Robin Uthappa and Mayank Agarwal scored 148 and 118 respectively as defending champions Karnataka posted 358-3 on Day 1 of their Ranji Trophy tie against Delhi.
Praveen Kumar suffered an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians' opening qualifying game against Lahore Lions. Left-arm pace bowler Pawan Suyal has been included in the squad.
The other important partnership for Maharashtra was between Shrikant Mundhe (38) and Chirag Khurana (33) who added 67 runs for the seventh wicket which might turn important in the context of the match.
Young left-hander Vaibhav Rawal fought hard for his 65 before he was the ninth batsman out, trying to play a pull shot of right-arm medium pacer Dhumal but was caught at the deep square leg boundary by Anupam Sanklecha.