The southern derby turned out to be a moist squib as Tamil Nadu scored a medical eight-wicket win over Karnataka within the Elite Group B match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket match on the Sports activities Hub right here on Thursday.
Siddharth’s fantastic spell
For the second successive day, the Tamil Nadu spinners customary the victory. Left-arm spinner M. Siddharth was the stand out bowler with figures of 4 for 23. R. Sai Kishore (three for 28) and Washington Sundar (one for 27) lent in a position help.
The Tamil Nadu medium-pacers Sandeep Warrier and R. Silambarsan exploited the circumstances to dismiss the Karnataka openers cheaply. However Mayank Agarwal (40) and Rohan Kadam (37) added 67 runs for the third wicket to resurrect the innings.
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Nonetheless, Rohan perished attempting to chop Siddharth off a ball that saved low and it opened the floodgates.
The Karnataka batters didn’t distinguish themselves with their shot choice. Manish Pandey was bowled by way of the gate enjoying again to a different low supply, whereas J. Suchith was stumped down the leg-side stepping out to Siddharth.
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In between, Karun Nair was snapped up brilliantly by a diving Sai Sudharsan at square-leg as Karnataka misplaced the final eight wickets for simply 35 runs to be bowled out for 122.
Captain N. Jagadeesan fell to the vagaries of the pitch, bowled by a ball that saved low from Vidyadhar Patil and Sudharsan had his stumps knocked down by Suchith as TN was diminished to 58 for 2.
Nonetheless, B. Indrajith (51 not out) and Washington (31 not out) added 65 runs to finish the victory earlier than the rain got here.
On the St. Xavier’s School floor, Mumbai defeated Baroda by 13 runs by way of the VJD Methodology after the match was referred to as off attributable to rain.
Chasing 211, Mumbai was 100 for 3 on the finish of the twenty third over when the match was deserted.
Pondicherry additionally was a beneficiary of the VJD technique because it beat Bengal by eight runs.
Pondicherry, chasing 265, was 132 for 2 in 30 overs when heavy rain compelled the match to be referred to as off.