The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

Karnataka players get their hands on the Ranji silverware

Karnataka v Maharashtra, Ranji final, Hyderabad, 5th day

Karnataka seal seventh Ranji Trophy title

Karnataka claimed the Ranji Trophy 2013-14 title in style, with Karun Nair launching offspinner Chirag Khurana over long-on for six

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

Vinay Kumar sends down a delivery

Karnataka v Maharashtra, Ranji final, Hyderabad, 4th day

Vinay defends defensive tactics

Vinay Kumar said Karnataka put as many as seven fielders in the deep as they wanted to reduce the number of runs they conceded

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

Kedar Jadhav raises his bat after scoring a hundred

Karnataka v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy, final, Hyderabad, 4th day

Another ton for Jadhav but Karnataka still on course

Kedar Jadhav made use of Karnataka's lax fields to score his sixth first-class hundred of the season, but late wickets helped Karnataka pull back

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

KL Rahul struck 131

Karnataka v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy, final, Hyderabad, 3rd day

Karnataka lose seven but stretch lead

Medium-pacer Samad Fallah finished with 3 for 74 to chip away at Karnataka, but the batting team still ended the day with a 169-run lead and three wickets remaining

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

Ganesh Satish takes the aerial route

Karnataka v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy final, Hyderabad, 2nd day

Satish, Rahul put Karnataka on top

Maharashtra's fielders dropped as many as five catches on the second day of the Ranji Trophy final as Karnataka cashed in on the opportunities to close-in on Maharashtra's score of 305

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

Ankit Bawne scored his third consecutive fifty

Karnataka v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy 2013-14, final

Bawne stars, neither team in clear ascendence

On a track that offered turn, Maharashtra erred in playing just one spinner, but Maharashtra didn't run away with the game either

The Preview by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Hyderabad

Samad Fallah bowls in the nets on the eve of the Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka

Karnataka v Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy 2013-14, final

Clash of equals in big final

The pitch at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium will be the key as Maharashtra and Karnataka face off in the final of the Ranji Trophy 2013-14

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Vijay Zol made a century on his first-class debut

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

Vijay Zol available for Ranji Trophy final

Vijay Zol, the Maharashtra batsman and India Under-19 captain, will be available for his side's Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka, which begins in Hyderabad on January 29

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Play was called off due to heavy rain on the first day

Punjab v Karnataka, Ranji Trophy, semi-finals, Mohali, 5th day

Karnataka through after final-day washout

Karnataka went through to their first Ranji final in four seasons after the last day of their semi-final against Punjab was washed out in Mohali

Vijay Zol plays a pull

Ranji Trophy 2013-14

Vijay Zol told to skip Ranji final

Vijay Zol, the Maharashtra batsman and India Under-19 captain, has been asked to skip the Ranji Trophy final and instead train with the India U-19 squad ahead of the upcoming ICC U-19 World Cup in the UAE