Krishnagiri (Wayanad): With Basil Thambi’s splendid bowling performance, Kerala has created history and entered the semi final of the Ranji trophy for the first time.
Kerala bowled out Gujarat for 81 runs to enter the semi-final. Basil Thampi who took 5 wickets is the man of the match.
Gujarat lost grip of the game before the pace bowlers of Kerala and the historic win was achieved due to the excellence of them.
Brief scores: Kerala 185/9 and 171 bt Gujarat 162 and 81 in 31.3 overs (Basil Thampi 5/27, Sandeep Warrier 4/30).
Kerala will take on defending champions Vidarbha or Uttarakhand in the semifinals from January 24.