MA Agarwal and CA Pujara join the elite list of batsmen who have scored 15 fifties in Vijay Hazare Trophy

MA Agarwal of Karnataka and CA Pujara of Saurashtra registered their 15th fifty in Vijay Hazare Trophy when they scored 90 and 94 in the finals of the 2017-18 season in the match between Karnataka and Saurashtra at Delhi on 27 Feb 2018. They became the 15th and 16th batsman to score 15 fifties in the tournament. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 50+ 0 Teams
1 MK Tiwary 59 56 13 2487 130 57.83 3 19 22 0 Bengal
2 Yashpal Singh 51 50 12 2116 115* 55.68 5 15 20 5 Services, Tripura
3 IR Jaggi 51 51 10 2292 159* 55.90 6 14 20 5 Jharkhand
4 RV Uthappa 58 57 1 2429 169 43.37 9 11 20 2 Karnataka, Saurashtra
5 KD Karthik 45 43 7 2302 154* 63.94 8 11 19 1 Tamil Nadu
6 SP Goswami 58 58 5 2441 149* 46.05 6 12 18 1 Bengal
7 Mandeep Singh 59 55 4 2017 119 39.54 3 14 17 2 Punjab
8 Ganesh Satish 58 56 7 2068 140* 42.20 4 13 17 1 Karnataka, Vidarbha
9 W Jaffer 33 33 2 1749 178* 56.41 5 11 16 2 Mumbai
10 M Vijay 36 36 2 1622 115 47.70 4 11 15 3 Tamil Nadu
11 MA Agarwal 38 38 0 1918 162 50.47 6 09 15 3 Karnataka
12 A Mukund 42 42 2 1888 139 47.20 7 08 15 1 Tamil Nadu
13 CA Pujara 43 42 9 1835 138 55.60 5 10 15 1 Saurashtra
14 PK Panchal 46 46 0 1814 129 39.43 2 13 15 0 Gujarat
15 FY Fazal 54 54 4 1627 105 32.54 3 12 15 6 Railways, Vidarbha
16 NV Ojha 54 54 3 1965 167 38.52 5 10 15 2 Madhya Pradesh

Batsmen scoring ninety for Karnataka and Saurashtra and against Karnataka and Saurashtra in Vijay Hazare Trophy

The following table lists the batsmen of Karnataka and Saurashtra who have scored individual nineties in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.  It is noted  that both Karnataka and Saurashtra batsmen have scored individual nineties on six occasions

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MK Pandey 95 Karnataka v Goa Chennai 10 Feb 2010
2 Ganesh Satish 90 Karnataka v Kerala Bangalore 21 Feb 2012
3 Ganesh Satish 90 Karnataka v Hyderabad Bangalore 24 Feb 2012
4 MK Pandey 99* Karnataka v Mumbai Vadodara 21 Nov 2014
5 MK Pandey 94* Karnataka v Gujarat Alur 14 Dec 2015
6 MA Agarwal 90 Karnataka v Saurashtra Delhi 27 Feb 2018
             
1 CS Jani 98* Saurashtra v Maharashtra Mumbai 23 Feb 2012
2 RR Dave 96 Saurashtra v Baroda Pune 18 Feb 2013
4 AV Vasavada 99* Saurashtra v Mumbai Rajkot 02 Mar 2014
5 AV Vasavada 96 Saurashtra v Maharashtra Ahmedabad 14 Nov 2014
5 SB Vyas 94 Saurashtra v Bengal Rajkot 18 Dec 2015
6 CA Pujara 94 Saurashtra v Karnataka Delhi 27 Feb 2018

The following table lists the batsmen who have scored individual nineties against Karnataka and Saurashtra in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.  It is noted  that there are five occasions of batsmen scoring individual ninety against Karnataka and eight occasions of batsmen scoring ninety against Saurashtra in the tournament

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 R Dagar 96* Haryana v Karnataka Bengaluru 11 Dec 2015
2 AR Patel 93 Gujarat v Karnataka Kolkata 11 Mar 2014
3 M Vijay 92 Tamil Nadu v Karnataka Malappuram 12 Feb 2011
4 TL Suman 93 Hyderabad v Karnataka Vizag 16 Feb 2009
5 CA Pujara 94 Saurashtra v Karnataka Delhi 27 Feb 2018
             
1 W Jaffer 90 Mumbai v Saurashtra Poona 02 Mar 2008
2 NK Patel 92 Gujarat v Saurashtra Ahmedabad 16 Feb 2010
3 RG Sharma 96* Mumbai v Saurashtra Vadodara 13 Feb 2011
4 SK Kamat 95 Goa v Saurashtra Rajkot 12 Dec 2015
5 K Sumanth 91* Hyderabad v Saurashtra Kalyani 26 Feb 2017
6 PA Reddy 94 Hyderabad v Saurashtra Hyd-RGS 09 Feb 2018
7 Ishan Kishan 93 Jharkhand v Saurashtra Secunderabad 11 Feb 2018
8 MA Agarwal 90 Karnataka v Saurashtra Delhi 27 Feb 2018

MA Agarwal became the first Karnataka batsman to score a ninety against Saurashtra in the tournament and CA Pujara became the first Sourashtra batsman to score a ninety against  Karnataka in the tournament

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MA Agarwal 90 Karnataka v Saurashtra Delhi 27 Feb 2018
             
1 CA Pujara 94 Saurashtra v Karnataka Delhi 27 Feb 2018

 

Rival batsmen scoring nineties in the same match in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy

MA Agarwal of Karnataka and CA Pujara of Saurashtra scored 90 and 94 respectively in the match between Karnataka and Saurashtra at Delhi on 27 Feb 2018 to provide the third occasion rival batsmen scoring nineties in the same match in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy. All such occasions are listed below

No No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 1 Yuvraj Singh 96* Punjab v Delhi Delhi 01 Mar 2014
  2 M Manhas 98 Delhi v Punjab Delhi 01 Mar 2014
               
2 1 Yuvraj Singh 93 Punjab v Mumbai Hyderabad 10 Dec 2015
  2 JG Bista 92 Mumbai v Punjab Hyderabad 10 Dec 2015
               
3 1 MA Agarwal 90 Karnataka Saurashtra Delhi 27 Feb 2018
  2 CA Pujara 94 Saurashtra Karnataka Delhi 27 Feb 2018

MA Agarwal of Karnataka and CA Pujara of Saurashtra scored 90 and 94 respectively in the match between Karnataka and Saurashtra at Delhi on 27 Feb 2018 to provide the second occasion rival batsmen scoring nineties in the same match played at Delhi in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy. Both the  occasions are listed below

No No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 1 Yuvraj Singh 96* Punjab v Delhi Delhi 01 Mar 2014
  2 M Manhas 98 Delhi v Punjab Delhi 01 Mar 2014
               
2 1 MA Agarwal 90 Karnataka Saurashtra Delhi 27 Feb 2018
  2 CA Pujara 94 Saurashtra Karnataka Delhi 27 Feb 2018

 

 

 

Ganesh Satish – former Karnataka batsman – completes 2000 plus runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Ganesh Satish – former Karnataka batsman, now representing Vidarbha – became the eighth batsman to aggregate 2000 plus runs in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy.  At the end of the 2017-18 season, his run aggregate read 2068. He is one of the three batsmen who have an aggregate of 2000 plus runs in the tournament after RV Uthappa and Yashpal Singh representing two teams in the tournament.  RV Uthappa represented Karnataka and Saurashtra, Yashpal Singh represented Services and Tripura while Ganesh Satish represented Karnataka and Vidarbha.   Interestingly enough RV Uthappa and Ganesh Satish – represented Karnataka in the tournament. The following table lists the eight batsmen who have an aggregate of 2000 plus runs in the tournament.

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Teams
1 MK Tiwary 59 56 13 2487 130 57.83 3 19 0 210 39 Bengal
2 SP Goswami 58 58 05 2441 149* 46.05 6 12 1 279 23 Bengal
3 RV Uthappa 58 57 01 2429 169 43.37 9 11 2 284 55 Karnataka/Saurashtra
4 KD Karthik 45 43 07 2302 154* 63.94 8 11 1 251 38 Tamil Nadu
5 IR Jaggi 51 51 10 2292 159* 55.90 6 14 5 234 29 Jharkhand
6 Yashpal Singh 51 50 12 2116 115* 55.68 5 15 5 209 16 Services/Tripura
7 Ganesh Satish 58 56 07 2068 140* 42.20 4 13 1 196 20 Karnataka/Vidarbha
8 Mandeep Singh 59 55 04 2017 119 39.54 3 14 2 156 27 Punjab

Vijay Hazare Trophy – Semi finalists and winners in the previous eleven seasons

The following table lists the semi-finalists and also the winners in the previous eleven seasons of Vijay Hazare Trophy.

No Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Ground Match Date Season
1 Bengal Saurashtra Saurashtra 006 wkts Vizag Apr 10, 2008 2007-08
2 Bengal Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu 066 runs Agartala Mar 09, 2009 2008-09
3 Bengal Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu 029 runs Ahmedabad Mar 02, 2010 2009-10
4 Gujarat Jharkhand Jharkhand 159 runs Indore Mar 01, 2011 2010-11
5 Bengal Mumbai Bengal 006 wkts Delhi Mar 12, 2012 2011-12
6 Assam Delhi Delhi 075 runs Vizag Mar 03, 2013 2012-13
7 Karnataka Railways Karnataka 004 wkts Kolkata Mar 16, 2014 2013-14
8 Karnataka Punjab Karnataka 156 runs Ahmedabad Nov 25, 2014 2014-15
9 Delhi Gujarat Gujarat 139 runs Bengaluru Dec 28, 2015 2015-16
10 Tamil Nadu Bengal Tamil Nadu 037 runs Delhi Mar 20, 2017 2016-17
11 Karnataka Saurashtra Karnataka 041 runs Delhi Feb 27, 2018 2017-18

Karnataka emulates Tamil Nadu – Wins the Vijay Hazare Trophy for the third occasion

Karnataka won the finals of Vijay Hazare Trophy against Saurashtra at Delhi on 27.02.18 by 41 runs to win the trophy on the third occasion and became the second team to win the trophy on three occasions in the history of the tournament after Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu has also won the trophy on three occasions. Thus Karnataka emulated Tamil Nadu in winning the trophy on three occasions

No Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Ground Match Date Season
1 Karnataka Railways Karnataka 004 wkts Kolkata Mar 16, 2014 2013-14
2 Karnataka Punjab Karnataka 156 runs Ahmedabad Nov 25, 2014 2014-15
3 Karnataka Saurashtra Karnataka 041 runs Delhi Feb 27, 2018 2017-18
               
1 Bengal Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu 066 runs Agartala Mar 09, 2009 2008-09
2 Bengal Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu 029 runs Ahmedabad Mar 02, 2010 2009-10
3 Tamil Nadu Bengal Tamil Nadu 037 runs Delhi Mar 20, 2017 2016-17

Batsmen who have scored 1900 plus runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy

MA Agarwal of Karnataka has an aggregate of 1918 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy at the end of the 2017-18  season. He became the twelfth batsman in the history of the tournament to aggregate 1900 plus runs. All such  occasions are tabulated below

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s Teams
1 MK Tiwary 59 56 13 2487 130 57.83 3 19 0 210 39 Ben
2 SP Goswami 58 58 05 2441 149* 46.05 6 12 1 279 23 Ben
3 RV Uthappa 58 57 01 2429 169 43.37 9 11 2 284 55 Kar, Saur
4 KD Karthik 45 43 07 2302 154* 63.94 8 11 1 251 38 T N
5 IR Jaggi 51 51 10 2292 159* 55.90 6 14 5 234 29 Jha
6 Yashpal Singh 51 50 12 2116 115* 55.68 5 15 5 209 16 Ser,Tri
7 Ganesh Satish 58 56 07 2068 140* 42.20 4 13 1 196 20 Kar, Vid
8 Mandeep Singh 59 55 04 2017 119 39.54 3 14 2 156 27 Pun
9 SS Tiwary 54 51 10 1983 107* 48.36 4 10 2 157 41 Jha
10 NV Ojha 54 54 03 1965 167 38.52 5 10 2 202 46 Mad Pra
11 DB Ravi Teja 52 52 09 1945 131 45.23 5 09 2 170 27 And, Hyd
12 MA Agarwal 38 38 00 1918 162 50.47 6 09 3 238 32 Kar

Couple of records for MA Agarwal in Vijay Hazare Trophy

He owns the record for most boundary fours and most boundary sixes in a season. At the end of this game, he has scored 84 boundary fours 18 boundary sixes. The previous record for most boundary fours in a season was held by KD Karthik of Tamil Nadu with 75 boundary fours to his credit in the 2017-18 season, while the record for most boundary sixes was credited to SP Goswamy of Bengal who had  scored 14 boundary sixes in 2009-10 season.  MA Agarwal became the first batsman in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy to score 80 plus boundary sixes.

He scored 90 in this game which fetched him his seventh fifty of the season. He now owns the record for most fifties in a season. He went past KD Karthik who had scored six fifties in 2016-17 season and A Mukund of Tamil Nadu who had scored six fifties in 2009-10 season

MA Agarwal became the first batsman in the history of tournament to amass 700 runs. His aggregate at the end of this game read 723. He reached the milestone when he was on 67 during the course of his knock of 90 in this game.

MA Agarwal’s aggregate in the tournament read 1918 at the end of this game. He became the second Karnataka batsman to aggregate 1900 plus run in Vijay Hazare Trophy after RV Uthappa. RV Uthappa has an aggregate of 2334 runs

Player Span Mat Runs NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
RV Uthappa 2008-2017 52 51 1 2334 169 46.68 9 11 2 271 52
MA Agarwal 2012-2018 38 38 0 1918 162 50.47 6 09 3 238 32

MA Agarwal’s 90 provides the sixth occasions of a Karnataka batsman scoring an individual ninety in the tournament. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Match Date
1 MK Pandey 95 Karnataka Goa Chennai 10 Feb 2010
2 Ganesh Satish 90 Karnataka Kerala Bangalore 21 Feb 2012
3 Ganesh Satish 90 Karnataka Hyderabad Bangalore 24 Feb 2012
4 MK Pandey 99* Karnataka Mumbai Vadodara 21 Nov 2014
5 MK Pandey 94* Karnataka Gujarat Alur 14 Dec 2015
6 MA Agarwal 90 Karnataka Saurashtra Delhi 27 Feb 2019

Three figure partnerships by Karnataka batsmen in Vijay Hazare Trophy

MA Agarwal and KK Nair of Karnataka added 155 runs for the first wicket against Maharashtra at Delhi on 24.02.18 to provide the provide the 33rd occasion of Karnataka batsmen posting a three figure partnership in the tournament and the ninth occasion for the first wicket. All such occasions are tabulated below with wicket wise break up

Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
CM Gautam, RV Uthappa 126 1st Karnataka v Andhra Visakhapatnam 15 Feb 2009
KL Rahul, RV Uthappa 112 1st Karnataka v Kerala Vasco 15 Feb 2013
KL Rahul, RV Uthappa 206 1st Karnataka v Hyderabad Porvorim 18 Feb 2013
RV Uthappa, MA Agarwal 137 1st Karnataka v Jharkhand Kolkata 14 Mar 2014
MA Agarwal, KL Rahul 112 1st Karnataka v Hyderabad Hyd-RGS 11 Nov 2014
RV Uthappa, MA Agarwal 162 1st Karnataka v Punjab Ahmedabad 25 Nov 2014
MA Agarwal, KK Nair 190 1st Karnataka v Odisha Alur 13 Feb 2018
MA Agarwal, KK Nair 155 1st Karnataka v Maharashtra Delhi 24 Feb 2018
             
RV Uthappa, SN Raju 124* 2nd Karnataka v Andhra Malappuram 13 Feb 2011
RV Uthappa, Ganesh Satish 144 2nd Karnataka v Hyderabad Bangalore 24 Feb 2012
RV Uthappa, Ganesh Satish 117 2nd Karnataka v Andhra Bengaluru 26 Feb 2012
RV Uthappa, Ganesh Satish 214 2nd Karnataka v Goa Porvorim 14 Feb 2013
KL Rahul, Ganesh Satish 119 2nd Karnataka v U. Pradesh Visakhapatnam 26 Feb 2013
RV Uthappa, KL Rahul 128 2nd Karnataka v Jharkhand Kolkata 14 Mar 2014
MA Agarwal, KK Nair 100 2nd Karnataka v Assam Bengaluru 08 Feb 2018
MA Agarwal, R Samarth 242 2nd Karnataka v Hyderabad Delhi 21 Feb 2018
             
B Chipli, R Vinay Kumar 143 3rd Karnataka v Hyderabad Chennai 27 Feb 2008
Ganesh Satish, MK Pandey 108 3rd Karnataka v Kerala Chennai 13 Feb 2010
RV Uthappa, MK Pandey 130 3rd Karnataka v Tamil Nadu Chennai 14 Feb 2010
Ganesh Satish, R Dravid 119 3rd Karnataka v Haryana Vadodara 23 Feb 2010
MA Agarwal, MK Pandey 147 3rd Karnataka v Andhra Secunderabad 07 Nov 2014
R Samarth, MK Pandey 116 3rd Karnataka v Jharkhand Kolkata 25 Feb 2017
             
R Vinay Kumar, C Raghu 128 4th Karnataka v Goa Chennai 29 Feb 2008
B Akhil, DA Chougule 110 4th Karnataka v Tamil Nadu Chennai 03 Mar 2008
Ganesh Satish, MK Pandey 173 4th Karnataka v Goa Chennai 10 Feb 2010
MK Pandey, KK Nair 123* 4th Karnataka v Tamil Nadu Vasco 17 Feb 2013
MK Pandey, KK Nair 142* 4th Karnataka v Goa Secunderabad 08 Nov 2014
MK Pandey, STR Binny 119 4th Karnataka v Mumbai Vadodara 21 Nov 2014
KL Rahul, PU Deshpande 100 4th Karnataka v Punjab Alur (2) 11 Feb 2018
MA Agarwal, PU Deshpande 132 4th Karnataka v Railways Alur 16 Feb 2018
             
DA Chougule, C Raghu 101 5th Karnataka v Tamil Nadu Chennai 03 Mar 2008
RV Uthappa, KK Nair 209 5th Karnataka v Gujarat Kolkata 11 Mar 2014
MK Pandey, CM Gautam 145 5th Karnataka v J + K Bengaluru 18 Dec 2015

 

150 plus runs partnerships for the first wicket in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy

MA Agarwal and KK Nair of Karnataka added 155 runs for the first wicket against Maharashtra at Delhi on 24.02.18 to provide the 29th occasion of batsmen posting 150 plus runs for the first wicket in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy. All such occasions are tabulated below

Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
A Chopra, S Dhawan 277* 1st Delhi v Punjab Delhi 28 Feb 2008
PSK Gupta, S Chaudhary 249 1st U. Pradesh v Maharashtra Cuttack 03 Mar 2017
AM Hegde, VA Jagadeesh 241 1st Kerala v Hyderabad Chennai 11 Feb 2010
A Chopra, S Dhawan 208* 1st Delhi v Services Delhi 05 Mar 2008
KL Rahul, RV Uthappa 206 1st Karnataka v Hyderabad Porvorim 18 Feb 2013
SP Jackson, AA Barot 202* 1st Saurashtra v Goa Rajkot 12 Dec 2015
SP Goswami, AR Easwaran 198 1st Bengal v Jharkhand Delhi 18 Mar 2017
KS Bharat, K Ashwin Hebbar 192 1st Andhra v Gujarat Chennai 12 Feb 2018
MA Agarwal, KK Nair 190 1st Karnataka v Odisha Alur 13 Feb 2018
S Anirudha, M Vijay 185 1st Tamil Nadu v Kerala Malappuram 16 Feb 2011
FY Fazal, JM Sharma 183 1st Vidarbha v U. Pradesh Jaipur 05 Mar 2014
SN Khanolkar, SB Bangar 182 1st Railways v Vidarbha Kanpur 14 Feb 2011
S Anirudha, A Mukund 177 1st Tamil Nadu v M. Pradesh Rajkot 27 Feb 2010
DS Jadhav, P Aziz 176 1st Assam v Bengal Cuttack 14 Feb 2010
Manish Sharma, RG Sharma 171 1st Rajasthan v U. Pradesh Kanpur 26 Feb 2008
RD Gaikwad, VH Zol 167 1st Maharashtra v H. Pradesh Cuttack 25 Feb 2017
KH Devdhar, AA Waghmode 165 1st Baroda v Assam Alur (3) 16 Feb 2018
RV Uthappa, MA Agarwal 162 1st Karnataka v Punjab Ahmedabad 25 Nov 2014
W Jaffer, AM Rahane 159 1st Mumbai v Baroda Poona 27 Feb 2008
KH Devdhar, AA Waghmode 159 1st Baroda v Andhra Delhi 11 Dec 2015
SP Pattnaik, AR Sarangi 157 1st Odisha v Haryana Delhi 25 Feb 2017
MA Agarwal, KK Nair 155 1st Karnataka v Maharashtra Delhi 24 Feb 2018
Tahir Khan, Sumit Singh 154 1st Services v Punjab Gurgaon 16 Feb 2010
AO Bandy, SP Khajuria 154 1st J + K v Services Secunderabad 11 Feb 2018
R Inder Singh, C Madan 153* 1st Punjab v Haryana Dharamsala 13 Feb 2013
S Dhawan, UBT Chand 153 1st Delhi v Punjab Sirsa 12 Feb 2010
S Anirudha, A Mukund 153 1st Tamil Nadu v Hyderabad Chennai 13 Feb 2010
SP Wakaskar, KH Devdhar 152 1st Baroda v Mumbai Rajkot 27 Feb 2014
TL Suman, DB Ravi Teja 151 1st Hyderabad v Tamil Nadu Bangalore 26 Feb 2012

It also provides the fourth occasion of Karnataka batsmen posting a 150 plus runs partnership for the first wicket in the tournament. All such occasions are listed below. It is noted with interest that out of the four occasions, MA Agarwal is one of the partners on three occasions

Partners Runs Wkt Team Opposition Ground Match Date
KL Rahul, RV Uthappa 206 1st Karnataka v Hyderabad Porvorim 18 Feb 2013
MA Agarwal, KK Nair 190 1st Karnataka v Odisha Alur 13 Feb 2018
RV Uthappa, MA Agarwal 162 1st Karnataka v Punjab Ahmedabad 25 Nov 2014
MA Agarwal, KK Nair 155 1st Karnataka v Maharashtra Delhi 24 Feb 2018
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