), Manjesh Reddy 16(13): Naveen is dismissed for 22 after getting caught by Samarth at long-on after attempting to smash the Cariappa delivery for a six. Meanhile skipper and wicketkeeper Gautam brings up his half-century, which is greeted by applause from across the ground. OUT! Naveen MG c Samarth b Cariappa 22(19)

Live Cricket Score Mysuru Warriors 69/1 | Overs 10; BATTING: CM Gautam 38(28), Naveen MG 17(16): Sunil Raju gets the breakthrough for the Bijapur Bulls as Arjun Hoysala pops a return catch to the spinner, who moves to his left to complete the dismissal. The Bulls however, need to get the wicket of skipper Gautam, who is looking set to bring up his half-century and dismantle the opposition even further. OUT! Arjun Hoysala c & b Suneel Raju 13(16)

Live Cricket Score Mysuru Warriors 35/0 | Overs 5; BATTING: CM Gautam 22(15), Arjun Hoysala 13(15): The Warriors are off to a good start after being put to bat, with the pair hitting four boundaries and a six to get their run-rate to seven. Arjun Hoysala survives a dismissal chance in the fifth over after cutting towards the fielder at point, who appears to have grassed the ball while lunging forward to collect the catch.

Teams:

Mysuru Warriors: Arjun Hoysala, CM Gautam (c, wk), Shoaib Manager, Naveen MG, K Gowtham, Jagadeesha Suchith, David Mathias, Anand Doddamani, Sunil Kumar, Akshay CK, Manjesh Reddy.

Bijapur Bulls: Ravikumar Samarth, Raju Bhatkal, Robin Uthappa (wk), Balachandra Akhil (c), Suneel Raju, Nidesh, Abhimanyu Mithun, KC Cariappa, KP Appanna, Aditya Somanna, Vyshak Vijay Kumar.