Vijay Hazare Trophy: Murali Vijay slams century, TN beats J&K

Get the Vijay Hazare Trophy highlights from Round 8 of the 2019-20 season, with Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Chandigarh, Services, Tripura and Haryana registering wins.

Murali Vijay plays a shot. (File Photo)   -  Vijay Soneji

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Chandigarh tames Assam

Barinder Sran and Bipul Sharma shared six wickets among themselves as Chandigarh beat Assam by 21 runs. In a 20-over contest, Chandigarh rode on its batsmen's collective effort to post 166/7. In reply, Assam was bowled out for 145.

Services beats Madhya Pradesh

Centuries from Ravi Chauhan and Rahul Singh Gahlaut helped Services beat Madhya Pradesh by seven wickets. Madhya Pradesh rode on skipper Naman Ojha's century to post 282/7. However, Chauhan and Singh ensured Services crosses the line in 47.1 overs.

Tripura stuns Rajasthan

A Sarkar picked three wickets as Tripura beat Rajasthan by 47 runs. Chasing a stiff target of 286, Mahipal Lomror with a promising 71 gave hope for Rajasthan. However, his effort went in vain as he lacked support from his fellow batters. B.B. Ghosh set up the tone for Tripura's win with a fine century.

Haryana beats Odisha

Half-centuries from Jayant Yadav and S.P. Kumar helped Haryana beat Odisha by four wickets. Odisha was in a position of strength by picking five wickets. But Yadav and Kumar joined hands to help Haryana chase down 208 runs and pocket full four points.

Delhi beats Baroda in low-scoring thriller

Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya and Pawan Negi fashion Delhi's win over Baroda. Chasing 149 runs to win, Baroda was folded out for 128 with India international Yusuf Pathan failing once again.

Tamil Nadu beats Jammu and Kashmir

Tamil Nadu rode on Murali Vijay's fine century and an unbeaten 86 from Baba Aparijith to beat Jammu and Kashmir by eight wickets.

In Jaipur, Madhya Pradesh versus Services in Elite Group C

Ravi Chauhan and Rahul Singh Gahlaut hit centuries as Services is in touching distance of registering a win over Madhya Pradesh. In chase of 283, Servives is 265/2 with another 18 runs required.

Murali Vijay slams ton

In Jaipur, Tamil Nadu versus Jammu and Kashmir in Elite Group C

India international Murali Vijay slams a brilliant 100 off 119 deliveries to put Tamil Nadu in a position of strength against Jammu and Kashmir. In chase of 239, Tamil Nadu requires another 42 runs with eight overs to spare.

In Vadodara, Odisha versus Haryana in Elite Group A (46-overs-a-side)

JJ Yadav and SP Kumar have managed to keep the Odisha bowlers at bay after its side lost five wickets in chase of 208. Odisha 207/9 in 46 overs. Haryana 136/5 in 33 overs. Haryana needs 72 runs to win.

In Vadodara, Delhi versus Baroda in Elite Group A (38-overs-a-side)

Yusuf Pathan holds the key for Baroda in chase of 149 as half the side is back in the hut. Delhi is chipping away with wickets at regular intervals. Delhi 148 all out; Baroda 77/5 in 17.1 overs.

In Jaipur, Tamil Nadu versus Jammu and Kashmir in Elite Group C

India international Murali Vijay is eyeing a century as he along with Baba Aparith are driving Tamil Nadu strong in chase of 239 against Jammu and Kashmir. J&K 238/9; Tamil Nadu 150/1 in 33.4 overs. Needs another 89 runs to win.

In Jaipur, Madhya Pradesh versus Services in Elite Group C

Ravi Chauhan and Rahul Singh Gahlaut have kept Services on track in chase of 283. Both batsmen are batting in their 80s and Madhya Pradesh needs a breakthrough. MP 282/7; Services 191/1 in 31.3 overs. Needs another 92 runs to win

In Vadodara, Delhi versus Baroda in Elite Group A (38-overs-a-side)

Toss update: Baroda captain Krunal Pandya won the toss and elected to field first;

Baroda innings

Baroda is 43 for two after 10 overs. The last six overs have produced 27 runs for the loss of two wickets - openers Kedar Devdhar and Aditya Waghmode have been dismissed.

Chasing 149 for victory, Baroda is 16 for no loss after four overs.

Delhi innings: Delhi has been bowled out for 148 in 37.4 overs . Nitish Rana top-scored with 27. Krunal Pandya was the Baroda's best bowler with figures of 8-0-34-4. Ajith Shehth took two for 41. India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan, returning to the Delhi side, was out for 7.

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In Vadodara, Odisha versus Haryana in Elite Group A (46-overs-a-side)

Toss update: Odisha captain Subhransu Senapati won the toss and elected to bat first

Haryana innings

Last four overs have produced 16 runs and a wicket. H.J. Rana is the batsman dismissed, leg-before wicket to Deepak Behera. Pramod Chandila is the new batsman in, joining N.R. Saini.

Haryana is 38 for two after nine overs. Ankit Kumar (7) and C.K. Bishnoi (0) are the batsmen dismissed, both by Rajesh Mohanty. N.R. Saini and H.J. Rana are the batsmen in the middle.

Odisha innings: Odisha finishes with 207 for nine in 46 overs after rain forced a reduction in overs. Govinda Poddar top-scored with 64. S.P. Kumar was Haryana's best bowler with figures of 5-2-13-3.

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In Jaipur, Madhya Pradesh versus Services in Elite Group C

Toss update: Madhya Pradesh captain Naman Ojha won the toss and elected to bat first

Services innings

Chasing 283 for victory, Services is 127 for one after 25 overs. Nakul Verma fell for 17 in the 12th over, but Ravi Chauhan and Rahul Singh Gahlaut have since added 73 runs for the second wicket.

Madhya Pradesh innings: Madhya Pradesh finishes with 282 for seven in 50 overs. Captain Naman Ojha top-scored with 130, while Anand Singh Bais made 61. Diwesh Gurdev Pathania was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 10-0-50-4.

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In Jaipur, Tamil Nadu versus Jammu and Kashmir in Elite Group C

Toss update: TN captain Dinesh Karthik won the toss and elected to field first

Tamil Nadu innings

Tamil Nadu is 89 for one after 22 overs, 27 runs coming in the last six overs. Murali Vijay (42) and Baba Aparajith (21) are progressing steadily, with the team well in control of the required run-rate.

Tamil Nadu is 62 for one after 16 overs. Parvez Rasool has taken the wicket of opening batsman Abhinav Mukund (21). Murali Vijay, another opener, has been joined by Baba Aparajith.

Jammu and Kashmir innings: Tamil Nadu bowlers restrict Jammu and Kashmir to 238 for nine, with Qamran Iqbal (67), Shubham Singh Pundir (66) and Abdul Samad (50) scoring half-centuries. R. Sai Kishore was the pick of them with figures of 10-1-17-2.

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In Jaipur, Tripura versus Rajasthan in Elite Group C

Toss update: Rajasthan captain Mahipal Lomror won the toss and chose to field first

Rajasthan innings:

Rajasthan is 109 for four after 25 overs. Captain Mahipal Lomror (21) and Ashok Menaria (1) are the batsmen in the middle. with the required run-rate a shade over seven runs per over at this stage. A.R. Gupta and R.K. Bishnoi have been dismissed in quick succession as Tripura regains control in defence of 285.

Tripura innings: Tripura finishes with 285 for eight after 50 overs. B.B. Ghosh top-scored with 128, while Mishra made 56, and together, they shared a 140-run partnership for the second wicket. R. Bishnoi was the pick of the bowlers with figures of two for 47 in eight overs.

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In Dehradun, Pondicherry versus Nagaland in Plate Group

Match has been abandoned due to rain, with the teams getting two points each. Nagaland was 24 for two after a delayed start but rain intervened after just 6.4 overs had been bowled.

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In Dehradun, Assam versus Chandigarh in Plate Group (20-overs-a-side)

Toss update: Chandigarh captain Manan Vohra won the toss and chose to bat first

Chandigarh innings: Chandigarh finishes with 161 for seven in 20 overs. Jaskaran Singh's 14-ball 28 propels the score above 160. Preet Kamal top-scored with a 25-ball 34. Pritam Das was Assam's best bowler with figures of 4-9-26-3.