Uttar Pradesh made it to the quarterfinals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, beating Mumbai by eight wickets
Uttar Pradesh beat Mumbai by 8 wickets to enter the quarter-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Mumbai lost the last five wickets within 23 runs.
Uttar Pradesh on Saturday stormed into the quarter-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament after thrashing an inexperienced Mumbai side by eight wickets. The Uttar Pradesh bowlers, led by Shivam Mavi, bowled brilliantly to bowl Mumbai out for 220 on a batsmen-friendly pitch. Mavi took four wickets for 41 runs, while Karthik Tyagi and Shiva Singh got two wickets each.
In response, Uttar Pradesh’s wicketkeeper and opener Aryan Juyal scored 82 runs in 103 balls. Opener Madhav Kaushik contributed 46 runs in 75 balls. Captain Karan Sharma scored an unbeaten 42 off 38 balls.
Uttar Pradesh won the match with 26 balls to spare. He will now face Maharashtra in the last eight. The Mumbai team went without Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Ahmed, who are with the India A team on the Bangladesh tour.
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Prithvi Shaw (10) and captain Ajinkya Rahane (26) also could not do anything special. Shams Mulani (51 off 70 balls) and wicket-keeper batsman Hardik Tamore (53 off 67 balls) shared a 103-run partnership for the sixth wicket. After Tamore’s dismissal, Mumbai lost the last five wickets within 23 runs.