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13 Nov 2022 | 02:07 PM

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Saurashtra's Vyas hits record double ton, Services beat Mumbai

Samarth Vyas became only the fifth batter to score a double hundred in Vijay Hazare Trophy history

Saurashtra opener Samarth Vyas hit 200 of 131 balls on Sunday against Manipur as he became the fifth batter to score a double-hundred in Vijay Hazare Trophy. Vyas' double hundred was supported by opening partner Harvik Desai's 100 off 107 balls and 48 off 40 balls from Cheteshwar Pujara as Saurashtra posted 397/4 in 50 overs, the highest team total in the competition's history.

Chasing a record total, Manipur were all out for 115 with left-arm spinner Dharmendrasinh Jadeja picking up a stunning 7-10 to wrap a mammoth 282-run win for his team.

Brief Scores: Saurashtra 397/4 (50 overs) beat Manipur 115 all out (41.4 overs) by 282 runs.

Himachal cruise past UP

Defending champions Himachal Pradesh beat Uttar Pradesh by five wickets in a low-scoring game at Delhi to remain unbeaten. Captain Rishi Dhawan continued his fine form with the ball with 4-12 as Uttar Pradesh were all out for 139 in 41.3 overs.

Rishi Dhawan also contributed 27 off 25 balls in the chase as opener Raghav Dhawan's 61 not out off 117 balls took Himachal over the line in 36 overs.

Brief Scores: Himachal Pradesh 140/5 (36 overs) beat Uttar Pradesh 139 all out (41.3 overs) by 5 wickets.

Kunnumal's blitz takes Kerala past Arunachal

Rohan Kunnummal blasted 13 boundaries and three sixes in his unbeaten 77 off 28 balls as Kerala chased down 103 in just 10.3 overs against Arunachal Pradesh. Kunnummal, who recently impressed while playing for South Zone in the Duleep Trophy, was given the license to go ballistic after Nedumankuzhy Basil's 4-17 and Sijomon Joseph's 3-19 bundled out Arunchal for 102 in 29.3 overs.

Brief Scores: Kerala 105/1 (10.3 overs) beat Arunachal Pradesh 102 all out (29.3 overs) by nine wickets.

Mumbai handed heavy defeat by Services

In the Group E match at Ranchi, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy winners Mumbai were outplayed by Services, who won by eight wickets thanks to hundreds from Shubham Rohilla (135 off 119 balls) and Ravi Chauhan (100 from 120 balls).

Batting first, Mumbai posted 264/9 in 50 overs after Yashaswi Jaiswal's 104 off 122 balls, while captain Ajinkya Rahane (43 off 67 balls), Shams Mulani (48 off 58 balls) and Tanush Kotian (26 off 16 balls). 

Brief Scores: Services 266/2 (45.3 overs) beat Mumbai 264/9 (50 overs) by 8 wickets.

Chahar, Bishnoi star in Rajasthan's win

In Group B, leg-spinner duo Ravi Bishnoi (4-34) and Rahul Chahar (5-24) starred against Sikkim as Rajasthan cruised to a seven-wicket win at Kolkata. Pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti contributed with 1-23 as Rajasthan bundled out Sikkim for 110 in 42 overs.

Opener Abhijeet Tomar anchored the Rajasthan's innings with an unbeaten 75 off 50 balls as they wrapped up the chase in just 17.2 overs and seven wickets to spare.

Brief Scores: Rajasthan 115/3 (17.4 overs) beat Sikkim 110 all out (42 overs) by 7 wickets.

Dhawan, Dhull continue fine form for Delhi

Captain Shikhar Dhawan (54 off 42 balls) and young batter Yash Dhull (71 not out off 64 balls) continued their fine form in the Vijay Hazare Trophy as Delhi eased past Meghalaya by eight wickets.

Batting first, Meghalaya managed only 216/7 in 50 overs with veteran pacer Pradeep Sangwan, Nitish Rana and Shivank Vashist claiming two wickets each. Dhawan did the quick scoring while his opening partner Himmat Singh scored a fine 85 off 88 balls to lay the foundation for the big win.

Brief Scores: Delhi 219/2 (32.2 overs) beat Meghalaya 216/7 (50 overs) by 8 wickets.

Manish Pandey, Shreyas Gopal shine for Karnataka

Pacer duo Vidwath Kaverappa (3-40) and Vasuki Koushik (4-27) were picked of the Karnataka bowlers as they four-time champions beat Vidarbha by 66 runs in a Group B encounter. Put in to bat first, Karnataka captain Mayank Agarwal was dismissed for a paltry score of 9 before Nikin Jose's 96 along with Manish Pandey's 44 and Shreyas Gopal's 56 lifted them to 314/7 in 50 overs.

Kaverappa and Koushik ran through Vidarbha's top order, but faced late resistance from Akshay Karnerwar (104 not out off 131 balls) and Darshan Nalkande (57 off 66 balls). However, the equation proved to be too steep for Vidarbha to scale. Veteran pacer Umesh Yadav went wicketless and conceded 69 from his 10 overs.

Brief Scores: Karnataka 314/7 (50 overs) beat Vidarbha 248/9 (50 overs) by 66 runs.

J&K continue winning start

After successfully chasing 343 against Ranji Trophy champions Madhya Pradesh in their first match, Jammu and Kashmir made it two wins in two with a 94-run victory against Baroda. Opener Vivrant Sharma and Sunrisers Hyderabad batter Abdul Samad scored matching scores of 64 while wicketkeeper Fazil Rashid scored 55 off 52 balls as J&K posted 282/6 in readjusted 49 overs.

Vivrant also starred with the ball as his 4-22 ran skittled out Baroda's lower-order as they managed 188 all out in 43.2 overs. Left-arm pacer contributed with 3-33.

Brief Scores: Jammu and Kashmir 282/6 (49 overs) beat Baroda 188 all out (43.2 overs) by 94 runs.

Manpreet's ton leads Punjab win against Uttarakhand

Punjab banked on captain Manpreet Singh unbeaten 100 off 111 balls to beat Uttarakhand by six wickets in the Group D clash at Mumbai. Batting first, Uttarakhand were all out for 255 in 49.1 overs after Abhishek Sharma claimed 3-31 and Mayank Markande claimed 2-52.

Chasing a decent total, Punjab were reeling at 21/3 in 6.1 overs before Manpreet and Anmol Malhotra (46 off 53 balls) put in the rescue act. Sanvir Singh (84 not out off 76 balls) and Manpreet ensured Punjab reached the target in 45.4 overs.

Brief Scores: Punjab 256/4 (45.4 overs) beat Uttarakhand 255 all out (49.1 overs) by 6 wickets.

Bengal pacers excel in Mizoram thrashing

Bengal pacers Mukesh Kumar (2-11) and Geet Puri (3-15) alongside left-arm spinner Pradipta Pramanik (4-2) bundled out Mizoram for 57 runs in a nine-wicket win. Joseph Lalthankhuma's 21 and Avinash Yadav's 14 were the biggest contributions in Mizoram's innings as there were nine single-digit scores.

Allrounder Shahbaz Ahmed contributed with 1-18 from his five overs. Despite losing opener Sudip Gharami, Ritwik Chowdhury (26 not out) and Agniv Pan (25 not out) knocked off the target in just 6.2 overs.

Brief Scores: Bengal 59/1 (6.2 overs) beat Mizoram 57 all out (21.2 overs) by 9 wickets.

Sai Sudarshan, Sai Kishore star in Tamil Nadu's win

Five-time champions Tamil Nadu beat Andhra by nine wickets after wicketkeeper batter N Jagadeesan scored an unbeaten 114 off 112 balls while adding 177 with his opening partners B Sai Sudarshan who scored 73 off 75 balls.

Pacers Sandeep Warrier (2-41) and R Silambarasan (3-49) alongside spinners R Sai Kishore (2-27) and Sanjay Yadav (2-34) bundled out Andhra for 205. India's Test wicketkeeper and Andhra captain K S Bharat scored with 51 off 62 balls.

Brief Scores: Tamil Nadu 206/1 (32.1 overs) beat Andhra 205 all out (45.3 overs) by 9 wickets.

Other Results

Jharkhand 166/2 (35 overs) beat Assam 163 all out (39.4 overs) by 8 wickets.

Odisha 224 all out (48.3 overs) beat Nagaland 89 all out (35.5 overs) by 135 runs.

Railways 290/7 (49.1 overs) beat Puducherry 289/9 (50 overs) by 3 wickets.

Goa 329/6 (50 overs) beat Bihar 241 all out (46.5 overs) by 88 runs.

Haryana 222/9 (50 overs) beat Chhattisgarh 1171 (40.2 overs) by 35 runs (VJD Method).

Chandigarh 284/4 (48.5 overs) beat Gujarat 281/6 (50 overs) by 6 wickets.

Tripura 191/3 (35 overs) beat Hyderabad 190 all out (46.1 overs) by 7 wickets.

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