Vijay Hazare Trophy: Iyer, Rahane Take Mumbai to Big Win Over Karnataka

Shreyas Iyer. (PTI Picture)

Mumbai Skipper Ajinkya Rahane and Shreyas Iyer struck tons as Mumbai routed Karnataka by 88 runs of their Elite Group A Vijay Hazare match at Bengaluru on Friday. Mumbai posted a mammoth 362/5 of their 50 overs earlier than bundling out Karnataka for 274.Rahane scored a blistering 148-run knock in an innings which had 13 fours and three sixes. Rahane, together with younger opener Prithvi Shaw (60), stitched a 106-run stand for the primary wicket to put the muse for an enormous whole.

Within the second innings, Mumbai’s gradual left-arm orthodox bowler Shams Mulani bought into the act as he returned with high-quality figures of 4-71. He dismissed Mayank Agarwal (66), C M Gautam (12), Stuart Binny (1) and R Vinay Kumar (36), as the remainder of the Mumbai bowlers struck at common intervals as effectively.


Within the different two Elite Group A video games performed at close by Alur, Punjab ticked all containers to thrash Vidarbha by a large 141 runs, whereas Goa defeated Railways by 42 runs.

Within the Elite Group B match left-handed batsman Nitish Rana smashed an unbeaten 91 off 87 balls as Delhi notched up their second successive win, beating Hyderabad by six wickets in Delhi. Hyderabad had been dismissed for 205 in 47.Four overs with left-arm spinner Manan Sharma taking 4 for 42.

Resulting from a short spell of showers, Delhi had a revised goal of 176 in 39 overs however they surpassed it in solely 30.Four overs. Nitish Rana, who was unwell through the Saurashtra recreation, got here again with a bang, hitting 12 boundaries and two large sixes within the group B match.

Skipper Gautam Gambhir was as soon as once more strong on the high of the order, scoring 41 off 47 balls with six boundaries. Earlier, when Hyderabad batted, Delhi’s opening bowlers Navdeep Saini (2/45 in 10 overs) and Simarjeet Singh (1/21 in 7 overs) additionally bowled tight strains and by no means let Hyderabad’s batsmen reduce unfastened.

Within the day’s different group B matches, Chhattisgarh beat Uttar Pradesh by 4 wickets, whereas Kerala defeated Odisha by six wickets.

In Elite Group C match Amit Mishra (Haryana), CV Varun (Tamil Nadu) and Harmeet Singh (Tripura) got here up with spectacular performances to assist their groups submit victories. Mishra bowled a 10-over spell to assist Haryana bundle out Assam for 81 in 30.2 overs.

From 39 for no loss within the ninth over, Mishra engineered a collapse as solely three batsmen managed to achieve double figures and he ended with figures of 6 for 13.

Chasing 82 for victory, the Haryana openers went concerning the job in an aggressive method with Harshal Patel (37) hammering 4 sixes in his 21-ball knock to make the job straightforward. Within the Tamil Nadu-Providers match, TN scored 315 for Four within the first innings.

Thriller spinner Varun offered the opening Tamil Nadu was in search of as he had Verma caught and bowled. Pachara fell one run later and Providers stored shedding wickets at common intervals to slide behind within the run-rate. Varun completed with memorable figures of 5 for 38 in simply his second Checklist A match.

Within the third match of the day, a diminished recreation (35 overs), left-arm spinner Harmeet took 5 for 10 as Jammu & Kashmir crashed to 79 all out. Tripura huffed and puffed its approach to a win, within the 31st over with Nirupam Sen Choudhary making 24.


Uttarakhand grabbed the initiative early in opposition to Puducherry to submit 291 for seven with opener Karanveer Kaushal putting 101, whereas No. Three Vaibhav Bhatt made 73 in a 173-run stand. Puducherry’s veteran all-rounder Abhishek Nayar missed his third Checklist A century by six runs as they struggled to get going after the left-hander’s 86-run partnership with A S Govindaraajan 58.

Sunny Rana was the choose of the bowler with 4/52 from his 10 overs as Uttarkhand secured their first win, a day after beginning with a loss to Bihar.

Temporary Scores: Uttarakhand 291/7 in 50 overs (Karanveer Kaushal 101, Vaibhav Bhatt 73; Pankaj Singh 3/68) beat Puducherry 226 in 45.2 overs (Abhishek Nayar 94, A S Govindaraajan 58; Sunny Rana 4/52).

Meghalaya 246/6 in 50 overs (Raj Biswa 71, Yogesh Nagar 58 not out, Gurinder Singh 56) misplaced to Nagaland 247/Three in 47.Three overs (Pawan KB 113 not out, Sedezhalie Rupero 50, Rongsen Jonathan 43).

Arunachal Pradesh 306/Four in 50 overs (Techi Doria 122, Samarth Seth 89) beat Sikkim 257/7 in 50 overs (Nilesh Lamichaney 123, Faizan Khan).

First Revealed: September 21, 2018, 9:06 PM IST


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