Vijay Hazare: Karnataka thrash Uttar Pradesh to enter quarterfinals

Karnataka will take on defending champions Bengal in the quarterfinal slated on Thursday.

updated: February 27, 2013 18:34 IST
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Visakhapatnam: Opener Lokesh Rahul struck an unbeaten century as Karntaka comfortably beat Uttar Pradesh by seven wickets to enter the quarter-finals of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Put into bat, UP managed only 194 in 45.2 overs with seamer HS Sharath taking three wickets and left-arm spinner KP Appanna chipping in with two wickets.

Karnataka reached the target in 32 overs with opener Rahul hitting an unbeaten 104 off 152 balls with six fours and three sixes. He added 119 runs for the third wicket with veteran Ganesh Satish (53).

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