“It was a crucial toss. We played 10 batsmen. That’s the best we could. It was just a bad day. What are the chances of none of the ten batsmen clicking? It’s a bit of a shock for me,” said. Karnataka coach J Arunkumar. “We were probably overcautious about the wicket. When you are overcautious about something, your hand and feet don’t move well. If they would have looked for runs, like what Pandey (Manish) and Vinay did, probably we could have pushed the field back and got a few more runs,” he felt. Tamil Nadu bowlers were disciplined, felt Arun. “They were not quick but bowled in good areas. They were short of length ,” he said. Tamil Nadu’s Aswin Crist, who took six wickets in the first innings, said his haul was a result of keeping things tight and bowling consistently in the right areas. “In the initial few overs, I was bowling a bit short but I realised it was important to keep things tight to put pressure on the batsmen.