Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Only option was to rectify mistakes and return stronger, says Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw, after a disastrous Adelaide Test, was benched for the next three and then dropped from the national team for the England series.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Prithvi Shaw, Aditya Tare's blistering knocks power Mumbai to title with win over Uttar Pradesh
This is Mumbai's fourth Hazare title and the one to remember for Shaw (827 runs), who now holds the record for highest runs scored in single edition of this competition.
The incident occurred in the 24th over of the innings when Prithvi, who was fielding in the first slip, got hit on the shin after Uttar Pradesh opener Madhav Kaushik slapped a shot off young leg-spinner Prashant Solanki.
Shaw's stupendous 754 runs in the tournament, which includes 105 not out, 227 not out, 185 not out and 165, has made him a contender for a comeback during the three ODIs, in case Rohit Sharma avails the option of taking rest.
Mumbai will meet Uttar Pradesh in the final at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Sunday. In the other semi-final, UP defeated Gujarat by five wickets.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Akshdeep Nath's all-round performance sees Uttar Pradesh beat Gujarat to enter final
Opting to bat at the Ferozshah Kotla, Gujarat top-order put up an ordinary show and found the going tough against some relentless UP bowling attack to be bundled out for a paltry 184 in 48.1 overs with Nath taking 1 for 29 in 6 overs apart from pacers Yash Dayal and Aaqib Khan finishing with three and two scalps respectively.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Big-hitters Shaw, Padikkal square off as Mumbai face Karnataka in semis; UP take on Gujarat
Devdutt is the leading run-scorer of the tournament with 673 runs, Prithvi Shaw is not far behind with 589 runs in his kitty.
Skipper Prithvi Shaw blazed his way to an unbeaten 185 off just 123 balls as Mumbai stormed into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a crushing nine-wicket win over Saurashtra. Meanwhile, UP reached the semi-final too with their 46-run win over Delhi.
Saurashtra face domestic giants Mumbai on 9 March in their quarter-final match at the Palam Air Force Ground in New Delhi.
Bengal coach Arun Lal, who was dissatisfied with the performance of the team, held a closed door meeting with Dalmiya.
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.
As per the BCCI website, the pre-quarter final (Eliminator) will be played on 7 March, while the quarter-finals will be played on 8 and 9 March.
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Saurashtra, Chandigarh register hat-trick of wins; Uttarakhand, Assam win in Plate Group
Saurashtra currently lead the Elite Group E table on the basis of net run rate.
Shaw hammered 32 fours and five sixes during his onslaught. He also became the eighth Indian to score a List A double hundred.
Punjab skipper Mandeep Singh won the toss and sent Andhra in to bat and Siddarth Kaul (4/27) was bang on target from the word go. Kaul got Ashwin Hebbar, centurion in the previous match against Tamil Nadu, for 1 in the fourth over.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: All cricketers to undergo another round of testing after Bihar player found COVID-19 positive
Another source said that all the other players will undergo COVID-19 tests on Tuesday with the results coming by evening. Bihar has sent 22 players for testing.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: S Sreesanth's five-for helps Kerala beat UP; R Samarth slams 158 as Karnataka thrash Bihar
Hosts Gujarat recorded their second successive win in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, beating Goa by eight wickets in an Elite Group A game, on Monday.
The T20 series will be played in Ahmedabad between 12 and 20 March and will be followed by a three-match ODI series that will be played in Pune between 23 and 28 March.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw's ton, bowlers help Mumbai beat Delhi; Chandigarh pull off thrilling chase against Haryana
Mumbai bowlers led by experienced pacer Dhawal Kulkarni (3/35) restricted Delhi to 211/7 despite a valiant unbeaten 106 off 145 balls by Himmat Singh and then cantered to the target in 31.5 overs as Prithvi tore into the Delhi attack.