Saturday, April 20, 2024

Current Match Report – Gujarat vs Karnataka Elite, Group C 2023/24


Gujarat 264 and 219 (Umang 57, Hingrajia 56, Koushik 3-16, Rohit 3-61) beat Karnataka 374 and 103 (Padikkal 31, Desai 7-42, Vaghela 3-38) by six runs

Mayank Agarwal scored the one century of the match. V Koushik picked up seven wickets throughout two innings. However a Ranji Trophy match Karnataka would have anticipated to win after establishing a chase of 110 went completely pear-shaped for them, as Gujarat diminished them from 50 for no loss to 103 all out on a pitch the place the ball turned and bounced viciously, left-arm spinner Siddharth Desai returning 7 for 42 in a six-run win.

Karnataka began the ultimate innings strongly in Ahmedabad, with Agarwal and Devdutt Padikkal, the openers, scoring shortly. Desai had opened the bowling alongside medium pacer Chintan Gaja, however the process regarded past them as Agarwal and Padikkal raced away. Agarwal scored 19 in 29 balls, with 4 fours, and Padikkal was in a rush, hitting 31 from 29 balls with 4 fours and a six.

However Desai broke via with Agarwal’s wicket within the tenth over, after which removed Padikkal and Nikin Jose in his subsequent over. All of a sudden, Karnataka had been 56 for 3. Time wasn’t the problem, and with the likes of Manish Pandey, R Samarth – who had opened within the first innings – and Shubhang Hegde to return, it wasn’t a worrying state of affairs but.

Desai was on a roll, although. Pandey fell for a duck to turn into Desai’s fourth sufferer, and he added Sujay Sateri and Vijaykumar Vyshak to his tally by the 18th over of the innings, leaving Karnataka tottering at 74 for six.

Gujarat captain Gaja had eliminated himself from the assault after bowling simply two overs, bringing Rinkesh Vaghela, the offspinner, and Vaghela received into the act round this stage, sending again Samarth and Hegde, who had scored 27 in 37 balls. Desai then removed Rohit Kumar – the third duck within the innings – to finish his haul, earlier than Vaghela received his third, Prasidh Krishna, within the twenty seventh over to complete off the sport.

The day had began nicely for Karnataka, as had a lot of the match until they received to 50 for no loss of their second innings. Gujarat, in a single day on 171 for 7 – after having conceded a 110-run first-innings lead – had been bowled out in 12.2 overs of motion, including 48 runs alongside the way in which. These had been important ultimately evaluation.

The win lifted Gujarat to the highest of the Elite Group C desk, with two wins in two video games giving them 12 factors.

Read more