Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Tamil Nadu finish Jharkhand’s profitable streak; Baroda beat Chhattisgarh

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Tamil Nadu finish Jharkhand’s profitable streak; Baroda beat Chhattisgarh

Indore/Surat: Tamil Nadu on Friday ended Jharkhand’s three-match profitable streak with a convincing 67-run win in a Group B match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Indore.

In different matches, Punjab chased down a goal of 291 in opposition to Vidarbha for a four-wicket win, whereas Madhya Pradesh handed Andhra a 98-run defeat.

Jharkhand is on high of the standings with 12 factors, adopted by Punjab, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh with eight factors. Vidarbha lies in final place with 4 factors.

After profitable the toss, Tamil Nadu posted a aggressive 266 for 7, because of half-centuries from opener B Aparajith (57), J Kousik (55) and Shahrukh Khan (51) and a few lusty hitting by R Sai Kishore (29 not out, 20 balls, 3X6) and M Mohammed (20, 9 balls, 3X6).

Tamil Nadu appeared to have squandered a great begin supplied by Aparajith and N Jagadeesan (30) and have been in a spot of hassle at 131 for five in 34.4 overs.

Nonetheless, Shahrukh (51, 47 balls, 3X4, 3X6) and Kousik (55, 40 balls, 7X4, 2X6) got here to Tamil Nadu’s rescue with a 50-run partnership for the sixth wicket.

Kousik then added 55 runs with Sai Kishore for the seventh wicket.

A quickfire partnership between Sai Kishore and Mohammed, who smacked three sixes propelled Tamil Nadu to a aggressive rating.

In reply, Jharkhand suffered an early blow when skipper Ishan Kishan (0) was dismissed off the primary ball of the innings by Aparajith.

Regardless of helpful knocks by Virat Singh (49) and Sumit Kumar (40), Jharkhand misplaced wickets at common intervals to slide to 145 for 9 because the TN bowlers stored a leash on the scoring.

No 11 Rahul Shukla (42 not out, 25 balls, 3X4, 3X6) and Varun Aaron (18 not out) delayed the inevitable and made positive the group wasn’t all out.

At Holkar Cricket Stadium, Prabhsimran Singh hammered 167 (140 balls, 13 fours, 9 sixes) to energy Punjab to a four-wicket win over Vidarbha.

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Baroda proceed profitable streak, beat Chhattisgarh

Skipper Krunal Pandya’s unbeaten 133 shaped the cornerstone of Baroda’s 13-run win over Chhattisgarh in an Elite Group A recreation of the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Surat on Friday, at the same time as Atit Sheth blazed away to a 16-ball 51.

Opting to bat, Baroda rode on Pandya’s hundred and Sheth’s big-hitting to publish 332/6 after a top-order failure, after which restricted the opposition to 319/9 to document their fourth win on the trot.

Baroda misplaced openers Kedar Devdhar (12) and Smit Patel (13) cheaply and was teetering at 29/2. Medium pacer Sourabh Majumdar (2/85) accounted for each the wickets.

It grew to become 39/3 after Abhimanyusingh Rajput (5) perished cheaply. However Vishnu Solanki (78 off 99 balls, 8×4) and Pradeep Yadav (32) began the rescue act and added 53 runs for the fourth wicket.

After Yadav departed, in walked skipper Pandya, who was in his component and toyed with the Chhattisgarh assault.

The left-hander smashed 20 fours and three sixes in his whirlwind 100-ball knock whereas forging a 139-run stand for the fifth wicket with Solanki.

Chhattisgarh pegged Baroda again by taking two fast wickets, however Sheth, who walked in at quantity eight, smashed seven sixes whereas serving to his group to a formidable complete. Pandya and Sheth added 89 runs for the unbroken seventh wicket.

Chasing 333, Chhattisgarh misplaced opener Shashank Chandrakar (12) early. Medium pacer Babashafi Pathan (3/73) struck twice eradicating Rishab Tiwari (26) and Harpreet Singh Bhatia (14) because the batting facet discovered itself in a spot of hassle at 58/3.

However Amandeep Khare (67; 8×4, 1×6) and Ashutosh Singh (55; 6×4) took the sport deep with their 125-run fourth wicket stand.

Nonetheless, skipper Krunal broke the partnership by eradicating Singh within the thirty fifth over. And, within the subsequent over, left-arm spinner Ninad Rathwa despatched again Khare to go away them teetering at 5/185.

Shashank Singh (32) and Ajay Mandal (65 not out off 46 balls; 5×4, 3×3) added 48 runs as they inched in the direction of the goal, however the former was caught by Kartik Kakade off pacer Atit Sheth after they nonetheless wanted one other 100 runs.
Mandal gave Baroda a scare however their bowlers held their nerves to eke out a slender win.

Temporary Scores: 

Tamil Nadu 266 for 7 in 50 overs (B Aparajith 57, J Kousik 55, Shahrukh Khan 51, Anukul Roy 3/41) beat Jharkhand 199 for 9 in 50 overs (Virat Singh 49, Rahul Shukla 42 not out, M Siddharth 3/33) by 67 runs. TN: 4 factors, Jharkhand: 0.

Vidarbha 290 for 9 in 50 overs (Faiz Fazal 101, Ganesh Satish 78, Akshay Wadkar 63 not out, Siddharth Kaul 4/54, Hapreet Brar 4/43) misplaced to Punjab 294 for six in 47.5 overs (Prabhsimran Singh 167, Sanvir Singh 33) by 4 wickets. Punjab: 4 factors, Vidarbha: 0.

Madhya Pradesh 316 for 8 in 50 overs (Rajat Patidar 102, Shubham Sharma 78, Abhishek Bhandari 49, Ok V Sasikanth 3/46) beat Andhra 218 all out in 42.3 overs (Nitish Kumar Reddy 59, Karan Shinde 47 not out, Shoiab Mohd Khan 32, Mihir Hirwani 4/50) by 98 runs. MP: 4 factors, Andhra: 0.

Baroda 332/6 (Krunal Pandya 133 not out; Vishnu Solanki 78; Shashank Singh 2/28, Sourabh Majumdar 2/85) beat Chhattisgarh 319/9 (Amandeep Khare 67, Ajay Mandal 65 not out; Babashafi Pathan 3/73, Atit Sheth 2/67) by 13 runs.
Tripura 216 (Milind Kumar 68, Rajat Dey 27; Lakshay Garg 5/42, Amulya Pandrekar 2/33) misplaced to Goa 217/7 (KD Eknath 92, Darshan Misal 54*; MB Murasingh 2/36, Pratyush Singh 2/55) by three wickets.

Gujarat 222/9 (Karan Patel 78, Het Patel 67; T Ravi Teja 4/45) beat Hyderabad 210 (Tanmay Agarwal 54, B Sandeep 54; Arzan Nagwaswalla 3/36, Ripal Patel 2/25) by 12 runs.

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