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Welcome to Sportstar‘s LIVE coverage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. This is Santadeep Dey bringing you all the action as it unfurls across the six centres in India.
Karnataka vs Kerala: Innings Progression – BCCI
Karnataka vs Kerala: Batting on 82 off 99, Devdutt Padikkal seems to be comfortably cruising towards another hundred. Meanwhile, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, on 52, is providing the RCB youngster able company. Karnataka 200/1 in 33.1 overs, needs 78 runs.
Gujarat vs Hyderabad: It is a race to the finish. With 19 overs of play left, Hyderabad needs 85 runs, while Gujarat requires six wickets. Who will reach the mark first? Hyderabad 138/4 in 31 overs.
Odisha vs Bihar: After Rahul Kumar hit the timber to get the much-needed scalp of Sandeep Pattanaik, Subhransu Senapati walks too. Will Bihar be able to stage a comeback hereon? Odisha 150/2 in 31.5 overs.
Tripura vs Goa: Tripura’s triple strikes have Goa scurrying for cover! Goa 112/5 in 28 overs, needs 105 runs.
Karnataka vs Kerala:Wake up. Eat. Score runs. Sleep. Repeat. Devdutt Padikkal has his mantra sorted! The young run-machine comes up with yet another fifty off 75 balls. Karnataka 151/1 in 26.1 overs.
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Odisha vs Bihar: Odisha’s opening duo of captain Shantanu Mishra and Sandeep Pattanaik calmly saunter to their respective individual fifties only a few balls apart. Odisha 110/0 in 24.3 overs.
Vidarbha vs Punjab: Opener Prabhsimran Singh’s fifty eases Punjab nerves after captain Mandeep Singh and Gurkeerat Mann’s departure. Punjab 113/3 in 21.3 overs.
Baroda vs Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh stuck in a bit of muck after Babashafi Pathan picks up two wickets in quick succession. Chhattisgarh 70/3 in 16.1 overs.
Karnataka vs Kerala: Ravikumar Samarth gets to his fifty. Non-striker Devdutt Padikkal is nearing the half-century mark as well yet again. Karnataka is unfazed at 91 in 16 overs.
Tamil Nadu vs Jharkhand: Virat Singh is waging a lone battle against a determined TN bowling lineup even as his partners at the opposite end continue to yield for single-digit scores. Jharkhand 32/3 in 9 overs.
Railways vs Uttar Pradesh: Pacer Shivam Mavi does the honours and gifts his side its first wicket just when the partnership between Mrunal Devdhar and Pratham Singh was starting to bother UP a bit. Railways 51/1 in 8.4 overs.
Madhya Pradesh vs Andhra: Ashwin Hebbar’s unbeaten 101 against TN on Monday seems like a long time ago especially after back-to-back failures against Punjab (1, 9b) and now MP (6, 13b). Oh, no! Andhra captain and India’s Sydney superstar Hanuma Vihari’s gone as well. He has registered scores of 2, 2, and 1 in his last three List A matches. Andhra 20/2 in 7 overs.
Tripura vs Goa: Early success for Manisankar Mura Singh as some neat glove-work from Dipayan Debbarma sees the back of Goa opener Vaibhav Govekar. Goa 15/1 in 6.2 overs.
Vidarbha vs Punjab: WICKET! Aditya Thakare has snapped up the prized scalp of Abhishek Sharma for 15. Punjab 30/1 in 4 overs.
Tamil Nadu vs Jharkhand: Ragupathy Silambarasan doesn’t want to be left out of the party. And that is precisely why Utkarsh Singh bears the brunt of the TN pacer, who makes a mess of his furniture! In walks Virat Singh, much earlier than he would have expected. Jharkhand 8/2 in 3.1 overs.
Baroda vs Chhattisgarh: Lukman Meriwala has Shashank Chandrakar caught behind for 12 as Chhattisgarh receives a telling blow! Chhattisgarh 25/1 in 3.1 overs.
Gujarat vs Hyderabad: It takes medium-pacer Arzan Nagwaswalla only six deliveries to get the better of Hyderabad opener Tilak Varma. Hyderabad 0/1 in 2 overs.
Tamil Nadu vs Jharkhand: “TN won’t go down without a fight!” And off-spinner Baba Aparajith plays message-bearer when he strikes off the very first ball of the Jharkhand innings. It is none other than captain Ishan Kishan who has to take the long walk back to the dugout. Jharkhand 0/1 in 0.1 overs.
Odisha needs 256 to win vs Bihar
Punjab needs 291 to win vs Vidarbha
Goa needs 217 to win vs Tripura
Jharkhand needs 267 to win vs Tamil Nadu
Railways needs 347 to win vs Uttar Pradesh
Karnataka needs 278 to win vs Kerala
Hyderabad needs 223 to win vs Gujarat
Chhattisgarh needs 333 to win vs Baroda
Andhra needs 317 to win vs Madhya Pradesh
Vidarbha vs Punjab: Wicketkeeper Akshay Wadkar, having taken over the responsibility from skipper Faiz to keep the scoreboard ticking, registers a well-deserved fifty off 46 balls. Vidarbha 290/9 in 50 overs.
Tripura vs Goa: Arjun Debnath and Parvez Sultan add crucial 30 runs for the ninth wicket before the former departs for 25. Tripura 205/9 in 48 overs.
Baroda vs Chhattisgarh: Absolute ‘Pandya-monium’ at the C K Pithawala Ground in Surat as the captain gets his hundred! Despite the occasional scares, Krunal and Vishnu Solanki (78, 99b) have done well to silence the Chhattisgarh bowlers and emerge as the main architects of this Baroda innings. Baroda 249/6 in 45 overs.
UPDATE: Krunal Pandya’s invaluable knock vs Chhattisgarh. – BCCI
Madhya Pradesh vs Andhra: A 58-ball hundred for Rajat Patidar, who has dispatched the Andhra bowlers with absolute disdain all around the park today! Madhya Pradesh 277/4 in 44.1 overs.
UPDATE: All bowlers to Rajat Patidar in Madhya Pradesh innings. – BCCI
Baroda vs Chhattisgarh: Krunal Pandya, batting on 87 off 76, is leading Baroda from the front as he inches closer to triple figures. His non-striker Vishnu Solanki, however, has just been dismissed by Ajay Mandal. 21-year-old all-rounder Ninad Rathva joins his skipper at the crease. Baroda 231/5 in 42.4 overs.
Tamil Nadu vs Jharkhand: Punjab Kings’ new recruit Shahrukh Khan has picked up right from where he left things on Wednesday as he has moves on to another fifty off 43 deliveries. Will he initiate a late rescue act for Dinesh Karthik and Co? Tamil Nadu 181/5 in 41.5 overs.
Gujarat vs Hyderabad: Just when Gujarat’s Het Patel seemed to be headed towards another big score after his heroic 114-run knock against Tripura on Wednesday, Tanay Thyagarajan castles him. Gujarat 145/5 in 37.5 overs.
Karnataka vs Kerala: Sachin Baby’s wicket brings Royal Challengers Bangalore’s latest signing Mohammed Azharuddeen to the crease. Will we witness something special from the wicketkeeper-batsman here? Kerala 174/4 in 37.2 overs.
Railways vs Uttar Pradesh: UP is headed towards a humongous total as Priyam Garg, who features in the IPL for Sunrisers Hyderabad, scores a century! Even Aksh Deep Nath is not too far from the mark, batting at 88. Uttar Pradesh 227/2 in 38.1 overs.
UPDATE: 360-degree batting by Priyam Garg before he fell for 115(99). – BCCI
Tripura vs Goa: Goa has assumed control over the proceedings at the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium, Surat as Tripura’s lineup continues to crumble. Shouldn’t be long until innings break unless somebody pulls off something magical hereon. Tripura 118/6 in 33 overs.
Tamil Nadu vs Jharkhand: That’ll be the fourth. Baba Indrajith’s struggles with the bat continue as he falls for 2. His previous three scores in List A have been 32, 3, and 16*. Tamil Nadu 86/4 in 25 overs.
Vidarbha vs Punjab: IT IS A 100 FOR FAIZ FAZAL! The Vidarbha captain is putting up quite the show here at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Meanwhile, Ganesh Sathish, at the other end, is playing a patient knock and has moved on to 31 off 43 deliveries. Vidarbha 167/1 in 29.4 overs.
UPDATE: Faiz Fazal’s wagon wheel after his dismissal at 101(99). – BCCI
Madhya Pradesh vs Andhra: MP wicketkeeper Abhishek Bhandari falls after stitching a 105-run opening stand together with Shubham Sharma, who just reached his fifty. Rajat Patidar is the new man in. Madhya Pradesh 105/1 in 24.5 overs.
Gujarat vs Hyderabad: Captain Priyank Panchal and Chirag Gandhi have been dismissed in a gap of just three runs. Gujarat 70/4 in 20 overs.
Odisha vs Bihar: Oh, no… no… What is happening here? Shantanu seems to be making short work of the Bihar batsmen now, with Mahrour and Yashaswi Rishav gone as well. Bihar 99/3 in 23 overs.
Odisha vs Bihar: Shantanu Mishra gets rid of Sakibul Gani in the nick of time, with the opener just two short of his fifty. Mangal Mahrour, at the other end, has been joined by Yashaswi Rishav as Bihar looks to march on. Bihar 95/1 in 21 overs.
Tamil Nadu vs Jharkhand: Stumped! Ishan Kishan does the honours as Narayan Jagadeesan’s time out in the middle has come to an abrupt end. Wait… It gets worse. Anukul Roy has come back to dismiss TN skipper Dinesh Karthik as well for just one run. Tamil Nadu 61/2 in 18.1 overs.
Karnataka vs Kerala: Shreyas Gopal adding salt to Kerala’s wounds as he castles Vishnu Vinod. Captain Sachin Baby and Vathsal Govind have some rebuilding to do at the Chinnaswamy. Kerala 60/3 in 15.2 overs.
Kerala batsman Vishnu Vinod in action during a Vijay Hazare Trophy match in 2019. – The Hindu
Vidarbha vs Punjab: Fifty for the skipper. And what a way to bring it up – with a mammoth maximum! Faiz Fazal is greeted with loud applause from the dressing room as he raises his bat. Punjab bowlers have done little this morning to bother him. Vidarbha 88/1 in 16.4 overs.
Tripura vs Goa: Goa’s all-rounder Lakshay is on a roll! He has now snapped up three wickets from his six overs as Bishal Ghosh follows Udiyan Bose back into the pavilion. Tripura 40/3 in 10.3 overs.
Gujarat vs Hyderabad: Glovesman Prateek Reddy is having a busy day behind the stumps. Two fine catches have now unsettled Gujarat’s top-order. Gujarat 38/2 in 11.3 overs.
Baroda vs Chhattisgarh: Baroda has lost two of its premier batsmen in quick succession now! After the young Sourabh Majumdar, who made his List A debut last Saturday, removed Kedar Devdhar, Veer Pratap Singh gets Abhimanyu Singh walking. Baroda 39/3 in 8.4 overs.
Gujarat vs Hyderabad: Dhruv Raval departs, caught behind. Chama Milind gets the party started for Hyderabad. Gujarat 13/1 in 4.5 overs.
Tripura vs Goa: Tripura has just lost its opener Bikram Kumar Das- ct KD Eknath b Lakshay A Garg. Tripura 26/1 in 4.5 overs.
Baroda vs Chhattisgarh: Sourabh Majumdar strikes! Opener Smit Patel departs for 13. Vishnu Solanki comes to the crease. Baroda 24/1 in 5.4 overs.
Karnataka vs Kerala: Kerala has been rocked early! Both Robin Uthappa and Sanju Samson are back in the hut. Yes, you’ve read that right. Kerala 4/2 in 1.4 overs
Railways vs Uttar Pradesh: Timber! Karan Sharma walks as Ananta Saha provides Railways with an early breakthrough. Uttar Pradesh 6/1 in 1.1 overs.
Tripura: A S Sarkar, B B Ghosh, D B Debbarma (W), R A Dey, M B Mura Singh (C), Milind, U U Bose, Pratyush Singh, Arjun Debnath, Bikram Kumar Das, Parvez Sultan
Goa: Amulya Pandrekar, Deepraj Gaonkar, Lakshay A Garg, Snehal Kauthankar, Suyash S Prabhudessai, Vijesh Prabhudesai, Darshan Misal, Keenan, Amit Verma (C), KD Eknath (W), Vaibhav Govekar
Baroda: N A Rathva, A Sheth, Abhimanyusingh, Kedar Devdhar, K H Pandya (C), L I Meriwala, S K Patel (W), Vishnu Solanki, B A Pathan, K R Kakade, P D Yadav
Chhattisgarh: Sourabh Majumdar, Sumit Ruikar, Harpreet Singh Bhatia (C), Ashutosh Singh, Veer Pratap Singh, Rishabh Tiwari, Shashank Singh, Shashank Chandrakar (W),Vishal Singh, Amandeep Khare, Ajay Mandal
Gujarat: Ripal Patel, Het, Piyush Chawla, Chirag J Gandhi, Dhruv Raval (W), P K Panchal (C), B H Merai, H P Patel, C T Gaja, Karan P Patel, A Nagwaswalla
Hyderabad: Tanay Thyagarajan, C V Milind, Mehdi Hasan, Tanmay Agarwal (C), B Sandeep, Himalay Agarwal, T Ravi Teja, Mickil Jaiswal, Ctl Rakshann, Tilak Varma, Prateek Reddy (W)
Madhya Pradesh: Ishwar Chandra Pandey, Shubham Sharma, Mihir Hirwani, Rajat Patidar, Gourav Yadav, Parth Sahani (C), Aditya Shrivastava, Abhishek Bhandari (W), Venkatesh Iyer, Mohd Arshad Khan, Kumar Kartikeya Singh
Andhra: Ashwin Hebbar, Girinath Reddy, C R Gnaneshwar, Karan Shinde, Manish Golamaru, Ricky Bhui (W), G H Vihari (C), Stephen, K V Sasikanth, K Nithish Kumar Reddy, Shoaib Mohammed Khan
Vidarbha: Bhute, F Y Fazal (C), A A Wakhare, A A Sarvate, Ganesh Satish, S R Ramaswamy, A V Wadkar (W), A K Karnewar, A S Thakare, Y V Rathod, S R Dubey
Punjab: Harpreet Brar, Abhishek Sharma, Prabhsimran Singh, Mandeep Singh (C), Gurkeerat Mann, Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Barinder Singh Sran, Anmol Malhotra (W), Sanvir Singh
Tamil Nadu: Ragupathy Silambarasan, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, B Aparajith, Dinesh Karthik (C) (W), B Indrajith, M Mohammed, Shahrukh Khan, Kousik J, M Siddharth, N Jagadeesan, R Sai Kishore
Jharkhand: Virat Singh, Anukul Roy, Utkarsh Singh, Rajan Deep, Shahbaz Nadeem, Varun Aaron, Kumar Deobrat, Rahul Shukla, Bal Krishna, Ishan (C) (W), Sumit Kumar
Odisha: Saurabh Kanojia, Suryakant Pradhan, Ankit Yadav, Rakesh Pattanaik, Subhransu Senapati, Shantanu Mishra (C), Rajesh Mohanty, Harshit Rathod, Kartik Biswal, Prabin K Luha (W), Sandeep Pattanaik
Bihar: Mahrour, A Raj, A Anand, Rahul Kumar, Ashutosh Aman (C), Babul Kumar, S Gani, Shabbir Khan, Vikash Ranjan (W), Rathour, Yashaswi Rishav
Railways: Ananta Saha, Saurabh Singh, Arindam Ghosh, Karn Sharma (C), Amit Mishra, Mrunal Devdhar, Pratham Singh, Pradeep Poojar, Harsh Tyagi, Shivam Chaudhary, Dinesh Mor (W)
Uttar Pradesh: Shivam Sharma, Priyam Garg, Sameer Choudhary, Abhishek Goswami, Karan Sharma, Aksh Deep Nath, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (C), Mohsin Khan, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Upendra Yadav (W)
Karnataka: M Prasidh, B R Sharath (W), V Vyshak, Karun Nair, Mithun A, Shreyas Gopal, Devdutt Padikkal, Suchith J, Samarth R (C), Siddharth K V, Aniruddha
Kerala: Midhun S, S Sreesanth, Sanju Samson, Robin, Jalaj Saxena, Sachin Baby (C), Vishnu Vinod, Mohammed Azharuddeen (W), Nidheesh M D, Basil N P, Vathsal
– Goa opted to bowl vs Tripura
– Baroda to bat vs Chhattisgarh
– Hyderabad chose to field vs Gujarat
– Andhra chose to bowl vs Madhya Pradesh
– Punjab to field vs Vidarbha
– Tamil Nadu elects to bat vs Jharkhand
– Bihar opts to bat vs Odisha
– Railways to bowl vs Uttar Pradesh
– Karnataka elects to field vs Kerala
Tripura vs Goa, Round 4, Elite Group A – Surat
Baroda vs Chhattisgarh, Round 4, Elite Group A – Surat
Gujarat vs Hyderabad, Round 4, Elite Group A – Surat
Madhya Pradesh vs Andhra, Round 4, Elite Group B – Indore
Vidarbha vs Punjab, Round 4, Elite Group B – Indore
Tamil Nadu vs Jharkhand, Round 4, Elite Group B – Indore
Odisha vs Bihar, Round 4, Elite Group C – Bengaluru
Railways vs Uttar Pradesh, Round 4, Elite Group C – Bengaluru
Karnataka vs Kerala, Round 4, Elite Group C – Bengaluru
DAY 6 RECAP
Before we kickstart the day’s proceedings, let’s help you relive all the action from Thursday as you sip on your morning coffee.
While one sent a strong reminder to the national selectors, the other justified their faith in him! Together, Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav put up an exhibition of scintillating stroke-play and helped Mumbai to a mammoth victory over Pondicherry.
Meanwhile, Avi Barot, Prerak Mankad and Arpit Vasavada’s half-centuries guided Saurashtra to a commanding 149-run win over Bengal in an Elite Group E contest at the Jadavpur University ground.
Also, Uttarakhand thrashed Arunachal Pradesh by eight wickets to register its third consecutive win in the Plate group. Assam joined Uttarakhand on 12 points, outplaying Nagaland by 84 runs in another match.
WHERE TO WATCH VIJAY HAZARE TROPHY MATCHES LIVE?
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