Vijay Hazare Trophy
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Shreyas Iyer is also Mumbai's captain in the tournament.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Shreyas Iyer played an unbeaten inning of 103 runs, helping Mumbai win against Maharashtra.

Mumbai defeated Maharashtra by six wickets in the Elite Group D game of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Tuesday with the help of skipper Shreyas Iyer’s unbeaten 103 runs. This was Mumbai’s second consecutive win as they defeated Delhi in a lung. To bat first, Maharashtra posted 279/9 with Yash Nahar (119) and Azim Qazi (104) scoring centuries despite Mumbai top bowler Dhawal Kulkarni (5/44) leading the order. But it was Iyer, who chased Mumbai and saw them off in 47.2 overs.

Maharashtra captain Ruturaj Gaikwad (19) could not make his debut and was caught behind the wicket off Kulkarni’s ball. Kulkarni wreaked havoc when he dismissed Naushad Sheikh (0), Kedar Jadhav (5) and Ankit Bawne (0) as Maharashtra were bowled out for 38/4 in 8.5 overs.

However, Nahar and the number six batsman Qazi had other plans and not only got the team out of trouble, but also took them to a good position with a 214 run-stand for the fifth wicket.

Nahar hit seven fours and sixes in his innings of 133 balls, while Qazi played the second innings, as did the Mumbai bowlers led by India’s fast bowler Shardul Thakur (1/57), who after his release from India Played the game. Of squad.

Kazi hit 12 fours and two sixes in an innings of 118 balls.

When Nahar was run out by Shams Mulani, Maharashtra were reduced to 6/264 and then managed to score only 15 runs.

Chasing 280 runs, Mumbai openers Yashasvi Jaiswal (40) and Prithvi Shaw (34) scored 67 runs for the first wicket.

Iyer, who had gone three, was in his elements and hit nine fours and a six in his unbeaten innings, and after Jaiswal was dismissed, he replaced Suryakumar Yadav (29), Shivam Dubey (47) as his teammates. found in. to perfection.

Dubey snatched Maharashtra from his game with the help of five fours and a six and took Mumbai to victory. Iyer completed the formalities with Sarfaraz Khan (15 not out).

Brief Scores:

Maharashtra 279/9 (Yash Nahar 119, Azim Kazi 104; Dhawal Kulkarni 5/44, Shardul Thakur 1/57) lost to Mumbai 280/4 (Shreyas Iyer 103 not out, Shivam Dubey 47; Satyajit Bachchan 3/59) by six. . Wicket

Delhi 354/4 (Nitish Rana 137, Dhruv Shourie 132; Sagar Trivedi 2/66) defeated Pondicherry 175 (Suresh Kumar 42, Kulwant Khejroliya 4/32, Pradeep Sangwan 2/27) by 179 runs.

Rajasthan 199 (Mahipal Lomror 67, Arijit Gupta 45; Rishi Dhawan 6/27, Vaibhav Arora 1/24) lost to Himachal Pradesh 201/6 (Rishi Dhawan 73 not out, Prashant Chopra 39; A Singh 246, Ravi Bishnoi 2) . (60) by four wickets.

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