It was another eventful day in the Vijay Hazare Trophy today with as many as 10 matches across the length and breadth of the country. Shreyas Iyer’s magnificent hundred was one of the highlights of the day as Mumbai chased down Maharashtra’s 279 in Jaipur. Saurashtra won a thriller against Haryana in Kolkata chasing down 265 with just a wicket in hand. And they had an unlikely hero with the bat!
We look at some of the best performances from the day.
Shreyas Iyer’s Unbeaten Hundred in Big Mumbai Win
Shreyas Iyer hammered a brilliant unbeaten 103 off just 99 deliveries helping Mumbai chase down Maharashtra’s total of 279 for 9 with six wickets in hand and 16 deliveries to spare in Jaipur. In what was a bizarre scorecard Yash Nahar (opener) and Azim Kazi (number 6) registered hundreds for Maharashtra while six other batsmen were dismissed for a single-digit score.
Delhi Hammer Puducherry By 179 Runs
Dhruv Shorey and Nitish Rana hit magnificent hundreds helping Delhi to a massive 354 for 4 in their allotted 50 overs. Puducherry crumbled under pressure and were bowled out for 175 in the 40th over.
Great Win For Jammu and Kashmir Over Services
Jammu and Kashmir registered a splendid three-wicket win against Services in Kolkata. Opener Ravi Chauhan hit a century for Services as they posted 274 for 7 in their allotted 50 overs. Jammu and Kashmir lost two early wickets but a brilliant 77-run stand between Shubham Khajuria and Abdul Samad set them on course in pursuit of their target. Khajuria scored 84 off 91 deliveries while Samad blasted 63 off just 38 deliveries.
Unadkat the Batsman Stars in Saurashtra’s Thrilling Victory Against Haryana
Saurashtra chased down Haryana’s total of 264 by just one solitary wicket in a thrilling match in Kolkata. At 198 for 7 it looked all done and dusted for Saurashtra. Jaydev Unadkat came out to bat at 211 for 8. No one gave the team a chance but the India international had other plans. He remained unbeaten on a splendid 39 off just 24 deliveries and smashed two fours and three sixes to take Saurashtra to a thrilling win in the final over of the chase. The captain had single handedly taken his side to a miraculous win. The last two wickets for Saurashtra added 54.