Karnataka end 15-year title drought to claim seventh Ranji Trophy with outright win over Maharashtra in final.
Karnataka were successful in their plan to bat Maharashtra out of the contest, as they finished the day at 474/7.
Karnataka opener hits 117* to take side within 75 runs of lead after Maharashtra lose last five wickets early.
Maharashtra coach Bhave said that this was a wicket where spin might play a ‘huge’ role.
How J Arun Kumar, the tattooed and Harley-riding coach, has made this season a memorable journey for Karnataka.