Karnataka opener hits 117* to take side within 75 runs of lead after Maharashtra lose last five wickets early.
Lokesh Rahul (94) and Ganesh Satish were in complete control as they anchored Karnataka to 230/0 at the end of day’s play.
With less big match experience, Maharashtra’s ability to deal with the pressure of playing a final will be tested.
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.
Skipper Kanitkar (61) and Robin (56) slammed twin half-centuries as Rajasthan reached 198 for 3.
On a pitch that provided plenty of swing and bounce on the first two days of the Ranji final,the batsman slowly but surely made their presence felt on Wednesday….
Sachin Tendulkar described it as special feeling to be a part of the team which created history by claiming a record 38 Ranji Trophy titles.
Before the Ranji Trophy semi-final,Zaheer Khan was enjoying a well-deserved international break. All I did during that time was catch up on sleep, he says about the brief time away from the game…
Zaheer’s 7-wkt haul broke UP’s back as Mumbai tightened their grip on the Ranji Trophy cricket final.
Having allowed Mumbai to amass 402 runs in their first innings,UP lost early wickets to be left struggling at 91 for three at close.
If Mohammad Kaif,with his awkward stance and the jerky backlift is chalk,Wasim Jaffers languid grace at the crease fame is cheese….