[caption id="attachment_677463" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Karun-Nair-.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-677463" alt="Karun Nair Getty Images " src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Karun-Nair-.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Karun Nair Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Hyderabad captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ambati-rayudu/">Ambati Rayudu</a> elected to field first against Karnataka in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2018. Karnataka s batting line-up, who failed in their last match against Andra, posted a huge total of 205 against HyderabadL: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/karun-nair/">Karun Nair</a> (77) and Krishnappa Gowtham s (57) stitched a partnership of 131 runs. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/stuart-binny/">Stuart Binny</a>, the only batsman who had managed to score above 30 in the last match, failed to score today. However, he performed well with the ball. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mayank-agarwal/">Mayank Agarwal</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/manish-pandey/">Manish Pandey</a> continued to struggle. <p></p> <p></p>Hydrabad's first two wickets added 126 runs. Akshath Reddy playing brilliantly as he scored 70 of a meagre 29 balls. <p></p> <p></p>Binny, in the 11th over, took two quick wickets dismissing the inform Reddy. Binny led Karnataka to a 2-run win in the last over. The over included two run outs and a wicket of the last ball when Hyderabad needed three runs to win. Binny ended with 3 for 29 in his 4 overs. <p></p> <p></p>Karnataka will face table-toppers Tamil Nadu in their next match. They are currently second in South Zone group. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Brief scores:</strong> <p></p> <p></p><strong>Karnataka</strong> 205 ( Karun Nair 77, Krishnappa Gowtham 57; Ravi Kiran 2 for 33) won against <strong>Hyderabad</strong> (Akshath Reddy 70, Tanmay Agarwal 38; Stuart Binny 3 for 29) by 2 runs.