Hindu – Ball of fire: Karnataka skipper Vinay Kumar, who removed the cream of Mumbai batsmen very early in the innings, celebrates his hat-trick with teammates.

Summary

  • Ball of fire: Karnataka skipper Vinay Kumar, who removed the cream of Mumbai batsmen very early in the innings, celebrates his hat-trick with teammates.
  • | Photo Credit: Prashant NakweR.
  • Vinay helped Karnataka get the best possible start, bowling a nagging line and forcing Mumbai batsmen into errors.
  • A panicked Mumbai camp promoted Akash Parkar to see off the new ball and shield the middle-order but Vinay pitched the next one full to trap Parkar in front and burst into celebrations.
  • Mumbai — 1st innings: Prithvi Shaw c Nair b Vinay 2, Jay Bista c Nair b Vinay 1, Akhil Herwadkar c Samarth b Vinay 32, Akash Parkar lbw b Vinay 0, Siddhesh Lad c Gautam b Vinay 8, Suryakumar Yadav c Gautam b Arvind 14, Aditya Tare c Samarth b Mithun 4, Shivam Dube b Gowtham 7, Dhawal Kulkarni c Vinay b Arvind 75, Karsh Kothari c Gautam b Vinay 1, Shivam Malhotra (not out) 7; Extras (b-8, lb-1, nb-2, w-6, pen-5): 22; Total (in 56 overs): 173.


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