Mumbai: Shreyas Iyer scored a fantastic half century (86) as Mumbai went on to chase an imposing 182 runs to win against Vidarbha in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy here on Saturday.
Skipper Aditya Tare made a quickfire 41 off 24 balls. Iyer added 86 runs with Siddhesh Lad for the third wicket to push Vidarbha on the back-foot. Though they lost two quick wickets towards the end, Shashank Singh’s unbeaten 14 runs helped Mumbai overcome the total with seven balls to spare.
In another match, Samarth Singh unbeaten on 65 guided Uttar Pradesh home against Gujrat.
Gujarat v Uttar Pradesh: Guj 165/6 (Manpreet Juneja 54, Chirag Joshi 41, Praveen Kumar 2/32) lost to UP 167/3 (Samarth Singh 65 not out, Rush Kalaria 2/10) by 7 wickets
Vidarbha v Mumbai: Vid 181/4 (Jitesh Sharma 56, Sagar Trivedi 2/44) lost to Mum 182/5 (Shreyas Iyer 86, Aditya Tare 41) by 5 wickets