As it Happened: Vijay Hazare Trophy

Follow all the LIVE scores and updates from the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19.

Haryana players Mohit Sharma, Amit Mishra and Jayanth Yadav will hope to come good against Bengal.   -  K. Pichumani

Hello and welcome to Sportstar's LIVE updates for Friday's action of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19.

Matches scheduled for Friday:

Assam vs Services, Round 12, Elite Group C

Sri Ramachandra Medical College Ground, Chennai

Bengal vs Haryana, Round 12, Elite Group C

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Jharkhand vs Tripura, Round 12, Elite Group C

TI Cycles Ground, Murugappa, Chennai

Our reporter Sattwik Biswal will be sending periodic updates from the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

  • Update from M.A.C: Match called off due to rain with Haryana at 69/6 in 14 overs. Both teams share two points each.


  • Haryana six down in the chase with seven overs remaining in the match. Haryana needs 72 runs off 42 balls.
  • Update from M.A.C: B. Amit strikes with the first ball of his spell as he snares Rohilla (11 off 13 balls)  caught by Easwaran at long on. He takes another brilliant catch at long-off to dismiss Bishnoi off Writtick Chatterjee's bowling. Haryana 38/3 in 6.5 overs
  • Haryana 20/1 after 4 overs, Chaitanya Bishnoi and Shubham Rohilla at the crease.
  • Update from M.A.C: Out! Going for the big hit, Harshal Patel misses and is bowled by Dinda on first ball of the third over. Haryana 11/1 in 2.2 overs
  • Update from M.A.C: Shubham Rohilla and Harshal Patel are out in the middle to start Haryana's chase. Dinda starts proceedings for Bengal
  • Update from M.A.C: Manoj Tiwary's unbeaten fifty takes Bengal  to 140/9 in 21 overs. The chase could be tricky on this slow MAC track
  • Update from M.A.C: Mohit Sharma to bowl the final over of the innings, Tiwary on 45. Bengal 124/7 in 20 overs
  • Update from M.A.C: Arun Chaprana castles Shahbaz Ahmed for his second wicket. Harshal Patel strikes agains and this time with the wicket of B. Amit on 2. Bengal 99/7 in 17.2 overs.
  • Update from M.A.C: Bengal 95/5 in 16 overs, with overs remaining the batsmen need boundaries
  • Update from M.A.C: Chahal back into the attack. Bengal 78/5 in 13 overs.
  • Update from M.A.C: Patel breaks a steady stand as he traps Anustup Majumdar lbw . Bengal 5 down.
  • Update from M.A.C: Bengal 76/4 in 12 overs. Harshal Patel into the attack. Boundaries have dried up.
  • Update from M.A.C: Bengal 64/4 in 10 overs. Pitch on the slower side, as shot-making becomes difficult. Batsmen depending on ones and twos. There are the odd balls keeping low and stopping.
  • Update from M.A.C: Chahal taken off the attack as Jayant Yadav scalps a set Vivek Singh for 30. Sudip Chatterjee is the new batsman. Bengal 56/3 in 8 overs.
  • Update from M.A.C: WICKET - Chahal strikes second ball of his first over as Writtick Chatterjee plays straight into the hands of short square leg. Manoj Tiwary is the new batsman at the crease. Perfect conditions for cricket after delayed start to the match due to rain. Bengal 42/2 in 6 overs. Amit Mishra into the attack. Vivek Singh and Manoj Tiwary at the crease.
  • Haryana strike as Arun Chaprana traps A.R. Easwaran for 6. Bengal 20/1 in 3.3 overs.
  • The Jharkhand vs Tripura match has been abandoned due to rain.
  • Update from M.A.C: Perfect playing conditions at the Chidambaram with the sun also out. Bengal 9/0 at the end of first over. The outfield is stiff heavy.
  • The Assam vs Services game has been abandoned due to rain.
  • Toss Update from M.A.C: Haryana won the toss and elected to field first against Bengal. Match reduced to 21 overs.
  • Bengal Playing XI: A.R. Easwaran, B. Amit, Prayas Ray Barman, Shahbaz, Ishan Porel, Vivek Singh (WK), Writtick Bijoy Chatterjee, Anustup Majumdar, Ashoke Dinda, Manoj Tiwary (C), Sudip Chatterjee.
  • Haryana Playing XI: S.G. Rohilla, H.J. Rana, Pramod Chandila, Arun Chaprana, C.K. Bishnoi, A.R. Mishra(C), Mohit Sharma, Jayant Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, H.V. Patel (WK), N.R. Saini.

Update from M.A.C: Rain has stayed away for a while and the match between Bengal and Haryana will start at 01:30 PM.

Update from M.A.C: Due to rain, there is a slim chance that the tie between Bengal and Haryana is likely to happen. Matches in other two venues are also delayed due to rain.

Toss at all three venues delayed due to rain.

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