Kedar Jadhav has looked good at the crease for Maharashtra, unbeaten at 81 © Getty Images (File Photo)
Kedar Jadhav has looked good at the crease for Maharashtra, unbeaten at 81 © Getty Images (File Photo)

Hello and welcome to the Cricketcountry’s coverage of the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy 2014-15. Catch all the live updates here.

Eight of the most prominent sides in the Indian domestic cricket circuit will battle it out on the third day of the Ranji Trophy quarter finals. The teams will hope to perform well and proceed to the next round with the ultimate aim to lift the prestigious Ranji Trophy.

The two days of the contest saw some amazing battles between the participating teams. The match between Maharashtra and Andhra turned out to a wicket fest with as many as 26 wickets falling on Day 1. Maharashtra finished their first innings at 91 while Andhra responded with 138. Maharashtra then came in to bat for the second time on Day 2 and ended 172/6.

Karnataka scored 452 in their first innings against Assam. Assam ended Day 2 at 58 for three and will hope for a partnership strong partnership to overhaul the mammoth first innings total of Karnataka. Tamil Nadu scored 403 in the first innings against Vidarbha.

Vidarbha reached stumps at Day 2 unscathed with nine runs on the board. It will be interesting to see how they respond to the pressure. The match between Delhi and Mumbai is turning out to be another low scoring affair. Mumbai was skittled out for 156 in their first innings and Delhi’s response was 166 all-out, giving them a slender 10-run lead.

In the third innings Mumbai have looked much more settled with the bat scoring 88 runs for the loss of just the single wicket. The match seems headed for a result.

Karnataka: 452 & 137/2 vs Assam: 185

Tamil Nadu: 403  vs Vidarbha: 206/5

Maharashtra: 91 & 223  beat Andhra: 138 & 101 by 75 runs

Mumbai: 156 & 376/7 vs Delhi: 166