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  • 5:39 PM IST

    That’s all we have for today, folks. Hope you enjoyed our coverage of Round 2 of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Until next time then. Ciao!

  • 5:37 PM IST

    And in the last match of the day, Gujarat outclassed Tamil Nadu in a clinical four-wicket win at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Batting first, Tamil Nadu piled up 208 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Baba Indrajith top scored with 58, while Vijay Shankar added 47. Piyush Chawla was the pick of the bowlers for Gujarat with three for 38 in 10 overs. Gujarat made the chase a cakewalk, courtesy an unbeaten ton from Priyank Panchal (117*).

  • 5:02 PM IST

    From Bengaluru to the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium where Delhi have just won their match against Saurashtra by five wickets. Opting to bat, Saurashtra piled up 237 on the board. Sheldon Jackson top scored with 62, while India Test veteran Cheteshwar Pujara and Arpit Vasavda registered scores of 53 and 50 respectively. Subodh Bhati was the standout bowler for Delhi returning with a brilliant 5-24 in his 7.3 overs. Delhi chased down the target with four overs to spare. Himmat Singh was unbeaten on 74. India veteran and Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir scored 62.

  • 4:51 PM IST

    Yet another match decided by the VJD method, and this one is a big result. Maharashtra have beaten Karnataka by 57 runs. Ankit Bawane top scored with an unbeaten 104 for Maharashtra. With the ball, Satyajeet Bachhav claimed two wickets, while Samad Fallah and Anupam Sanklecha picked one each.

  • 4:41 PM IST

    So the VJD method has been used for both, the Baroda vs Vidarbha and Himachal vs Railways matches. Baroda and Himachal emerge winners by 37 and 33 runs respectively.

  • 4:35 PM IST

    Himachal have defeated Railways by 33 runs (VJD method). Put into bat, Railways were bowled out for 187. Mayank Dagar was the pick of the bowlers with four wickets. Ayush Jamwal claimed three, while KD Singh added one to complete the rout. For Himachal, Prashant Chopra top scored with 77. Nikhil Gangta scored 50.

  • 4:26 PM IST

    Close to the Alur Cricket Stadium where Himachal are cruising to victory, Karnataka are in sorts of trouble against Maharashtra at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Electing to field, Maharashtra a target of 245-8 at the end of 50 overs. Ankit Bawane top scored with an unbeaten 104. Karnataka are currently 107-6 in the 23rd over with Shreyas Gopal (7) and skipper Vinay Kumar at the crease. Satyajeet Bachhav has claimed two wickets for Maharashtra.

  • 4:16 PM IST

    Himachal have almost sealed their win against the Railways. They are 170-5 in the 42nd over after Railways set a 188-run target. Rishi Dhawan and Ankit Kaushik are batting on 6 and 1 respectively.

  • 3:50 PM IST

    Read our Plate Group round-up here.

  • 3:34 PM IST

    Bihar have beaten debutants Uttarakhand by five wickets to top the Plate Group. Chasing 161, they finished the game in the 38th over. Opener Vikash Ranjan with 79 off 102 balls. Bihar are led by former Hyderabad and Bengal spinner Pragyan Ojha. Uttarakhand are led by Delhi veteran Rajat Bhatia. One of Uttarakhand’s openers is two-time Ranji Trophy winner with Rajasthan, Vineet Saxena.

  • 3:16 PM IST

    Jammu & Kashmir have been bowled out for 96 by Bengal.

  • 3:07 PM IST

    Meghalaya have won their debut game, chasing Mizoram’s 154 with eight wickets in hand. Former Delhi wicketkeeper Puneet Bisht ends on 95* with skipper JJ Lamare 41*. Lamare hit the winning runs — that is a memory that will last forever.

  • 2:41 PM IST
    Baroda 95/1 (18) vs Vidarbha, target 255
    Himachal 55/4 (16.3) vs Railways, target 188
    Andhra 98/4 (25.4) vs Odisha, target 185
    Karnataka 64/3 (13) vs Maharashtra, target 246
    Delhi 95/3 (15) vs Saurashtra, target 238
    Madhya Pradesh 55/4 (16.3) vs Chhattisgarh, target 269
    Jammu & Kashmir 81/9 (21.4) vs Bengal (25-over match)
    Gujarat 43/1 (9.5) vs Tamil Nadu, target 206 (49-over match)
    Bihar 107/2 (26) vs Uttarakhand, target 161
    Meghalaya 114/2 (22) vs Mizoram, target 155
  • 2:31 PM IST

    Meghalaya seem to be en route a win on their debut in Vijay Hazare Trophy. Punit Bisht (60* in 64) is leading the charge against Mizoram. Chasing 155, Meghalaya are 94/2 after 20.1 overs.

  • 2:27 PM IST

    Vikash Ranjan (45*) is shepherding Bihar‘s chase of 161 against Uttarakhand. At 83/2 in 22 overs, they look reasonably well placed.

  • 2:26 PM IST

    Krishnamoorthy Vignesh has sent Parthiv Patel back to end an ominous-looking opening stand. Gujarat are still 37/1 in 6.4 overs with Priyank Panchal at the crease, and Tamil Nadu will have to work hard if they want to defend 206 in 49 overs.

  • 2:24 PM IST

    Jammu & Kashmir are in tatters against Bengal. Ishan Porel (3/14) did the early damage before Prayas Roy Barman took 4/20. The match was reduced to 25 overs a side due to rain, but at 56/8 after 18 overs, J & K don’t look like lasting even that long.

  • 2:22 PM IST

    Gautam Gambhir is certainly enjoying himself against Saurashtra. This, after Jaydev Unadkat dismissed Unmukt Chand with the first ball of the chase and later got Dhruv Shorey. The unfazed Gambhir has raced to an unbeaten 46 in 32 balls as Delhi are chasing 238. Rishabh Pant has just arrived at the crease.

  • 2:20 PM IST

    Ashwin Hebbar has led the Andhra fightback. After restricting Odisha to 184/9, Andhra were reeling at 33/3 in the seventh over after Pappu Roy got Hanuma Vihari and Ricky Bhui off consecutive deliveries. However, Hebbar (44*) has pushed them to the relative safety of 78/3 in the 20th over.

  • 2:19 PM IST

    Quick wickets from Pankaj Rao and Shahnawaz Sharma have reduced Madhya Pradesh to 36/3 in 11.5 overs after Chhattisgarh piled up 268/7. Remember, the two states used to be one a few years ago… but let us not digress.

  • 2:16 PM IST

    Just as we updated, Karnataka lost a third wicket! Anupam Sanklecha has Ravikumar Samarth caught-behind. Pavan Deshpande walks out, Karnataka now 38/3 in 9 overs chasing 246 against Maharashtra.

  • 2:11 PM IST

    Karnataka have lost Mayank Agarwal and Karun Nair (what an unfortunate summer it has been for him!). While their batting depth is impressive, a lot depends on Ravikumar Samarth and CM Gautam. Chasing 246 against Maharashtra, they are 38/2 after 8.3 overs.

  • 2:09 PM IST

    Himachal are finding their way back after Anureet Singh took two wickets for Railways in the seventh over. Their target is 188, and with Prashant Chopra looking solid, they are currently 54/2 after 14 overs.

  • 2:06 PM IST

    Baroda have started well in pursuit of 255 against Vidarbha. Kedar Devdhar (43 in 34) has led the charge, with Aditya Waghmode accompanying him. They are 60 without loss in the 11th over.

  • 2:00 PM IST
    Baroda 48/0 (8.5) vs Vidarbha, target 255
    Himachal 44/2 (11.4) vs Railways, target 188
    Karnataka 26/1 (6.3) vs Karnataka, target 246
    Madhya Pradesh 31/2 (7.5) vs Chhattisgarh, target 269
    Andhra 56/3 (14) vs Odisha, target 185
    Delhi 47/1 (6.5) vs Saurashtra, target 238
    Jammu & Kashmir 44/5 (12) vs Bengal (25-over match)
    Gujarat 3/0 (2) vs Tamil Nadu, target 206 (49-over match)
    Bihar 56/1 (15.4) vs Uttarakhand, target 161
    Meghalaya 48/2 (13.5) vs Mizoram, target 155
  • 1:41 PM IST

    Manipur have won their first ever match in Vijay Hazare Trophy. They had lost to Puducherry comfortably in what was the first match for both sides. They defeated tournament debutant Sikkim by 10 wickets today at Vadodara.

    Sikkim, 48/3 at one point and later 69/5, collapsed to 84 in 37.2 overs, with Bishworjit Singh Konthoujam taking 3/9. The Manipur openers, Lakhan Rawat and wicketkeeper Pukhrambam Singh, knocked off the runs in 13 overs.

  • 1:35 PM IST
    Baroda 25/0 (3.2) vs Vidarbha, target 255
    Himachal 30/0 (6.2) vs Railways, target 188
    Karnataka 5/0 (1.4) vs Karnataka, target 246
    Madhya Pradesh 18/1 (3) vs Chhattisgarh, target 269
    Andhra 38/3 (7.4) vs Odisha, target 185
    Delhi 9/1 (1.4) vs Saurashtra, target 238
    Jammu & Kashmir 23/2 (7) vs Bengal (25-over match)
    Tamil Nadu 205/8 (49) vs Gujarat (49-over match)
    Bihar 30/0 (9.1) vs Uttarakhand, target 161
    Sikkim 75/0 (17.2) vs Manipur, target 85
    Meghalaya 39/1 (8) vs Mizoram, target 155
  • 1:29 PM IST
    Vidarbha 254, Baroda 7/0 (1)
    Railways 187, Himachal 21/0 (4.4)
    Maharashtra 245/8 (50) vs Karnataka
    Chhattisgarh 268/7, Madhya Pradesh 13/0 (1.5)
    Odisha 184/9, Andhra 33/2 (6.3)
    Saurashtra 237, Delhi 0/1 (0.3)
    Jammu & Kashmir 17/2 (5.4) vs Bengal (25-over match)
    Tamil Nadu 205/8 (49) vs Gujarat (49-over match)
    Uttarakhand 160, Bihar 28/0 (7.5)
    Sikkim 84, Manipur 72/0 (15.3)
    Mizoram 154, Meghalaya 35/1 (6.5)
  • 1:12 PM IST

    At last, Bengal versus Jammu & Kashmir has begun. J&K are 8/1.

  • 12:50 PM IST

    The more you think about Shahbaz Nadeem’s achievement today, the more you realize how stunning it is. To bowl 10 overs, take eight wickets and conceded just 10 runs. Rajasthan batsman Robin Bist, who was one of Nadeem’s wickets, tells CricketCountry that the track was a rank turner where survival was very very tough.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19 LIVE: Live Cricket Score, Round 2

Follow the live updates from round two of the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy with our live blog.

On day one, 12 teams met across the country.

Here are the highlights from Elite Group A:

– Prithvi Shaw made a breezy 98 to help Mumbai beat Baroda at Alur.

– Shubman Gill made 115 in victory for Punjab over Himachal.

– Maharashra beat Goa by five wickets at Alur.

Here are the highlights from the Plate Group:

–  Puducherry beat Manipur by eight wickets.

Arunachal Pradesh beat Mizoram by four wickets.

– Bihar beat Nagaland by eight wickets.