Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dinesh Karthik's knock of 95, K Vignesh's five-for script Tamil Nadu's massive victory over Services

Put into bat at the Sawai Mansingh stadium, Tamil Nadu posted a healthy 294/8 with Karthik top-scoring with 95. And later, their bowlers produced a splendid show to bundle out Services for a paltry 82.

Press Trust of India, Sep 25, 2019 17:54:22 IST

Jaipur: Skipper Dinesh Karthik led from the front as Tamil Nadu thrashed Services by a whooping 212 runs in their Elite Group C game of the Vijay Hazare trophy here on Wednesday.

This is Tamil Nadu's second successive win after they had opened their campaign by defeating Rajasthan on Tuesday.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Dinesh Karthiks knock of 95, K Vigneshs five-for script Tamil Nadus massive victory over Services

File image of DInesh Karthik. Sportzpics

Put into bat at the Sawai Mansingh stadium, Tamil Nadu posted a healthy 294/8 with Karthik top-scoring with 95. And later, their bowlers produced a splendid show to bundle out Services for a paltry 82.

Karthik was ably supported by C Hari Nishaanath (73 off 71 balls) as the two rebuilt the Tamil Nadu innings after they were tottering at 55-4.

While Karthik hit 8 fours and a maximum in his 91-ball knock, Nishaanath had seven fours and a six to his name.

A late onslought by No. 10 batsman M Mohammed (36 off 15 balls), in which he hit four sixes, helped Tamil Nadu near the 300-run mark.

And then the Tamil Nadu bowlers created havoc as they did not allow any Services batsman to settle down with pacer K Vignesh taking a fifer.

Vignesh (5-41) ran through the Services line-up, while M Mohammed (3-10), T Natarajan (1-22) and R Sai Kishore (1-9) were the other wicket-takers as Tamil Nadu completed a comprehensive win.

Brief Scores: Tamil Nadu 294/8 (Dinesh Karthik 95, C Hari Nishaanath 73, Rajat Paliwal 2-26) beat Services 82 (Nakul Verma 20, Rahul Singh Gehlot 17, K Vignesh 5-41) by 212 runs.

Points: Tamil Nadu: 4; Services 0.

Railways 289/6 in 50 overs beat Bihar 155/6 in 43 overs by 84 runs (VJD method).

Points: Railways: 4; Bihar: 0.

Tripura 268/8 in 50 overs beat Madhya Pradesh 86/6 in 20 overs by 104 runs (VJD method).

Points: Tripura 4; MP 0.

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Updated Date: Sep 25, 2019 17:54:22 IST






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