Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Mumbai's Akash Parkar powers team to seven-wicket victory over Maharashtra

Mumbai registered a thumping seven-wicket win over arch rivals Maharashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 West Zone League match in Rajkot on Thursday.

PTI, January 11, 2018

Rajkot: Mumbai registered a thumping seven-wicket win over arch rivals Maharashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 West Zone League match in Rajkot on Thursday.

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

Representational image. Getty Images

Representational image. Getty Images

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 Rahul Tripathi and one down Vijay Zol (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 Mumbai bowlers took wickets and never allowed the opposition batsman to set in.

While chasing, skipper Aditya Tare 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 Ranji Trophy this year, chipped in with a valuable 25 off 15 balls and steadied their ship after the side was teetering at 17 for 2.

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

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

Brief Scores:

Maharashtra 89 all out (Rahul Tripathi 21, Akash Parkar 3-22) lost to Mumbai 92/3 (Aditya Tare 42 not out, Siddesh Lad 25, J P Zope 1-14).

Updated Date: Jan 11, 2018

T20 LEAGUE POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Chennai
6 5 1 0 10
2
Punjab
6 5 1 0 10
3
Hyderabad
6 4 2 0 8
4
Kolkata
6 3 3 0 6
5
Rajasthan
6 3 3 0 6
6
Bangalore
6 2 4 0 4
7
Mumbai
6 1 5 0 2
8
Delhi
6 1 5 0 2

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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 5154 117
3 New Zealand 3886 102
4 Australia 4599 102
5 England 5029 97
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7595 123
2 South Africa 6912 117
3 England 7496 117
4 New Zealand 7081 114
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3763 130
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 4341 121
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 England 2402 114
6 South Africa 2551 111