Vijay Hazare Trophy As it Happened: Baba Aparajith slams ton; TN, Rajasthan register wins

Catch highlights from the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches in Jaipur and Vadodara with Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Bengal and Punjab registering wins.

Tamil Nadu beat Railways in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match in Jaipur.   -  PTI

Good morning, welcome to Sportstar's coverage of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20.

RESULTS:

Tamil Nadu beats Railways Aparajith struck an unbeaten 111 as Tamil Nadu thrashed Railways by eight wickets. He was ably supported by Vijay Shankar, who racked up an unbeaten 72.

Services vs Team Rajasthan: Rahul Chahar picks four wickets as Rajasthan beats Services by 49 runs. He was well complimented by S.K. Sharma who took three wickets. Chasing 240 runs to win, Services was bowled out for 191.

Bengal vs Tripura: A classy 85 from Manoj Tiwary and an important 57 from Agniv Pan helps Bengal beat Tripura by five wickets.

Baroda vs Punjab: Karan Kalia scored a match-winning unbeaten 35 as Punjab beats Baroda by three wickets. In a match that went till the last over, Punjab clinched victory in the penultimate ball to pocket full points.

Baroda vs Punjab: Punjab loses its sixth wicket and still requires 42 runs from six overs. With two new batsmen at the crease, it will be interesting as both teams aim for a win. Punjab 185/6 in chase of 223.

Bengal vs Tripura: Agniv Pan reaches his half-century after Manoj Tiwary walks back for a well-made 85. Chasing 225, Bengal needs another 23 runs with six wickets in hand.

Railways vs Tamil Nadu HUNDRED FOR APARAJITH! Baba Aparajith is currently not-out on 103 off 121 while Vijay Shankar is playing on 70 off 111 deliveries. . TN 195/2 after 43.4 overs. They need 8 runs to win.

Bengal vs Tripura Tiwary has brought up his fifty, and with Agniv Pan, put Bengal in the ascendancy. Bengal needs 85 to win.

Railways vs Tamil Nadu Baba Aparajith and Vijay Shankar have both hit fifties to put TN in the driver's seat. Aparajith is batting on 70, Vijay on 58. TN 150/2 after 36 overs. They need 51 to win.

Services vs Team Rajasthan Mohit Ahlawat and Nakul Sharma going strong at the moment. The two have taken Services past the 100-run mark. Services needs 122 to win in 19 overs.

Bengal vs Tripura Bengal are 122/3 chasing 225. Manoj Tiwary is batting on 46 off 59 deliveries, Agniv Pan is keeping him company on 22. Bengal needs 103 to win.

Baroda vs Punjab Punjab has lost three wickets for less than 100 on the board. Abhishek Sharma has been dismissed lbw by Jagbir Hooda. Punjab are 82/3 in 24.3 overs.

Services vs Team Rajasthan A.R. Lamba twin strikes have reduced Services to four of 80 with Mohit Ahlawat and Nakul Sharma trying to repair the early damage. Services needs 157 to win in 25 overs with six wickets in hand.

Railways vs Tamil Nadu Baba Aparajith and Vijay Shankar have dominated the proceedings so far. Aparajith is batting on 50, and Vijay Shankar on 39. TN needs 92 to win in 22 overs.

Bengal vs Tripura Bengal loses its second wicket. Abhishek Kumar Raman walks after scoring eight runs off 10 balls, caught by N.N.Sen off Neelambuj Vats' bowling. After 12.1 overs, it is 56/2.

Services vs Team Rajasthan After seven runs off eight balls, Rahul Singh Gahlalut is dismissed. Caught by Chetan Bist off A.R.Lamba. Skipper Rajat Paliwal is the new batsman in. Services 34/2 after 11 overs.

Services vs Team Rajasthan Services' opener Nakul Verma is dismissed by  A.R.Lamba, caught by M.K.Lomror. The keeper, who scored 10 runs off 17 balls, is replaced by Rahul Singh Gahlalut in the middle. Services 23/1 in 7 overs.

Bengal vs Tripura Mura Singh hits the timber and Shreevats Goswami is dismissed for a 15 ball 7. Bengal 26/1 off 6.1 overs.

Railways vs Tamil Nadu TN loses the other opener immediately. Abhinav Mukund walks back, caught and bowled by Ananta Saha, for 11 runs off 15 balls. TN 19/2 off 6 overs.

Baroda vs Punjab R.T.Arothe gets the first wicket for Baroda. Abhijeet Garg is caught by Mitesh Patel and he walks without a run scored despite facing seven balls. Punjab is 10/1 after 3 overs.

Railways vs Tamil Nadu Railways have sent back Murali Vijay early! He is run out by Mrunal Devdhar for six runs off 13 balls. Baba Aparajith comes in at one-down. TN is 17/1 in 4.3 overs.

Baroda vs Punjab Chasing Baroda's 222, Abhishek Sharma and Abhijeet Garg have paced the chase at almost run-a-ball, scoring eight runs off 1.3 overs.

Bengal vs Tripura Bengal openers Shreevats Goswami and A.R.Easwaran, chasing the target of 225, are going steady with with 16 runs scored after 3 overs.

Services vs Team Rajasthan Nakul Verma and Ravi Chauhan are out on the pitch, starting the chase for Services. A.V.Choudhary's opening spell is a maiden over.

Railways vs Tamil Nadu Abhinav Mukund and M.Vijay open the innings for TN. After 2 overs, they have put up eight runs on the board.

In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Tripura vs Bengal: Bengal bowlers restrict Tripura to 224. Porel, Tiwary and Akash Deep pick two wickets each. Bengal needs 225 to win.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Railways vs Tamil Nadu: Baba Aparajith's four-for restricts Railways to 200/9. Manish Rao top scored with 55. Tamil Nadu needs 201 to win.

In Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Jaipur, Services vs Rajasthan: Chetan Bist and Aditya Garhwal power Rajasthan to 239/8. Services needs 240 to win.

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Baroda vs Punjab: Siddarth Kaul's four-for restricts Baroda to 222/8. Punjab needs 223 to win.

 

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Railways vs Tamil Nadu: Baba Aparajith has taken three to reduce Railways to six for 170 with seven overs to go. Aparajith's figures so far: 9-0-30-3.

In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Tripura vs Bengal: Porel and Manoj Tiwary have snapped up two wickets each to leave Tripura seven down for 176. Mura Singh and Harmeet Singh will be hoping to take the team's total past 200, but with three wickets and seven overs to spare Bengal are calling the shots.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Railways vs Tamil Nadu: Railways have gone past the 150-run mark, thanks to Manish Rao's patient half-century. However, Murugan Ashwin has removed Rao, leaving Railways three down with 12 overs to go.

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Baroda vs Punjab: Baroda lose two wickets in quick succession as Punjab fights its way back into the contest. Markande now has two wickets under his belt. Baroda 119/4 after 33 overs.

In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Tripura vs Bengal: Ishan Porel has got rid of Mishra, who falls for a well-made 72. Milind has been joined by R.A. Dey. Tripura 131/4 after 34 overs.

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Baroda vs Punjab: Waghmode and Solanki were adopting a circumspect approach, before the latter was trapped in front by Mayank Markande for 54. Waghmode is batting on 26 off 62 balls. Baroda 89/2 after 25 overs.

In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Tripura vs Bengal: Mishra brings up his fifty and Tripura are 88/3 at the halfway stage. Milind is unbeaten on 14 off 23 deliveries. Bengal have used five bowlers so far.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Railways vs Tamil Nadu: Railways have lost Pratham Singh, who falls for a 56-ball 43. Arindam Ghosh joins Manish Rao. Meanwhile, Railways are nearing the three-figure mark. Railways 91/2 after 23 overs.

In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Tripura vs Bengal: Mishra is batting on 32 off 46, but Bengal's chipping away with Ayan cleaning up Pratyush Singh for nine. Milind has joined Mishra in the middle. Tripura 61/3 after 18.2 overs.

In Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Jaipur, Services vs Rajasthan: Pathani has grabbed his second wicket, Lomror falling for just six and Services are off to a confident start. Rajasthan 37/2 after 14 overs.

In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Tripura vs Bengal: Tripura now has lost both its openers, with Ghosh being run out by Agniv Pan. Mishra and Pratyush Singh are at the crease. Porel and Akash Deep with the new ball, have bowled five overs each. Tripura 29/2 after 10 overs.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Railways vs Tamil Nadu: Baba Aparajith has cleaned up Devdhar for 19. Manish Rao has joined Pratham Singh. Railways are one down for 44 after 10 overs.

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In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Tripura vs Bengal: Tripura has lost opener A.A. Sinha cheaply; Ishan Porel having him caught by Shahbaz. B.B. Ghosh has been joined by Mishra. Tripura 20/1 after 4.4 overs.

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Baroda vs Punjab: Devdhar and Waghmode off to a cautious start. The duo has collected just six runs off the first four overs, with Siddarth Kaul and Sandeep Sharma keeping a lid on the scoring in the first Powerplay.

In Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Jaipur, Services vs Rajasthan: Rajasthan has been dealt an early blow, with opener A.V. Gautam being cleaned up by Pathania for a seven-ball 3. Mahipal Lomror has joined Chetan Bist. Rajasthan 11/1 after 4 overs.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Railways vs Tamil Nadu: Mrunal Devdhar and Pratham Singh are off to a steady start against the new-ball pair of Vijay Shankar and K Vignesh. Railways 16/0 after 2.4 overs

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In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Railways takes on Tamil Nadu. Railways won the toss and elected to bat.

Teams:

Railways Squad: Mrunal Devdhar, Pratham Singh, Ashish Sehrawat, Arindam Ghosh(c), Dinesh Mor(w), Vikrant Rajput, Karn Sharma, Shivendra Singh, Pradeep T, Himanshu Sangwan, Ananta Saha, Mangal Mahrour, Harsh Tyagi, Manish Rao, Amit Kuila, Karthik Raman

Tamil Nadu Squad: Abhinav Mukund, Murali Vijay, Baba Aparajith, Washington Sundar, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Vijay Shankar, Shahrukh Khan, Murugan Ashwin, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, T Natarajan, Jagatheesan Kousik, Abhishek Tanwar, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, M Siddharth, M Mohammed

 

In Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Jaipur, Services takes on Rajasthan. Services won the toss and elected to field.

Teams:

Services Squad: Nakul Harpal Verma(w), Ravi Chauhan, Gahlaut Rahul Singh, Rajat Paliwal(c), Mohit Ahlawat, Nakul Sharma, Arjun Sharma, Pulkit Narang, Diwesh Pathania, Pal Raj Bahadur, Varun Choudhary, Trivendra Kumar, Devender Lohchab, Rahul Singh

Rajasthan Squad: Amitkumar Gautam, Chetan Bist(w), Mahipal Lomror(c), Arjit Gupta, Aditya Garhwal, Rajesh Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Ravi Bishnoi, Abhimanyu Lamba, Aniket Choudhary, Manender Narender Singh, K Khaleel Ahmed, Salman Khan, Tajinder Singh, Tanveer Ul-Haq, Ashok Menaria

 

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Baroda takes on Punjab. Punjab won the toss and elected to field

Teams:

Baroda Squad: Kedar Devdhar, Aditya Waghmode, Vishnu Solanki, Deepak Hooda(c), Swapnil Singh, Yusuf Pathan, Mitesh Patel(w), Abhimanyu Rajput, Atit Sheth, Lukman Meriwala, Bhargav Bhatt, Rishi Arothe, Babashafi Pathan, Krunal Pandya, Ninad Rathva, Soyeb Sopariya, Sukrit Pandey

Punjab Squad: Abhishek Sharma, Simran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh(c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anmol Malhotra(w), Siddarth Kaul, Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma, Karan Kaila, Ramandeep Singh, Abhijeet Garg, Akul Pandove, Sharad Lumba, Shubman Gill, Baltej Singh

 

In KL Saini Ground, Jaipur, Bengal takes on Tripura. Bengal won the toss and elected to field.

Teams:

Bengal Squad: Shreevats Goswami(w), Abhimanyu Easwaran(c), Abhishek Raman, Manoj Tiwary, Shahbaz Ahmed, Ayan Bhattacharjee, Akash Deep, Agniv Pan, Ritwik Chowdhury, Arnab Nandi, Ishan Porel, Karan Lal, Prayas Barman, Sayan Ghosh, Sudip Chatterjee, Anustup Majumdar, Ashok Dinda

Tripura Squad: Udiyan Bose, Nirupam Chowdhary, Tanmay Mishra, Pratyush Singh, Milind Kumar, Neelambuj Vats, Manisankar Murasingh(c), Nirupam Sen(w), Harmeet Singh, Sanjay Majumder, Ajoy Sarkar, Rajat Dey, Joydeep Banik, Chiranjit Paul, Bishal Ghosh, Abhijit Sarkar