Vadodara: Baroda took three points from a draw with Karnataka after batting the visitors out of the equation at the Moti Bagh Stadium on Sunday.
From 115 for 4 overnight – a lead of 237 – Baroda marched on after the loss of Irfan Pathan for 38 soon into the morning session. Abhimanyu Chauhan became Stuart Binny’s second wicket for 52 at 124 for 6 but Pinal Shah and Ketan Panchal added 48 for the seventh wicket and Panchal and Gagandeep Singh adding 65 for the eighth. Panchal top-scored for the innings with 58 as Baroda were bowled out for 249.
Set an improbable 372 to win with time running out, Karnataka batted out a draw at 102 for 1 with Robin Uthappa making 43.
Baroda took three points from a draw with Karnataka after batting the visitors out of the equation.
Baroda 406 and 249 in 84.1 overs (Ketan Panchal 58) drew with Karnataka 284 in 109 overs and 102 for 1 in 32 overs (Robin Uthappa 43*)
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The rain-affected match in gloomy Cuttack was called off early on day four. In all, only 33.1 overs were possible in which Tamil Nadu scored 67 for 3. Both teams took a point each from the washout.