Birthday boy Abhimanyu Mithun snared 5 wickets, together with a hat-trick, as a dominant Karnataka defeated Tamil Nadu by 60 runs by way of VJD methodology in a rain-marred ultimate to raise the Vijay Hazare Trophy, for the fourth time, right here on Friday.
Mithun, who turned 30 on Friday, returned with spectacular figures of 5 for 34, which included a hat-trick within the ultimate over, to bowl out Tamil Nadu for 252 in 49.5 overs after opting to bowl.
Chasing the goal, Karnataka had been coasting at 146 for one in 23 overs when rain intervened, interrupting play for nearly 40 minutes.
The match was later called-off by the on-field umpires as they believed there wasn’t sufficient time to finish the sport.
Tamil Nadu: 252 all out in 49.5 overs (Abhinav Mukund 85, Baba Aparajith 66; Abhimanyu Mithun 5/34).
Karnataka: 146 for one in 23 overs (Mayank Agarwal 69, KL Rahul 52; Washington Sundar 1/51).
Karnataka gained by 60 runs by way of VJD methodology.