Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Mumbai trounce Himachal by 200 runs; Saurashtra enter quarter-final regardless of loss
Jaipur: Home giants Mumbai trounced Himachal Pradesh by 200 runs of their ultimate Elite Group D recreation on Monday to stay unbeaten within the league stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Mumbai had gained their first 4 matches in opposition to Delhi, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Rajasthan.
Opting to bat on the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Mumbai posted an imposing 321/9, courtesy Shardul Thakur’s 92, Suryakumar Yadav’s 91 and Aditya Tare’s 83 after a top-order failure.
Himachal had been then bundled out for a meagre 121, with leg-spinner Prashant Solanki (4/31) shining with the ball.
Mumbai had been teetering at 8/3 after shedding openers Yashasvi Jaiswal (2), Prithvi Shaw (2) and Shreyas Iyer (2) cheaply.
Whereas Jaiswal was caught by Praveen Thakur off Rishi Dhawan (4/84), Shaw holed out to Mayank Dagar off Vaibhav Arora. Dhawan trapped Iyer in entrance of wicket as Mumbai acquired off to a horrendous begin.
It quickly turned 49/4, after Sarfaraz Khan (11) didn’t convert his begin. Then started the rescue act with the prolific Suryakumar, who toyed with the Himachal assault, putting 15 boundaries on his solution to a 75-ball 91.
He discovered an in a position ally within the skilled Tare (83 off 98 balls; 6×4; 1×6) who performed the proper second fiddle because the duo solid a 99-run fifth wicket stand to rally the innings.
After Suryakumar fell within the thirty first over, Tare and Shardul added 112 runs for the sixth wicket, as they tackled the Himachal assault with ease.
Shardul, one of many heroes of the Brisbane Take a look at in opposition to Australia, hammered six boundaries and as many sixes, as he cantered to 92 in simply 57 balls.
Because of Shardul’s hitting, Mumbai crossed the 300-run mark, however Tare’s affected person knock was equally essential as he anchored the innings and supported the aggressors.
Chasing 322, Himachal had been reeling at 4/3 after shedding openers Ravi Thakur (3), Prashant Chopra (1) and Nikhil Gangta (0) cheaply, as pacers Dhawal Kulkarni (2/8) and Mohit Awasthi (1/19) wreaked havoc.
Whereas Thakur edged to wicket-keeper Tare off Kulkarni, Chpora was cleaned up by Awasthi and Gangta holed out to Sarfaraz to present Kulkarni his second.
Ekant Sen, who made run-a-ball 21, was dismissed by spinner Shams Mulani (3/42) within the ninth over, because the staff slipped to 40/4.
Within the different two Elite Group D league video games, Maharashtra thrashed Puducherry by 137 runs, whereas Delhi defeated Rajasthan by eight wickets.
Saurashtra enter quarters regardless of shock loss to Companies
Saurashtra suffered a stunning 62-run loss by the hands of Companies however nonetheless managed to complete as Group E toppers and certified for the knockout part.
Saurashtra completed with 16 factors, 4 away from Chandigarh whose direct qualification hopes had been dashed with an eight-wicket loss to Jammu & Kashmir on the Jadavpur College second campus in Saltlake.
On the 22 Yards Academy in Saltlake, Companies rode on Rahul Singh Gahlaut’s career-best 158 to publish a difficult 301 for seven and in reply Saurashtra had been bundled out for 233 in 43.1 overs.
In search of a fifth win on the trot, Saurashtra had Companies in bother decreasing them to 26 for 4 in 10.3 overs with their skipper Jaydev Unadkat (3/51) rattling the top-order after electing to bowl.
However Companies brilliantly turned the tide of their favour with middle-order batsman Gahlaut taking management of the proceedings below stress.
Gahlaut smashed 21 boundaries and two sixes in his knock from 130 balls as he together with wicketkeeper batsman Devender Lochab (64 from 86 balls; 7x4s, 1×6) rebuilt the innings with a 182-run partnership for the fifth wicket.
After Lochab’s departure, Pulkit Narang performed a quickfire cameo, smacking 5 sixes and two sixes for his 43 not out from 21 balls to take the overall previous 300.
In reply, Saurashtra by no means appeared comfy of their chase of 302 and it was one other Rahul Singh who weaved his magic along with his left-arm spin, returning with figures of 4 for 45.
Singh dismissed Vishvaraj Jadeja, Prerak Mankad and Avi Barot in successive overs, whereas pacer Varun Choudhary claimed 3 for 62 because the duo derailed Saurashtra’s chase.
Chirag Jani waged a lone battle for Saurashtra along with his 64-ball 68 (8x4s) but it surely proved too little ultimately as he was the final batsman to be dismissed, with their innings folding for 233 in 43.1 overs.
Uttarakhand pip Assam to enter knockout spherical
Uttarakhand thrashed Sikkim by 145 runs to stay unbeaten within the Plate group of the event, and clinch a spot within the knockout part, pipping Assam by advantage of a greater internet run-rate.
Assam accomplished their engagements with a crushing 182-run win over Mizoram.
Each Uttarakhand and Assam completed with an all-win report however the former certified for the subsequent stage as a result of a better NRR (3.273) as in opposition to the latter’s 1.909.
Meghalaya edged Nagaland to the third spot by advantage of a superior NRR regardless of securing 16 factors. They had been adopted by Sikkim (4 factors), Arunachal Pradesh (2), Mizoram (2) and Manipur (0).
Despatched in to bat by Sikkim, Uttarakhand openers Kamal Singh (119, 121 balls, 16X4s) and Jay Bista (54, 67 balls, 3X4s, 2X6s) raised 133 runs for the primary wicket earlier than the latter fell to Varun Sood.
Kamal Singh added 55 runs for the second wicket with skipper Kunal Chandela (25) and 28 for the third wicket with Saurabh Rawat earlier than being dismissed. The remainder of the batting line-up couldn’t construct on the robust platform and Uttarakhand completed at 306 for eight in 50 overs.
Sikkim had been by no means within the hunt with their batsmen not exhibiting any urgency and ended up posting 161 for six in 50 overs. Nilesh Lamichaney batted 122 balls for his 58 (5 fours).
In one other recreation, Assam piled up 342 for eight in 50 overs, driving on enterprising knocks by Saahil Jain (86, 47 balls, 9 fours, 4 sixes), Denish Das (85, 94 balls, 12 fours) and Sibsankar Roy (56).
Mukthar Hussain (4/20) and Gokul Sharma (3/21) shone with the ball as Assam bowlers out Mizoram for 160 in 43.5 overs.
Mumbai 321/9 (Shardul Thakur 92, Suryakumar Yadav 91, Aditya Tare 83; Rishi Dhawan 4/84, Pankaj Jaswal 3/65) beat Himachal Pradesh 121 (Mayank Dagar 38 not out, Prashant Solanki 4/31, Shams Mulani 3/42) by 200 runs.
At Jaipuria Vidhyalaya floor: Rajasthan 294 (Arjit Gupta 78, Manender Singh 73; Simarjeet Singh 4/36, Pradeep Sangwan 3/62) misplaced to Delhi 296/2 (Himmat Singh 117 not out, Nitish Rana 88 not out; Shubham Sharma 1/54) by eight wickets.
At KL Saini Stadium: Maharashtra 333/4 (Yash Nahar 119, AR Bawane 110; Sagar Udeshi 2/49, S Ashwath 2/82) beat Puducherry 196 (Sagar Trivedi 79 not out, Sheldon Jackson 45; Rajvardhan Hangargekar 4/45; Satyajeet Bachhav 2/32) by 137 runs.
Assam 342 for 8 in 50 overs (Saahil Jain 86, Denish Das 85, Sibsankar Roy 56′ Pratik Desai 3/63) beat Mizoram 160 all out in 43.5 overs (Taruwar Kohli 68, Ok B Pawan 33; Mukhtar Hussain 4/20, Gokul Sharma 3/21) by 182 runs. Assam: 4 factors, Mizoram: 0.
Meghalaya 303 for 8 in 50 overs (Abhay Negi 56, Sanjay Yadav 46, D B Ravi Teja 45, Rohit Shah 44) beat Manipur 220 all out in 48.4 overs (Langlonyamba Meitan Keishangbam 83, Narsingh Yadav 36; Sanjay Yadav 4/20) by 83 runs. Meghalaya: 4 factors, Manipur: 0.
Uttarakhand 306 for 8 in 50 overs (Kamal Singh 119, Jay Bista 54, Mayank Mishra 32 not out’ Varun Sood 3/41) beat Sikkim 161 for six in 50 overs (Nilesh Lamichaney 58, Ashish Thapa 38) by 145 runs. Uttarkhand: 4 factors, Sikkim: 0.
Arunachal Pradesh 285 for 9 in 50 overs (Rahul Dalal 138 not out, Vipin Dhaka 56; Shrikant Mundhe 4/64) misplaced to Nagaland 287 for 3 in 42.1 overs (Rongsen Jonathan 113, Shrikant Mundhe 102, Stuart Binny 55 not out) by seven wickets. Nagaland: 4 factors, Arunachal: 0.
At Eden Gardens: Bengal 177 all out in 45.1 overs (Suvankar Bal 54; Sanjay Pahal 3/32, Jayant Yadav 2/31, Ashok Sandhu 2/33, Ajit Chahal 2/49) misplaced to Haryana 178/5; 43.3 overs (Shubham Rohilla 50; Shahbaz Ahmed 3/35) by 5 wickets.
At JU Second Campus, Saltlake: Chandigarh 241 allout; 48.3 overs (Manan Vohra 54, Ankit Kaushik 44; Parvez Rasool 3/27, Umar Nazir Mir 3/68) misplaced to Jammu & Kashmir 245/2; 34 overs (Shubham Khajuria 120, Henan Nazir 110 not out) by eight wickets.
At 22 Yards Academy, Saltlake: Companies 301/7; 50 overs (Rahul Singh 158, Devender Lochab 64, Pulkit Narang 43 not out; Jaydev Unadkat 3/51) b Saurashtra 233 allout; 43.1 overs (Chirag Jani 68, Snell Patel 43; Rahul Singh 4/45, Varun Choudhary 3/62) by 68 runs.
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