Mumbai took to the field against Hyderabad in the ongoing Vijay Hazare trophy tournament and the brief tiff between Prithvi Shaw and Mohammed Siraj caught the attention of all the spectators and fans in the semi-finals of the domestic tournament. Also Read - Prithvi Shaw Calls Sachin Tendulkar His Mentor, Says Sir Speaks More About Mental Aspects Than Technical Ones
Two stars from the participating teams, Prithvi Shaw and Mohammed Siraj were both firing all cylinders in a good display at the match – the youngsters were also a part of India’s test squad against West Indies recently. Also Read - Sachin Tendulkar on 'Talented' Prithvi Shaw, Says I have Spoken to Prithvi About Life On and Off The Pitch
During the second innings of the match, bowler Siraj had a banter-ish tiff-off against Shaw and got a thunderous reply. The promising young batsman hit a couple of sixes and a four in the last three bowls of the over and reached a half-century in just 34 balls. Also Read - Sachin Tendulkar Has Had a Big Influence on me, I Try to Play Like Him: Prithvi Shaw
Highlights: Left-arm spinner Mehdi Hasan struck twice, dismissing openers Rohit Sharma (17) and Shaw (61 off 44 balls) to leave Mumbai at 82 for two after their 73-run opening stand.
Shaw’s knock had eight fours and two sixes. The teenaged batting had hit a century on Test debut in Rajkot against West Indies. He amassed 237 runs in the series with an average of 118.50 and strike rate of 94.04 to be adjudged Man-of-the-series.
Earlier, Hyderabad posted 246 for eight after Rohit Rayudu scored a 132-ball 121, which went in vain.
The knock was studded with eight boundaries and four sixes.
Hyderabad had a dismal start with openers Tanmay Agarwal (11) and Akshath Reddy (7) returning to the pavilion early.
Rayudu and Bavanaka Sandeep (29) then stitched a vital 50-run stand for the third wicket.
Tail-ender Mehdi Hassan made 23 off 17 to help Hyderabad put on board a respectable total.
For Mumbai, Tushar Deshpande was the lead wicket-taker with three wickets for 55 runs and Royston Dias bagged two for 43.
Pacer Dhawal Kulkarni, Shivam Dubey and Shams Mulani snapped a wicket each.
Mumbai defeated Hyderabad by 60 runs in the match.
Mumbai 155/2 (Prithvi Shaw 61, Shreyas Iyer 55 not out; Mehdi Hassan 2/23) beat Hyderabad 246/8 (Rohit Rayudu 121 not out, Bavanaka Sandeep 29; Tushar Deshpande 3/55) by 60 runs (VJD Method).
(*Highlights Inputs Credits- PTI)