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Mumbai thrash Maharashtra by seven wickets

Press Trust of India  |  Rajkot 

registered a thumping seven-wicket win over arch rivals in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 West Zone League match here today.

For Mumbai, medium pacer starred with the bowl as he picked up three wickets to help his side bundle out for a meagre 89.

Parkar, who returned with the impressive figures of 3-22 was superbly aided by all other bowlers - Shivam Dube (2-7), Parikshit Valsangkar (2-22), experienced Shardul Thakur (1-13) and Dhawal Kulkarni (1-20).

For Maharashtra, expect opener and one down (both 21 runs in 16 balls), no other batsman was able to make a mark and steer the team out of trouble.

Another opener Ruturaj Gaikwad (3) and experienced Ankit Bawne (9) too fell cheaply.

The Bowlers took wickets and never allowed the opposition batsman to set in.

While chasing, remained unbeaten on 42 in 26 balls to romp the side home.

The experienced Siddhesh Lad, who was the team's crisis man in the this year, chipped in with a valuable 25 off 15 balls and steaded their ship after the side was teetering at 17 for 2.

Earlier, lost both their openers Eknath Kerkar (2) and (3) quickly.

Surya Kumar Yadav remained unbeaten on 12 with Tare as Mumbai overhauled the target in the tenth over.

Brief Scores:

89 all out (21, 3-22) lost to Mumbai 92/3 (42 not out, Siddesh Lad 25, J P Zope 1-14).

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 13:20 IST