Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 Round 1 Results: Tamil Nadu, Gujarat Win; Seven Matches Washed Out
Seven out of 12 matches of Round 1 of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19, on September 24, were hit by multiple rain. The fourteen teams – including the likes of Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Karnataka – were forced to share points. Six of these had to be called off without a ball being bowled. Three of these were played at Alur and three others at Vadodara. Both cities will host matches of Round 2, on September 25. Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Meghalaya, and Sikkim won the the other five matches. Here is a brief recap of the day's play. Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan & Navdeep Saini Set to Play in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019
Elite Group A Matches
Andhra vs Chhattisgarh, Hyderabad vs Karnataka, Mumbai vs Saurashtra: abandoned without a ball bowled. MS Dhoni Makes Himself Unavailable For Miss Vijay Hazare Trophy
Elite Group B Matches
Baroda vs Odisha, Delhi vs Vidarbha, Himachal Pradesh vs Maharashtra: abandoned without a ball bowled.
Elite Group C Matches
Gujarat 253/8 in 50 overs (Bhargav Merai 61; Ashok Dinda 3/58) beat Bengal 215 in 46.2 overs (Shreevats Goswami 79; Roosh Kalaria 4/34) by 38 runs.
Jammu & Kashmir 197 in 43.2 overs (Qamran Iqbal 43; Harmeet Singh 3/32) lost to Tripura 198/8 in 44.1 overs (Milind Kumar 77, Bishal Ghosh 62; Umar Nazir 3/45) by 2 wickets. ‘Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Team to Hold Camp in Baroda’, Says Irfan Pathan
Rajasthan 261/9 in 50 overs (Arijit Gupta 77; K Vignesh 3/34) lost to Tamil Nadu 262/4 in 48 overs (Abhinav Mukund 75, Dinesh Karthik 52*, Baba Aparajith 52; Abhimanyu Lamba 1/41) by 6 wickets.
Plate Group Matches
Arunachal Pradesh 267/7 in 50 overs (Samarth Seth 102, Rahul Dalal 68; Sumit Lamba 2/35) lost to Mizoram 147/3 by 7 wickets (VJD Method).
Meghalaya 318/5 in 50 overs (DB Ravi Teja 109*, Amiangshu Sen 59; Bhushan Subba 2/38) beat Sikkim 124 in 46.3 overs (Yashpal Singh 53; Aditya Singhania 4/18) by 194 runs.
Nagaland 205/7 in 50 overs (Rongsen Jonathan 104*; Rex Singh 2/36) vs Manipur 44/2 in 8.4 overs (Prafullomani Singh 19; Imliwati Lemtur 1/9). No result.