Vinay Kumar to Kukreja,
lovely delivery back of a length, pitches and moves away slightly, squares up the batsmen and finds the edge behind the wicket to Gautam, who takes a comfortable catch.
SO Kukreja c †Gautam b Vinay Kumar 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
Vinay Kumar to Jaffer,
what a catch! Short of a length delivery and Jaffer turns it around but Satish at short leg takes a reflexive catch at knee level, juggled a few times, well done, wonderful stuff. Jaffer departs, a big wicket for Karnataka.
W Jaffer c Ganesh Satish b Vinay Kumar 3 (20m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50
Vinay Kumar to Rahane,
three down, good length delivery pitches and moves away to take the outside edge through to Gautam. Rahane was prodding forward.
AM Rahane c †Gautam b Vinay Kumar 14 (21m 15b 3x4 0x6) SR: 93.33
Mithun to Khanvilkar,
129.3 km/h, fuller delivery and the off stump goes for a ride as Khanvilkar plays all around it. A wicket at the right time for Mithun and Karnataka. Mithun is delighted.
OJ Khanvilkar b Mithun 25 (102m 60b 4x4 0x6) SR: 41.66
Mithun to Nayar,
Mithun strikes once again, right in the block-hole and it clips the toes, then knocks the off stump, Nayar walks off and he is shattered after a good stand at the wicket and Mithun is elated.
AM Nayar b Mithun 37 (120m 75b 5x4 0x6) SR: 49.33
Vinay Kumar to Agarkar,
fuller delivery hit in the air to the left of Vinay Kumar , who dives but cannot catch it, Oh! in the meantime the ball goes to mid-off to Joshi, who throws it to the keeper, who just sees Agarkar outside the crease and runs out Agarkar. It was actually referred to the third umpire, who pressed the red button, the umpires out in the middle think the ball is in play. Agarkar has a long chat out there but he has to go.
AB Agarkar run out 6 (11m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00
Mithun to Powar,
Mithun strikes first ball after coming back, pitches back of a length and Powar on the back foot forces at it and gets an outside edge and Pawan at gully dives to his right and takes a special catch, well done. Powar is furious with the shot.
RR Powar c Pawan b Mithun 23 (74m 70b 2x4 0x6) SR: 32.85
Vinay Kumar to Iqbal Abdulla,
short and outside the off stump, Abdulla goes for it and cuts it hard, the ball is traveling, Amit Verma at first slip, times his jump well and takes a wonderful catch. Vinay picks up his fourth wicket and that is tea on day 1.
Iqbal Abdulla c Amit Verma b Vinay Kumar 30 (31m 23b 5x4 0x6) SR: 130.43
Joshi to Kulkarni,
tossed up delivery and Kulkarni uses his feet and hits it in the air and back to Joshi, who takes the catch, appeals for the catch, Kulkarni waits, umpire Saheba is not sure, he checks with the square leg umpire and then goes for the third umpire, the red light comes on and Kulkarni has to go.
DS Kulkarni c & b Joshi 20 (68m 55b 3x4 0x6) SR: 36.36
Aravind to Samant,
short and wide outside the off stump, Samant cuts hard but picks out the fielder at backward point and Manish Pandey takes a splendid catch inches off the ground.
VR Samant c Pandey b Aravind 67 (227m 157b 8x4 0x6) SR: 42.67