Shahrukh Khan showed his wares in red ball format with magnificent 148-ball-194 that ensured first innings lead for Tamil Nadu against Delhi in the Ranji Trophy
An in-form Uttar Pradesh will fancy their chances against Himachal Pradesh while Tamil Nadu face a stiff challenge against a resurgent Karnataka when two of the quarter-final matches of the Vijay Hazare Trophy will be played on Tuesday.
Former India skipper MS Dhoni watched closely as Tamil Nadu batter Shahrukh Khan came to the party against Karnataka in the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Monday.
Five needed off the last ball and it was Tamil Nadu batsman Shahrukh Khan who came to the party against Karnataka in the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Monday. Shahrukh's 33-run cameo off 15 balls helped Tamil Nadu win the thriller by four wickets.
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Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh flopped while Wriddhiman Saha and Mohammed Shami gave Bengal a dominant win in the opening day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 tournament on Saturday.
Axarf Patel picked up a career-best 6/43 to help Gujrat set up summit clash with Delhi in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Skipper Ravichandran Ashwin picked up 2/27 from his 10 overs, while Rajagopal Sathish kept his cool to guide Tamil Nadu into the semifinal of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
While Dinesh Karthik hit 108, Baba Aparajith struck 137 to help Tamil Nadu register a massive 252-run victory over hapless Rajasthan in Vijay Hazare Trophy.
During the Ranji Trophy clash between Punjab and Tamil Nadu at Dindigul, Australian umpire John Ward was hit on the back of his head and he collapsed to the ground in pain. Last year, Aussie cricketer Phillip Hughes died after being struck in the back of his head by a bouncer.
After first three days were washed out due to torrential rains, Gujarat were asked to bat first, where Priyank Panchal scored 90.
Suresh Raina hit 145 not out for Uttar Pradesh to set Tamil Nadu a target of 391 in their Ranji Trophy clash. In reply, Tamil Nadu posted 212 for four on the fourth and final day as the match ended in a draw.
Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh shared a point each after heavy for two days forced the match to be drawn.
Karnataka won by an innings after their batsmen made a mockery of the Tamil Nadu bowling in the Ranji Trophy final. Karun Nair scored a record triple century for the champions.
Tamil Nadu, who have made it to their 12th Ranji final, edged out Maharashtra by virtue of first innings lead.
While Tamil Nadu came into the semifinals, beating Vidarbha on first innings lead, Maharashtra ripped through the Andhra Pradesh batting line-up.