Indian prodigy Prithvi Shaw on Sunday (September 23) smashed a brilliant 129 runs off just 81 balls while playing for Mumbai against Railways at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19. Prithvi Shaw’s swashbuckling innings consisted of 14 boundaries and 6 sixes as he tonked the Railways’ bowlers out of the park with ease.
Led by Ajinkya Rahane, Mumbai won the toss and elected to bat first in the batting-friendly pitch of the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Meanwhile, Shreyas Iyer scored 144 runs off just 118 balls with 8 boundaries and 10 sixes in his account.
Railways (Playing XI): Saurabh Wakaskar(c), Anureet Singh, ACP Mishra, Ashish Yadav, Prashant Awasthi, Mrunal Devdhar, Avinash Yadav, Ankit Yadav, Amit Paunikar(w), Harsh Tyagi, Karan Sharma
Mumbai (Playing XI): Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Siddhesh Lad, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Prithvi Shaw, Shams Mulani, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dubey, Vijay Gohil
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Earlier, Mumbai had thrashed defending champions Karnataka by 88 runs to pick up their second victory in Group A, courtesy to splendid centuries by skipper Ajinkya Rahane (148) and Shreyas Iyer (110). Mumbai scored a huge 362 for 5 in 50 Overs to mount a massive target for the defending champions.
Brief Scores Mumbai vs Karnataka: Mumbai 362/5 in 50 overs (Ajinkya Rahane 148, Shreyas Iyer 110; K Gowtham 1-40) beat Karnataka 274 in 45 overs (Mayank Agarwal 66; Shams Mulani 4-71) by 88 runs.