Shams Mulani claims 11 wickets to power mumbai to the finals of U25 Col. C.K. Nayudu Trophy’22

Mumbai and Rajasthan locked horns against each other in the semi-final of U25 Col. C.K.Nayudu Trophy. The match was played between April 18 and April 21 in Ahmedabad. Mumbai won the toss and elected to bat first.

1st innings

Riding on Hardik Tamore’s brilliant 87 off 149 balls, Mumbai posted a challeging total of 288 in 86 overs. Tamore smashed 10 boundaries and a six during his innings. Opening batter Bhupen Lalwani also made a useful contribution of 72 runs from 106 balls, including eight boundaries and three sixes. On the other hand, for Rajasthan, SS Dhiwan was the pick of the bowlers as he scalped 4-19 in 10 overs.

In reply, Rajasthan could only manage to score 103 as they were bowled out in 43.1 overs. Shams Mulani wreaked havoc with the ball as he struck with 6-27 in 13 overs. The left arm spinner, who opened the bowling for Mumbai, bowled four maidens. On the other hand, for Rajasthan, Karan Lamba top scored with 42 runs off 88 balls.

2nd innings

Picking up from where they had left in the first innings, Mumbai added 251 runs in 56.2 overs to their first innings lead of 185 runs. At the end of the second innings, Mumbai had a total lead of 436 runs. Saksham Jha top scored with 66 runs off 59 balls, including nine boundaries and two sixes. With the ball, for Rajasthan, MJ Suthar and SS Dhiwan bowled well in tandem to claim four wickets apiece.

In  reply, Rajasthan were bowled out for 228 in 61 overs, to lose the match by 208 runs. It was Shams Mulani again who rattled Rajasthan with his 5-71 in 23 overs. In this innings, he controlled the middle overs and bowled with utmost discipline. With the bat, for Rajasthan, Puneet Mishra starred with the bat as he mustered 60 runs off 126 balls.  

Top performer

Mumbai’s Shams Mulani was the top performer of the match. Mulani picked up 11-98 in 36 overs to power Mumbai to the finals of U25 Col. C.K.Nayudu Trophy.

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