Parthiv Patel is leading Gujarat in the Vijay Hazare Trophy    IANS
Parthiv Patel is leading Gujarat in the Vijay Hazare Trophy IANS

The Vijay Hazare 2016-17 has reached the business end of the tournament with the quarter-finals beginning on Sunday between KarnatakaBaroda and GujaratTamil Nadu. All the matches will be held at Feroz Shah Kotla or Palam A Stadium in Delhi. The live broadcast of the match is available on Star Sports HD 1 and Star Sports 1 while the live streaming will be shown on hotstar.com. Gujarat made the cut to the top eight after a convincing victory against Bengal on Monday. The maiden Ranji Trophy winners eased to the top eight with Jasprit Bumrah s 3-wicket haul and Parthiv Patel s fine knock.

Although Bengal lost the game against Gujarat, they also found their way to the knock-out stage bagging 20 points. Tamil Nadu have been impressive as well in the tournament. They not only won against Tripura by huge margin of 262 runs but also topped Group B to find berth in the knock-out stages. Ganga Sridhar Raju and Dinesh Karthik have been the driving forces for Tamil Nadu’s mammoth totals in this tournament. The third knock-out will see an intense clash between Vidarbha and MS Dhoni s Jharkhand. Dhoni has been at top-notch form in this tournament and continuing his captaincy skills, Dhoni will want to ensure to continue his consistency to take his side to the semi-final stage. Live Cricket Updates: Karnataka vs Baroda, Gujarat vs Tamil Nadu

Jharkhand had thrashed Jammu and Kashmir to reach this stage. Their chances looked bleak when their stellar campaign was stalled by Hyderabad. However, Hyderabad s loss against Services was Jharkhand s gain.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra have also got their way the quarter-final pitted against Bengal. Interestingly all the top eight teams have won the title.