Date: 11th March 2021
Time: 9:00 AM (IST)
Venue: Palam A Stadium, Delhi
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The battle of heavyweights, the battle of big-guns is here. In the 2nd semifinal, Karnataka will take on Mumbai. This is a mouth-watering encounter and certainly an exciting match on the cards. Both the teams finished on top of the points table in their league matches and will eye to make a place in the final.
Karnataka has always been a tough nut to crack for the opposition teams. A blend of youth and experience has been the backbone of Karnataka and the story is the same in this year’s tournament too. Devdutt Padikkal has been in sublime form in the tournament and has struck four consecutive tons so far. The talismanic batsman has been one of the main reasons why Karnataka has been an incredible force in the tournament.
Mumbai, in spite of not having some players because of their national commitments, played like a true champion team in the quarter finals. They defeated Saurashtra by 9 wickets. Prithvi Shaw scored an unbeaten 185-run knock and orchestrated the victory for Mumbai. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 75 off 104 deliveries.
Probable Playing 11
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Prithvi Shaw (c), Sarfaraz Khan, Shivam Dube, Aditya Tare (wk), Aman Hakim Khan, Shams Mulani, Prashant Solanki, Mohit Avasthi, Tushar Deshpande, Tanush Kotian
Ravikumar Samarth (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Manish Pandey, Krishnamurthy Siddharth, Karun Nair, Sharath BR (wk), Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Ronit More, Prasidh Krishna
Wicket-Keepers: Aditya Tare, BR Sharath
Batsmen: Yashavi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Prithvi Shaw, Manish Pandey
All-Rounders: Shivam Dube, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shams Mulani, Shreyas Gopal
Bowlers: Tushar Deshpande, Prasidh Krishna, Prashant Solanki, Ronit More
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