Left-arm spinner J. Suchith’s six wicket haul (six for 74), enabled hosts Karnataka to bowl out Uttar Pradesh for 176 in 41 overs and register a big 17-run win on the penultimate day of the Col. C.K. Nayadu Trophy Plate (third place tie) U-23 match played at the SDNR Wadiyar Grounds yesterday. Resuming their overnight score of six for two in 7.1 overs, Uttar Pradesh needing another 288-runs for an outright win were bowled out for 176 in 41 overs. Courtesy, excellent spell by left-arm spinner by Suchith (six for 74).
Skipper Shivam Chaudhary (24, 2x4s), Shubham Chaubey (20, 2x4s), Upendra Yadav (24, 2x4s, 2x6s) and Deepak Kumar 30 (4x4s, 2x6s) were the run-getters for Uttar Pradesh. M. Prasidh (one for 22), Pradeep (one for 14), Shreyas Gopal (one for 46) and Prateek Jain (one for seven) were the other wicket-takers.
With this win Karnataka earned promotion to the Elite group for the next year championship.
Karnataka 228 in 61.5 overs (K.N. Bharath 60, D. Nischal 35, M.G. Naveen 31, Samarth Ooty 22, Prateek Jain 22 n.o, Vishal Choudhary six for 63) & 192 in 59 overs (D. Nischal 51, Shreyas Gopal 39 n.o, B. Anurag 27, Deepak Kumar two for 37, Mohd. Javed two for 39, Vishal Choudhary three for 68, Zeeshan Ansari two for 27) Vs Uttar Pradesh 127 in 42.2 overs (Shubham Agarwal 43, Shivam Choudhary 30, T. Pradeep five for 27, Suchith four for 26) & 176 in 41 overs (Deepak Kumar 30, Shivam Chaudhary 24, Shubham Chaubey 20, Upendra Yadav 24, Suchith six for 74).