The Vijay Hazare Trophy is the most crucial national ODI tournament in India. The Vijay Hazare Trophy was introduced in 2002 as a limited national tournament. Previously, the teams participating in the tournament were divided into five zones namely: the central zone, the east zone, the north zone, the south zone and the west zone. In Vijay Hazare 2020-21, there are 38 teams divided into six groups – Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E and Plate.
Tamil Nadu are the most successful Vijay Hazare Trophy team to date – winning titles five times. Karnataka follows Tamil Nadu with 4 titles to their name. When it comes to a 50+ year old national cricket tournament in India, Vijay Hazare is the most popular league to watch. The tournament has seen big hits throughout its history. In the history of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, only four players have managed to cross the double the centuries. Here we take a look at those four players, who made history after smashing a double ton in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: 4 Indian drummers who marked a double century in tournament history
Karn Veer Kaushal – 202
Karna Veer Kaushal became the very first female cricketer to beat a double century in the Vijay Hazara Trophy. While playing for Uttarakhand, he hit a wonderful 202-point shot against Sikkim in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. With 202 runs in 135 balls, Karn Veer Singh broke Ajinkya Rahane’s record of 187 strokes at the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Rahane had scored 187 points in the 2007-08 edition of the tournament.
Reaching his double century, Karn Veer Kaushal hit 9 sixes and 18 fours. It was able to reach its double century in 132 deliveries. With the spectacular shot from Karn Veer Kaushal, Uttarakhand recorded a massive 366 points on board while hitting the first. Uttarakhand easily won the game after opposition Sikkim could manage just 167-6 points on board in 50 overs.