Karnataka are dominating Assam in the match played at Indore © Getty Images ( Representational Photo)
Karnataka are dominating Assam in the match played at Indore © Getty Images ( Representational Photo)

Hello and welcome to CricketCountry‘s live blog of the fifth day of the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 quarter-finals.

In the other quarter-final match, Maharashtra sailed into the semifinals of Ranji Trophy 2014-15 after their bowlers delivered the goods to defeat Andhra by 75 runs in a quarterfinal match after they showed an all-rounde performance.

Chasing 176 on the third day of the match, Andhra were folded up for 101, with Anupam Sanklecha being the most successful bowler with figures of four for 19 at the Bansi Lal Stadium. Sanklecha was well-supported by Samad Fallah (2 for 33), Domnic Joseph (2 for 26) and Shrikant Mundhe (2 for 17). Earlier, Kedar Jadhav, overnight on 81, was dismissed on the score in the morning, but his innings paved the way for Maharashtra to have a total to defend, reported PTI.

Karnataka: 452 & 416/5 decl. vs Assam 185 &  332/3 at Indore – Match Drawn – Karnataka enter semi-finals on the basis of first innings lead

Tamil Nadu: 403 & 266 vs Vidarbha  259 & 142/8 at Jaipur- Match Drawn – Tamil Nadu sail into the semi-final on the basis of first innings lead.

Delhi: 166 & 236 vs Mumbai at Cuttack : 156 & 450– Mumbai win by 204 runs and Shardul Thakur picks up eight wickets.Mumbai have now joined Maharashtra in the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy 2014-15.

Semi-finalists:

Karnataka vs Mumbai at Bengaluru on February 25

Tamil Nadu vs Maharashtra at Kolkata on February 25