Prediction of cricbuzz today: Ranji Trophy 2022-23: Karnataka takes command of Chattisgarh by a narrow margin

For the second Chhattisgarh opener in this match, Avnish Singh and Anuj Tiwari lost to the Ducks while Ashutosh Singh and Amandeep Kale finished the day 35/2.

Karnataka survived a tense moment until he took the lead in the first inning against Chhattisgarh in his third day of Ranji’s Trophy Elite Group ‘C’ match here on Thursday. rice field.

Karnataka started the day comfortably 202-1 against Chhattisgarh’s 311.

Nikin Jose (67, 134b, 8×4, 1×6) and K. Gowtham (18, 24b, 3×4) guides Karnataka through this difficult stage. Gowtham played a few attacking shots to relieve the pressure and Jose held up the end. The duo managed the 25 runs needed to beat Chhattisgarh’s total before Gowtham was brought down by a pull shot from left-arm spinner Ajay Mandal.

At this point Karnataka was clear. The unit was eventually dismissed for 366 with a margin of 55 innings. For the second time in that match, Chattisgarh’s opening players Avnish Singh and Anuj Tiwary fell to ducks. Vidwath Kaverappa put away his Avnish in his 3rd over and V. Koushik got his edge inside and he sent Tiwary back.

The stars of Chattisgarh’s first essay, Ashutosh Singh (8 at bats) and Amandeep Kea (23 at bats), were unimpressed until ill-fated Light stopped play for 16.5 overs. Chattisgarh, who has scored 20 runs, will need big his shots from both rackets to avoid a final-day defeat. Earlier, Karnataka captain Mayank Agarwal was able to add just 15 runs to his overnight record. Mayank came back with 117 but was stripped by Mandal in the middle of the goal from left spinner Sumit Ruikar.

Vishal Onat (32, 120b, 3×4) was a runout looking for unwanted single to mid-off. Manish Pandey (5), who was undefeated in the previous round at Double Century, was at a loss when Mandal kicked him out.

Chattisgarh rushes into lunch with him high for Shreyas Gopal (23) and he for B.R. Sharasth (6) in quick succession. Jose’s decisive shot was characterized by clean technique and a healthy disposition. Coming in with a 2 drop, Jose dug Karnataka out of a hole and was the last batsman to be dismissed.

The score:

Chhattisgarh – 1st innings: 311

Karnataka – 1st innings: R. Samarth c&b Mandal 81, Mayank Agarwal c Mandal b Ruikar 117, Vishal Onat (run out) 32, Nikin Jose lbw b Ruikar 67, Manish Pandey st Mayank b Mandal 5, Shreyas Gopal c Ashutosh b Majumdar 23, B.R. Sharath b Kiran 6, K. Gowtham c Ruikar b Mandal 18, Vyshak Vijaykumar b Shashank 6, V. Koushik lbw b Mandal 1, Vidwath Kaverappa (not out) 0, Extras (b-5, lb-2, nb-3): 10;

Total (in 121.4 overs): 366.

Fall of wickets: 1-163, 2-230, 3-236, 4-241, 5-276, 6-287, 7-320, 8-339, 9-340.

Karnataka bowling: Kiran 25-4-62-1, Majumdar 20-1-89-1, Shashank 14-3-42-1, Mandal 37-5-93-4, Ruikar 25.4-4-73-2.

Chhattisgarh – 2nd innings: Avnish Singh b Kaverappa 0, Anuj Tiwary c Sharath b Koushik 0, Ashutosh Singh (batting) 8, Amandeep Khare (batting) 23, Extras (b-4): 4;

Total (for two wkts, in 20 overs): 35.

Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-0.

Karnataka bowling: Kaverappa 6-3-8-1, Koushik 8-3-7-1, Vyshak 5-0-15-0, Gowtham 1-0-1-0.

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