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Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are equally matched, with a formidable batting line-up and a set of quality bowlers, though the presence of R Ashwin gives TN attack more experience and variety.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu register contrasting wins in semis to set up final clash on 25 October
KL Rahul hit 88 (111 balls, 6 fours, 1 six) and shared a century partnership with fellow opener Devdutt Padikkal (92) to power Karnataka to a nine wicket over Chhattisgarh and into the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy where it will face Tamil Nadu, which beat Gujarat by five wickets in the other semi-final
Vijay Hazare Trophy: KL Rahul's stroke-filled 90 powers Karnataka to semi-finals; Dhruv Shorey's efforts in vain as Delhi bow out
While Karnataka cruised to an eight-wicket victory over Puducherry in one of the quarter-finals, Delhi lost by six wickets to Gujarat via VJD Method in another last eight clash.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Pawan Negi stars in Delhi's three-wicket win over Himachal Pradesh; Haryana beat Uttar Pradesh in group B encounter
Electing to field, Delhi bundled out Himachal Pradesh for a paltry 176 in 41.2 overs, courtesy a four-wicket haul by Negi (4/32).
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Puducherry secures lone quarter-final berth from Plate Group; Manipur pacer claims hat-trick against Nagaland
Puducherry qualify for the knockout stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Manipur pacer Bishworjit Konthoujam claimed a hat-trick on way to a career-best seven for 54 but his brilliant effort went in vain as Nagaland bowlers held their nerves to defend 240.
Tamil Nadu, who topped the group with 36 points from nine games and second-placed Gujarat (32 points) qualified for the knockout phase to be held in Bengaluru from October 20.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Wasim Jaffer terms Vadodara pitch as 'unfit' for List A matches, says ground was 'close to being dangerous'
Jaffer, who is the highest-run scorer in Ranji Trophy, told PTI that the pitch at the Motibaug ground was close to being dangerous.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Lalit Yadav, spinners help Delhi beat Punjab in close contest; Mumbai defeat Kerala
Coming into bat at 115 for five, Yadav emerged as the top-scorer for Delhi with an unbeaten 53-ball 54 as he steered the team to a respectable 220 for 8 in their stipulated 50 overs.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Kerala's Sanju Samson creates history, smashes his first List A double ton against Goa
Kerala's Sanju Samson hit an unbeaten 212 in 129 balls against Goa, scoring the highest List A score by a wicketkeeper.
Gujarat joined Tamil Nadu in qualifying for the knockout stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy from Group 'C', with a 14-run win over Services in Jaipur on Thursday.
A blazing 100 by all-rounder Shivam Dube went in vain, as defending champions Mumbai suffered a heartbreaking nine-run defeat against Karnataka in their Elite Group A match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Skipper Unmukt Chand's unbeaten 80 guides Uttarakhand to 7-wicket win over Assam
Skipper Unmukt Chand hit an unbeaten 80 to help Uttarakhand defeat Assam by seven wickets in a rain-curtailed Plate group match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at Dehradun on Friday.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: BCCI looks at rescheduling rain-affected fixtures after 17 of 30 matches get affected
The matches which were affected by rain in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 will be rescheduled. In the first three days of the tournament, nearly 17 of the 30 games were abandoned or ended in a no result.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Pavan Deshpande, Krishnappa Gowtham's heroics guide Karnataka to huge victory over Jharkhand
Jharkhand were bowled out for 162 in 37.5 overs as all-rounder K Gowtham finished with 5 for 43 from 7.5 overs.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Delhi's Navdeep Saini shines against Haryana before rain plays spoilsport at Vadodara
India pacer Navdeep Saini helped Delhi bundle out Haryana for 154 but rain forced them to share points for the second day in a row in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Vadodara on Wednesday.
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.
MS Dhoni extends his unavailability till November; set to skip Vijay Hazare Trophy, Bangladesh T20Is
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has extended his break from competitive cricket by two months, thus ruling himself out of the Vijay Hazare Trophy and the three-match T20I series against the visiting Bangladesh.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Rishabh Pant, Navdeep Saini included in Delhi squad; Shikhar Dhawan opts out
Delhi start their campaign on the opening day against Vidarbha and it is expected that both the players will be available for the initial matches.
Vijay Hazare Trophy: India U-19's Asia Cup hero Atharva Ankolekar included in 17-member Mumbai squad
Ankolekar, a left arm spinner, had taken a match-winning five-wicket haul for India U19 last Saturday against Bangladesh in a low scoring thriller and his fifer had helped the team retain the Asia Cup title.