Saturday, March 2, 2024

The Little Star ‘Prithvi Shaw’ Twinkled the Most – Vijay Hazare Trophy – Day 6 Review

All the stars aligned themselves today to help Prithvi Shaw score his highest List-A score on the sixth day of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He amassed 227 runs off 152 balls. His innings helped Mumbai to crush Puducherry by 233 runs.

Here’s what all happened on the sixth day of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

1. Chandigarh vs Services – Elite Group E

Services won the toss and elected to field first.

Chandigarh was batting first for the first time in the tournament. Chandigarh’s batting heavily depends on their top-order batsmen. Most of the runs for Chandigarh have been scored by their top 3 batsmen. But in this match, their top-order batsmen failed to provide them the required start.

Arslan Khan made 44 off 48 balls and was the highest scorer for his team. Chandigarh could only make 224 runs in 50 overs.

Ravi Chauhan and Mohit Ahlawat made 57 off 71 balls and 69 off 73 balls, respectively. Once both of them were dismissed, no other batsmen could provide the type of support required to win the match. Raman Bishnoi dismissed Pulkit Narang on the fourth ball of the last over, and Chandigarh won the game by 5 runs.

Gaurav Gambhir took 4 wickets in 9 overs and gave away 51 runs.

2. Bengal vs Saurashtra – Elite Group E

Bengal won the toss and elected to field first.

Arpit Vasavada made 91 runs off 59 balls. The in-form opener

Avi Barot made 83 off 90 balls.

Important contributions from few other batsmen from Saurashtra helped them to put 324 runs on the board.

Ishan Porel took 3 wickets for Bengal.

Abhimanyu Easwaran made 44 off 61 balls for Bengal. No other batsmen could score more than him. Bengal was all-out for 175 runs in 37 overs.

Saurashtra’s captain, Jaydev Unadkat, took 3 wickets for his team.

3. Jammu and Kashmir vs Haryana – Elite Group E

Jammu and Kashmir won the toss and elected to field first.

Shivam Chauhan came in to bat at third position and made 123 runs off 131 balls. He along with Chaitanya Bishnoi added 91 runs for the second wicket. Bishnoi made 45 off 59 balls. Rohit Parmod Sharma added 51 runs in 36 balls in the end.

Haryana made 308 runs in 50 overs.

J&K’s first four batsmen were out before the scorecard reached 50 runs. J&K’s captain, Parvez Rasool, handled the innings from that point. He made 86 off 85 balls.

The last three batsmen from J&K made 99 runs. J&K’s innings ended on 295 runs and lost the game by 13 runs. Arun Chaprana took 4 wickets for Haryana.

4. Puducherry vs Mumbai – Elite Group D

Puducherry won the toss and elected to field first.

This was by far the most exciting match of the day. Yashasvi Jaiswal made 10 off 16 balls and was dismissed on the fourth ball of the sixth over.

Prithvi Shaw then had a partnership of 153 runs with Aditya Tare for the second wicket. Tare scored 56 runs off 64 balls. Shaw then had a partnership of 201 runs with Suryakumar Yadav for the fourth wicket.

Mumbai made 457 runs in 50 overs.

Puducherry’s Damodaren Rohit made 63 off 68 balls. He was the highest scorer for his team. Puducherry could only make 224 runs. Prashant Solanki took a fifer for Mumbai. Mumbai won the game by 233 runs.

5. Manipur vs Sikkim – Plate Group

Manipur won the toss and elected to bat first.

Manipur was dismissed for 162 runs by Sikkim’s bowlers. Kishan Singha made 36 off 41 balls and was the top scorer for his team.

Anureet Singh and Md Saptulla took 3 wickets each.

In reply, Robin Bist made 85 off 84 balls. He helped Sikkim win the game by 8 wickets.

6. Meghalaya vs Mizoram – Plate Group

Mizoram won the toss and opted to bat first.

KB Pawan made 89 off 83 balls for Mizoram. Taruwar Kohli made 56 off 62 balls. These innings helped Mizoram to make 236 runs in 50 overs.

Few important contributions from Dwaraka Ravi Teja, Punit Bisht, Dippu Sangma, and Abhay Negi helped Meghalaya chase the provided total in 48 overs.

Dippu Sangma made 60 off 61 balls. Meghalaya won the game by 2 wickets.

7. Uttarakhand vs Arunachal Pradesh – Plate Group

Arunachal Pradesh won the toss and elected to bat first.

Kamsha Yangfo and Nazeeb Saiyed made two important half-centuries for Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal Pradesh made 225 runs in 50 overs and they lost 6 wickets.

Kamal Singh made 68 off 59 balls, Jay Gokul Bista made 46 off 21 balls, and Kunal Chandela made 78 off 51 balls for Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand chased the target in 24.3 overs and won the game by 8 wickets.

8. Assam vs Nagaland – Plate Group

Assam won the toss and elected to bat first.

Sibsankar Roy made 106 runs off 123 balls. Assam’s captain, Gokul Sharma, made 70 runs off 81 balls.

Other batsmen could not contribute much and Assam could only 294 runs before being all out.

Wickets kept falling at regular intervals for Nagaland once they started batting. Apart from Chetan Bist, no other batsmen could cross the 25-run mark for Nagaland.

Bist made 57 off 51 balls. This was not enough for Nagaland, and they lost the game by 84 runs.

9. Maharashtra vs Rajasthan – Elite Group D

Rajasthan won the toss and elected to field first.

Kedar Jadhav gained his lost form in this match. He single-handedly helped Maharashtra to put up a competitive total on board. He made 101 runs off 93 balls. Yash Nahar made 55 off 76 balls. Maharashtra made 277 runs with the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs.

Ravi Bishnoi took 3 wickets for Rajasthan.

Mahipal Lomror made 86 off 88 balls. Salman Khan made 68 off 90 balls. Their innings helped Rajasthan to reach near to the target. But no one was there to finish the game for them once both of these batsmen were dismissed. Rajasthan lost the game by 44 runs.

10. Delhi vs Himachal Pradesh – Elite Group D

Delhi won the toss and elected to field first.

HP lost the first three wickets for 21 runs. Nikhil Gangta handled the innings for his team from that point. He made 100 off 126 balls and helped HP to make 251 runs in 50 overs.

Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for a duck. Dhruv Shorey, Kshitiz Sharma, and Lalit Yadav made half-centuries for Delhi. Their innings sealed the game for Delhi. Delhi won the game by 6 wickets.

Ankit Anand
Ankit Anand
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