Karnataka will be supported by the expansion of KL Rahul for their Ranji Trophy 2019-20 semi-final against Bengal at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, after he was remembered for the 15-man squad for the match beginning on February 29.
Rahul had asked to be rested from Karnataka’s quarter-final match yet is presently accessible for the climactic stages of the Ranji Trophy. Karnataka had just been fortified by the addition of Manish Pandey for the quarter-finals, with both Pandey and Rahul having come back from New Zealand after India finished the limited-overs leg of their visit.
A year ago’s finalists Saurashtra will take on Gujarat in the other semi-final, at Rajkot. The other prominent players who will be part of the last four incorporate Parthiv Patel (Gujarat), Jaydev Unadkat (Saurashtra) and Manoj Tiwary (Bengal).
Gujarat, Bengal, Karnataka, and Saurashtra had completed over the joined Groups A and B table, and every one of the four advanced to the semi-finals after dominating their individual quarter-final matches.
Gujarat beat Goa by 464 runs with a day to spare, and Karnataka prompted a late breakdown to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 167 runs to register outright triumphs. Saurashtra took a first-innings lead of 283 runs against Andhra and afterward set them a distant objective of 710 runs in a little more than two sessions. Andhra completed on 149 for 4 of every a drawn game.
Bengal likewise advanced on first-innings lead against Odisha, bowling them out for 250 after they had made 332. Odisha were then set a ridiculous 456 to win however a combination of time running out and terrible light implied they batted just 10 overs in their second innings.