Vijay Hazare Trophy, as it happened: Rajasthan-Railways ends in a tie

Get the scores and updates from Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20, with Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Tripura, Punjab among those teams in action.

Dinesh Karthik's belligerent innings against Bengal contributed to Tamil Nadu's big win on October 2.   -  PTI

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

That's all the action we have on the day. Hope you enjoyed the coverage and be back tomorrow where 12 matches will be played across different centers. Good bye.

In Jaipur's Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Railways vs Rajasthan in Elite Group C: It's a tie!!! Railways and Rajasthan finish level on scores! Dinesh Mor is left stranded on 92 wondering how he didn't take his team to the win. Deepak Chahar pulls things back in favour of his side with an excellent spell at the death where he picked up a wicket before effecting a run-out of the last ball to level the scores. Both teams share two points a piece.

In Jaipur's Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Railways vs Rajasthan in Elite Group C: Railways is 150 for 5 in 39 overs. Dinesh Mor's aggressive fightback keeps Railways still in this contest. He is batting on 73 from 80 balls with his side requiring 57 runs from 66 balls. He has three time IPL winner and Chennai Super Kings player Karn Sharma for company, and their partnership is worth 31 for the sixth wicket.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tamil Nadu beats Tripura by 187 runs. It's six wins in six matches for Dinesh Karthik's men. A collective bowling effort sees them clean up Tripura for just 128. Natarajan finishes with three wickets.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Services vs Jammu Kashmir in Plate Group: Services beats J & K by  7 wickets. Rahul Singh smacks an impressive century to see his side over the line. His unbeaten 124 runs came of 101 balls with 10 overs and 8 sixes.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tripura is 118/6 in 28 overs. Karthik is ringing the changes with bowling and it all seems to be coming off. Tripura is six down and is staring at a heavy defeat. The spinner Ashwin and Sai Kishore chipped in with a wicket each before pacer T. Natarajan struck twice. Remember Natarajan from the TNPL at Kings XI Punjab a couple of years ago? Here's more about the left-arm pacer charting his journey from a village in Salem to making the grade in Tamil Nadu and domestic cricket.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Services vs Jammu Kashmir in Plate Group: Services is 91/2 in 22 overs. Services recovers after the early loss of its openers. Rahul Singh Gahlaut scores fifty and is keeping Services on course of the required target of 190. His third-wicket stand with skipper Rajat Paliwal is now 72 runs.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tripura is 41/2 in 10 overs. Tamil Nadu new ball pacers Vijay Shankar and Vignesh K are among the wickets in the first powerplay. Udiyan Bose and Tanmay Mishra depart early in the mammoth chase of 316.

In Jaipur's Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Railways vs Rajasthan in Elite Group C: Railways is 28/4 in 12 overs: Not a great start for Raiways in the chase of a modest total of 207. Abhimanyu Lamba, who has represented India in the U-19 levels, makes the desired impact for Rajasthan with the ball snaring four top order wickets! Middle order batsmen Vikrant Singh and Dinesh Mor are left to do the clean up job for Railways.

In Jaipur's Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Railways vs Rajasthan in Elite Group C: Rajasthan is 206/9 in 47.3 overs. That's the end of Rajasthan's innings. We will find out soon why the 15 deliveries weren't bowled. Gupta falls for 90 to Ananta Saha. Himanshu Sangwan runs through the lower middle order with three quick wickets.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tamil Nadu finishes 315/8 in 5o overs. Tamil Nadu don't get the desired finish but the team management will take this nontheless. Karthik, Sundar and Vijay Shankar fell in quick succession but Murugan Ashwin adds some vital quick runs in the end to take the side past the 300-run mark.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Services vs Jammu Kashmir in Plate Group: J & K all out for 189. Paras Sharma top scores with 49 before being dismissed byb Gurudev Pathania, who ends up with four wickets. The tail didn't have much to offer with the last six wickets falling for just 40 runs.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tamil Nadu is 255/3 in 43 overs. It's Dinesh Karthik territory in Jaipur. He is striking at over 190, 40 off 21 balls, with three fours and two sixes as Sundar plays second fiddle. Sundar, although billed as an all-rounder, hasn't produced any notable performances with the bat as of late. To be fair to him though, he is part of teams which is stacked with quality batters and often has to come low down the batting order.

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Punjab vs Haryana in Elite Group A and B: Punjab beats Haryana by three wickets. Punjab nearly messed this up in the chase. It lost six wickets for 43 before creeping to the finish line only to lose another with the scores tied. Ajit Chahal (four wickets) and Harshal Patel (2) were the wreckers in chief. Opener Abhishek Sharma was there till the end to see of the runs required.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tamil Nadu is 206/3 in 38 overs. Mukund falls 16 short of his hundred to Neelambuj Vats. Aparajith, too, departs in the 80s, falling 13 shy of the landmark. Washington Sundar is promoted to no. 4 ahead of Dinesh Karthik and Vijay Shankar. It's up to Sundar and Karthik now to provide the late flourish to set Tamil Nadu up for a big score.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Services vs Jammu Kashmir in Plate Group:: At the end of 32 overs Rajasthan is 121/4. Paras Sharma is stitching Rajasthan's innings together at the moment with keeper-batsman Fazil Rashid.

In Jaipur's Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Railways vs Rajasthan in Elite Group C: Rajasthan is 102/4 in 27.2 overs: Shivendra Singh strikes remove the settled Rajasthan batters Lomror and Bist. AR Gupta (27 n.o.), who walked in at no. 4, holds the innings fort at the moment with RK Bishnoi.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tamil Nadu is 146/1 in 25 overs. Abhinav Mukund has upped the scoring rate and is coasting towards a century. He is batting on 79 off as many balls with 11 hits to the fence. Baba Aparajith is closing in on his fifty too as the duo adds 112 runs for the second wicket.

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Punjab vs Haryana in Elite Group A and B: Haryana is 48/9 in 15 overs. Extraordinary scenes in Vadodra! Sandeep Sharma and Siddharth Kaul, both established IPL names, have run through the Haryana batting line up to leave it tottering at 36 for 9 inside the 12th over! Sandeep has six wickets to his name, while Siddharth has three. This is Sandeep's third List A five-wicket haul. UPDATE: Sandeep has 7 for 19, his best bowling figures of his career. Haryana is all out for 49!

In Jaipur's Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Railways vs Rajasthan in Elite Group C: At the end of 10 overs, Rajasthan stands at 38/1. Amitkumar Gautam walked off caught and bowled at 3 runs in the second over, as Ananta Saha bagged the first wicket of the match. Mahipal Lomror (15*) and Chetan Bisht (18*) are on the crease now.

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Punjab vs Haryana in Elite Group A and B: It's 8/1 at the end of 4 overs for Haryana. An early wicket departure for Haryana as Ankit Kumar was bowled out by Sandeep Sharma for 4 runs in the second over. Opener Nitin Saini is now joined by Chaitanya Bishnoi.

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: At the end of 9 overs, Tamil Nadu stands at 48/1. Abhinav Mukund stands at 25 runs off 23 balls, however his opening partner Murali Vijay walked back, caught leg before by M Murasingh, making 18 runs off 19 balls. Coming in at three, Baba Aparajith has scored 5 runs off 12 balls so far.

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Services vs Jammu Kashmir in Plate Group: After 7 overs, it is 29/0 for Jammu and Kashmir. Ahmed Banday has scored 14 runs off 21 balls, while his partner, Shubham Khajuria, has put up 12 runs off 21 balls.

In Jaipur's Jaipuria Vidyalaya Ground, Railways vs Rajasthan in Elite Group C: Winning the toss, Rajasthan has opted to bat first.

Rajasthan XI : Amitkumar Gautam, Chetan Bist(w), Mahipal Lomror(c), Arjit Gupta, Rajesh Bishnoi, Aditya Garhwal, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Abhimanyu Lamba, Ravi Bishnoi, Aniket Choudhary

Railways XI: Mrunal Devdhar, Pratham Singh, Karn Sharma, Arindam Ghosh(c), Dinesh Mor(w), Pradeep T, Ananta Saha, Himanshu Sangwan, Vikrant Rajput, Ashish Sehrawat, Shivendra Singh

 

In Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Services vs Jammu Kashmir in Plate Group: Services has won the toss and has opted to bowl first.

Services XI : 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

Jammu and Kashmir XI: Ahmed Banday, Shubham Khajuria, Shubham Pundir, Parvez Rasool(c), Abdul Samad, Paras Sharma, Fazil Rashid(w), Abid Mushtaq, Umar Nazir Mir, Mujtaba Yousuf, Ram Dayal

 

In Jaipur's KL Saini Ground, Tamil Nadu vs Tripura in Elite Group C: Tamil Nadu has won the toss and has chosen to bat first.

Tamil Nadu XI: Murali Vijay, Abhinav Mukund, Baba Aparajith, Vijay Shankar, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Washington Sundar, Shahrukh Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Murugan Ashwin, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, T Natarajan

Tripura XI:  Udiyan Bose, Tanmay Mishra, Pratyush Singh, Milind Kumar, Manisankar Murasingh(c), Nirupam Sen(w), Ajoy Sarkar, Sanjay Majumder, Harmeet Singh, Neelambuj Vats, Nirupam Chowdhary

 

In Vadodara's Moti Bagh Stadium, Punjab vs Haryana in Elite Group A and B: Haryana has opted to bat, after winning the toss.

Haryana XI: Nitin Saini(w), Ankit Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Himanshu Rana, Pramod Chandila, Jayant Yadav, Sumit Kumar, Harshal Patel, Amit Mishra(c), Ajit Chahal, Yuzvendra Chahal

Punjab XI: Abhishek Sharma, Simran Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh(c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anmol Malhotra(w), Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Karan Kaila, Ramandeep Singh