Ranji Trophy: More's fifer helps Karnataka to 1st innings lead v Mumbai

Updated: Nov 23, 2018, 12:29 IST | PTI | Belgaum

Karnataka bundled out Mumbai for a meagre 205 in reply to their own 400 to take a huge 195-run first innings lead at the KSCA Stadium here

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Hosts Karnataka gained an upper hand by taking the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai in their Elite Group 'A' Ranji Trophy game yesterday. Karnataka bundled out Mumbai for a meagre 205 in reply to their own 400 to take a huge 195-run first innings lead at the KSCA Stadium here. At stumps on the penultimate day of the four-day game, Karnataka were 81-3.

Karnataka bowlers, led by medium pacer Ronit More, rose to the occasion against the depleted Mumbai line-up without mainstays Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer, who are on national duty. More grabbed 5-52 to make regular inroads into Mumbai.

Milind misses record
Milind Kumar continued his sublime form with the bat to smash 133, his third successive triple-figure score, but Sikkim still failed to save follow-on against Uttarakhand.

Having struck 261 and 224 in the last two matches, Milind once again waged a lone battle for Sikkim. Milind had a chance to become the only batsman in the history of first-class cricket to score three consecutive double tons but was dismissed 67 short of the world record.

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