Uttarakhand starter Karnaveer Kaushal became the first batter to score a double century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, and he hit 202 of 135 balls in a Group Plate game against Sikkim on Saturday. The highest previous score in the Vijay Hazare Trophy was the 187 of Ajinkya Rahane for Mumbai against Maharashtra in Pune in 2007-08.
Kaushal constantly accelerated during his innings, reaching 50 of 38 balls, a 71-ball century, 150 of 101 balls and his double-century of 132 balls. He put 296 for the first wicket with Vineet Saxena, who made 100 out of 133 deliveries, the highest opening spot in the List A cricket in India. The highest previous level was the unbeaten 277 that Shikhar Dhawan and Aakash Chopra put up for Delhi against Punjab in 2007-08.
Kaushal's innings led Uttarakhand to 366 for 2 in 50 passes, and only fell in 47th. 19659002]
Highest Individual Scores in the Vijay Hazare Trophy
|Races||Batsman||Team||Against  Companion to the working table of the work table overlooking the garden of the swimming pool 19659012] Sikkim||Nadiad||2018-19|
|178 *|| Mumbai||Baroda||Pune||2007-08|
|173 *||Ankush Bains||Himachal Pradesh||Vidarbha||2018-19||2018||170 *||Wasim Jaffer||Mumbai||Delhi||Delhi||2006-07|
This is the third century for Kaushal, 27, in the tournament, during the year Ch made his debut at the list A. He had done 101 against Puducherry, and 118 against Mizoram. Kaushal now has 467 runs in seven games with an average of 77.83 and a stroke average of 122.25, second to Punit Bisht, the Meghalaya pro, who has 488 runs. The three hundred Kaushal are the most for a hitter in the tournament so far.
Uttarakhand are fighting against Bihar for the first place in the Plate Group. They had 20 points before this game, and a victory will take them to 24, only two behind the 26 in Bihar. Uttarakhand will play against Arunachal Pradesh, and Bihar will face Mizoram, on October 8