Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Goa defeats Baroda, Hyderabad beats Punjab

Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Vidarbha, Mumbai, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh also registered wins on a rain-affected day in the competition.

Dinesh Karthik leads Tamil Nadu in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.   -  PTI

Good morning and welcome to Sportstar's live coverage of the 2019 edition of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

FOLLOW DAY 2 OF SYED MUSHTAQ ALI TROPHY LIVE

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RESULTS

1. Baroda 149 for 9 in 20 overs lost to Goa 152 for 6 in 19.4 overs by four wickets.

2. Hyderabad 149 for 7 in 20 overs beat Punjab 97 for 4 in 14 overs by two runs (VJD method).

3. Rajasthan 171 for 4 in 20 overs beat Manipur 74 for 9 in 20 overs by 97 runs.

4. Chandigarh 167 for 5 in 20 overs beat Himachal Pradesh 84 for 4 in 11.3 overs by nine runs (VJD method).

5. NO RESULT — Bengal 3 for 0 in 0.3/8 overs vs Assam.

6. NO RESULT — Madhya Pradesh 3 for 0 in 0.4 overs vs Puducherry.

7. Nagaland 69 for 6 in 16/16 overs lost to Saurashtra 73 for 1 in 10.2/16 overs by nine wickets.

8. Bihar 97 for 7 in 20 overs lost to Andhra 98 for 0 in 11.5 overs by 10 wickets.

9. Tamil Nadu 174 for 5 in 20 overs beat Kerala 137 for 8 in 20 overs by 37 runs.

10. Tripura 102 for 8 in 20 overs lost to Vidarbha 103 for 1 in 12.3 overs by nine wickets.

11. Mizoram 77 in 19.3 overs lost to Mumbai 78 for 0 by 10 wickets.

12. Uttarakhand 132 for 6 in 20 overs lost to Karnataka 133 for 1 in 15.4 overs by nine wickets.

13. Maharashtra 104 for 6 in 15/15 overs beat Railways 96 for 8 in 15/15 overs by eight runs.

14. Arunachal Pradesh 47 for 4 in 6/6 overs lost to Chhattisgarh 52 for 1 in 4.5/6 overs by nine wickets.

 

A view from the press box at the Bandra Kurla Complex.

 

That brings us to the end of the day's T20 action. Chandigarh's Shivam Bhambri scored the only century on the day; it was enough for a nine-run win (VJD method) over Himachal Pradesh. The other teams to post wins were Goa, Hyderabad, Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Vidarbha, Mumbai, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

Two contests in Mumbai — Bengal vs Assam and Madhya Pradesh vs Puducherry — were washed out. Four matches were abandoned — Jharkhand vs Odisha, J&K vs Sikkim, Haryana vs Meghalaya and Delhi vs Gujarat.

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5.02pm: Nagaland vs Saurashtra: At the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium in Surat, Saurashtra strolls through to a nine-wicket win. It reaches its 16-over target in the 11th over. Harvik Desai (22, 26b, 2x4, 1x6) and Samarth Vyas (19, 16b, 3x4) remain unbeaten.

4.47pm: Chandigarh vs Himachal Pradesh: Chandigarh has been declared winner at the Sector-16 Cricket Stadium in Chandigarh. Chasing 168, Himachal Pradesh was on 84 for 4 when play was paused due to rain. The contest couldn't resume, and the VJD method was applied. HP was nine runs behind the par score.

4.42pm: Nagaland vs Saurashtra: Saurashtra needs 30 more runs to defeat Nagaland, in 9.8 overs. It has lost one wicket in its pursuit of 70, Kishan Parmar dismissed for 20. Harvik Desai and Samarth Vyas are batting.

4.32pm: Manipur vs Rajasthan: Manipur finishes its innings on 74 for 9, losing to Rajasthan by 97 runs at the Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. Priyojit, the captain, played a lone hand, scoring an unbeaten 55. Out of the rest of the batsmen, no one scored more than nine runs.

4.29pm: Hyderabad vs Punjab: Hyderabad has won. Punjab batted just 14 overs due to rain. The VJD method had been applied, and Punjab was three runs short of the total it needed for a win. 

4.22pm: Hyderabad vs Punjab: Shubman Gill was dismissed for 48 by C. V. Milind, and Mandeep Singh is out, too. Punjab is now 97 for 4 after 14 overs. Fifty-three more runs are needed for victory.

4.12pm: Baroda vs Goa: Goa has reached its target. It defeats Baroda by four wickets. Prabhudesai remained unbeaten on 60. Darsan Misal gave him good company; he scored 27 off 18 deliveries before being dismissed. There was a hiccup towards the end when Misal was dismissed in the penultimate over. In the final over, with four needed to win off three deliveries, Lakshay Garg, the new batsman, smashed a six to get Goa home.

4.09pm: Manipur vs Rajasthan: Manipur has reached the 50-run mark in its chase of 172. It has lost seven wickets. A win seems improbable as it needs another 122 runs with six overs left and three overs in hand.

4.05pm: Baroda vs Goa: Goa is closing in on a victory at the Jadavpur University Campus in Kolkata. It needs 17 more runs to win in 13 deliveries, with five wickets in hand. Suyash Prabhudesai has hit a half-century; he is batting on 58 (47b, 4x4, 4x6). Two boundaries have just been hit.

4.00pm: Hyderabad vs Punjab: In Sector 26, Chandigarh, Punjab's chase of 150 has been interrupted due to rain. It needs 75 more runs to defeat Hyderabad, in 8.2 overs. Shubman Gill, the opener, is three runs away from his half-century.

3.57pm: Puducherry vs Madhya Pradesh: The contest between Puducherry and Madhya Pradesh at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai has also been called off due to rain. Four balls had been bowled in the match, MP scoring three runs.

3.54pm: Nagaland vs Saurashtra: At the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium in Surat, Nagaland is five wickets down for 47, with nine balls left in the innings. It's a 16-overs-a-side contest. Incredibly, no bowler has taken more than a single wicket.

3.51pm: Manipur vs Rajasthan: In Thiruvananthapuram, Manipur is six wickets down in its chase of 172. Tanveer-ul-Haq has taken four wickets. He has given away just two runs in his three overs so far. Priyojit Singh, the captain, is batting on 13.

3.45pm: Baroda vs Goa: At the Jadavpur University Campus in Kolkata, Goa needs 54 more runs to defeat Baroda, in 6.3 overs. Six wickets are in hand. Suyash Prabhudesai (39, 35b) and Deepraj Gaonkar (1, 1b) are in the middle.

3.42pm: Bengal vs Assam: At the Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai, the contest between Bengal and Assam in Mumbai has been called off due to rain. Just three deliveries had been bowled in the match after it was reduced to eight overs per side. Three runs had been scored by Bengal.

3:35 pm: Chandigarh vs HP: In Chandigarh, HP needs 83 more runs to defeat Chandigarh in less than nine overs. Six wickets are in hand, with Amit Kumar the latest to be dismissed, for 28 (19b), in the 12th over. For Chandigarh, Shivam Bhambri scored a century for a 20-over team total of 167 for 5.

2:11pm: Baroda v Goa in Visakhapatnam: Having won the toss and elected to bat first Baroda is 109 for five after 15 overs. Swapnil Singh (batting on 42) and Vishnu Solani (batting on 17) have added 40 runs for the sixth wicket so far.

2:10pm: Chandigarh v Himachal Pradesh in Chandigarh: Having won the toss and elected to bat first, Chandigarh is 79 for two after 11 overs. Shivam Bhambri is batting on 50 off 29 balls with Gaurav Puri having just joined him.

2:00pm: Rajasthan captain Mahipal Lomror has won the toss and elected to bat first. Rajasthan is off to a good start too, scoring 47 for the loss of no wickets in the powerplay. Manendra Singh is batting on 33, while Ankit Lamba is batting on a run-a-ball 18.

1:17pm: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Tamil Nadu begins its Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy campaign with a 37-run win over Kerala. Kerala briefly threatened to chase down 175, but it fell away in the last three overs with Thangarasu Natarajan (3 for 25) and debutant G. Periyasamy (3 for 36) finishing with three-fors.

1:10pm: Andhra v Bihar in Bokaro: Andhra begins its Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy campaign with a 10-wicket win over Bihar. An unbeaten half-century (52) from Ashwin Hebbar and an unbeaten 46 (off 32 balls) from Hanuma Vihari take the team to the target (98) with 59 balls to spare.

12:50pm: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Vidarbha has secured a nine-wicket win to open its Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy campaign. It gets to the target of 103 in 12.3 overs with Faiz Fazal making a 40-ball 54 and Akshay Kolhar finishing unbeaten on 45 off 34 balls.

12:47pm: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is 111 for three after 15 overs, requiring a further 64 runs off 30 balls for a win. Sachin Baby is batting on 28 with Mohammed Azharudeen on 9. For Tamil Nadu, leg-break bowler Murugan Ashwin and right-arm seamer M. Mohammed have bowled out.

12:35pm: Mumbai v Mizoram at Wankhede Stadium: Job done! Mumbai begins its title defence with a 10-wicket win over Mizoram, getting to the target of 78 with 71 balls to spare. Jay Bista finishes unbeaten on 54 runs off 24 balls, while Aditya Tare remained unbeaten on 22 off 25 balls.

12:18pm: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is 60 for two in the 10th over, requiring a further 115 runs for victory. Sachin Baby is the new batsman in, Rohan Kunnummal is the well-set batsman, batting on a run-a-ball 20.

12:13pm: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Chasing 103 for a win, Vidarbha is 73 for no loss. Opening batsmen Faiz Fazal (batting on 42) and Akshay Kolhar (batting on 36) have a chance to get to their fifties with the team needing 30 more runs required for win.

12:11pm: Mumbai v Mizoram at Wankhede Stadium: Mumbai is approaching a comfortable win against Mizoram. It is 52 for no loss in the seventh over, requiring only 26 more runs to begin its title defence with a win.

Update: Delhi versus Gujarat, scheduled to be played in Surat, has been called off.

11:50am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Tamil Nadu debutant G. Periyasamy has struck early, removing Kerala captain Robin Uthappa for 9. Kerala is 21 for one after four overs, requiring a further 154 runs from 16 overs for victory. Vishnu Vinod and Rohan Kunnummal are the batsmen in the middle.

11:47am: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Solid start for Vidarbha, chasing Tripura's 102 for eight! It is 39 for no loss at the end of the powerplay, captain Faiz Fazal batting on 21 with Akshay Kolhar on 19. Sixty-four more runs required in 14 overs.

11:45am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: An easy win for Karnataka in the end! It gets to the target (133) in 15.4 overs and with nine wickets in hand. Rohan Kadam (67 not out) and Devdutt Padikkal (53 not out) put on an unbeaten 108-run partnership to seal the win.

11:30am: Andhra v Bihar in Bokaro: Bihar is 59 for four after 14 overs. Rahmat Ullah is holding fort for the side, batting on 22 off 16 balls, but it needs to step on the gas to get a score around 120.

11:25am: Mumbai v Mizoram at Wankhede Stadium: Mumbai has bowled out Mizoram for 77 in 19.3 overs. Siddesh Lad's easily the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4-0-13-5. Seven batsmen in the Mizoram line-up dismissed for single-digit scores after Taurwar Kohli and Lalhma Varlung had given it a decent start.

Update: Jammu and Kashmir v Sikkim, scheduled to be played in Surat, has been abandoned.

11:18am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Sixty-two runs have come in the last four overs for Tamil Nadu, propelling it to 174 for five at the end of 20 overs. M. Mohammed's late cameo (11-ball 34; 3x4, 3x6) helping TN post a formidable total after being kept on a leash for a majority of its innings by the Kerala bowlers. Basil Thampi was the pick of the bowlers for Kerala with figures of 4-0-49-3.

11:11am: Mumbai v Mizoram at Wankhede Stadium: Mumbai batsman Siddesh Lad has taken a five-for! He has figures of 4-0-13-5! Mizoram is 73 for seven after 18 overs.

11:08am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Karnataka is 37 for one at the end of the powerplay. Ravi Kumar Samarth is the batsman dismissed, with Devdutt Padikkal (batting on 9) joining opening batsman Rohan Kadam (batting on 26). Pradeep Chamoli is the wicket-taker. Karnataka needs 96 more runs to win.

11:00am: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Having been 61 for seven after 13 overs, Tripura has managed to get past 100, finishing with 102 for eight in 20 overs. Saurabh Das top-scored with 30, while Darshan Nalkande was the pick of the bowlers for Vidarbha with figures of 4-0-25-3.

10:58am: Andhra v Bihar in Bokaro: Bihar is 23 for one at the end of the powerplay. Anshuman Gautam and Pawan Kumar are the batsmen in the middle, both have been kept on a tight leash by the Andhra bowlers.

10:57am: Mumbai v Mizoram at Wankhede Stadium: Mizoram's reduced to 58 for four after 14 overs, Sailo is the latest batsmen to be dismissed. K.B. Pawan and A. Joshi are the batsmen in the middle.

Update: Our Mumbai reporter Shayan Acharya reports: The first match between Meghalaya and Haryana has been called off due to 'wet outfield' at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai.

10:50am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: TN is 112 for three after 16 overs. Baba Aparajith has retired hurt with TN looking to go up a gear, but Vijay Shankar has been joined by Shahrukh Khan.

10:40am: Maharashtra v Railways in Chandigarh: Maharashtra is 26 for four in the fifth over!

10:35am: Andhra v Bihar in Bokaro: Andhra captain Hanuma Vihari has won the toss and chosen to field first. Stephen Chipurupalli has provided an early breakthrough, removing Bihar opener Shasheem Rathour for a duck. Bihar 12 for one in the fourth over.

10:31am: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Tripura is 61 for seven after 13 overs and in danger of being bowled out for less than 100. Each of the Vidarbha bowlers has a wicket to his name. Abhijit Chakraborty and Ajay Sarkar are the batsmen in the middle.

10:30am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: WICKET! Dinesh Karthik has been dismissed just when TN was looking to get a move on. Karthik is out for 33, run out by his opposite number Robin Uthappa, Tamil Nadu 68 for three in the 12th over. Vijay Shankar is the new batsman for TN, joining Baba Aparajith in the middle.

10:27am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Uttarakhand finishes with 132 for six at the end of 20 overs. Captain Tanmay Srivastava top-scored with a 40-ball 39, but Uttarakhand lost its way after the 66-run partnership between Srivastava and Saurabh Singh ended, only managing 50 runs in 45 balls after the duo was separated.

10:25am: Mumbai v Mizoram at Wankhede Stadium: Mizoram is 29 for no loss at the end of the powerplay. Taruwar Kohli has been the aggressor, he's batting on 22 off 23 balls. Lalhma Varlung is yet to find his rhythm, batting on 7. Mumbai, although wicketless, will be reasonably satisfied with keeping the runs down.

10:20am Maharashtra v Railways in Chandigarh: Rahul Tripathi has been dismissed in the first over, ought caught for 0. Maharashtra 1 for one in the first over.

10:17am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Tamil Nadu captain Dinesh Karthik and Baba Aparajith have added 37 runs for the third wicket, taking their team to 49 for two after nine overs. A shift in gears required!

10:12am: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Tripura is 40 for five after nine overs. Milind Kumar and Mani Sankar are the batsmen dismissed in the last two overs.

10:07am: Maharashtra v Railways: Railways captain Karn Sharma has won the toss and elected to field first.

Update: Our reporter in Mumbai, Shayan Acharya updates: An inspection is scheduled to take place at 10.30am at the Bandra Kurla Complex Ground.

 

10:02am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Wickets have fallen in a heap in the last in the last two overs for Uttarakhand! Avneesh Sudha (15), Saurabh Singh (26) and Dhanraj Sharma (6) are the batsmen dismissed, Uttarakhand reduced to 108 for six in 16 overs.

10:00am: Mumbai v Mizoram at Wankhede Stadium: Mumbai captain Suryakumar Yadav has won the toss and elected to field first. Taruwar Kohli and Lalhma Varlung are the opening batsmen for Mizoram.

9:55am: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Tripura is 29 for three after five over. Right-arm seamer Darshan Nalkande has taken the wickets of Samrat Singha and Tanmay Mishra, giving him excellent figures of 2-0-12-2. Shrikant Wagh has picked the other wicket of U.U. Bose.

9:51am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: TN openers Murali Vijay and Narayan Jagadeesan have been dismissed cheaply, Tamil Nadu 22 for two after five overs. Basil Thampi and K.M. Asif are the wicket-takers for Kerala. Captain Dinesh Karthik has joined Baba Aparajith in the middle.

9:50am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Uttarakhand captain Tanmay Srivastava has been dismissed for 39, ending a 66-run partnership with Saurabh Singh for the third wicket. Avneesh Sudha has joined Saurabh in the middle, with Uttarakhand 99 for three after 14 overs.

9:43am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Tamil Nadu opening batsman Murali Vijay has been dismissed for 1 by Basil Thampi. Baba Aparajith has joined the other opener Narayan Jagadeesan in the middle.

Update: Our reporter in Mumbai, Shayan Acharya reports: Rain has stopped and toss is delayed. More updates awaited.

9:40am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Uttarakhand captain Tanmay Srivastava (batting on 27) and Saurabh Singh (batting on 18) have added 48 runs for the third wicket. Uttarakhand's 64 for two after 10 overs, the innings with a bit of momentum now.

9:31am: Tripura v Vidarbha in Thiruvananthapuram: Vidarbha captain Faiz Fazal has won the toss and elected to field first. Shrikant Wagh has provided Vidarbha an early breakthrough, Tripura opening batsman U.U. Bose is out for nought off the second ball of the match. Tanmay Mishra has joined Samrat Singh in the middle.

9:30am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Thiruvananthapuram: Murali Vijay and Narayan Jagadeesan are the opening batsmen for TN. P. Sandeep will open the bowling for Kerala.

9:20am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Uttarakhand opening batsman Arya Sethi is out for 7, Uttarakhand reduced to 16 for two in the fourth over. Abhimanyu Mithun, who dismissed Karanveer Kaushal, is the wicket-taker again. Saurabh Singh has joined captain Tanmay Srivastava in the middle for Uttarakhand.

Update: Early morning rain in Mumbai threatens to delay the start of matches scheduled there. Mumbai is scheduled to play Mizoram (Wankhede Stadium) and Assam is scheduled to play Bengal (Bandra Kurla Complex Ground), and the matches are scheduled to start at 9.30am.

9:12am: Kerala v Tamil Nadu in Kerala: Kerala captain Robin Uthappa has won the toss and elected to field first.

A few matches scheduled to start at 9:00am - Delhi versus Gujarat, Punjab versus Hyderabad among those - have been delayed.

9:05am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Uttarakhand has lost an early wicket, Karanveer Kaushal out for 7, Uttarakhand 9 for one. Captain Tanmay Srivastava has joined Arya Sethi.

9:00am: Karnataka v Uttarakhand in Kolkata: Uttarakhand captain Tanmay Srivastava has won the toss and elected to bat first. Karanveer Kaushal and Arya Sethi are the opening batsmen for Uttarakhand.

8:50am: An early update from our reporter Shayan Acharya, who is at the BKC Ground in Mumbai: "It's the first day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 and it's raining quite heavily in Mumbai!"