Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Padikkal's third successive ton fires Karnataka into last eight; Andhra secure top spot in Group B
Devdutt Padikkal had the company of his skipper Ravikumar Samarth, who also slammed an unbeaten century (130 not out from 118 balls; 17x4) as the opening duo raced to the 285-run target win with 57 balls to spare at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Jharkhand is on top of the standings with 12 points, followed by Punjab, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh with eight points. Vidarbha lies in last place with 4 points.
The 22-year-old left-handed Kishan single-handedly tore apart the MP attack, striking 19 fours and 11 sixes in his knock.
Put into bat at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Baroda posted a competitive 160 for 3 and then restricted Punjab to 135 for 8.
Highlights, Punjab vs Baroda, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, 2nd Semi Final, Full Cricket Score: Baroda win by 25 runs to enter final
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Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Tamil Nadu hold edge over Rajasthan in semi-finals; Punjab favourites against Baroda
Tamil Nadu will face Rajasthan and Punjab would take on Baroda in the semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Vishnu Solanki's 71 not out helps Baroda stun Haryana; Rajasthan defeat Bihar to enter semis
Baroda first restricted Haryana to 148/7 in the third quarter-final, and then it was Solanki, who hammered four fours and five sixes in his 46-ball unbeaten knock to get his team over the line after 18 runs were needed off the final over.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Final chance for domestic players to impress in knock-outs ahead of IPL auction
While Karnataka will go all out looking to retain the title, the seven other teams which have made it to the quarter-finals will be itching to make an impact and get their names inscribed on the trophy.
In the day's last Elite Group B match, Bengal made 163 for eight and in reply, Tamil Nadu chased down the target with two overs to spare.
Krunal and Hardik Pandya’s father Himanshu passes away; Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli offer condolences
Krunal, who is currently captaining Baroda in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, left the tournament bio-bubble to be with his family as tributes poured in from cricketers and fans alike.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Baroda, Tamil Nadu maintain winning run; Punjab ease past Jammu and Kashmir
Baroda and Tamil Nadu registered victories over Maharashtra and Hyderabad respectively, while an all-round performance from Riyan Parag setup an upset victory for Assam over Bengal.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Krunal Pandya stars in Baroda's win over Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu crush Jharkhand
Put into bat in a Group C game, hosts Baroda first rode on Pandya's blazing 76 to post a competitive 168/7 on the board before the bowlers held their nerves to restrict Uttarakhand to 163/6 despite a fighting 77 by Dikshanshu Negi.
Apart from the pair, seasoned opener Kedar Devdhar and right-handed batsman Vishnu Solanki have also been included in the squad.
The Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) has suspended its pre-season fitness camp after the kin of a player tested positive for coronavirus, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Following a dismal season, Whatmore had parted ways with Kerala after spending three years with the southern side
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: BCCI commentators spark controversy after referring to Hindi as 'national language of India'
The commentators during the Ranji match between Karnataka and Baroda said Hindi is the national language of the country and every Indian must learn to speak the language.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Tamil Nadu face Saurashtra in must-win encounter; Mumbai play for pride against Madhya Pradesh
Saurashtra collected three points from their drawn- game against Mumbai and are sitting at the second place in the combined A and B Group standings with 28 points
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Suryakumar Yadav leads Mumbai's fightback against Saurashtra; Tamil Nadu hand Baroda innings defeat
Suryakumar Yadav blazed his way to 134 to lead Mumbai's fight back on the third day of their Elite Group B Ranji Trophy game against Saurashtra after the domestic giants conceded 73 runs first-innings lead.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Baba Aparajith to continue leading Tamil Nadu in upcoming fixtures against Baroda, Saurashtra
Baba Aparajith will lead the Tamil Nadu team for the forthcoming Ranji Trophy Group 'B' matches against Baroda and Saurashtra while the experienced Abhinav Mukund has been named as his deputy.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: All-round Karnataka beat Mumbai by 5 wickets; Services thump Maharashtra by innings and 94 runs
Karnataka defeated Mumbai by 5 wickets in their Group B Ranji Trophy game while Services thrashed Maharashtra by an innings and 94 runs in their Group C clash.