Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

749dThe Report by Amol Karhadkar in Mumbai

Karnataka retain title with innings win

Vijay Shankar and Dinesh Karthik scored centuries but Tamil Nadu's middle-order batsmen could not avoid the ignominy of suffering an innings defeat in the Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka in Mumbai

749dAmol Karhadkar in Mumbai

No shame in losing to Karnataka - Abhinav

Following his team's innings-and-217-run defeat to Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy final, Tamil Nadu captain Abhinav Mukund said there was no shame in the side's defeat to Karnataka

Day 4

749dAmol Karhadkar at Wankhede Stadium

Injured Rahul likely to miss Irani Cup

KL Rahul, the Karnataka opener who batted through pain in the ongoing Ranji Trophy final, has been virtually ruled out of the Irani Cup tie against Rest of India, to be played in Bangalore from March 17

749dThe Report by Amol Karhadkar at the Wankhede

Rampant Karnataka close in on innings win

Karnataka piled on more misery on Tamil Nadu and piled up more records for the statisticians as they ended day three of the Ranji Trophy final with a distinct chance of an innings win

Day 3


'The first time I have batted so long' - Karun

Karun entered the match on the back of a patchy season, having garnered just 381 runs from 15 innings. He has virtually doubled the tally with his unbeaten 310

Day 2

749dThe Report by Amol Karhadkar in Mumbai

Rahul, Karun tons flatten Tamil Nadu

Karnataka had Tamil Nadu on the mat on the second day after unbeaten centuries from KL Rahul and Karun Nair took their score to 323 for 5, the lead now 189


Karun breaks second season jinx

Before Monday, Karun Nair had almost joined the list of players who failed to replicate a successful first season in the second

Day 1

749dThe Report by Amol Karhadkar in Mumbai

TN hit back after folding for 134

Karnataka elected to bowl first on a greenish track and bundled out Tamil Nadu for 134 in the first innings, before losing four top-order batsmen for just 45 runs

749dAmol Karhadkar in Mumbai

Vinay rues missed opportunity by batsmen

Karnataka captain Vinay Kumar rued the opportunity missed by his top-order batsmen after dismissing Tamil Nadu for 134 in the Ranji Trophy final in Mumbai


749dArun Venugopal

When brothers collide

A pair of brothers recalls how it felt to face off in the Ranji Trophy final, the last time Karnataka and Tamil Nadu met in the big match, in 1996

749dArun Venugopal

Karthik gets a fresh grip on familiar goals

After a stop-start performance in the early stages of the domestic season, Dinesh Karthik has pitched in with important innings for Tamil Nadu, and despite all the talk of his return to international cricket, his focus for now is the Ranji Trophy

749dAmol Karhadkar

TN coach defends preparing turning tracks at home

Tamil Nadu coach WV Raman has defended his team's decision to prepare spinning wickets for their home matches in the Ranji Trophy, saying they were not left with much of a choice

Tamil Nadu 3rd innings Partnerships

1st30M VijayA Mukund
2nd17M VijayB Aparajith
3rd32B IndrajithB Aparajith
4th112V ShankarB Aparajith
5th115KD KarthikV Shankar
6th38R PrasannaKD Karthik
7th35KD KarthikM Rangarajan
8th0M RangarajanA Aswin Crist
9th32L BalajiM Rangarajan