K L Rahul and Karun Nair named in Karnataka Ranji squad for second match

Vastavam web:  K L Rahul and Karun Nair were today named in the Karnataka Ranji squad for their second match of the season against Hyderabad, to be played at Shivamogga from October 24.The young Board President’s XI comfortably beat New Zealand by 30 runs in their opening warm-up game in Mumbai today. Batting first, Board President’s XI scored 295 for nine in 50 overs and then bowled out the tourists for 265 in 47.4 overs.

Rahul, who has been omitted from the New Zealand ODIs, would like to use the opportunity to make an impression, after Karnataka made a solid start this season by registering a victory against Assam in their opener at Mysuru.