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2018 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Dinesh Karthik and Washington Sundar star for Tamil Nadu 

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Day two of the 2018 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy featured the first tied match of this year's tournament. Himachal Pradesh beat Haryana in a super over after both the teams ended up scoring 194 each. 

Put in to bat, openers Prashant Chopra and Ankush Bains took Himachal Pradesh off to a great start as they scored 50 runs in the first five overs before Bains was dismissed for 31 off 15 balls. Prashant looked solid throughout the innings, scoring an unbeaten 64-ball 99 with the help of 11 fours. He was supported well by veteran batsman Paras Dogra, who scored an unbeaten 47, taking his team to 194/2 in their 20 overs. 

Thanks to Harshal Patel, Haryana were off to a swashbuckling start as he scored 73 runs off 32 balls with the help of seven fours and five sixes to give Himachal a scare. When he got out in the 10 over with the scorecard reading 94/3, Rahul Tewatia walked out and threatened to take the game away from Himachal before falling for a 26-ball 42. 

Some tight bowling from the Himachal bowlers made sure that Haryana just managed to equal their total and took the game into a super over. Himachal's Pankaj Jaiswal gave away just two runs before cleaning up the Haryana batsmen in just three balls to put his team in a strong position. Skipper Prashant Chopra, who made an unbeaten 99 in the match, finished off the match by scoring a six off the first ball and took his tally to 105 runs.

Notable contributions from Mayank Agarwal, Stuart Binny and Abhimanyu Mithun helped Karnataka beat Goa by 49 runs.

Dinesh Karthik's 57 off 28, along with some fantastic bowling from K Vignesh and Washington Sundar, helped Tamil Nadu beat Andhra by eight wickets.

Brief scores:

West Zone:

Saurashtra 142/9 in 20 overs (Prerak Mankad 34, DJ Muthuswamy 2/27, Shrikant Mundhe 2/27, JP Zope 2/27) beat Maharashtra 138/7 in 20 overs (Rituraj Gaikwad 41, Shauriya Sanandia 2/37. Chudasama Yuvraj 2/26) by 4 runs. 


Gujarat 167/7 in 20 overs (Dhruv Raval 73, Axar Patel 35, Dhawal Kulkarni 3/32) lost to Mumbai 168/5 in 19.2 overs (Jay Bista 50, Shivam Dube 23*, Piyush Chawla 2/29) by 5 wickets. 

Central zone:

Rajasthan 156/5 in 20 overs (Ankit Lamba 62*, TN Dhillon 51, Ankit Sharma 1/17) beat Madhya Pradesh 120 in 19.4 overs (Rajat Patidar 38, Aniket Chaudhary 2/16, Deepak Chahar 2/19) by 36 runs.

Vidarbha 195/7 in 20 overs (Jitesh Sharma 91, Karn Sharma 25*, SJ Ahmed 2/37) beat Chhatisgarh 147/8 in 20 overs (Manoj Singh 35, SJ Ahmed 45*, Akshay Wakhare 2/22) by 48 runs.

East Zone:

Odisha 157/5 in 20 overs (Rajesh Dhuper 90, Manoj Tiwary 2/23) lost to Bengal 158/3 in 18.4 overs (Shreevats Goswami 79, V Singh 64) by 7 wickets. 

Tripura 162/5 in 20 overs (Yashpal Singh 56, Smit Patel 42, Abu Nechim 3/20) beat Assam 154/8 in 20 overs (Amit Sinha 64*. Sibsankar Roy 46, AS Sarkar 3/31) by 9 runs. 

South Zone:

Hyderabad 168/5 in 20 overs (Ambati Rayudu 52, Akshath Reddy 34, Jalaj Saxena 2/28) beat Kerala 158/7 in 20 overs (Sachin Baby 79, Ravi Kiran 3/28, Md Siraj 2/28) by 10 runs. 

Karnataka 172/4 in 20 overs (Mayank Agarwal 55, Stuart Binny 28*, Darshan Misal 3/27) beat Goa 123/8 in 20 overs (Sagun Kamat 28, Darshan Misal 24, Abhimanyu Mithun 2/13) by 49 runs. 

Andhra 119/7 in 20 overs (Ricky Bhui 25, K Vignesh 2/17, Washington Sundar 1/15) lost to Tami Nadu 122/3 in 14.4 overs (Dinesh Karthik 57, B Aparajith 28*) by 7 wickets. 

North Zone:

Himachal Pradesh 194/2 (Prashant Chopra 99*, Paras Dogra 47*) beat Haryana (Harshal Patel 73, Rahul Tewatia 42, KD Singh 2/38) via super over.

Jammu and Kashmir 128 in 20 overs (Ian Chauhan 47, DG Pathania 3/28, AA Bamal 2/19) lost to Services 130/1 in 16.5 (Ravi Chauhan 86*) by 9 wickets.

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