Bhubaneswar: Good news for sports lovers. After a long wait of 15 years, Odisha is all set to play in the quarter-final of Ranji Trophy.
With Saurashtra registering a win over Delhi by five runs and crashing the opponent out of the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season today, roads to the quarter-final was cleared for Odisha.
Odisha has joined Karnataka and Jharkhand as the third qualifier from Group B with 22 points.
Irrespective of the result in their final group fixture against Jharkhand in Thiruvananthapuram starting from December 15, Odisha will play in the quarter final.
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This will be Odisha’s first Ranji Trophy quarter-final appearance since 2000-01.