Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021: Prithvi Shaw’s 185* takes Mumbai into semis with 9-wicket win over Saurashtra

This is Shaw's second highest score in the tournament after his 227*.

This is Shaw's second highest score in the tournament after his 227* | TwitterMumbai captain Prithvi Shaw continued his terrific form in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021, as his tremendous century helped his team beat Saurashtra by 9 wickets in the quarter-final of the tournament, chasing down the 285-run target with ease.

Saurashtra captain Jaydev Unadkat won the toss and chose to bat first at the Airforce Complex ground, Palam, New Delhi. Samarth Vyas scored 90* in 71 balls with 7 fours and 4 sixes to top-score for Saurashtra.

Vishvarajsinh Jadeja’s 53 and Chirag Jani’s 53* were the other significant scores as Saurashtra made 284/5 in 50 overs. Shams Mulani picked 2/51, while Shivam Dube, Tanush Kotian, and Prashant Solanki picked one wicket each.

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Yashasvi Jaiswal made 75 | TwitterIn reply, Prithvi Shaw and Yashasvi Jaiswal added 238 runs for the first wicket in 36 overs. Jaiswal made 75 in 104 balls with 10 fours and 1 six, before he was dismissed by Unadkat.

However, Prithvi Shaw, who had scored 227* earlier in the tournament carried on his good work and scored an unbeaten 185 in 123 runs with 21 fours and 7 sixes. He got help from Aditya Tare as well, who remained not out on 20 with 2 fours to his name.

Mumbai achieved the target in 41.5 overs and won the match by 9 wickets, moving into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021.


SAU 284/5 (S VYAS 90*, C JANI 53*; S MULANI 2/51) lost to MUM 285/1 (P SHAW 185*, Y JAISWAL 75) by 9 wickets


By Jatin Sharma - 09 Mar, 2021

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