The Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 ODI cricket tournament has started from today. Group B match is being played between Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
With the help of captain Ishaan Kishan’s quick century, Jharkhand scored a huge score of 422 runs in their 50 overs at the loss of 9 wickets in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021.
Ishaan Kishan completed his century in just 72 balls while batting in a blistering manner. In the 28th over of the innings, he was dismissed after scoring 173 runs in 94 balls.
In his brilliant innings, Ishaan hit 11 skyscrapers sixes and 19 fours. Apart from Ishaan, the friendly Roy also played brilliant innings of 72 off 39 balls with the help of 7 sixes and 3 fours.
Virat Singh (68 runs) and Sumit Kumar (52 runs) also played half-century. For Madhya Pradesh, Gaurav Yadav took 4 wickets for 73 runs in 9 overs.
The competition will be played in 6 cities of the country
This is the second domestic tournament in the country after the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament was held in January. The tournament will be played in 6 different cities of the country.
These include Surat, Indore, Bangalore, Jaipur, Kolkata, and Tamil Nadu. There are 38 teams participating in this tournament.
This tournament will be played according to the bio-bubble rules. These teams are divided into five elite and one plate group. The final of the tournament will be played on 14 March.
There will be competition for a place in the ODI and T20 team against England
Stars of the Indian cricket team, such as senior batsman Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Shreyas Iyer, will be eyeing this tournament to cement their preparations for the upcoming limited-overs series against England.
Through this tournament, the players will be trying to grab the attention of the national selectors. The ODI and T20 series against England will start in March, in which five T20s and three ODIs will be played.