Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021
Match Result MUM vs SAUR
UP 280/7 (50)
DEL 234 (48.1)
Prithvi Shaw almost pulled off the unprecedented feat of two double-hundreds in one-day competitors, as Mumbai continued their dominant run within the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a nine-wicket win in opposition to Saurashtra within the quarterfinal. Shaw ended with 185 not out off 123 balls as Mumbai made light work of a 285 target.
In Tuesday’s different quarterfinal, Uttar Pradesh beat Delhi by 46 runs, having rallied from a prime order wobble.
Mumbai will now face Karnataka in a high-voltage semifinal, whereas Uttar Pradesh will tackle Gujarat – each game scheduled for March 11.
Mumbai vs Saurashtra
Shaw, who had smashed 227* in opposition to Puducherry within the league phases, was on target for a second double hundred in two weeks, however, Saurashtra’s whole proved too few.
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Shaw ended with 21 fours and 7 sixes, having set a blistering tempo from the beginning. He obtained fifty off 29 balls and reached his century in 67 balls. A fair 100 balls took him previous 150, and by then, the goal had dwindled significantly. Though Shaw nonetheless ended up scoring a majority of the runs required, there weren’t sufficient to get for his double-century.
The one wicket Mumbai lost was of Yashasvi Jaiswal, who made a relatively sedate 75 off 104 in a gap stand that yielded 238 runs in 34.5 overs. It did mark one thing of a return to kind for Jaiswal, who had gone the complete Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and the Vijay Hazare Trophy league stage with out crossing 40.
The day belonged to Shaw although. Lately appointed Mumbai’s captain after Shreyas Iyer needed to go away to affix the Indian limited-overs staff, he continued to revel within the accountability. His assault meant that though Saurashtra put up a sizeable 284 for 5, Mumbai reeled within the goal in simply 41.5 overs.
Saurashtra had chosen to bat first and made regular progress till an unbroken sixth-wicket stand gave them a fillip. The highest order could not pressure the tempo sufficient, and when Vishvaraj Jadeja fell for a 69-ball 53, the rating was a humdrum 155 for five within the 37th over. However then Samarth Vyas and Chirag Jani obtained together for a 129-run stand in simply 13.2 overs that gave Saurashtra what regarded like an aggressive whole – till Shaw obtained going.
Vyas made 90* off 71 balls, whereas Jani was unbeaten on 53 off 38. Left-arm spinner Shams Mulani took 2 for 51 for Mumbai.
Upendra hit his first Checklist 100, a superb 112 off 101 balls from No.6, having walked in with UP 66 for four within the 17th over. He stayed until the 49th over, sharing two essential partnerships, with Sharma, after which with Sameer Choudhary. Sharma, 22, in his debut season in senior cricket, additionally made his highest Checklist A rating in his maiden half-century, hitting 83 of 100 balls. He had stayed by way of a prime order wobble as UP lost wickets shortly and the run-rate hovered around 4 per over. The partnership between the captain and the wicketkeeper although, modified issues round for UP. The 2 placed on 129 runs in 133 balls, getting the innings again on monitor.
Upendra and Sharma have been each brisk from the beginning, which helped UP get better seamlessly after Delhi’s early strikes. Sharma fell within the 39th over, however by then Upendra was effectively set and batting on 71. Choudhary joined him for a quickfire partnership that pushed UP from being on monitor for a aggressive whole to a sizeable one.
Additionally in his debut season, Choudhary, 21, was coming off scores of 34* and 29*, and bettered that with 43 not out off 35 balls. The sixth-wicket stand yielded 74 runs in simply 10 overs, as Upendra too accelerated. He obtained to his century within the 47th over, taking 93 balls to the landmark. These two stand took UP to 280 for 7.
Delhi additionally had a rickety begin, however in contrast to UP, they could not stage a middle-order rally. They misplaced 5 wickets inside the primary 20 overs, and have been 78 for five earlier than Lalit Yadav and Anuj Rawat obtained collectively. Rawat was coming off a match-winning 95* within the pre-quarterfinal in opposition to Uttarakhand, and for some time it regarded like Delhi might do a come-from-behind act once more.
However, a 104-run stand was damaged when Lalit fell to Shivam Mavi for 61, and when Rawat was castled by Yash Dayal three overs later for 47, Delhi’s possibilities pale. Captain Pradeep Sangwan, who had additionally hit a blazing half-century in opposition to Uttarakhand, did join his bat effectively with a number of, however, a mounting asking fee meant he holed out on the finish of the 45th over, and Delhi’s chase petered out after that, they usually have been bowled out for 234 in 48.1 overs.
Dayal was essentially the most profitable bowler for UP with three for 53. Shivam Mavi took 1 for 31 in 8.2 overs, having needed to be taken off the assault at first of the 45th over after delivering two beamers.