Bangalore, Nov 17 (UNI) Karnataka registered an emphatic innings and 126 run victory against Himachal Pradesh after dismissing the visitors for a paltry 147 in theIR second innings of the Ranji Trophy Elite 'A' super league match at the M Chinnaswamy stadium here today.
Karnataka gained six points, including one bonus point for the outright victory by an innings and increased theIR tally to seven points from two matches.
Captain and leg spinner Anil Kumble (3/41), R Vinay Kumar (3/32) and Sunil Joshi (2/22) were the architects who caused the damage to the visitors. Sixteen wickets fell on the penultimate day for 209 runs.
Six time champions Karnataka forced Himachal Pradesh to follow on after bundling them out for 179 in the first innings.
In the second innings, the visitors lost wickets in quick intervals as Vinay Kumar, Kumble and Joshi struck.
Himachal Pradesh were only one point to their credit having drawn their first match against Saurashtra.
Brief Scores: Karnataka First Innings 452 for nine declared.
Himachal Pradesh First Innings 179 all out (Manvinder Bisla 43, Vinay Kumar 3/26, Anil Kumble 3/55, Sunil B Joshi 2/18) and 143 (Munish Gupta 28, Mukesh 32, Vinay Kumar 3/32, Anill Kumble 3/41, Sunil B Joshi 2/22).
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