Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Mumbai beat Rajasthan by 20 runs, clinch QF spot | Cricket News


RAJKOT: Prithvi Shaw once again excelled during his short stay while Yashasvi Jaiswal continued to impress as Mumbai comfortably beat Rajasthan by 20 runs to win their fifth consecutive match and book a quarter-final spot in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament on Tuesday.
In a Group A match, Mumbai scored 159 for 6, courtesy of Shaw’s 17-ball-32 with three fours and two sixes and Jaiswal’s 27-ball-46. Jaiswal’s innings was littered with seven fours and two sixes.
Sarfaraz Khan (37 from 36 balls) and Shivam Dube (26 off 28 balls) also made useful runs at the back end.
For Rajasthan, the most successful bowler was the leg-spinner Rahul Chaharwith figures of 2/18.
In reply, Rajasthan were restricted to 139 for 7 in 20 overs, with pacer Tushar Deshpande finishing with good figures of 2/12 in 4 overs. It was Samarpit Joshi, whose 28-ball 32 became Rajasthan’s undoing as he consumed many dot balls towards the later part of the innings.
Seamer Mohit Avasthi also took 2/29 in 4 overs.
Mumbai now have 20 points from five games with two matches remaining.
Short scores:
Mumbai 159/6 in 20 overs (Prithvi Shaw 32, Yashasvi Jaiswal 46, Rahul Chahar 2/18).
Rajasthan 139/7 in 20 overs (Mahipal Lomror 46, Tushar Deshpande 2/12). Mumbai won by 20 runs.
Assam 134/5 in 20 overs (Riyan Parag 49, Rishav Das 35, Yuvraj Singh 2/18)
Railways 135/2 in 18.5 overs (Shivam Chaudhary 62). Railways win by 8 wks
Vidarbha 157/6 in 20 overs (Jitesh Sharma 34, Atharva Taide 36, Mayank Mishra 2/27)
Uttarakhand 155/8 in 20 overs (Aditya Tare 46, Yash Thakur 4/22). Vidarbha win by 2 runs.
Mizoram 94/6 in 20 overs (Taruwar Kohli 26, Kamal Tripathi 4/11).
Madhya Pradesh 98/4 in 12.1 overs (Shubham Sharma 31). MP win by 6 wickets.


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