As it happened: Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Day 5

Catch all the updates from the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, round five matches.

Sachin Baby in action.   -  Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

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  • A huge win for Bengal! It beats Arunachal Pradesh by 107 runs. Kshitiz Sharma ends on an unbeaten 54 for Arunachal.

  • Delhi beats Andhra by 32 runs. Subodh Bhati cleans up Andhra's tail and claims four wickets.

  • Venkatesh Iyer and Ishwar Pandey pull it off for MP! The pair put on a 41-run stand of 19 balls to take MP to a four-wicket win over Goa. Target: 197

  • Baroda stutters in its chase but manages to go past Puducherry's 126 with two balls to spare. Kedar Devdhar with the top score of 51.

  • Shubman Gill's unbeaten 70 of 40 balls (seven x 4s, three x 6s) takes Punjab to a comfortable nine-wicket win over Sikkim.  Target: 90

  • Uttar Pradesh sneaks a one-run win over Services as it successfully defends 137. Vikas Hathwala of Services remained unbeaten on 39 of 33 balls.

  • Gujarat has it easy in the second phase of the match as it takes four points with a 83-run win over Bihar. Nagwaswalla ends with four wickets.

  • Fifties from Taruwar Kohli (63) and Akhil Rajput (59) weren't enough for Mizoram as it falls short by 39 runs in chase of 206 against Haryana. Ashish Hooda and Rahul Tewatia with two wickets a piece for Haryana.

  • Madhya Pradesh needs 17 of the last two overs. Despite the dismissal of Parth Sahani, Venkatesh Iyer (17 of 11) holds key alongside Ishwar Pandey against Goa.

  • Arzan Nagwaswalla has ripped through Bihar's top-order in its chase of a mammoth 200. Gujarat's medium pacer had the opposition reeling at five for the loss of four wickets, with three dismissals to his name. Keshav Kumar and Asfahan Khan has ensured no further damage and have moved their side to 25 at the end of six overs. A successful chase, however, looks unlikely at this rate.

  • Services is 79/3 in 12 overs chasing 139 against Uttar Pradesh.

  • Unmkut Chand's 70 takes Delhi to 175/8 at the end of 20 overs. Unmukt's dismissal in the 13th over enabled Andhra to keep the target under 200. Andhra, in reply, is 79 for the loss of three wickets after 10 overs. India pacer Ishant Sharma has figures of 2-0-9-2.

  • Amit Varma cracks a 53-ball century against Madhya Pradesh as Goa sets 197 to chase.

  • Saha hits ton: Wriddhiman Saha cracks a brilliant 129 off 62 deliveries as Bengal posts a mammoth 234 for the loss of six wickets against Arunachal Pradesh.

  • G.A Singh scored an unbeaten 100 off 54 deliveries as Haryana posts a commanding 205 for the loss of two wickets against Mizoram.

  • Unmukt Chand finds form and scores a brilliant half-century against Andhra. He has so far hit five sixes and three boundaries en route to his fifty.

  • Wriddhiman Saha cracks a brilliant half-century as Bengal is going strong after electing to bat first against Arunachal Pradesh at the Barabati Stadium. Saha is currently batting on 86.

  • Himachal Pradesh beats Tamil Nadu by seven wickets.

  • Vidarbha tames Meghalaya by 32 runs.

  • A clinical Maharashtra hammered Team Uttarakhand by 10 wickets.

  • Hyderabad had an easy outing as it defeated Tripura by eight wickets.

  • Odisha, who strated as favourites, defeated Assam by seven wickets.

  • Kerala beats Jammu and Kashmir by massive 94 runs.

  • Jharkhand beats Nagaland by 54 runs.

  • Railways trounces Mumbai: Ashish Yadav was the star performer for Railways with four wickets and helped his side trounce heavyweights Mumbai by 57 runs.
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  • Our correspondent Ayan Acharya updates.
    Railways seem to have this game sealed, with wickets of Shubham Ranjane and Surya Yadav in successive overs. At 82 for six in 12 overs, Mumbai will hope to bat out the remaining overs and reduce the NRR damage
  • C.V. Milind shone with the ball with three wickets and India international Mohammed Siraj took tow wickets as Hyderabad beats Tripura by eight wickets.
  • Nagaland skipper R. Jonathan led from the front with a 33-ball 47 but failed to help his side cross the line as Jharkhand beats Nagaland by 55 runs.
  • Karnataka has lost half its side as the likes of Mayank Agarwal, Manish Pandey and Karun Nair have departed in chase of 172 against Chhattisgarh.
  • Jammu and Kashmir is in trouble in chase of 160 as it has lost four wickets. Needs 119 runs to win.
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  • Jharkhand rode on Ishan Kishan's 52 and Kumar Deobrat's unbeaten 69 to post a challenging 197 for the loss of three wickets against Nagaland. 
  • Vinoop Sheela Manoharan scored a fifty as Kerala posts 159/7 at the end of 20 overs against Jammu and Kashmir. Irfan Pathan and Parvez Rasool took two wickets each.
  • End of Innings: Jharkhand - 197/3 in 20 overs  (Kumar Deobrat 69 off 32, Anukul Roy 47 off 23)
  • End of Innings: Assam - 142/9 in 20 overs (Jitumoni Kalita 31 off 20, Mukhtar Hussain 1 off 2)
  • End of Innings: Team Uttarakhand - 87/10 in 18.1 overs.
  • Should be an easy outing for Odisha as it has left Assam reeling at 115/8.
  • Hyderabad has kept Tripura quiet as it has made early inroads and the Tripura batsmen are facing a hard time in negotiating with the Hyderabad bowlers. Tripura 49/4 after 11 overs.
  • Mrunal Devdhar and P.S Singh have given Railways a fine start and at the end of 11 overs Railways is nicely poised at 96/2 against Mumbai.
  • Toss Update: Tamil Nadu won the toss and elected to bat against Himachal Pradesh.
  • Playing XI: Tamil Nadu: Vivek Raj, B Indrajith, M Mohammed, R Ashwin (C), M Vijay, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan (W), R Sai Kishore, Washington Sundar, Abhishek Tanwar, Chaturved N S Himachal Pradesh: Ankit Rajan Maini, A K Bains (C) (W), M J Dagar, A S Jamwal, R R Dhawan, K D Singh, N R Gangta, P S Chopra, S L Verma, E C Sen, N A Sharma

  • Chhattisgarh brings up its 100 in 14.4 overs against Karnataka at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.
  • Ishan Kishan cracks a brilliant half-century and holds key for Jharkhand as it eyes to garner the most in the last five overs. Jharkhand 126/3 after 15 overs.
  • Meanwhile, Uttarakhand is struggling as it has lost seven wickets against Mahashtra.
  • Kerala is in all sorts of trouble as it has lost three wickets and the onus is now on skipper Sachin Baby.

Toss Update: J & K, who chose to bowl first against Kerala.

Kerala: Midhun S, Basil Thampi, K B Arun Karthick, Rohan Prem, Sachin Baby (C), Warrier, Vishnu Vinod, Mohammed Azharuddeen (W), Nidheesh M D, Vinoop Sheela Manoharan, Salman Nizar

J&K: Rasikh Salam, Shubham Singh Pundir, Parvez Rasool (C), Suryansh Raina (W), Adil Reshi, Ram Dayal, Jatin Wadhwan, Irfan Pathan, Abdul Samad, Mujtaba Yousuf, Manzoor Dar.

Toss Update: Maharashtra elects to field first.

Maharashtra: V Zol, A R Bawane, N S Naik (W), R A Tripathi (C), S M Fallah, A N Kazi, N S Shaikh, S S Bachhav, V V Gite, R D Gaikwad, D M Hinganekar

Uttarakhand: Sunny , Vaibhav , Raturi , Shivam Khurana (W), Sunny Kashyap, Vijay Sharma , Rohit Dangwal , Himanshu Bisht, Rajat Bhatia (C), Saurabh Rawat, Karanveer Kaushal

Recap Round 4

Some big results in the fourth round of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy fixtures, with Assam beating Bengal by 26 runs and Jammu and Kashmir overcoming Andhra Pradesh by 5 wickets.

  • Railways beats Madhya Pradesh by 5 wickets. Chasing 161, it reached the target with two balls to spare.
  • Jammu and Kashmir overcomes Andhra Pradesh by 5 wickets.
  • Mumbai secures a six-wicket win against Goa. Goa fought hard in the second half of the innings, with the wickets of Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer, but Mumbai achieved the target with 10 balls to spare.

 

  • Assam secures a 26-run win over Bengal in the Group D fixture. Sibsankar Roy's 53-ball 83 going in vain.
  • Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw have put Mumbai on course for a comfortable win against Goa. Mumbai is 79 for no loss after nine overs, chasing 141.
  • Our correspondent Ayan Acharya updates: Karnataka has just racked up 242 in 20 overs against Mizoram. A total of 20 boundaries and 11 sixes were hit. It's one thing to expose first-timers to competitive cricket but it is hard to understand how a drubbing like this helps new entrants.
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  • End of Innings: Debabrata Pradhan took three wickets and Biplab Samantray and Rajesh Mohanty picked two wickets each as Odisha bundled out Arunachal Pradesh for 75.
  • Meanwhile, Karnataka is going strong at the moment with a run rate of 9.48 against Mizoram. Karun Nair and Rohan Kadam are toying with the opposition bowlers. Karnataka 100/1 after 10.3 overs.
  • Amit Mishra strikes again as Madhya Pradesh is in early trouble having lost two wickets for just five runs on the board. Salman Baig and Rishabh Chouhan both departed for duck.
  • Amit Mishra strikes early for Railways as Madhya Pradesh loses its first wicket in the very first over with one run on the board.
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  • Karnataka, meanwhile, is off to a steady start but has lost Mayank Agarwal after opting to bat first against Mizoram at DRIEMS ground in Cuttack. Karnataka 61/1 after 5.1 overs.
  • Rajesh Mohanty gives Odisha an early breakthrough as he dismisses Arunachal Pradesh opener Samarth Seth. Arunachal Pradesh 28/1 after six overs.
  • Tamil Nadu prevails in last-ball thriller: In a match that went down the wire, Tamil Nadu managed to beat Gujarat by just one run. Chasing 126 runs to win, Gujarat fought till the very end before it was eventually bowled out for 124. 
  • Toss Update: Railways opt to bowl first against Madhya Pradesh.
  • Playing XI: Madhya Pradesh: Rishabh Chouhan, Ishwar Chandra Pandey, Naman Ojha (C) (W), Salman Baig, Mihir Hirwani, Sohraab Dhaliwal, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Sen, Parth Sahani, Abhishek Bhandari, Venkatesh Iyer. Railways: Amit Chopra, Anureet Singh (C), Amit Mishra, Ashish Yadav, Prashant Awasthi, Abhinav Dixit, Krishna Kant Upadhyay, Mrunal Devdhar, P S Singh, Amit Paunikar (W), Harsh Tyagi.

  • Toss Update: Hyderabad elects to bat first against Maharashtra.
  • Playing XI: Hyderabad: Ashish Reddy, C V Milind, Mehdi Hasan, Akshath Reddy, Tanmay Agarwal, A T Rayudu (C), B Sandeep, Sumanth Kolla (W), K Rohit Rayudu, Saaketh, Md Siraj. Maharashtra: V H Zol, A R Bawane, N S Naik (W), R A Tripathi (C), S M Fallah, A N Kazi, N S Shaikh, S S Bachhav, V V Gite, R D Gaikwad, D M Hinganekar.

  • Toss Update: Arunachal Pradesh won the toss and elected to bat first against Odisha.
  • Playing XI Odisha: Anurag Sarangi, Aravinda Singh, Biplab Samantaray, Suryakant Pradhan, Abhishek Raut, Subhransu Senapati (C), Pappu Roy, Rajesh Mohanty, Debabrata Pradhan, Rajesh Dhuper (W), Sandeep Pattanaik. Arunachal Pradesh: Licha Tehi, P S Kataria, Suhel Hussain, Tana Davit, Doria, Techi Neri, Samarth Seth, Kshitiz Sharma, Kamsha Yangfo (W), Song Tacho (C), Akhilesh Sahani

  • Gujarat is in a bit of trouble in chase of 126 against Tamil Nadu as it has lost four wickets with 54 runs on board.
  • Delhi tames Kerala: Nitish Rana hit an unbeaten 52 as Delhi beats Kerala by seven wickets to pocket full points. Chasing 140, Delhi achieved the target in 18.3 overs.
  • Uttar Pradesh trounces Pondicherry: Uttar Pradesh canters to a 77-run win over Pondicherry as chasing 180 runs to win, Pondicherry was restricted to 102 for the loss of six wickets. Uttar Pradesh pockets four points.
  • Services beats Baroda: V.U. Yadav took three wickets as Services came with an all-round show to beat Baroda by seven wickets. Chasing a paltry total of 76 runs, Services overhauled the target in 16.2 overs.  
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  • Saurabh Kumar rips apart the brittle Pondicherry batting line-up with a four-wicket haul as Utttar Pradesh takes control. Pondicherry requires another 110 runs with four wickets in hand.
  • Saurashtra needs 43 runs to win in in chase of 75 against Sikkim. Cheteshwar Pujara and Sheldon Jackson are at the crease.
  • Mayank Raghav and P. Prafullomani have given Manipur a solid start in chase of 133 against Nagaland.
  • Bengal has lost three quick wickets in chase of 163 against Assam at the Barabati Stadium.
  • After restricting Kerala for 139/7 Delhi loses opener Hiten Dalal early. Unmukt Chand and Dhruv Shorey are in charge of the chase.
  • Unbeaten half-centuries from C.K. Bishnoi and R.K. Tewatia helps Haryana post a mammoth 210 for the loss of five wickets against Chhattisgarh.
  • Murali Vijay fails to find form as Tamil Nadu is in early trouble, having lost three wickets against Gujarat. Tamil Nadu 39/3 after 7.3 overs.
  • Priyam Garg made a fine 30-ball 54 as Uttar Pradesh posts a challenging total of 179 for the loss of four wickets against Pondicherry.
  • U Yadav picks three wickets and Diwesh Pathania takes two wickets as Services bundle out Baroda for 75.
  • Baroda has lost half its side for just 50 runs on board as the big-hitting Yusuf Pathan fails to fire. Services firmly on top. Baroda 52/5 at the end of 12.5 overs.
  • Jaydev Unadkat continues to impress as he makes an early breakthrough to pack off Sikkim opener Bibek. Sikkim 11/1 after 3.2 overs.
  • Baroda is in all sorts of trouble as it loses its fourth wicket with Gurdev Pathania of Services picking two wickets. Baroda 44/4 after 10.2 overs.
  • Kerala has recovered after suffering early blows as Vishnu Vinod and Daryl Ferrario have rebuild the innings. Kerala 47/2 after 7.3 overs.
  • End of 5 overs - Baroda 28/2 Vishnu Solanki 12(14) Deepak Jagbir Hooda 1(2)
  • End of 5 overs- Nagaland 31/0 Sedezhalie 24(19) A J Kaushik 5(11)
  • Delhi has made a fine start as India international Ishant Sharma strikes early to remove K.B. Arun Karthick for a duck. Kerala 1/1

Toss Update: Haryana won the toss and elects to bat first against Chhattisgarh.

Toss Update: Sikkim won the toss and elected to bat first against Saurashtra.

Playing XI: Saurashtra: C Pujara, Robbie, A V Vasavada, Chirag Jani, D A Jadeja, Sheldon Jackson, Jay Chauhan, Prerak Mankad, J Unadkat (C), H Desai (W), Chetan Sakariya.

Sikkim: Palzor, Amosh Rai, Bibek (W), Tashi Pintso, Ishwar Chaudhary, Milind, B B Sharma, Lee Yong Lepcha, Nilesh Lamichaney (C), Ashish Thapa, Luitel.

Toss Update: Kerala elects to bat first against Delhi.

Playing XI: Delhi: Himmat Singh, Unmukt Chand, Nitish Rana, Pawan Negi, Ishant Sharma (C), Dhruv Shorey, Navdeep Saini, Subodh Bhati, Hiten Dalal, Anuj Rawat (W), Lalit Yadav.

Kerala: Midhun S, Basil Thampi, K B Arun Karthick, Rohan Prem, Sachin Baby (C), Warrier, Vishnu Vinod, Mohammed Azharuddeen (W), Nidheesh M D, Vinoop Sheela Manoharan, Daryl S Ferrario.

Toss Update: Uttar Pradesh won the toss and has elected to bat first against Pondicherry.

Playing XI: Pondicherry: Rohit D (C), M Viknesh, Aravind, S Karthik (W), PRATIK, P Thamaraikannan, Pankaj Singh, Thalaivan Sargunam, Fabid Ahmed, P K Dogra, Raiphi Vincent Gomez.

Uttar Pradesh: Priyam Garg, Ankit Choudhary, Aksh Deep Nath (C), Suresh Raina, Samarth Singh, Saurabh Kumar, Rinku Singh, Shiva Singh, Upendra Yadav (W), Boby Yadav, Yash Dayal.

Our correspondent Ayan Acharya updates from the Barabati Stadium.

The match will start at 9:10 am instead of the scheduled 9 am start.

 

Toss Update: Services wins the toss and opts to field first against Baroda.

Toss Update: Bengal wins the toss and opts to bowl first.

Our correspondent Ayan Acharya updates from the Barabati Stadium.

The Assam team has reached the stadium. No delay in start.

Bengal takes on Assam at Barabati stadium in a little more than 30 minutes but the Assam team is nowhere to be seen.Turns out the team bus reached an alternate venue, roughly 45 minutes away from Barabati, by mistake. Reason miscommunication.

 

Key highlights from day three action of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy.

 

  • So, Team Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Team Uttarakhand, Mumbai, Kerala, Karnataka and Odisha have ensured victories in the latter half of the day, while Delhi, Jharkhand, Assam, Bengal, Baroda, Services, Saurashtra, Railways, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu were the earlier victors.
  • Shreyas Iyer's scintillating century will be one of the highlights of what's been an action-packed Sunday. His 55-ball 103 was his second century in three days. He was not the only one, though; Manish Pandey and Ishan Kishan scored tons, too. Join us for the next round of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, on Monday. Matches begin at 9.00 am. Till then, it's goodbye.
  • Meanwhile, in Surat, Team Rajasthan defeats Maghalaya by 72 runs. Meghalaya is bowled out for 65; Nathu Singh, Rahul Chahar and T. M. Haq have taken three wickets each.
  • Kerala defeats Andhra by eight runs. Needing 10 runs to win off the final over with three wickets in hand, Andhra scored one run before losing three wickets in three deliveries. Warrier ensured a hat-trick.
  • Team Uttarakhand, UP's neighbour, also garners a win. It defeats Pondicherry by 10 runs.
  • Uttar Pradesh defeats Tripura by 58 runs, gets four points. Tripura manages 126 for 8 in its 20 overs.
  • Pondicherry needs 17 runs to win in the final over.
  • The seventh wicket falls for Tripura and Andhra, in their respective contests.
  • Mumbai has reached its target in 16 overs, for the loss of two wickets. It defeats Madhya Pradesh by eight wickets, and gets four points. Shreyas Iyer scores a 55-ball 103.
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  • Andhra's D. B. Prashant Kumar reaches his half-century, off 33 balls. Andhra 125 for 5, chasing 161.
  • Pondicherry also loses a wicket. Paras Dogra departs for 53.
  • It loses one more, as Amiangshu Sen goes for a duck. Meghalaya 25 for 8. Target is 138.
  • In Surat, Meghalaya is seven down, for 25. J. J. Lamare's was the last wicket to fall, in the seventh over.
  • In Palam, New Delhi, Pondicherry reaches its 100 for the loss of six wickets, in the 16th over — it's lost three wickets for seven runs. It needs another 41 runs to win.
  • With the run-out of M. B. Mura Singh, Tripura is six down for 95, in its chase of 185.
  • Hundred up for Andhra too, for the loss of five wickets, in 13 overs. It needs another 61 runs to win in seven overs.
  • Hundred up for Mumbai, for the loss of two wickets, in 13 overs. Shreyas Iyer is batting on 64.
  • In Surat, Meghalaya has stumbled to 13 for 4, replying to Team Rajasthan's 137. T. M. Haq has three wickets.
  • Shreyas Iyer hits a half-century, in 33 balls. Mumbai is 81 for 2 in its chase of 144.
  • In Palam, New Delhi, Tripura has lost its fifth wicket in its chase of 185 against Uttar Pradesh. Ankit Choudary has three wickets so far.
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  • Meanwhile, Karnataka has defeated Arunachal Pradesh by 146 runs.
  • Another wicket — T. M. Haq is on a hat-trick. New batsman Swarajeet Das is dismissed for a duck. Meghalaya 4 for 2.
  • A wicket in the first over, for Team Rajasthan. R. R. Biswa, the opener, is dismissed for 4. Meghalaya 4 for 1.
  • In Mulapadu, Andhra is also slipping in its chase of 161. Opener Ashwin Hebbar, after hitting a four and a six in his short stay, falls for 18 to seamer M. D. Nidheesh. Andhra 37 for 3 in seven overs, it needs 124 more runs to win.
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  • Arunachal Pradesh continues to stumble further. It's a four-wicket haul for Shreyas Gopal already as Arunachal slips to 76 for 9.
  • It clinches victory by nine wickets, taking four points. A combined bowling effort helped in bowling Mizoram out for 91, left-arm spinner Pappu Roy taking three wickets. In reply, Odisha breezed through its innings, reaching the finishing line in less than 13 overs. Sandeep Pattnaik scored an unbeaten 54.
  • In Cuttack, Odisha has closed in on victory. It needs one more run, with nine wickets in hand and more than seven overs remaining.
  • In Mulapadu, Andhra loses its second wicket. Ricky Bhui departs for 3. Seamer Basil Thampi has taken both the wickets so far.
  • Arunachal Pradesh loses its sixth wicket. Suhel Hussain is dismissed by spinner Shreyas Gopal.  It's 72 for 6 in the 12th over; 155 more to win for the side.
  • In Surat, the first innings is over. Team Rajasthan has put up a total of 136, for the loss of five wickets. Mahipal Lomror, the captain, was the top-scorer, with 47.
  • At the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, meanwhile, Arunachal Pradesh is stumbling in its chase of 227. It is reduced to 60 for 5; it needs another 167 to win, with 10.2 overs remaining.
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  • Andhra and Tripura have lost their first wicket while chasing, in their respective contests. At the Devineni Venkata Ramana Praneetha Ground in Mulapadu, Andhra needs 144 more runs to win, in 18 overs. At the Air Force Complex in Palam, New Delhi, Tripura needs 168 more to win, also in 18 overs.
  • Uttarakhand posts 141/6 against Puducherry at the end of 20 overs.
  • Madhya Pradhesh is bowled out for 143; Mumbai's Tushar Deshpande picks up four wickets.
  • Kerala finishes on 160/6 in 20 overs; Vishnu Vinod top scores with 70.
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  • Rinku Singh smashes a 16-ball 50 (4x4s, 5x6s) as Uttar Pradesh finishes on 184!
  • Priyam Garg's fifty takes UP past the 150-run mark with seven balls left in the innings.
  • Rajasthan has tottered along to 64 for loss of two wickets in 11 overs against Meghalaya. Captain MK Lomror holds key for the side as he bats on 34 from 31 balls.
  • Kerala opener Vishnu Vinod reaches 50 of as many balls while Sachin Baby is dismissed by Ayyappa Bandaru for 38. Kerala 123/2 in 16 overs vs Andhra.
  • Mizoram is all-out for 91 inside its 20 overs against Odisha. Skipper Taruwar Kohli was the sole bright spot with 37 to his name while the rest failed to rally around him.  Odisha's Pappu Roy is the pick of the bowlers with three wickets.
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  • Karnataka finishes on 226/4. Manish Pandey slams another four and a six to end unbeaten on 111. BR Sharath played a supporting hand alongside Pandey with 30-ball 43.
  • 54 in the last match for Suresh Raina, but out for just a run against Tripura. Priyam Garg and Aksh Deep Nath out in the middle as UP goes past the 100-run mark in the 15th over.
  • Second hundred of the day, this time from Manish Pandey! What a whirlwind knock from the Karnataka skipper (100*, 43b, 8x4s, 6x6s) which has swung the momentum his side's way. Karnataka 205/3 in 18.5 overs.
  • MP skipper Rajat Patidar is dismissed just as he was looking good for a big score. Shardul Thakur has his man caught behind by Aditya Tare for 47. Madhya Pradesh 85/3 in 11 overs.
  • Manish Pandey is dealing only in boundaries at the moment! He races to 96 of 40 deliveries (8 fours and 6 sixes). Karnataka 194/3 in 18 overs.
  • Kerala is 67 for one in 8.1 overs after opting to bat first. Arun Karthick is trapped leg before by K Ismail for 31. Skipper Sachin Baby joins Vishnu Vinod (36) out in the middle.

KERALA: Midhun S, Basil Thampi, K B Arun Karthick, Rohan Prem, Sachin Baby (C), Warrier, Vishnu Vinod, Mohammed Azharuddeen (W), Nidheesh M D, Vinoop Sheela Manoharan, Daryl S Ferrario

ANDHRA: Ashwin Hebbar, Girinath Reddy, Ricky Bhui, G H Vihari (C), Karn Sharma, Ayyappa Bandaru, D B Prashanth Kumar, K S Bharat (W), D B Ravi Teja, K V Sasikanth, S K Ismail

  • 50 up for Manish Pandey of just 26 balls, including three fours and as many sixes!
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  • Skipper Manish Pandey (41) is out in the middle and has taken charge of Karnataka's innings after the top three failed to get going. Karnataka 102/3 in 11.5 overs
  • Uttar Pradesh opts to bat first after winning the toss.

TRIPURA: Rana Datta, K K Acharjee, M B Mura Singh (C), N N Sen (W), N N Sen Choudhury, S S Majumder, T S Saha, U U Bose, Pratyush Singh, Kamal Das, Ninad Kadam

UTTAR PRADESH: Priyam Garg, Ankit Choudhary, Aksh Deep Nath (C), Ankit Rajpoot, Suresh Raina, Samarth Singh, Saurabh Kumar, Rinku Singh, Shiva Singh, Upendra Yadav (W), Yash Dayal

  • Uttarakhand has won the toss and will bat first against Puducherry.
  • 52 runs for the loss of one wicket from the powerplay overs for Karnataka after choosing to bat first. Talisman Mayank Agarwal falls for 15.

KARNATAKA: M Prasidh, B R Sharath (W), Karun Nair, Manish Pandey (C), Shreyas Gopal, M S Bhandage, K C Cariappa, Suchith J, Mayank Agarwal, Koushik V, Rohan Kadam

ARUNACHAL PRADESH: P S Kataria, Sams, Suhel Hussain, Tana Davit, Doria, Techi Neri, Samarth Seth, Kshitiz Sharma, Kamsha Yangfo (W), Song Tacho (C), Akhilesh Sahani

ODISHA: Aravinda Singh, Biplab Samantaray, Suryakant Pradhan, Abhishek Raut, Subhransu Senapati (C), Pappu Roy, Rajesh Mohanty, Swastik Samal, Debabrata Pradhan, Rajesh Dhuper (W), Sandeep Pattanaik

MIZORAM: G Lalbiakvela, H M Ralte, Varte Kima , Marema, Sailo (W), Ruata , Sinan, Hruaizela, Parvez, Taruwar Kohli (C), Akhil Rajput

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With that, we bring an end to the matches from the morning of Round three. Eight teams batting second won their matches, with only Jharkhand and Gujarat managing to defend their totals.

  • Washington Sundar adds the finishing touches with a flourish as Tamil Nadu romps to a six-wicket win over Bihar. Baba Indrajith top-scored for TN with 46 from 47 balls.
  • Hardik Patel and Hemant Patel with three wicket a piece as Gujarat registers a thumping 70-run win over Himachal. Three in three wins for the Priyank Panchal-led side.
  • Bengal bounces back from its heavy defeat to Karnataka by sneaking past Haryana's modest total of 141. The side gets the job done with one over left and threw wickets in hand. Manoj Tiwary (30) played the anchor role to keep the side afloat in the chase.
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  • Robin Uthappa (54) and Cheteshwar Pujara (42*) ensure a comfortable win for Saurashtra against Punjab. Two in two wins for Saurashtra.
  • Delhi finds its saviour in Lalit Yadav, who smashes 47 off 28 balls to take the side to a four-wicket win while chasing down 190!
  • Baroda registers a four-wicket win after useful contributions from Swapnil Singh (36) and Vishnu Solanki (40). Third defeat in three matches for Hyderabad while Baroda moves to eight points.
  • Mrunal Devadhar (82) and PS Singh's (60) 100-run opening stand lays the foundation for Railway's successful chase against Goa. Devadhar struck nine fours and four sixes in a 44-ball knock. 
  • A difficult ask for Himachal now in Surat. It requires 90 runs of 56 balls against Gujarat.
  • It's going down to the wire at Mulapadu. Delhi needs 13 of the final over against J&K.
  • Holy Moly! Assam pulls off a stunning win over Chhattisgarh. Amit Sinha (77) and Rajjakuddin Ahmed (35) put on a 104-run sixth-wicket stand of just 45 balls to take their side home.
  • Services inflicts Maharashtra's first defeat of the season. Opener Ravi Chauhan's unbeaten 45 takes Services past 116 and to its second win of the season.
  • Assam's Amit Sinha (61 off 48 balls) putting up a real fight against Chhattisgarh. 36 runs to win from 13 balls. Five wickets in hand for Assam in the Group D match.
  • Utkarsh Singh and Rahul Shukla with three wickets each have ensured Jharkhand notch up a routine 121-run win. Three in three wins for Ishan Kishan-led side in Group A.
  • Axar Patel's little cameo comes to an end in the penultimate ball of the innings as Gujarat ends at 167 for 5. Dhruv Rawal plays a steady hand with an unbeaten 49-ball 71.
  • Suyash Prabhudessai's 24-ball 49 takes Goa to a challenging total of 164 after being reduced to 98 for 6 in the 15th over.
  • Bengal goes past 50 before the end of the powerplay overs. Vivek SIngh leading the way in the chase of 142 after the departure of Shreevats Goswami. Bengal 58/1 in 6.4 overs.
  • Delhi has lost key batsmen early on its chase of 190 against J&K. Unmukt Chand and Dhruv Shorey are dismissed cheaply while Hiten Dalal departs after smashing five sixes in his 12-ball 32. Delhi 69/3 in 7.1 overs.
  • R. Ashwin introduces himself only in the 13th over of the innings and manages to pick up three wickets to add further dent to Bihar's batting line-up. Bihar 109/7 in 17 overs.
  • Punjab loses its 10th wicket in the final ball of the innings as it folds for 122 against Saurashtra.
  • Bihar opts to BAT first in Surat and is three down for 63 in the 12th over against Tamil Nadu.

TAMIL NADU: Vivek Raj, B Indrajith, M Mohammed, R Ashwin (C), R Rohit, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan (W), Washington Sundar, Abhishek Tanwar, M Ashwin, Chaturved N S

BIHAR: Rahmat Ullah, Vishal Das, Prashant Kumar Singh, Mahrour, ASFAHAN KHAN (W), Samar Quadri, Ashutosh Aman (C), Babul Kumar, Vivek, Piyush Kumar Singh, Keshav Kumar

  • The Railways bowlers haven't allowed Goa to gain a real momentum in its innings. For the third time, they have halted the Goans with two quick wickets. Goa 120/6 in 16.3 overs.
  • Hyderabad ends with 131 on the board for the loss of seven wickets against Baroda.
  • Irfan Pathan plunders three sixes towards the end as J&K finishes with 189 on the board for the loss of seven wickets. Shubham Singh Pundir led the way for J&K with a 44-ball 68 against Delhi.
  • Maharashtra post the lowest total of the morning so far with 116/9 in 20 overs. Ankit Bawne top-scored with 34. Sachidanand Pandey was the pick of the bowlers for Services with three wickets.
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  • A 54-ball unbeaten 92 from Harpreet Singh Bhatia takes Chhattisgarh to 194/3 in 20 overs against Assam.
  • An unbeaten 165-run stand between Kishan (113) and Virat Singh (73) takes Jharkhand to a mammoth 219 for the loss just a wicket in its 20 overs. Tall order for Manipur in its chase.
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  • Yuvraj Singh (34 off 31) threatened but he is sent back to the hut after being bowled by Jay Chauhan. Punjab struggling at 66/4 in 11 overs.

  • Two quick wickets peg back Goa as the set Amit Verma and Keenan depart after a well-compiled 40-run stand. Goa 77/4 in 10.1 overs.

  • Maharashtra scrambles past the 100-run mark after the loss of AN Kazi in the 18th over.

 

  • Jharkhand (194/1 in 18.1 overs) on course for a commanding total in Mulapadu against Manipur.

  • Himachal opts to field first and takes just two balls to draw the first wicket. AS Jamwal traps Urwil Patel leg before for no runs. Gujarat 3/1 in 1.1 overs.

GUJARAT: Urvil Patel, Hemang Patel, Axar Patel, Piyush Chawla, Chirag J Gandhi, Dhruv Raval (W), P K Panchal (C), H P Patel, Hiten Mahera, K B Panchal, Tejas R Patel

HIMACHAL: Ankit Rajan Maini, A K Bains (C) (W), M J Dagar, P P Jaswal, A S Jamwal, R R Dhawan, A K Kaushik, K D Singh, P S Chopra, E C Sen, N A Sharma

  • An unbeaten 41-run stand between NS Shaikh and AR Bawane has enabled Maharashtra to recover from 40/3 to 81/3 after 15 overs against Services.
  • Shashank Chandrakar departs after scoring 56 off 35 balls. His knock was studded with six fours and three sixes. Onus will now be on Harpreet Singh Bhatia (43*) to steer Chhattisgarh to a dominating total. Chhattisgarh 115/2 in 11.5 overs.
  • Jatin Wadhawan brings up his fifty in 30 balls before he is dismissed for 57 by Pawan Negi. J & K is 98/3 in 11.3 overs.
  • Krishna Kant Upadhyay removes both Goan openers, Sagun Kamat and Amogh Desai, in his second over. Goa 37/2 in 4.4 overs against Railways.

Railways opts to field first

RAILWAYS: Amit Chopra, Anureet Singh (C), Amit Mishra, Ashish Yadav, Prashant Awasthi, Abhinav Dixit, Krishna Kant Upadhyay, Mrunal Devdhar, P S Singh, Amit Paunikar (W), Harsh Tyagi

GOA: Amulya Pandrekar, Lakshay A Garg, Snehal Kauthankar, Suyash S Prabhudessai, Vijesh Prabhudesai, Amogh Desai (C), Darshan Misal, Keenan (W), Sagun Kamat, Amit Verma, Krishna Das

  • 100 up for Jharkhand inside 12 overs! Ishan Kishan (45) and Virat Singh (30) have laid the platform for some heavy hitting in the last phase of the innings.
  • Jaydev Unadkat justifies his decision to bowl first by removing Prabhsimran Singh and Mandeep Singh in the space of two balls in his opening over! Punjab 22/2 in 2.4 overs.

Saurashtra elects to field first

PUNJAB: Prabhsimran Singh (W), Shubman Gill, Harbhajan Singh (C), Yuvraj Singh, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Mann, Baltej Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Manpreet Singh Grewal, Barinder Singh Sran, Sharad Lumba

SAURASHTRA: C Pujara, Robbie, A V Vasavada, Chirag Jani, D A Jadeja, Sheldon Jackson, Jay Chauhan, Prerak Mankad, J Unadkat (C), H Desai (W), Chetan Sakariya

  • Haryana 65/2 in 10 overs against Bengal. After losing Treyaksh Bali and C K Bishnoi cheaply, HJ Rana and NR Saina have combined well to steady the ship.
  • Hyderabad 37/2 in 7 overs. Himalay Agarwal's nine-ball stay at the crease comes to an end. RT Arothe has his second wicket.
  • Shashank Chandrakar has got going at DRIEMS, Cuttack. He is striking at over 160 and has helped Chhattisgarh reach 60 inside 8 overs against Assam.
  • J & K has managed 35/2 in the first five overs. Jatin Wadhwan (20) and Shubham Singh (5) out in the middle.
  • Ishan Kishan and Anand Singh give Jharkhand a flying start as it goes past the 50-mark in the fifth over before the latter is dismissed by Priyojit K. Kishan will look to go big once again after his 100 not out against J & K on Friday.

All six venues sees teams winning the toss and electing to field.

Services chooses to field first

MAHARASHTRA: MD INGALE, Y J NAHAR, A R Bawane, N S Naik (W), R A Tripathi (C), S M Fallah, A N Kazi, N S Shaikh, S S Bachhav, R D Gaikwad, D M Hinganekar

SERVICES: V U Yadav, Rahul Singh Gahlaut, A P Sharma, Rajat Paliwal (C), Diwesh Gurdev Pathania, Nakul Verma (W), Vikas Hathwala, Mohit Ahlawat, Ravi Chauhan, Sachidanand Pandey, Mohit Kumar

Baroda will field first after winning the toss

BARODA: R T Arothe, Mitesh Patel (W), Mohit Mongia, A Sheth, Yusuf Pathan, Bhargav Bhatt, Deepak Jagbir Hooda, Kedar Devdhar (C), L I Meriwala, Swapnil K Singh, Vishnu Solanki

HYDERABAD: Akash Bhandari, C V Milind, Mehdi Hasan, Akshath Reddy, Tanmay Agarwal, A T Rayudu (C), B Sandeep, Himalay Agarwal, Sumanth Kolla (W), Saaketh, Md Siraj

Bengal wins toss, elects to field

HARYANA: Treyaksh Bali, N R Saini (W), A H Hooda, R K Tewatia, A R Mishra (C), C K Bishnoi, Arun Chaprana, Pramod Chandila, A K Chahal, H J Rana, S P Kumar

BENGAL: A R Easwaran, Kanishk Seth, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Manoj Tiwary (C), Wriddhiman Saha (W), Ashoke Dinda, Shreevats Goswami, Vivek Singh, Ishan Porel, Shahbaz, Prayas Ray Barman

Assam wins toss, elects to field

ASSAM: Abu Nechim Ahmed, Jitumoni Kalita, Mukhtar Hussain, Amit Sinha (C), Riyan Parag, Pallav Kumar Das, Pritam Das, Rishav Das, Sibsankar Roy, Wasiqur Rahman (W), Rajjakuddin Ahmed

CHHATTISGARH: Harpreet Singh Bhatia (C), Rishabh Tiwari, Aishwary Marya, Lavin Ian Coster (W), Shakeeb Ahmed, Shashank Chandrakar, Pankaj Rao, Shivendra Singh, Vishal Singh , Amandeep Khare, Ajay Mandal

Manipur will take the field first

JHARKHAND: Virat Singh, Anukul Roy, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Ajay Yadav, Kumar Deobrat, Vikash Singh, Rahul Shukla, Md Nazim, Anand Singh, Ishan (C) (W)

MANIPUR: Bishworjit, Sultan, Homendro (C), Narsingh Yadav, Th Kishan , Shah, P Prafullomani (W), Mayank Raghav , Rajesh , Yashpal Singh, Priyojit K

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Delhi wins toss, chooses to field

DELHI: Himmat Singh, Unmukt Chand, Nitish Rana, Pawan Negi, Ishant Sharma (C), Dhruv Shorey, Navdeep Saini, Subodh Bhati, Hiten Dalal, Anuj Rawat (W), Lalit Yadav

J & K: Rasikh Salam, Shubham Khajuria, Shubham Singh Pundir, Parvez Rasool (C), Suryansh Raina (W), Waseem Raza, Jatin Wadhwan, Irfan Pathan, Abdul Samad, Mujtaba Yousuf, Manzoor Dar

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SQUADS:

DELHI: Himmat Singh, Pranshu Vijayran, Unmukt Chand, Nitish Rana, Pawan Negi, Ishant Sharma (C), Dhruv Shorey, Subodh Bhati, Hiten Dalal, Anuj Rawat (W), Lalit Yadav

MANIPUR: Bishworjit, Homendro (C), Narsingh Yadav, Th Kishan , Shah, P Prafullomani (W), Mayank Raghav , Ajay Singh, Hrithik Kanojia, Yashpal Singh, Priyojit K

JHARKHAND: Virat Singh, Anukul Roy, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem, I R Jaggi, Kumar Deobrat, Vikash Singh, Rahul Shukla, Monu, Anand Singh, Ishan (C) (W)

JAMMU AND KASHMIR: Rasikh Salam, Shubham Khajuria, Shubham Singh Pundir, Parvez Rasool (C), Suryansh Raina (W), Umar Nazir, Jatin Wadhwan, Irfan Pathan, Abdul Samad, Mujtaba Yousuf, Manzoor Dar

ASSAM: Abu Nechim Ahmed, Jitumoni Kalita, Mukhtar Hussain, Amit Sinha (C), Riyan Parag, Pallav Kumar Das, Rishav Das, Sibsankar Roy, Deepak Gohain, Wasiqur Rahman (W), Rajjakuddin Ahmed

MIZORAM: G Lalbiakvela, Moia, H M Ralte, K Lal Remruata, Sailo (W), Ruata , Sinan, Hruaizela, Parvez, Taruwar Kohli (C), Akhil Rajput

BARODA: R T Arothe, Mitesh Patel (W), Mohit Mongia, A Sheth, Yusuf Pathan, Bhargav Bhatt, Deepak Jagbir Hooda, Kedar Devdhar (C), L I Meriwala, Swapnil K Singh, Vishnu Solanki

UTTARAKHAND: D Dhapola, Sunny , Vaibhav , Raturi , Shivam Khurana (W), Sunny Kashyap, Vijay Sharma , Himanshu Bisht, Rajat Bhatia (C), Saurabh Rawat, Karanveer Kaushal

TRIPURA: K K Acharjee, M B Mura Singh (C), N N Sen Choudhury, S S Majumder, Saurabh Das, T S Saha, U U Bose, J R Banik (W), A A Chakraborty, Pratyush Singh, Ninad Kadam

SERVICES: V U Yadav, Rahul Singh Gahlaut, A P Sharma, Rajat Paliwal (C), Diwesh Gurdev Pathania, Nakul Verma (W), Vikas Hathwala, Mohit Ahlawat, Ravi Chauhan, Sachidanand Pandey, Mohit Kumar

HIMACHAL: Ankit Rajan Maini, A K Bains (C) (W), M J Dagar, P P Jaswal, A S Jamwal, R R Dhawan, A K Kaushik, K D Singh, P S Chopra, E C Sen, N A Sharma

MEGHALAYA: A Singhania, J J Lamare, Neetesh Sharma, Gurinder Singh, Punit Bisht (C) (W), Yogesh Nagar, R R Biswa, Amiangshu Sen, Swarajeet Das, Akash Kumar, Abhay Negi

GOA: Amulya Pandrekar, Lakshay A Garg, Snehal Kauthankar, Suyash S Prabhudessai, Vijesh Prabhudesai, Amogh Desai (C), Darshan Misal, Keenan (W), Sagun Kamat, Amit Verma, Krishna Das

SIKKIM: Palzor, Amosh Rai, Bibek (W), Ishwar Chaudhary, Milind, B B Sharma, Lee Yong Lepcha, Mandup Bhutia, Nilesh Lamichaney (C), Ashish Thapa, Luitel

MUMBAI: Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare (W), Shardul , Surya, Shreyas Iyer, S D Lad, Ajinkya Rahane (C), Prithvi Shaw, S Z Mulani, Tushar U Deshpande, Shubham Ranjane

PUNJAB: Prabhsimran Singh (W), Shubman Gill, Harbhajan Singh (C), Yuvraj Singh, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Mann, Baltej Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Manpreet Singh Grewal, Barinder Singh Sran, Anmolpreet Singh

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FRIDAY'S RECAP

For the first-timers from the Arunachal Pradesh, there is not so much riding on the outcomes but the joy of competitive cricket moving to the hitherto unchartered parts of the country is writ large on their faces. Our reporter Ayan Acharya caught up with the newcomers. (READ)

NEW DELHI: Suresh Raina proved that his preparation for the upcoming Indian Premier League was in order as he guided Uttar Pradesh to a six-wicket triumph over Hyderabad in a Group E match at the Air Force Sports Complex. (REPORT)

SURAT: After the mauling at the hands of Rajasthan in its last encounter, R. Ashwin-led Tamil Nadu side will be looking to bounce back against a relatively easier Group B adversary in Bihar.

CUTTACK: Karnataka thundered to a resounding nine-wicket victory — its second in the tournament — after Bengal batsmen failed to put up a semblance of a fight at the DRIEMS ground. (REPORT)