Karnataka won the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 title after winning the final match against Tamil Nadu by 60 runs. The match was affected by rains so Karnataka won the match by VJD method in the end. While chasing a target of 253 runs in the second innings, Karnataka started great with their top order batsmen Devdutt Padikkal, Lokesh Rahul and Mayank Agarwal managing it well on the crease. Washington Sundar was able to dismiss Padikkal for 11 runs, however, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal build the batting very well. Abhimanyu Mithun became the star of the match after bagging a hat-trick in the final over of Tamil Nadu’s batting. Abhimanyu Mithun Celebrates 30th Birthday With Hat-trick, Fans Congratulate Birthday Boy Remarkable Feat During 2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy Final.
Vijay Hazare final became a trending topic on Twitter with cricket fans hailing Karnataka for their 4th Vijay Hazare Trophy title. Fans started congratulating Karnataka with #VijayHazareTrophy and #KARvTN tags on social media. Netizens lauded Abhimanyu Mithun for his hat-trick, and also KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal for their commendable batting. Have a look at netizens reactions after Karnataka won Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 final. Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 Final Match LIVE Cricket Streaming on Star Sports and Hotstar: Check Live Score, Watch Free Telecast on TV & Online.
Kl Rahul has been in a sublime form at a moment, his scores in knockouts :-
Quarterfinal - 90
Semifinal - 88*
Final - 52*
— Simran Randhawa (@Randhawa36_) October 25, 2019
Karnataka always beats Tamilnadu.. because Karnataka team have Karnataka players 😍
— Karunakara G.S (@karunakara_gs) October 25, 2019
Congratulations to Karnataka who have won the #VijayHazareTrophy by 60 runs(VJD Method)
— TNCA (@TNCACricket) October 25, 2019
Winning the final against TN will be more special 🙌🙌 pic.twitter.com/WIrt9S4r5M
— Surya - RCB (@Iam_abdian17) October 25, 2019
In 23 overs, Karnataka were batting at 146/1 while chasing 253. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal both surpassed half-centuries and were batting at 52* and 69* respectively when the rains affected the match at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Karnataka were well ahead of the par score and also better than Tamil Nadu in run-rate. Therefore, Karanataka were declared the winners of the Vijay Hazare 2019-20 final according to VJD method.
Earlier, Karnataka won the toss and elected to bowl first at their home ground. He became the first Karnataka bowler to take a hat-trick in Vijay Hazare tournament. Abhinav Mukund with 85 runs and Baba Aparajith with 66 runs played some brilliant knocks for Tamil Nadu, however, they could only reach 252 in 49.5 overs getting bowled out in the end. Later, Karnataka top-order batsmen were enough to put up a strong batting and win the match.