3rd Quarter-final, Bengaluru, Jan 8-11 2014, Ranji Trophy
349 & 204
(65.3 ov, target 333)
221/9d & 240
Karnataka won by 92 runs
• The Report by Nagraj Gollapudi in Bangalore

Sixth straight win takes Karnataka to semis

Experience in batting, bowling, in playing hard, in recovering from bad situations . A combination of all that today helped Vinay Kumar to lead Karnataka into their first semi-finals after two years

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Scorecard summary
Karnataka349(100.5 overs)1st Innings
Karun Nair100 (246)
Amit Mishra6/106(28.5)
Uttar Pradesh221/9d(70.3 overs)1st Innings
Karnataka204(66.5 overs)2nd Innings
Ali Murtaza6/64(16.5)
Uttar Pradesh240(65.3 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
TossUttar Pradesh , elected to field first
SeriesRanji Trophy 2013
Series resultKarnataka advanced
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 16.30
Match days8,9,10,11 January 2014 (5-day match)
Amiesh Saheba
Rajesh Deshpande
Match Referee
Sridharan Sharath