India discard Mohammad Kaif scored an unbeaten century as Uttar Pradesh find themselves 38 more runs away from reaching Karnataka's first innings total of 314 at the Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering Ground in Shimoga.
Stuart Binny, son of former India cricketer Roger Binny played a crucial knock of 86* (from 109 balls with 9 '4s' and 2 '6s') to rescue Karnataka from a precarious position of 171 for 6 to a respectable 300 for 7 at stumps on Day 1 against UP at Shimoga.
Ranji Trophy 2011-12 Group A: Karnataka v Uttar Pradesh at Shimoga - Dec 21-24, 2011, Karnataka: 314, Uttar Pradesh: 84/2 (27.0 overs), Uttar Pradesh trail by 230 runs with 8 wickets remaining in the 1st innings, Lunch on Day 2.
Ranji Trophy 2011-12 Group A: Uttar Pradesh vs Railways at Ghaziabad - Dec 6-9, 2011, Uttar Pradesh won the toss and elected to field. Railways 374, Uttar Pradesh 79 & 201 (f/o) (93.3 overs), Railways won by an innings and 94 runs.
Ranji Trophy Elite 2011-12 Group A: Uttar Pradesh vs Saurashtra at Meerut - Nov 10-13, 2011. Toss: Saurashtra won the toss and elected to field first, Uttar Pradesh: 362 & 317/7 (90.5 overs), Saurashtra: 281 & 85/1 (41.0 Overs), Match drawn.