Vijay Hazare Trophy, as it happened: Bengal, MP, Gujarat win

Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat secured big-margin victories against Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar and Tripura respectively, claiming four points each.

FILE PHOTO: Gujarat's Priyank Panchal in action in a Vijay Hazare match.

FILE PHOTO: Gujarat's Priyank Panchal in action in a Vijay Hazare match.   -  K. Pichumani

Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Bengal secured comprehensive wins and four points from their matches against Tripura, Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir respectively.

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Gujarat vs Tripura: Gujarat beat Tripura by 101 runs, restricting the opposition to 204 for eight in 50 overs after making 305 batting first.

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: Madhya Pradesh wins by 7 wickets! It gets to the target of 138 in 27.4 overs, with Yash Dubey (21) and Anand Singh Bais (10) the two not-out batsmen.

Bengal vs J & K: Bengal wins by 8 wickets! Chasing 170 against Jammu and Kashmir, it gets to the target in 28 overs. Shreevats Goswami (86) and Manoj Tiwary (27) are the two not-out batsmen.

Gujarat vs Tripura: INNINGS BREAK - Tripura set a target of 306. Too much? Too less? What do you think?

Bengal vs J & K: INNINGS BREAK - J & K 169 all out.

Bengal vs J & K: Ishan Porel shines with a six-wicket haul! His figures read 10.0-3-34-6, J & K 158/9

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: INNINGS BREAK - Bihar folds for 137 in 40.4 overs.

Bengal vs J & K: Jammu and Kashmir meanwhile has come back into the game slowly but steadily, but would it be enough to get the better of Bengal? J & K 137/7 after 41 overs.

Gujarat vs Tripura: Merai scores a century! After Bhatt's departure, M C Juneja has ably supported him. Juneja is on 45 and closes in on his fifty as well.  Gujarat 201/4 after 37.5 overs.

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: Samar Quadri departs. Bihar 131/9 after 39.2 overs.

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: Two more wickets! Bihar is struggling at 108/8 after 34.3 overs.

Gujarat vs Tripura: And U U Bose has the big fish in the net! Gujarat, which had started treading the path of recovery, loses Bhatt. GUJ 98/4 after 21.5 overs.

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: Ishwar Chandra Pandey gets rid of Keshav Kumar. Bihar 64/6 after 20.2 overs.

Bengal vs J & K:

 

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: Bihar five down! Kumar Aditya's wicket falls with 53 on the scoreboard.

Gujarat vs Tripura: Gujarat, after the early tremors, has somewhat managed to regain control, thanks to B H Merai and R H Bhatt. After 13 overs, the score is 43/3.

Bengal vs J & K: Deepak texts, "The Jaipur wickets have something in it for the fast bowler in the first 10 overs when the ball is new. Batsmen need to just see this period off. There was a lot of rain as well yesterday.

"Beautiful bowling by Ishan Porel. Similar line. Batsmen squared up. Catch to the same fielder at 2nd slip. Abdul Samad out. 26/5"

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: Bihar, too, loses two wickets for just 27. Bowlers making merry everywhere.

Bengal vs J & K: Deepak updates, "Ashoke Dinda strikes. Shubham Singh Pundir out caught behind. Trying a weird cut shot, too close to the body and kind of struck in no man's land. 7/3 in 5th over . All 3 batsmen scored for J&K in their win against Rajasthan. Abhimanyu Easwaran leading Bengal."

Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar: 'Keeper Vikash Ranjan and Rathour have taken Bihar to 24/0 in 6 overs.

Bengal vs J & K: Second wicket down for J & K. Bowlers' day today, is it? Ishan Porel removes Shubham Khajuria; the medium-pacer's second of the day already. Interestingly, he has taken two wickets from his two overs , without conceding a single run.

Gujarat vs Tripura: Meanwhile, Gujarat is off to a horrid start, with three wickets down in the first two overs! With just four runs up on the scoreboard, skipper Parthiv Patel, Priyank Panchal and Kathan D Patel have all taken the long walk.

Bengal vs J & K: Dipak tweeted, "Good Morning. Bengal vs J&K here. J&K have lost their first wicket. Since there are no scorers for the journalist (s), nor the bcci website is up and running, that is all the info I have for now :)"

Hey guys! A very good morning to all of you. The following Group C matches are lined up today:

  • Madhya Pradesh vs Bihar at K L Saini Stadium
  • Gujarat vs Tripura at Sawai Mansingh Stadium
  • Bengal vs J & K at Jaipuria Vidhyalaya Ground

All the matches will be played in Jaipur and start at 9 AM IST.