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150/10 (40.3)
151/3 (29.5)
SAU won by 7 wickets
 
We now know the semi-final line-ups. In the first semifinal, Himachal Pradesh will be taking on Services and in the second semifinal Tamil Nadu will be squaring off against Saurashtra. The two semifinals will be played on Friday. We will be back with all the action from the Vijay Hazare Trophy. For now, this is the commentary team of Navjeevan Rajput and Prakhar Sachdeo taking your leave. Goodbye! 
With an easy single down the ground, Saurashtra round-off a comprehensive win by 7-wickets over Vidarbha to book a spot in the semi-final. The players shake hands as Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Unadkat finally spots a smile. 

A chase of 151 in 50 overs can be easy for any chasing side but Vidarbha made things difficult for their opponents early on. Aditya Thakare bowled a brilliant opening spell in which he bowled four maidens on a bounce and accounted for the wickets of  Vishvaraj Jadeja and Harvik Desai. He got good support from Lalit Yadav and Yash Thakur. Yadav picked the wicket of Sheldon Jackson as Saurashtra were reduced to 35/3 in 9.5 overs. At that stage it looked like the target of 151 was not going to be a cakewalk for Saurashtra. 

But Jackson's wicket was the last wicket to fall in Saurashtra's innings as it then brought together Prerak Mankad and Arpit Vasavada in the middle. Vasavda made the best use of his experience and Mankad riding high on form ensured there are no further jitters in the chase. The two batters then engineered an unbeaten partnership of 116 runs to guide their side home in mere 29.5 overs with 7 wickets remaining. In the process of building that partnership, Mankad completed his second half-century in as many games. 

Earlier, Saurashtra's bowling unit bowled out Vidarbha for just 150. Jaydev Unadkat, Chirag Jani, DA Jadeja and Yuvraj Chudasama picked two wickets each. 
29.5 Akshay Wakhare to Prerak Mankad, WINNING RUN!! Full and drifting on the stumps, Mankad waits back and pushes this down the ground for one. Saurashtra gets through into the top 4 yet again!
29.4 Akshay Wakhare to Prerak Mankad, SCORES ARE TIED!! Tossed on the stumps, Mankad gets down and slog-sweeps that away over deep mid-wicket for a maximum!!
29.3 Akshay Wakhare to Arpit Vasavada, full and outside off, Arpit chips that over covers for another single
29.2 Akshay Wakhare to Prerak Mankad, full and just outside off, Mankad drives this down the ground for a single. Just 8 runs needed now!
29.1 Akshay Wakhare to Prerak Mankad, full and on the stumps, Mankad presses forward and blocks this
Only three runs from Atharva Taide's first over. Just eight runs more needed for Saurashtra to confirm their place in the semifinals. 
29
overs
142 /3 score
1
0
0
1
0
1
runs
cricket bat icon Prerak Mankad *
69 (68)
cricket bat icon Arpit Vasavada
40 (65)
cricket ball icon Atharva Taide
0 /3
28.6 Atharva Taide to Prerak Mankad, full and on the stumps, Mankad whips that away towards deep mid-wicket for one. Down to just 9 runs needed now!!
28.5 Atharva Taide to Prerak Mankad, tossed up outside off, Mankad pushes that one to extra cover
28.4 Atharva Taide to Arpit Vasavada, full and on the stumps, Arpit pushes this down to long-on for one
28.3 Atharva Taide to Arpit Vasavada, full and outside off, Arpit defends this back to the bowler
28.2 Atharva Taide to Arpit Vasarvada , full and outside off, Arpit punches this along the ground to cover-point
28.1 Atharva Taide to Prerak Mankad, tossed on the length and outside off, Mankad flat bats this down to long-on for one
Bowling change. Atharva Taide, Left arm orthodox, comes into the attack
Five runs off the over. Mankad wants to finish the chase at the earliest now. He has been hitting boundaries for fun now. But at the other end, Vasavada is a picture of calm. He played out four dots in the over without much fuss. 
28
overs
139 /3 score
4
1
0
0
0
0
runs
cricket bat icon Prerak Mankad
67 (65)
cricket bat icon Arpit Vasavada *
39 (62)
cricket ball icon Akshay Wakhare
0 /23
27.6 Akshay Wakhare to Arpit Vasavada, full and on the stumps, Arpit comes down the track and blocks that one
27.5 Akshay Wakhare to Arpit Vasavada, full and slower one the stumps, Arpit blocks that onto the pitch