Skipper Prithvi Shaw continued his relentless onslaught with a 122-ball 165 as Mumbai dethroned Karnataka by inflicting a 72-run defeat within the Vijay Hazare Trophy right here on Thursday for a spot in Sunday’s remaining in opposition to Uttar Pradesh.
Shaw’s fourth century of this yr’s competitors noticed Mumbai set a stiff goal of 323. The Karnataka top-order failed to fireplace and with Samarth and Manish Pandey falling cheaply, the chase was by no means on.
Asked to bat, Mumbai had the higher of the exchanges as Shaw took six overs to quiet down after which rode his luck. Dropped at 38 by Devdutt Padikkal at cowl off Shreyas Gopal, Shaw prospered to play a match-winning innings studded with 17 boundaries and 7 sixes. He was significantly extreme on Shreyas whom he hit for 2 sixes.
Ronit More went for 20 runs within the thirty seventh over with Shaw smashing 16 and Shams Mulani (45, 4×4) hitting a 4.
Shaw and Mulani raised 159 off 23.4 overs for the third wicket earlier than departing in successive overs. In truth, Mumbai traded eight wickets for 81 runs within the final 10 overs. Medium pacer Vyshak Vijay (4/56), who trapped Shaw leg-before, was the one Karnataka bowler to make any influence.
When Karnataka chased, solely Padikkal (64, 64b, 6×4, 1×6) and B.R. Sharath (61, 39b, 8×4, 2×6) offered some hope. With 5 wickets down for 152 within the thirty first over, Karnataka was observing defeat.
Though the following 12 overs produced practically 100 runs, Mumbai was glad to bowl out the opposition. Off-spinner Tanush Kotian stood out with figures of 10-1-23-2.
Akshdeep bats effectively
The different semifinal, too, proved one-sided with Uttar Pradesh stopping Gujarat with 5 wickets and seven.2 overs to spare. After Akshdeep Nath (71, 8×4) led the chase, Upendra Yadav (31 not out) offered the ending touches a six and a 4 in succession.
The scores: Mumbai 322 in 49.2 overs (Prithvi Shaw 165, Shams Mulani 45, Vyshak Kumar 4/56) bt Karnataka 250 in 42.4 overs (Devdutt Paddikkal 64, B.R. Sharath 61).
Gujarat 184 in 48.1 overs (Het Patel 60) misplaced to Uttar Pradesh 188/5 in 42.4 overs (Akshdeep Nath 71).