Karnataka team defeated Vidarbha at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Monday in Ranji Trophy match. T Player Karun Nair’s struggle helped the team to take a lead against the opponent team. Nair clinched victorious 148 runs off 261 balls and assisted Karnataka finish the day on 294 score for 8 wickets.
After wrapping up the match for 185 runs, Vidarbha put great efforts to dominate Karnataka when they were at a score of 27 runs for 3 wickets. But, they chose to begin the day with Rajneesh Gurbani and Siddesh Neral. The move permitted Nair and CM Gautam to stay down with Neral resisting to discover his tempo.
Batsman Nair and Gautam clinched 139 runs for the fourth wicket to help Karnataka team to score 160 runs for 3 wickets. Bowlers Gurbani and Umesh assisted to clinch their team clash in the match. Gautam was send away by Umesh Yadav when the total score was 123. He contributed 73 runs in the match.
Karun Nair clinched his 13th hundred century in the 66th over of match. Nair and Vinay Kumar contribution in the game helped the team to take lead. They played together for 24.4 overs to irritate the Vidarbha bowlers and took a crucial lead.