Umesh Seven-iron Pine Kerala On The Mat > Cricket News, cricinfo, mobilecric, cricbuzz, livescore and more

Cricket news - Umesh seven-fer pins Kerala on the mat

Umesh Yadav ripped through the Kerala lineup with figures of 7/48

Kerala vs Vidarbha, Wayanad

Umesh Yadav ran riot in the Krishnagiri stadium in Wayanad, his hostile 7 48 cold from Kerala hope of progressing in the General Trophy final at the expense of the defending Champions early in the semi-finals. The competition is far from over, but bowled for 106 and see, Vidarbha take a 65-run lead by Stumps on the opening day, your chances for a first General final hangs by the thinnest of threads.

A spicy surface can often attacks a two-edged sword, the gap between the two bowling. Vidarbha attack was not that of India international Umesh and the star of the last season, Rajneesh Gurbani, hardly need additional support had to offer on the pitch. Faiz Fazal to win the toss, was only the impetus, the need, on a fresh morning. Kerala, took the field without the injured Sanju Samson, were 40/5 interior of the 12. in the course of the morning with Umesh four challenge in a wild eruption. Only Sachin Baby (22) and Vishnu Vinod (37*) offered any semblance of resistance as Kerala were bowled for 106.

In response, the defender of the title 113/1 worked after a 80-run stand between captain Fazal and Wasim Jaffer (34). Fazal was finally dismissed for 75 Kerala picked up three late wickets, but to follow with a lead of 65, and more than five wickets, Vidarbha are well and truly on the way to a second consecutive final.

Brief scores: Kerala 106 (Vishnu Vinod 37*; Umesh Yadav 7-48, Rajneesh Gurbani 3-38) trail Vidarbha 171/5 (Faiz Fazal 75; Sandeep not Warrier 2-46) by 65 runs.

Karnataka vs Saurashtra, Bengaluru

Jaydev Unadkat rattled Karnataka with an incisive opening spell before half centuries by Shreyas Gopal, Srinivas Sharath and Manish Pandey pushed the total into the realm of respectability, even if it is not, the eight times champions-opening-day honours, meet in the decisive semi-finals. Unadkat three-wicket opening burst (7-3-19-3) left the hosts top-order poking and cumbersome, hopping and copping beats, before a delivery, and came with their names finally on the way.

Karnataka, who asked elected, were boosted violation by the return of Mayank Agarwal, fit again after a thumb. But you chose some of the India Test opener with Ravikumar Samarth and Links from Dega Nischal on the bench. Samarth bagged a three-ball duck when Agarwal was tormented by Unadkat for his 30-ball-battle 2 When Krishnamurthy Siddharth and Karun Nair fell in quick succession, Karnataka were reduced to 30/4 within the first hour.

Captain Manish Pandey led the recovery with a counter-plot and was supported by the pitch to settle down, after accounting for the early morning dramatics. Prerak Mankad, was also found guilty of the provision of the Karnataka skipper go volleys with a couple of half his innings. Shreyas Gopal played the ideal foil to Pandey's lust for war in a 106-run stand, appeared to have lifted, Karnataka, out of trouble, before Unadkat came back into the attack after lunch to castle Pandey for the 64.

Gopal, still with 96-keeper-batsman Srinivas Sharath (74*) in front of the former thrown in, it was 13 short of a crucial century. Gopal is exposed to a wicket, the tender shadow side of Karnataka in the batting order, since they lost a flurry of wickets, at the end of the day, in 264/9.

Brief scores: Karnataka 264/9 (Shreyas Gopal 87, Srinivas Sharath 74*; Jaydev Unadkat 4-50, Kamlesh Makvana 3-73) vs Saurashtra

Live Home Series
Player Schedule
Points Table Cricket Rankings
Cricket Clothing Cricket Equipment
Cricinfo Apps Download