Manish Pandey as wicket-keeper
Manish Pandey as wicket-keeper (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Within the ongoing Ranji Trophy 2021-22 season, Karnataka face-off with Uttar Pradesh within the quarterfinal in Alur, Karnataka. On June 8 (Wednesday), Day 3 of the match, Karnataka skipper Manish Pandey took the retaining gloves after their assigned wicketkeeper Srinivas Sharath was out injured. 

Sharath, behind the stumps, bagged 5 catches in Uttar Pradesh’s 5 innings, and likewise scored an unbeaten 23 in a complete of 114 in Karnataka’s second innings. Often, Pandey shouldn’t be seen with the gloves, having typically performed with common keepers comparable to BR Sharath, KL Rahul, Robin Uthappa, and so on up to now on the home circuit. 

Karnataka defend a slim goal of 213 on Day 3.

As of now, Uttar Pradesh is at the moment chasing a goal of 213 with their opening batters Aryan Juyal falling early for 1 run and Samarth Singh for 14, courtesy of bowler Vijaykumar Vyshak. Karnataka batted first within the match and had been all out for 253 within the first innings after opener Ravikumar Samarth and all-rounder Shreyas Gopal scored the fifties. Uttar Pradesh bowler Saurabh Kumar starred with a bowling determine of 4 for 73 in 32 overs.

In Uttar Pradesh’s first innings, batters Priyam Garg and Rinku Singh top-scored with 39 runs and 33 runs respectively, and Shivam Mavi on the back-end scored beneficial 32 runs. Uttar Pradesh amassed a complete of 155, falling behind their opponents by 98 runs, going into the third innings of the match. Karnataka pacer Ronit Extra picked up three wickets for 47 runs within the Uttar Pradesh innings.

In Karnataka’s second innings, after keeper Sharath, opening batter Mayank Agarwal top-scored with 22 runs. Uttar Pradesh’s Saurabh but once more shined with the ball with figures of three wickets for 36 runs in 16 overs. Though the goal won’t be enormous, it is perhaps a aggressive whole nonetheless, as this match has been completely dominated by bowlers to date. 

Coming into the knockout section, Karnataka had two wins and a attract three video games with 16 factors in Group C, which additionally comprised Railways, Jammu & Kashmir and Puducherry. Uttar Pradesh, then again, additionally had two wins and a draw however with 13 factors, in Group G, which additionally consisted of Vidarbha, Maharashtra and Assam.



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