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Watch video: Six from Manish Pandey in Super Over helps Karnataka to semis of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

05:21 PM Nov 18, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Captain Manish Pandey hit a six on the third ball in the Super Over to lead Karnataka to the semi-final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Bengal on Thursday. Karnataka needed just six in the one-over eliminator after Bengal lost two wickets for just five.

Karnataka had batted first and posted 160 for five, thanks to Karun Nair's 29-ball 55. Rohan Kadam made 30 off 29 balls while Pandey made 29 off 34 balls.

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In reply, Bengal were kept in the game thanks to Writtick Chatterjee's 40-ball 51. However, Karnataka fought back towards the end and left Bengal needing 20 off the last six balls.

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Ritwik Roy Chowdhury then hit Vidyadhar Patil for two sixes while Akash Deep hit a four as Bengal took 18 off the first five balls of the final over. However, with one needed of the last ball, Pandey got a direct hit at the bowler's end to catch Deep short and tie the game.

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