Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019 Final, Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu (KAR vs TN) Highlights: Chasing a modest target of 253, Karnataka were 146 for one wicket after 23 overs when bad light stopped play followed by rain. Karnataka won the match by 60 runs (VJD method). KL Rahul played the role of anchor whereas Mayank Agarwal took on Tamil Nadu bowlers. Rahul remained not out for 52 runs from 72 balls whereas Agarwal scored 69 runs from 55 deliveries including seven fours and three sixes. Only Washington Sundar managed to get a wicket but gave away runs at 8.5 runs per over
Earlier Manish Pandey won the toss and elected to field first at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. Tamil Nadu did not get off to a good start with Murali Vijay getting out on a duck followed by the experiment to send R Ashwin at No.3 gone wrong. Opener Abhinav Mukund and Baba Aparajith’s 124-run partnership for the third-wicket helped Tamil Nadu get back in the game. Mukund and Aparajith scored 85 and 66 respectively. Tamil Nadu kept losing wickets at regular intervals followed by a batting collapse in the death overs. Abhimanyu Mithun became the first Karnataka bowler to take a hat-trick in Vijay Hazare Trophy as Tamil Nadu got all out for 252 with one ball to go.