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TNPL 2018: iDream Karaikudi Kaalai vs Jones Tuti Patriots Live Score, Commentary & Live Updates

Follow all the live updates as Karaikudi Kaalai take on Tuti Patriots in the final group game.
Updated: 06 August 2018 00:10 IST - Published: 05 August 2018 15:45 IST
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That's it from us here. Join us again for the clash between Madurai and Dindigul on Tuesday.
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And it is official. Madurai Panthers will take on Dindigul Dragons in the first qualifier in Tirunelveli on Tuesday and it will be Karaikudi Kaalai and Lyca Kovai Kings in the eliminator in Dindigul on Wednesday.
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Tuti Patriots beat Karaikudi Kaalai by four wickets.
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FIFTY for R Satish!
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R Satish is on 49 and Tuti need eight to win off the final over with four wickets in hand. But now the result will decide whether Karaikudi Kaalai will finish in the top two or not.
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It's official. Tuti Patriots can no longer qualify for the playoffs. 
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R Satish is trying his best but it looks like it won't be enough to take Tuti through. Now they need 15 off four balls to qualify for the playoffs.

Tuti Patriots 150/6 after 18 overs
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DROPPED! After conceding a boundary off the first ball, Yo Mahesh runs back to attempt to take a catch to get rid of R Satish. It was a leading edge but Yo Mahesh looks like he is hurt. He needs some treatment.

Tuti Patriots 143/6 after 17.2 overs
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Just four runs off Rajkumar's third over. Excellent over that makes things incredibly difficult for Tuti.

Tuti Patriots 138/6 after 17 overs
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OUT! Malolan goes for the big shot but doesn't connect. Swaminathan runs in from deep mid-wicket and completes the catch. Malolan Rangarajan c Swaminathan b Rajkumar 2(4)

Tuti Patriots 136/6 after 16.3 overs
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Malolan retains the strikes after a leading edge lands safe. Excellent over from Yo Mahesh and Tuti need 31 off 16 balls to qualify.

Tuti Patriots 134/5 after 16 overs
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OUT! Yo Mahesh strikes as Tuti lose another. Abishiek loses his stumps and he is disgusted as he walks back to the pavilion. S Abishiek b Yo Mahesh 7(5)

Tuti Patriots 133/5 after 15.4 overs
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An eventful over but that gets Karaikudi back into the game. Now they need 38 to win the game but to qualify they need to score that off 22 balls.

Tuti Patriots 127/4 after 15 overs
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Anand Subramanian departs as he tried to smack Swaminathan out of the ground and ended up getting a leading edge. The ball went high in the air and Ashwath Mukunthan at covers catches the ball with ease. 

S Anand c Ashwath Mukunthan b Swaminathan 32 (29)
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16 runs off the 13th over. Is this the over Tuti Patriots were looking for? Both R Sathish and S Anand hit a six apiece and take their team closer to victory. 

Tuti 122/3 after 14 overs
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Ashwath "Bobo" Mukunthan comes into the attack for the first time tonight and is greeted with a boundary from R Sathish. In total, he conceded 11 off his first over.

Tuti Patriots 106/3 after 13 overs.
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S Anand hits one out of the ground and helps his team take nine runs of the over. Tuti need 70 runs off the last eight overs. 

Tuti Patriots 95/3 after 12 overs. 
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Seven off Rajkumar's second over as well. Tuti are starting to slowly rebuild.

Tuti Patriots 84/3 after 11 overs
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Just two runs off Maan Bafna's second over and he has been brilliant so far.

Tuti Patriots 77/3 after 10 overs
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OUT! Nidish gets a full ball and he slog sweeps that straight into the inviting arms of Ashwath at deep square leg. After surviving a close call the previous ball he gets out. Nidish Rajagopal c Mukumthan b Maan Bafna 18(14)

Tuti Patriots 75/3 after 9.2 overs
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Good start from Rajkumar, who concedes just seven off his first over, including a streaky boundary past the keeper.

Tuti Patriots 75/2 after 9 overs
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Excellent start from Maan Bafna. The left-arm spinner concedes just four off his first over.

Tuti Patriots 68/2 after 8 overs
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Back-to-back boundaries from Nidish to complete Swaminathan's over means that Tuti are still keeping in touch with the required rate.

Tuti Patriots 64/2 after 7 overs
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Excellent comeback over from Mohan Prasath. Just two came off the final over the power play and the momentum has swung completely.

Tuti Patriots 52/2 after 6 overs
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OUT! two in the over for Swaminathan. That just went through the defence and both openers are back in the pavilion. The off spinner has changed the complexion of the game in his first over. S Dinesh b Swaminathan 23(16)

Tuti Patriots 50/2 after 5 overs
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OUT! Kaushik tries to go for another boundary but picks out Maan Bafna holds onto a tough catch diving forward. Kaushik Gandhi c Maan Bafna b Swaminathan 21(10)

Tuti Patriots 45/1 after 4.1 overs
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Tuti understand the need to get this done quickly and both batsmen have decided to make the advantage of the power play count. Captain Kaushik Gandhi picks up 11 runs in four balls thanks to a six and a four while Dinesh hit a six in that over to essentially hit Mohan Prasath out of the attack.

Tuti Patriots 45/0 after 4 overs
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Excellent over for Tuti as Kaushik Gandhi has got into it now. 14 came off Yo Mahesh's second over.

Tuti Patriots 29/0 after 3 overs
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Kaushik Gandhi has played just two balls so far but Dinesh is ensuring that the required run rate is under control.

Tuti Patriots 15/0 after 2 overs
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Tuti need to chase this down in 18.4 overs to qualify for the playoffs. They are off to a solid start.

Tuti Patriots 7/0 after 1 over
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And we are back underway for the chase with the Tuti openers Dinesh S and Kaushik Gandhi. Yo Mahesh has the new ball.
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Some late hitting has helped Kaalai cross 160? Will that be enough to seal a win that will guarantee them a top two spot? Join us in 15 minutes to find out.
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OUT! R Kavin goes big off the last ball but picks out third man. Kaalai finish on 164/6 from their 20 overs.
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Expensive over from Sai Kishore, who finishes his spell with figures of 1/30. Despite losing Rajkumar, Srinivasan is putting on a show here.

Karaikudi Kaalai 154/5 after 19 overs
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Just seven came off Davidson's penultimate over, which included the wicket of Rajkumar as well.

Karaikudi Kaalai 141/5 after 18 overs
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OUT! Rajkumar goes big. Or at least tries to, only to pick out the deep extra cover fielder. That is a crucial wicket for Tuti. Rajkumar c S Abishiek b Athisayaraj Davidson 11(10)

Karaikudi Kaalai 139/5 after 17.4 overs
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Another good over and Karaikudi are slowly but surely inching closer to a good total on this wicket. 12 off this over, including a big six over wide long on.

Karaikudi Kaalai 134/4 after 17 overs
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Excellent over for Karaikudi as 11 runs came off it. They will need a few more overs like this if they are to cross 160.

Karaikudi Kaalai 122/4 after 16 overs
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Six came off Sai Kishore but that included a crucial run-out of Shajahan and Karaikudi have a new batsmen when they will have looked to attack.

Karaikudi Kaalai 111/4 after 15 overs
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RUN-OUT! That was a suicidal second run from Shajahan and he is found short of his crease. Excellent throw from the keeper who ran to square leg, collected the ball and delivered an excellent throw to get rid of the southpaw. Shajahan run out (Subramanian Anand/M Ganesh Moorthi) 20(17)

Karaikudi Kaalai 110/4 after 14.4 overs
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Decent over for Kaalai. Eight runs off it and both batsmen look set to go big in the next few overs.

Karaikudi Kaalai 105/3 after 14 overs
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That was an excellent over for Karaikudi. Not only did Shajahan get going with a couple of boundaries, there was also a dropped catch as well.

Karaikudi Kaalai 97/3 after 13 overs
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DROPPED! After being hit for back-to-back boundaries, Nidish had the perfect chance to send him home but missed a simple return catch. How expensive will that be?

Karaikudi Kaalai 93/3 after 12.3 overs
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R Jesuraj has been incredibly effective so far, despite a wide, just six off this over.

Karaikudi Kaalai 85/3 after 12 overs
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Expensive over from Nidish Rajagopal but it got rid of the dangerous Maan Bafna.

Karaikudi Kaalai 79/3 after 11 overs
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OUT! Maan Bafna hit one six that just cleared long on. He tries to do that again but only picks out Malolan Rangarajan, who saw the previous sail over his head but caught hold of this one. Maan Bafna c Malolan Rangarajan b Nidish Rajagopal 7(5)

Karaikudi Kaalai 77/3 after 10.2 overs
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Excellent over from R Jesuraj and that completes an excellent five-over spell for Tuti, which has seen pick up two wickets and concede just 21 runs.

Karaikudi Kaalai 71/2 after 10 overs
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OUT! Aaditya has to go thanks a brilliant catch from Jesuraj. The opener went for the pull but ends up getting a top edge and the bowler comes running forward and completes the catch.  Aditya c and b Rajamani Jesuraj 37(31)

Karaikudi Kaalai 68/2 after 9.2 overs
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Sai Kishore breaks the crucial opening partnership and sends the consistent Anirudha Srikkanth back to the pavilion.

Karaikudi Kaalai 68/1 after 9 overs
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OUT! chopped on! Srikkanth is dismissed by Sai Kishore. He wants to go for the drive but the ball ends up hitting his stumps after an inside edge. Anirudha Srikanth b Sai Kishore 28(23)

Karaikudi Kaalai 66/1 after 8.3 overs