Buoyed by a century from Dinesh Karthik, Tamil Nadu stuttered to 217 all out in 47.2 overs. In reply, Bengal fell 37 runs short after being bowled out for 180 in 45.5 overs.
Thanks to centuries from Abhimanyu Easwaran (101) and Shreevats Goswami (101) and a blistering 75 from Manoj Tiwary, Bengal posted an imposing score of 329 for four in their 50 overs. In reply, Jharkhand were bowled out for 288.
Vidharbha's Akshay Wakhare picked up 4/40 to reduce Bengal to 217/7 on Day One.
Begal pace trio Shami Ahmed, Veer Pratap Singh and Laxmi Shukla skittled out Karnataka for a paltry 127 runs in 32.1 overs
Kolkata Knight Riders had a good homecoming on Friday, defeating Rajasthan Royals by ten wickets at the Eden Gardens. A look at the statistical highlights from the match.
Sreevats Goswami, the wicketkeeper who plays for Rajasthan Royals, has claimed that the pitch for their match on Wednesday against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium was switched at the last minute without their knowledge, upsetting their plans for the match and resulting in their defeat.