Vijay Hazare round-up: Naman century sets up MP win

Electing to bowl, Madhya Pradesh bundled out Uttar Pradesh for a modest 211 in 46.2 overs at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium. Umang Sharma and Akashdeep Nath struck half centuries and helped Uttar Pradesh cross the 200-run mark. MP chased the target in 39.1 overs.

Naman Ojha top-scored for Madhya Pradesh, scoring an unbeaten century.   -  Akhilesh Kumar

Naman Ojha’s unbeaten hundred helped Madhya Pradesh defeat Uttar Pradesh by eight wickets in a Group D match.

Electing to bowl, Madhya Pradesh bundled out Uttar Pradesh for a modest 211 in 46.2 overs at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium. MP chased the target in 39.1 overs.

UP had a shaky start with skipper Suresh Raina, who promoted himself to open the innings, departing for 1. Prashant Gupta also went back to pavilion on 10.

Umang Sharma (50) and Akashdeep Nath (67) struck half centuries and helped Uttar Pradesh cross the 200-run mark.

Delhi crush Tripura by 9 wkts to reach closer to quarterfinal

Delhi eased past Tripura by nine wickets in a one-sided Group C encounter.

This is Delhi’s third win in four matches and the hosts are favourites to seal a quarter-final spot from this group.

Currently, Delhi are second behind Maharashtra in the Group C table, with 12 points from 4 games. Maharahstra also have 12 points but have played a match less.

Karnataka win against Gujarat

Karnataka defeated Gujarat by 15 runs by the VJD method in their Group B match.

Sent into bat by Gujarat skipper Axar Patel, Karnataka were restricted to 233 for eight in the allotted 50 overs at the KSCA Cricket Ground.

In reply, Gujarat, chasing a revised target of 205 in 44 overs, could manage only 189 for eight.

Karnataka’s innings was built around Manish Pandey’s knock of 94, which came off 123 balls. During his stay at the crease, Pandey put on 72 runs for the third wicket with opener Mayank Agarwal, who was the second best scorer for the home team with 58 off 77 balls.

Full scorecards:-

> Madhya Pradesh beat Uttar Pradesh by 8 wickets

> Himachal Pradesh beat Saurashtra by 7 wickets

> Delhi beat Tripura by 8 wickets

> Baroda beat Odisha by 56 runs

> Maharashtra beat Andhra by 47 runs

> Tamil Nadu beat Services by 7 wickets

> Rajasthan beat Hyderabad by 102 runs

> Punjab beat Assam by 1 run