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Cricket news - Shreyas Gopal half-century edges Karnataka ahead in absorbing contest

Mayank Agarwal scored 46 in Karnataka's second dig

Karnataka vs Saurashtra, Bengaluru

Shreyas Gopal, the batsman, was on hand once again to wriggle out of Karnataka out of a tight spot in her semi-final match against Saurashtra, which swung one way and then the other, during an absorbing third day's play at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Gopal went to the bat at 89 for 4, with the hosts' lead in the standings on 138 and with his second half-century of the game, doubled the lead to 276 by the Stumps, which the eight-times champions a narrow, but decisive advantage heading into the final two days of the device.

Gopal was unbeaten on 61 from Stumps, with an additional 61 crucial partnership with Abhimanyu Mithun (35 of 87) runs in a ninth wicket. The couple was 155 deliveries in the last session to close at a time when Saurashtra were hoping to be dismissed for the hosts in the second innings, after K Gowtham first ball after tea. You hope to keep your target down below the psychological 300-mark, when the second new ball in two overs' time, on the fourth morning.

Karnataka has not all have their way on the day, despite the claim, running last of the first three innings, Saurashtra wickets for the addition of only nine to a 39-run win. The opposition captain, Jaydev Unadkat, once again, it turned out that a bowling-threat return Ravikumar Samarth early. Prerak Mankad, turned in a better follow-up act to Unadkat cut, as he is in the first trench, the claims to leave the gates of K. Siddharth and Karun Nair, Karnataka wobbling at 52 for 3.

Experienced batsman Mayank Agarwal and Manish Pandey added, to slide 37 runs and appeared in Karnataka to a position of comfort in front of Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, the Karnataka skipper for 26 trapped and injured by Agarwal defence of four short of his fifty. Unadkat back to the first released-innings half-centurion Srinivas Sharath and Vinay Kumar, before Karnataka before edged once again with Gopal pastures Mithun expertly run to do with a soft ball make it much more risk-free.

Brief scores: Karnataka 275 & 237/8 (Shreyas Gopal 61*, Mayank Agarwal 46; Jaydev Unadkat 3-35) lead Saurashtra 236 (Snell Patel 85; Ronit More 6-60) by 276 runs.

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