Ranji Trophy 2019-20, Round 4 Day 3- Karnataka, Bihar bag wins; Gujarat tail frustrates Bengal- As it happened

Karnataka defeated Mumbai by five wickets in Mumbai, while Bihar beat Mizoram by six wickets. Delhi pegged back Punjab in the second innings.

Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw in action. (File Photo)   -  VIVEK BENDRE

Hello and welcome to the highlights of day three of the round four Ranji matches.

Here's how the teams shape up after stumps on day 3.

STUMPS- Day 3:

Bengal vs Gujarat: Gujarat 169/7 after 65 overs.

Tripura vs Odisha: Odisha 5/0 after 4 overs, trailing by 283 runs in the first innings.

Punjab vs Delhi: Punjab is 44/4 after 13 overs, leading by 18 runs.

Himachal vs Madhya Pradesh: Himachal is 176/3 after 57 overs, trailing by 76 runs.

Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: Uttar Pradesh is 170/9 after 66 overs, trailing 10 runs.

Nagaland vs Chandigarh: Chandigarh is 400/6 dec after 70.3 overs.

Jharkhand vs J & K: Jharkhand is 103/4 after 28 overs, trailing by 79 runs.

Kerala vs Hyderabad: Kerala is 204/7 after 78 over, leading by 140 runs.

Rajasthan vs Andhra: Rajasthan is 243/8 after 95.2 overs, leading by 137 runs.

Sikkim vs Arunachal Pradesh: Sikkim is 274/6 after 68 overs

Chhattisgarh vs Haryana: Chhatisgarh 33/3 after 13 overs, needing 230 runs to win.

 

Here are the results from round 4:

Results:

Baroda vs Railways: Baroda (201 and 98) beat Railways (99 and 101) by 99 runs.

Services vs Maharashtra: Services (285) beat Maharashtra (44 and 147) by an innings and 94 runs.

Uttarakhand vs Assam: Assam (294) beat Uttarakhand (121 and 83) by innings and 90 runs.

Bihar vs Mizoram: Bihar (262 and 188/4) beat Mizoram (378 and 68) by six wickets.

Goa vs Manipur: Goa (553/5 dec) beat Manipur (106 and 88)by an innings and 359 runs.

Mumbai vs Karnataka: Karnataka (218 and 129/5) beat Mumbai (194, 149/9) by five wickets.

Meghalaya vs Pondicherry: Pondicherry (80 and 49/5) beat Meghalaya (65 and 63) by five wickets.

 

That's all we have for you today. Thank you so much for joining us. See you tomorrow morning for the final day of round 4. CIAO!

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Kerala finishes the third day at 204/7, 140 runs ahead with three wickets in hand against Hyderabad.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Off spinner Saaketh Sai Ram induces a poor cut shot from Salman Nizar only to be bowled. Kerala is 200/7 after 74.3 overs, leading by 136 runs against Hyderabad in extended session of play.

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur: A huge breakthrough for Andhra. Ashok Menaria departs with about half hour left in the day’s play, for 79. He gets an edge off Stephen and Hanuma Vihari in the slips takes the catch. It’s 235 for 7. Lead: 129.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Bengal-Gujarat - poor light ends the Day 3 early. Only 45 out of the scheduled 98 overs played. Gujarat 169 for seven in 65 overs.

Chhattigarh vs Haryana: Chhattisgarh has been set a target of 263 in Raipur. Haryana was bowled out for 258 in the second innings. Veer Pratap Singh was the pick of the bowlers, picking up four wickets. Vishal Singh picked up three wicket.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Left arm spinner Mehdi Hassan gets rid off the well set Vishnu and who misses a sweep stroke to be lbw Kerala 175 for 6 now, 111 runs ahead.

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur: A long awaited breakthrough for Andhra. The partnership has been broken. Stephen gets rid of Rajesh Bishnoi, trapping him lbw. Bishnoi curses himself and then walks off the ground. It’s 198 for 6. The lead: 92.

Punjab has taken a slender lead but has lost Anmolpreet Singh for a duck. Skipper Mandeep Singh has a job in his hands as Delhi aim further inroads. Punjab 37/3 afetr 10.5 overs.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Kerala is 90 runs ahead with five wickets in hand against Hyderabad at tea on third day in Hyderabad. Vishnu Vinod (29*) and Salman Nizat (18*) are at the crease.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Bad light stops play in Mohali. Gujarat 169/7.

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur: It’s tea. Rajasthan has a lead of 74 runs, Menaria got to his half century with a streaky boundary; the took the edge of the bat and flew to the boundary, bisecting slip and gully. Score: 180 for 5.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Pacer Mohd. Siraj removes Kerala captain Sachin Baby, whose hesitant push without moving his feet ends up in a catch to the substitute wicketkeeper J. Mallikarjun, Kerala 122 for five, 58 runs ahead

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: At Tea Gujarat 168/7. Roosh Kalaria (33*) and Rujul Bhatt (18*) The partnership for the eighth wicket is now worth 48 runs.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Well, what do we have here? BKC had a unique visitor today.

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The highlight of the day at BKC: The snake-catcher displays his "second catch of the day". It's a non-venomous rat snake.

 

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Tail-enders looking to bail Gujarat out of crisis. Gujarat 150/7.The eight wicket pair of Roosh Kalaria (26) and Rujul Bhatt (10) bring out a partnership of 40 runs. Gujarat 160/7

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Off spinner Saaketh Sai Ram dismisses the well set Rohan Prem (44), Kerala in trouble 104 for four, only 40 runs ahead vs Hyderabad.

Bihar vs Mizoram: 68 All-Out! After Abhijeet Sakat bagged seven wickets, Ashutosh Aman and Shivam Kumar wrapped up the tail. Bihar is 14/0 after 3.2 overs, still needing 171 runs to win.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: R Samarth is adjudged Man of the Match for his important contribution in both the innings. He scored 86 runs in the first innings and 34 in the second.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad :Mehdi Hassan removes a hesitant Robin Uthappa, caught at slip. Hyderabad is 68/3 after 27.1 overs.

Rakesh Rao pings from Mohali: Delhi gains first innings lead after some anxious moments. Delhi 316 for 7 after 105 overs against Punjab's 313. Karnataka bags six point from this contest.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Kerala wipes off the deficit of 64 runs against with Rohan Prem and Robin Uthappa at the crease on third day.

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur: A crisp drive through extra cover by Ashok Menaria off Sasikanth takes Rajasthan into the lead.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Shreyas Gopal rocks on to the backfoot off Mulani for a single to point and Karnataka win by 5 wickets

Mumbai vs Karnataka: Karnataka wins!! Shreyas Gopal and B.R. Sharath take Karnataka over the line as the host Mumbai succumbs to a five-wicket defeat.

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur: Kothari departs, caught behind off Sasikanth for 41. He was furious with himself as he walked off the ground. Rajasthan five down now, for 100. Deficit: 6.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: R. Samarth is bowled by Shams Mulani. 91 for 3. Karnataka panicking? But the target is just 35 runs away and Karun Nair is dropped at short-leg by Sarfaraz. Karnataka i 118/3 after 23 overs, newding just eight runs to win.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: The procession to the pavilion continues for Gujarat... Akash Deep gets his fourth wicket as Piyush Chawla finds his attempted slice land in the hands of Shahbaz Ahmed at point Gujarat 120/7 after 48 overs. Play stopped again due to bad light.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Akash Deep gets Manpreet Juneja caught behind with pace and movement... Gujarat in real trouble 116/6.. Akash Deep 32 for 3, Ishan Porel 38/3.

Bihar vs Mizoram: 0-1; 0-2; 1-3; 9-4; 9-5; 9-6; 13-7; Abhijeet Sakat wreaks havoc against Mizoram, picking up seven wickets in the second innings for Bihar, including sending five batsman back on a duck. Mizoram is 43/7 after 23.3 overs, leading by 159 runs.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Shashank Attarde denies Karnataka the bonus, traps Padikkal lbw on the backfoot in the second over after lunch. Devdutt departs for a 46-ball 50, Mumbai is 89/2 after 16.3 overs. Still needs 37 runs to win.

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur:  At lunch, Rajasthan is on 96 for 4. It needs another 10 runs to make Andhra bat again.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Porel on fire gets Bhargav Merai (19) lbw... Gujarat 108/5 (43rd over). Gujarat overnight 46/1 (20 overs

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Bengal has another success. Ishan Porel gets Parthiv Patel (9) caught behind. Gujarat 103/4.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Kerala 51/2 at lunch with Rohan Prem and Robin Uthappa at the crease. Four wicket in the morning session. Two lost by Hyderabad and two by Kerala.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Interesting sight to be seen at the Eden.

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The scene above the sight screen at Eden. The railings above are conveniently converted into a clothes line. Even when the match is on!!!! This is at the High Court end of the crease...

 

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Kerala opener Jalaj Saxena disappointed at being given out, caught behind off pacer T. Ravi Teja, Kerala is 47/2 after conceding a 64-run lead to Hyderabad.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Play starts and Akash Deep's in-swinger goes through the defence of Panchal... Panchal goes back without adding anything to his score... Captain Parthiv Patel and Bhargav Merai on crease. Gujarat 90/3

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur: Kothari and Robin Bist were disciplined and resolute in their partnership but it’s been broken now. CV Stephen gets Bist to edge to first slip and he departs for 30. It’s 87 for 4. Deficit: 19

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: In the last over before lunch, Padikkal raises his fifty. Karnataka 77 for no loss at lunch, 49 runs shy of registering its fourth outright win in the last six games against Mumbai.

Services beats Maharashtra: Maharashtra, in its second innings, is bowled out for 147, meaning Services wins the match by an innings and 94 runs to bag seven points. Diwesh Gurdev Pathania and Sachidanand Pandey bagged a five-wicket haul each in the second innings to take their team over the line.

Baroda beats Railways: L I Meriwala castles no. 11 Himanshu Sangwan as Baroda beats Railways by 99 runs at Motibaug Cricket Ground, Vadodara. Chasing 201 to win, Railways was bundled out for 101 in 25 overs.

Amitabha Das Sharma updates from Kolkata: Nothing much happening at Eden Gardens. Only 90 minutes of play in the morning. Bad light reigns supreme. Priyank Panchal 40 batting, Samit Gohil (20) is cleaned up by Akash Deep. This the only success for Bengal in the day. Gujarat 79 /2.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Padikkal is cutting loose. Huge six off Mulani over mid-wicket results in the ball being lost, follows it up with a cut each off Deshpande and Attarde. He is batting on 46 off 34. Karnataka 64/0 in 10 overs.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Devdutt Padikkal welcomes pacer Tushar Deshpande with a heave over deep square off his first ball. Padikkal and Samarth seem to be eyeing seven points, not just six. Karnataka 56/0 after 9 overs.

Score updates:

Bengal vs Gujarat: Guj is 79/2 after 35.2 overs. Bad light stopped play

Tripura vs Odisha: Tripura is 74/3  after 31 overs.

Meghalaya vs Pondicherry: Meghalaya is 49/7 after 20 overs, leads by runs.

Nagaland vs Chandigarh: Chandigarh is 400/6 after 70.3 overs.

Mumbai vs Karnataka: Mumbai is 56/0 after 9 overs.

Jharkhand vs J&K: J&K is 296/4 after 62 overs, leads by 37 runs.

Chhattisgarh vs Haryana: Haryana is 76/2 after 24 overs, leads by 80 runs.

Hyderabad vs Kerala: Kerala is 27/1 after 10 over, trails by 37 runs.

Punjab vs Delhi: Delhi is 274/6 after 92 overs, trails by 39 runs.

Rajasthan vs Andhra: Rajasthan is 75/3 after 38.2 overs, trails by 31 runs.

Himachal vs Madhya Pradesh: Himachal is 20/1 after 10 overs, trails by 232 runs.

Uttar Pradesh vs Tamil Nadu: UP is 16/3 after 11.3 overs, trails by 164 runs.

Baroda vs Railways: Railways is 101 all-out after 25 overs, Baroda wins by 99 runs.

Services vs Maharashtra: Maharashtra is 147 all-out after 48.1 overs. Services wins by an innings and 94 runs.

Bihar vs Mizoram: Mizoram is 30/7 after 18 overs, leads by 146 runs.

Uttarakhand vs Assam: Uttarakhand is 7/0 after 3 overs, trails by 166 runs.

 

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Mumbai has used three bowlers in four overs but a combo of streaky strokes, loose balls and lacklustre fielding sees Karnataka races to 27 for no loss,  99 more required to win.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Pacer Mohd Siraj cleans up opener P. Rahul for his second duck of the match, Kerala 2/1 after 3 overs.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Karnataka needs 126 to win. Jain crashes through Dias' defence to bowl Mumbai out for 149, its fourth consecutive sub-200 total. Can the Mumbai bowlers pull off a miracle? Or will Karnataka walk away with six points?

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Sumanth Kolla (in front) walks back to the pavilion after an unbeaten innings of 111 for Hyderabad against Kerala.

 

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Warrier completes his five-wicket haul, Hyderabad all out for 228 with K Sumanth unbeaten on 111. A lead of 64 runs against Kerala.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Karnataka is doing its best to save the run-flow. Ronit More is bowling to Sarfaraz with 8 fielders on the boundary, barring a slip, and the batsman still finds a gap through square leg. Mumbai 149/5 after 50 overs, lead of 125 runs.

Nitish Rana will look to get to his century as he is 18 runs short of reaching the three figure mark. He will hold the key for Delhi as it still trails by 74 runs against Punjab. Delhi 240/4 after 80.2 overs.

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Sarfaraz Khan's penchant for Dilscoop is renowned. And Karnataka is taking no chance. The deep fine-leg is placed right through the morning whenever he is on strike... Two in an over for Karnataka!!! Prateek Jain cleans up Tushar Deshpande and then gets Deepak Shetty to nick. Mumbai 146/8, with last man Royston Dias joining Sarfaraz.

 

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Hyderabad wicketkeeper-batsman K Sumanth completes a deserving century, helps extend the lead in the company of a gritty Mohd Siraj, 214 for nine vs Kerala

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Prateek Jain bowls an overpitched ball and Attarde drives through covers. The next ball is slightly short and Attarde edges it to Samarth at second slip. Mumbai 134/6, lead of 110

Abhishek Mukherjee writes from Jaipur: A big blow to Rajasthan early in the day. Mahipal Lomror is run out after a mix-up. The score: 26 for 3.

V. V. Subrahmanyam updates from Hyderabad: Beautiful weather in Hyderabad as play commences with Sumanth on 91 for the home team. Basil Thampi strikes in the second over, trapping Ravi Kiran lbw. Hyderabad 193 for nine with non-striker Sumanth on 91... Straight umpire Abhijit Deshmukh walked away in discomfort, substitute Srinivasan officiating now in the second over.

 

Amol Karhadkar pings from Mumbai: Abhimanyu Mithun starts the proceedings on Day 3. Mumbai will be hoping for Sarfaraz Khan and Shashank Attarde to see off the early spell. To their advantage, the sun is shining the brightest today. Samarth seeks "energy" from his teammates... Sarfaraz nudges Mithun for a single to fine-leg and the lead is into three figures. Sarfaraz on 61, Attarde 5

As we wait for the day's play to begin, catch up on all the action from day one here| Ranji Trophy 2019-20: As it happened

TOSS UPDATES:

Karnataka Won the Toss & elected to Field

Bihar Won the Toss & elected to Field

Punjab Won the Toss & elected to bat

Railways Won the Toss & elected to Field

Andhra Won the Toss & elected to Field

Maharashtra Won the Toss & elected to bat

Madhya Pradesh Won the Toss & elected to Field

Goa Won the Toss & elected to Field

ALL MATCHES TODAY
 

Group A:

Bengal v Gujarat (Kolkata); Hyderabad v Kerala (Hyderabad); Punjab v Delhi (Mohali); Rajasthan v Andhra (Jaipur).

Group B:

Baroda v Railways (Vadodara); Himachal v Madhya Pradesh (Dharamshala); Mumbai v Karnataka (Mumbai); Uttar Pradesh v Tamil Nadu (Kanpur).

Group C:

Chhattisgarh v Haryana (Raipur); Jharkhand v Jammu & Kashmir (Ranchi); Services v Maharashtra (New Delhi); Tripura v Odisha (Agartala); Uttarakhand v Assam (Dehradun).

Plate:

Bihar v Mizoram (Patna); Goa v Manipur (Porvorim); Meghalaya v Pondicherry (Mangaldoi); Nagaland v Chandigarh (Sovima); Sikkim v Arunachal Pradesh (Bhubaneswar). s