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Ranji Trophy Semifinal, Karnataka vs Saurashtra Highlights - As It Happened

Cricketnext Staff | January 28, 2019, 12:31 PM IST

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  • 10:50 (IST)

    SAURASHTRA WIN! Prerak Mankad brings up the winning runs with a glorious drive down the ground for the visitors. He remains unbeaten on 12, Cheteshwar Pujara is the star of the match, with his incredible innings of 131. They have managed to chase down a massive 279 runs to claim their place in the final against Vidarbha.

  • 10:32 (IST)

    WICKET! Arpit Vavasda is caught at short-leg. It was an excellent ball from Ronit More. Short, well-directed at the body and the southpaw only managed to loop a simple catch to Siddharth. Saurashtra 274/5, need five runs to win.

  • 10:20 (IST)

    Four! A straight drive down the ground from Cheteshwar Pujara, taking him to 124. Another 12 runs and Saurashtra are in the final of the Ranji Trophy. The hosts are on the verge of going out. Saurashtra 267/4.

  • 10:06 (IST)

    250 up for Saurashtra! From being in a precarious 23/3, they are now just 29 runs away from victory, led by their star Cheteshwar Pujara, who has had his luck but has hung on for a superb century.

  • 09:42 (IST)

    OUT! Vinay Kumar is fired up. Good length delivery from the veteran and it jags back in off the wicket and keeps low. Jackson could do nothing about that and he is bowled. Saurashtra 237/4, need 42 runs to win.

  • 09:41 (IST)

    Century! Well done Sheldon Jackson. The middle-order batsman has gone to score a well-deserved century. And he has nearly put Saurashtra on the cusp of victory.

  • 09:07 (IST)

    Hello and welcome to the coverage of Day 5 of the Raniji Trophy semifinal between Saurashtra and Karnataka. The unbeaten 201-run stand between Cheteshwar Pujara and Sheldon Jackson has put the visitors just 55 runs away from victory.

10:50 (IST)

SAURASHTRA WIN! Prerak Mankad brings up the winning runs with a glorious drive down the ground for the visitors. He remains unbeaten on 12, Cheteshwar Pujara is the star of the match, with his incredible innings of 131. They have managed to chase down a massive 279 runs to claim their place in the final against Vidarbha.

Saurashtra win by five wickets

10:46 (IST)

Saurashtra are in no hurry to get the final runs. Ronit More continues his short ball treatment and they are content to let it go.

10:32 (IST)

WICKET! Arpit Vavasda is caught at short-leg. It was an excellent ball from Ronit More. Short, well-directed at the body and the southpaw only managed to loop a simple catch to Siddharth. Saurashtra 274/5, need five runs to win.

10:20 (IST)

Four! A straight drive down the ground from Cheteshwar Pujara, taking him to 124. Another 12 runs and Saurashtra are in the final of the Ranji Trophy. The hosts are on the verge of going out. Saurashtra 267/4.

10:06 (IST)

250 up for Saurashtra! From being in a precarious 23/3, they are now just 29 runs away from victory, led by their star Cheteshwar Pujara, who has had his luck but has hung on for a superb century.

09:58 (IST)

The new ball is talking! Pujara has beaten on both edges, Arpit Vavasda is finding it a little tough to get his bat to the ball. This could be a crucial spell of play for Karnataka, their final throw of the dice.

09:52 (IST)

Second new ball has been taken and Vinay Kumar has the first crack with it. Saurshtra are just 39 runs away from victory. Pujara and his luck still going strong.

09:42 (IST)

OUT! Vinay Kumar is fired up. Good length delivery from the veteran and it jags back in off the wicket and keeps low. Jackson could do nothing about that and he is bowled. Saurashtra 237/4, need 42 runs to win.

09:41 (IST)

Century! Well done Sheldon Jackson. The middle-order batsman has gone to score a well-deserved century. And he has nearly put Saurashtra on the cusp of victory.

09:30 (IST)

The play has begun, two runs from the first over. Karnataka will look for some early wickets to put pressure on Saurashtra who have it easy for now. Jackson gets closer to his ton with a boundary. Target only 48 runs away.

09:15 (IST)

Saurashtra were wobbling at 23 for 3 when the duo got together, and are now 55 runs away from a spot in the final with Pujara on 108 off 216 and Jackson on 90 off 205. Karnataka can take inspiration from the first innings, when Saurashtra slipped from 223 for 4 to 236 all out.

09:07 (IST)

Hello and welcome to the coverage of Day 5 of the Raniji Trophy semifinal between Saurashtra and Karnataka. The unbeaten 201-run stand between Cheteshwar Pujara and Sheldon Jackson has put the visitors just 55 runs away from victory.

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