Catch the Live updates across all four Ranji Trophy quarter-finals being played from January 8 to 12.
Railways' experienced campaigner Mahesh Rawat proved to be the thorn in the flesh for Bengal as he stood tall with an unbeaten century to lead the visiting team's recovery on day two.
Young Mumbai pacer Shardul Thakur produced an incisive four-wicket haul after the home team's tail wagged merrily to put the defending champions in total command of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final.
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January 12, 2014, 8:59 am: Semi-final line-up:
Punjab v Karnataka in Mohali
Maharashtra v Bengal in Indore.
January 12, 2014, 8:59 am: Results So far:
Punjab beat Jammu & Kashmir by 100 runs
Karnataka beat Uttar Pradesh by 92 runs
Maharashtra beat Mumbai by eight wickets
Bengal beat Railways by 48 runs
January 12, 2014, 1:57 pm: Here we come to the end of our Live Coverage of the quarter-finals. We thoroughly enjoyed your company and hope that you too had a great time out here. Thanks very much. We look forward to see you when we are here again for the semi-finals. Until then, good bye!
January 12, 2014, 1:54 pm: It's double nelson amazing Railway out of track
January 12, 2014, 1:52 pm: Dinda finished with an eight-wicket haul.
January 12, 2014, 1:50 pm: Bengal (317 & 267) bowl out Railways (314 & 222) to win the quarter-final by 48 runs. They will now face Maharashtra in Indore.
January 12, 2014, 1:48 pm: Can You please tell, Dinda got how may wickets? Thanks in Advance..
January 12, 2014, 1:48 pm: Sourav Sarkar cleans up Mali for a first ball duck as Bengal enter the semi-final for the first time since 2006-07.
January 12, 2014, 1:47 pm: The match has ended and Bengal are through to the semi-finals!!
January 12, 2014, 1:46 pm: Krishnakant Upadhyay could not time his pull shot well and was caught at midwicket. Railways 222 for 9.
January 12, 2014, 1:44 pm: Ninth wicket down for Railways! Bengal are just one wicket away now from victory.
January 12, 2014, 1:42 pm: Railways 221 for 8 now, need 50 more to win. Bengal are searching for two more wickets.
January 12, 2014, 1:41 pm: Not so sure new ball will do the trick.
January 12, 2014, 1:38 pm: Bengal take the second new ball in the 82nd over and Dinda will want to finish it quickly here.
January 12, 2014, 1:33 pm: Railways 217 for 8, need another 54. Bengal the favourites at this stage.
January 12, 2014, 1:33 pm: score please. Who looks likely to win at this stage?
January 12, 2014, 1:27 pm: Yes win win win for Bengal just relax its only matter of time.
January 12, 2014, 1:21 pm: Karn Sharma is gone! Shib Paul has taken another wicket at the Eden Gardens. Railways are now 210 for 8, need another 61.
January 12, 2014, 1:20 pm: Anureet and Karn Sharma are batting in the middle.
January 12, 2014, 1:14 pm: Anureet batting well
January 12, 2014, 1:14 pm: Bengal players need to be on their toes if they want to clinch this tie here. Railways will fight it out till the last ball is bowled.
January 12, 2014, 1:13 pm: Exciting finish is on the card here! Railways 206 for 7, need anther 65.
January 12, 2014, 1:12 pm: score please
January 12, 2014, 1:09 pm: Bengal will make the biggest mistake if they take the new ball.
January 12, 2014, 1:02 pm: Railways are now 198 for 7, need another 73 runs.
January 12, 2014, 1:00 pm: Maharashtra will maul Bengal
January 12, 2014, 12:59 pm: Ashoke Dinda has a chance to add a few more to his tally of wickets as the new ball is due in few overs.
January 12, 2014, 12:51 pm: Come On Bengal !! Once Railway hurdle will be crossed Bengal will surely thru to Final as Mumbai is OUT !!
January 12, 2014, 12:50 pm: Its going to be Maharastra Vs Bengal
January 12, 2014, 12:50 pm: Bengal will surely win
January 12, 2014, 12:49 pm: Bengal are just three wickets away from booking their place in the semis. Railways are now 190 for 7.
January 12, 2014, 12:48 pm: Its 7th down for Railways...
January 12, 2014, 12:48 pm: Jonathan is out. Shukla strikes again!!!
January 12, 2014, 12:48 pm: Another wicket down for Railways! Jonathan Rongsen struck two fours before getting out to Shukla.
January 12, 2014, 12:43 pm: hope bengal wins this tie
January 12, 2014, 12:41 pm: The second session is about to begin at the Eden Gardens. Railways 180 for 6, need another 91 runs to win.
January 12, 2014, 12:41 pm: Love Bengal to win but batting profiles hide potentials. Railways have still the upper hand.
January 12, 2014, 12:29 pm: After looking at the batting profiles of the remaining batsman of railways.....it is very clear they need to play beyond their expectation to get a win from Bengal in this match.....while big batsman are getting trouble time to time in this fast pitch....
January 12, 2014, 12:29 pm: bengal will win no question about that
January 12, 2014, 12:08 pm: BENGAL WILL BE THE RANJI CHAMPION 2014
January 12, 2014, 12:05 pm: ghosh out... it's derailment!!!
January 12, 2014, 12:05 pm: It's lunch at the Eden Gardens and Railways reach 180 for 6, still need 91 more runs to win.
January 12, 2014, 12:04 pm: Ghosh Rawat do not matter Railways will win.
January 12, 2014, 11:59 am: Kartik made one more batsman or not.....Bengal does not care anymore......It is more likely now Bengal is going to WIN
January 12, 2014, 11:57 am: Two big wickets for Bengal just before lunch on Day 5. Both Rawat and Ghosh are back in the pavilion for Railways. They are now 179 for 6.