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Ranji Trophy: Mumbai and Karnataka to Vie for Semis Spot

After grueling league stage of the Ranji Trophy, all the eight teams going through to the quarterfinals have been decided. The knockout stage of the championship will be played from December 7-11. The teams making it to the last eight are Karnataka, Delhi, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai, Vidarbha, Bengal

Cricketnext |November 28, 2017, 7:25 PM IST
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai and Karnataka to Vie for Semis Spot

New Delhi: Defending champions Gujarat will face Bengal while 41-time winners Mumbai will lock horns with the season's from team Karnataka in the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy. The line-up for the knockouts, which will be played from December 7-11, was finalised after the conclusion of the league matches across various venues.

Delhi, who finished second in Group A after their game against Hyderabad ended in a draw, will meet Madhya Pradesh in their last-eight clash. Delhi picked up three points from the game by virtue of taking the first innings lead at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

Meanwhile, the Kerala cricket team has made history by reaching the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy for the first time, joining Gujarat from Group B. In Rohtak, Kerala picked up an innings and eight-run win against Haryana to join Gujarat in the quarterfinals.

The match between Mumbai and Karnataka will be telecast live. Gujarat thrashed Jharkhand by 10 wickets after left-arm spinner Hardik Patel starred with the ball with an impressive four-wicket haul to help his side top the group.

Quarterfinals line-up:

Gujarat v Bengal in Jaipur

Delhi v MPCA in Vijaywada

Kerala v Vidarbha in Surat

Karnataka v Mumbai in Nagpur.

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