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Rajneesh Gupta in Mumbai 28 January 2014 - 12:10pm IST

Preview: Ranji Trophy final – Karnataka vs Maharashtra

Statistical view of the two teams’ journey to the grand finale

Karnataka and Maharashtra have made the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy final on the back of some impressive performances in the season. Both teams have secured six outright victories each on their way to the big game in Hyderabad.

Here’s a statistical view of the two teams’ journey to the grand finale.

This is how two teams made their way to the Final.

Karnataka

Start Date

Opponents

Venue

Result

07-11-2013

Jharkhand

Mysore

Drawn

14-11-2013

Gujarat

Bangalore

Drawn

21-11-2013

Vidarbha

Nagpur

Drawn

28-11-2013

Odisha

Cuttack

Karnataka won by 4 wickets

06-12-2013

Haryana

Rohtak

Karnataka won by 3 wickets

14-12-2013

Punjab

Hubli

Karnataka won by 10 wickets

22-12-2013

Mumbai

Bangalore

Karnataka won by 160 runs

30-12-2013

Delhi

Delhi

Karnataka won by 8 wickets

08-01-2014

Uttar Pradesh (QF)

Bangalore

Karnataka won by 92 runs

18-01-2014

Punjab (SF)

Mohali

Drawn

 
Maharashtra

Start Date

Opponents

Venue

Result

27-10-2013

Tripura

Pune

Maharashtra won by 9 wickets

14-11-2013

Hyderabad

Hyderabad

Drawn

21-11-2013

Goa

Pune

Drawn

28-11-2013

Andhra

Cuddapah

Drawn

06-12-2013

J&K

Pune

Maharashtra won by 9 wickets

14-12-2013

Kerala

Thalassery

Drawn

22-12-2013

Himachal Pradesh

Pune

Maharashtra won by 10 wickets

30-12-2013

Assam

Guwahati

Maharashtra won by 128 runs

08-01-2014

Mumbai (QF)

Mumbai

Maharashtra won by 8 wickets

18-01-2014

Bengal (SF)

Indore

Maharashtra won by 10 wickets

 

QF= Quarter-final

SF= Semi-final

This is how two teams have performed in this season:

 

Batting:

Mts

Runs scored

Wkts lost

Runs/ wkt

Run-Rate

Karnataka

10

4879

129

37.82

3.28

Maharashtra

10

5335

107

49.85

3.59

 

Bowling:

Mts

Runs conceded

Wkts taken

Runs/ wkt

Run-Rate

Karnataka

10

4448

164

27.12

3.00

Maharashtra

10

5057

174

29.06

2.94

Note: Maharashtra’s batting average of 49.85 is the highest for any side in Ranji Trophy 2013-14. Their run-rate is the second best after Himachal Pradesh (3.84)

 

Leading batsmen in the season- Karnataka

Mts

Runs

Hs

Avg

100

50

KL Rahul

9

873

158

67.15

2

4

MK Pandey

10

665

161

47.50

3

3

KK Nair

5

430

151*

61.42

3

0

CM Gautam

10

429

100

30.64

1

2

MA Agarwal

8

380

90

34.54

0

3

STR Binny

6

321

114

40.12

1

1

RV Uthappa

4

266

100

44.33

1

1

Ganesh Satish

6

231

75*

33.00

0

2

R Vinay Kumar

7

214

105*

42.80

1

1


Leading batsmen in the season- Maharashtra

Mts

Runs

Hs

Avg

100

50

KM Jadhav

10

1074

204

89.50

5

2

HH Khadiwale

10

980

262

65.33

3

4

SD Atitkar

10

628

168

57.09

1

2

AR Bawne

10

581

138*

64.55

1

5

VH Zol

8

517

200*

51.70

1

2

RH Motwani

10

378

107

42.00

1

2

CG Khurana

7

278

48

30.88

0

0

AA Darekar

10

215

52

26.87

0

1

 

Leading bowlers in the season- Karnataka

Mts

Wkts

Best

Avg

5WI

10WM

A Mithun

9

36

6-52

23.83

2

1

HS Sharath

7

32

5-57

19.31

2

0

R Vinay Kumar

7

22

5-27

23.59

1

0

S Gopal

4

18

5-59

16.66

1

0

RG More

3

12

5-20

18.75

1

0

STR Binny

6

11

3-43

37.18

0

0

KP Appanna

5

11

4-75

42.72

0

0

 

Leading bowlers in the season- Maharashtra

Mts

Wkts

Best

Avg

5WI

10WM

AA Darekar

10

32

6-53

28.40

1

1

SM Fallah

8

31

7-58

27.58

1

1

SS Mundhe

8

30

5-123

26.43

1

0

AA Sanklecha

6

22

4-57

28.18

0

0

Domnic Joseph

5

17

4-82

23.23

0

0

CG Khurana

7

15

4-105

31.13

0

0

SA Chaudhari

2

11

7-52

14.81

1

1

 

Past History

Maharashtra won first two matches played between these two sides. The next three matches were drawn. The last five games have all been won by Karnataka – three by innings margin.

 

Summary of results:

Mts

Karnataka

Maharashtra

Drawn

10

5

2

3

 

Highest team total:

Karnataka:                   638 at Pune in 1990-91

Maharashtra:                561 at Pune in 2012-13

 

Lowest team total:

Karnataka:                   122 at Bangalore in 1948-49

Maharashtra:                99 at Pune in 2012-13

 

Highest individual innings:

Karnataka:                   264* by CM Gautam at Pune in 2012-13

Maharashtra:                155* by AR Bawne at Pune in 2012-13

 

Best innings bowling:

Karnataka:                   7-29 by SB Joshi at Bangalore in 2008-09

Maharashtra:                7-80 by VN Joshi at Pune in 1970-71

 

Best match figures:

Karnataka:                   11-91 by SB Joshi at Bangalore in 2008-09

Maharashtra:                10-92 by DG Chaudhari at Bangalore in 1948-49

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