Maharashtra produce better show in second innings
Pune: Harshad Khadiwale scored a well-made century as, following on, Maharashtra produced a much-better batting effort to finish day three on 315 for two against Karnataka in Group B match here on Monday.
Khadiwale scored 136 off 193 balls with the help of 19 boundaries and a lone six, while Sangram Dilip Atitkar (78) and Ankit Bawne (80 not out) also made fine contributions with the bat to keep Maharashtra in the game.
H S Sharath and Syed Khaja Moinuddin picked up a wicket each for Karnataka.
Earlier resuming at the overnight score of 58 for one, Maharashtra were bundled out for a meagre 99 in their first innings in reply to Karnataka`s 572 for nine declared.
Medium-pacer Abhimanyu Mithun scalped six wickets for 36 runs, while Stuart Binny picked up four for 37.
Following on, Maharashtra batsmen gave a better account of themselves in their second innings with Khadiwale and Atitkar sharing a 156-run opening stand.
After Atitkar`s dismissal, Khadiwale joined hands with Bawne and the duo stitched 146 runs for the second wicket to take Maharshtra forward.
At stumps on the penultimate day of the match, Maharashtra still trail Karnataka by 158 runs with eight wickets in hand.
Karnataka 1st Innings: 572 for nine decl in 158.5 overs
Maharshtra: 99 & 315 for two in 74 overs (Harshad Khadiwale 136, Ankit Bawne 80, Sangram Dilip Atitkar 78; H S Sharath 1/54).
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- What Muslims think about Ram Mandir issue?
- Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad barred from flying after his assault on AI staffer
- Air India lodges FIR against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for assaulting staffer
- What Hindu saints think about Ram Mandir issue?
- Yogi Adityanath to visit Gorakhpur for first time today after becoming UP CM
- WATCH: Skipper Virat Kohli carries drinks for Team India
- Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Prateek, his daughter-in-law Aparna meet UP CM Yogi Adityanath - Know why
- Mohanlal's 'Manyam Puli' has a BREATHTAKING scene where TIGER attacks a boy! WATCH 'Pulimurugan' clip
- Yogi Adityanath meets gang-rape survivor, who was forced to drink acid, at Lucknow hospital; two arrested
- Know how to link your PAN card with Aadhaar card – Here is the step by step explanation