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Karnataka have almost sealed their spot in the final of the Ranji Trophy after only 36.1 overs of play was possible against Punjab in the penultimate day of their semi-final match during which they consolidated their lead to 177 runs.
At stumps on fourth day, Karnataka were 447 for five in 146.1 overs after bad light stopped the proceedings. The visitors scored 96 runs on the day without losing any further wickets as left-hander Amit Verma celebrated his return to the state side with an unbeaten knock of 114 runs while in-form Karun Nair reached 151.
The semi-final between Karnataka and Punjab was drawn as bad weather allowed only 36.1 overs of play on the fourth day and no play on the final day.