Tamil Nadu won the 2016/17 season’s all India Interstate One-day domestic competition, Vijay Hazare Trophy for the record 5th time. An all-round team effort headed by individual toppers Dinesh Karthik and Aswin Crist in the bowling and batting department helped Tamil Nadu bag a title finally in this season. Here we look at all the numbers and stats from the Vijay Hazare Trophy in the 2016/17 season.
2 – Aswin Crist is the only bowler in the 2016/17 Vijay Hazare Trophy to take two 5-wicket hauls.
3 – Number of hat-tricks recorded in 2016/17 Vijay Hazare Trophy; Jammu and Kashmir’s Mohammed Mudhasir vs Chhattisgarh, Team Rajasthan’s Kamlesh Nagarkoti vs Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir’s Parveez Rasool vs Saurashtra.
3 – Number of times Tamil Nadu and Bengal faced each other in Vijay Hazare Trophy finals- 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2016/17. Tamil Nadu emerged victorious on all the three occasions.
3 – Number of ducks Joginder Sharam bagged in this edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy, the most by any player.
4 – Number of catches Baroda’s Deepak Hooda took in the game vs Delhi, the most by any player in a match in the tourney.
5 – Number of times Tamil Nadu has won/shared Vijay Hazare title; the most successful team in the tournament’s history. Mumbai and Karnataka have 2 titles each.
6 – Number of fifty plus scores Dinesh Karthik has recorded in 2016/17 Vijay Hazare Trophy, the most by any player. The 6 fifty plus scores include two centuries which are the joint most for any player in this edition.
6/31 – Tripura’s Abhijit Sarkar vs Himachal Pradesh recorded the best bowling figures of this edition.
8 – Number of sixes Maharashtra’s Kedar Jadhav hit during his innings against Delhi, the most in an innings in the tournament.
17 – The most dismissals effected by a wicketkeeper in this edition of VHT are 17 by Aditya Tare and Robin Uthappa.
17 – Runs conceded by Andhra’s P Vijay Kumar vs Team Rajasthan in his 10 overs, the fewest runs conceded by anyone in a game in this season of the tournament. (10 overs bowled)
20 – Number of sixes Saurabh Tiwary has hit; the most by any player.
20 – Number of wickets Aswin Crist has taken in Vijay Hazare 2016/17, the most by any player.
23 – Balls taken by Maharashtra’s Kedar Jadhav for his fifty against Delhi; the fastest fifty of the tourney.
57 – Balls taken by Maharashtra’s Kedar Jadhav for his century against Delhi, the fastest century in this edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy and the 2nd fastest in the history of the tournament.
68 – Himachal Pradesh’s total of 68 against Tripura is the lowest total in this edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy.
159 – Prashant Chopra’s 159-run knock for Himachal Pradesh against Delhi is the highest individual score in 2016/17 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
249 – Partnership stand between Uttar Pradesh’s Prashant Gupta and Shivam Chaudhary for the opening wicket against Maharashtra; the highest partnership stand for any wicket in this edition.
387/5 – Uttar Pradesh’s total of 387/5 against Kerala is the highest total in this edition.
607 – Runs scored by Dinesh Karthik; the most by any player in a single edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy. He broke Shreevats Goswami’s record of 568 runs in 2008/09 season.