Tamil Nadu will play Himachal Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021-22 final at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Sunday, December 26 from 9 AM IST.
Both teams made it to the final on the back of contrasting results in the semi-finals. While Tamil Nadu edged past Saurashtra in the last-ball thriller to register a two-wicket victory, Himachal Pradesh comfortably beat Services by 77 runs.
Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, placed in Elite Group A and Group B respectively in the league stages, topped their group with 12 points each. In the quarterfinal, Tamil Nadu knocked out Karnataka by registering a 151-run win whereas Himachal Pradesh beat Uttar Pradesh by five wickets.
Since the inception of the tournament in 2002-03, Tamil Nadu have gone on to win the Vijay Hazare Trophy a record five times, the most by any team in the history of the tournament. On the other hand, Himachal Pradesh are set to feature in their first-ever final.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021-22 final squads
Himachal Pradesh full squad: Shubham Arora (wicket-keeper), Prashant Chopra, Nikhil Gangta, Rishi Dhawan (captain), Amit Kumar, Digvijay Rangi, Mayank Dagar, Akash Vasisht, Vinay Galetiya, Pankaj Jaiswal, Sidharth Sharma, Sumeet Verma, Arpit Guleria, Vaibhav Arora, Amit Thakur, Ayush Jamwal, Priyanshu Khanduri, Gurvinder Singh
Tamil Nadu full squad: Baba Aparajith, N Jagadeesan, Baba Indrajith, Vijay Shankar (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Washington Sundar, Shahrukh Khan, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Manimaran Siddharth, R Silambarasan, Sandeep Warrier, Hari Nishanth, Sanjay Yadav, Kaushik Gandhi, Murugan Ashwin, Laxmesha Suryaprakash, Jagatheesan Kousik, Ganga Sridhar Raju, P Saravana Kumar, Sai Sudharsan, M Mohammed
Where to watch the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021-22 final live in India?
The live telecast of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021-22 final will be available on the Star Sports network’s TV channels in India.
Live streaming of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021-22 final will be available on the Disney+ Hotstar app and website.
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