Mumbai’s in-form skipper Prithvi Shaw slammed a 122-ball 165 and powered his staff to a cushty 72-run win over Karnataka within the semi-final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, on Thursday. Mumbai will meet Uttar Pradesh within the ultimate on the Feroz Shah Kotla on Sunday. Within the different semi-final, UP defeated Gujarat by 5 wickets. Owing to Shaw’s brilliance, Mumbai posted 322 after being put in to bat on the Airforce floor earlier than bowling out the opposition for 250, with their bowlers placing up a splendid efficiency.
It was Shaw’s present all the way in which as he toyed with an skilled Karnataka assault, and went on to register his fourth century of the event, hammering 17 fours and 7 maximums.
Shaw had earlier scored three tons, together with a double — 105 not out towards Delhi, 227 not out towards Puducherry and 185 not out towards Saurashtra. He has amassed 754 runs to date within the event — the only highest in an version of the nationwide ODI championship.
Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal (6) fell early, with Mumbai at 11/1. However Shaw went on the offensive and spared no bowler at the same time as wicket-keeper Aditya Tare (16) performed second fiddle to his marauding companion on the different finish. Shaw and Tare rallied the innings and cast a 71-run stand for the second wicket.
Leggie Shreyas Gopal (1/82) broke the partnership after castling Tare. Nonetheless, the diminutive right-hander saved on enjoying his photographs. He raced to his fifty in 48 balls after which accomplished his second successive ton in 79 deliveries. He discovered an ready ally in all-rounder Shams Mulani (45; 4×4), who performed his function to perfection. The 2 added 159 runs for the third wicket with Shaw being the extra aggressive one.
Mumbai notched up the staff’s 200 in 34.1 overs. Shaw, who now holds the report for highest particular person rating within the event and highest rating by an Indian in Record A chase, continued to pummel the assault into submission and accomplished his 150 in 111 balls.
Karnataka pegged again Mumbai by dismissing each the set batsmen in fast succession as they slipped to 243/4. Aman Khan (25), Shivam Dube (27) acquired begins however didn’t convert because the Karnataka bowlers, led by pacer V Vyshak (4/56), rattled the Mumbai center and decrease order. Chasing 323, Karnataka misplaced skipper R Samarth (8).
Then Devdutt Padikkal (64) and Siddharth KV (8) tried to rally the innings, with their 68-run-stand, nevertheless it was 22-year-old off-spinner Tanush Kotian (2/23), who inflicted Karnataka a double blow by dismissing Siddharth and skipper Manish Pandey.
Leg-spinner Prashant Solanki (2/61) put Mumbai on high after castling the harmful Padikkal, who was in ominous contact, and had by then smashed 9 fours and a six. Karnataka have been reeling at 97/4 at that stage. Left-arm spinner Shams Mulani (2/47) acquired the higher of Karun Nair (29) as Karnataka misplaced half their facet for 134, whereas Yashashvi acquired the higher of Shreyas Gopal to depart them looking at 152/6.