Protecting champions Tamil Nadu stormed into the overall with an eight-wicket win vs Hyderabad.© Twitter
Rookie medium pacer P Saravana Kumar starred with a fifer as protecting champions Tamil Nadu outplayed Hyderabad by way of 8 wickets to sail into the overall of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 cricket match on Saturday. The TN bowlers subsidized skipper Vijay Shankar’s choice to box first as they bundled out the hitherto unbeaten Hyderabad for 90 in 18.3 overs with best Tanay Thyagarajan (25 off 24 balls) reached double figures. Saravana did lots of the injury prematurely as he accounted for the highest order, together with rival captain Tanmay Agarwal (1) and the in-form Tilak Varma (8). He completed with the sensational determine of five for 21, the second one perfect ever bowling figures for TN in the back of Rahil Shah’s 5 for 12.
Hyderabad was once tottering at 30 for five in 6.2 overs and it quickly was 39 for six when Ravi Teja was once brushed aside by way of M Mohammed for 9.
Past due resistance by way of Thyagarajan and Chama Milind (8) helped Hyderabad break out entire humiliation sooner than they folded for 90 within the nineteenth over.
Thyagarajan hit an enormous six off Saravana and adopted it up with a boundary sooner than every other tried large shot caused his downfall.
Excluding Saravana, leg-spinner M Ashwin (2/13 from 4 overs) and M Mohammed (2/12 from 3 overs) helped stay the Hyderabad batters in take a look at.
R Sai Kishore (1/19) took the opposite wicket. Whilst chasing, Tamil Nadu misplaced the in-form N Jagadeesan (1) within the 3rd over and fellow opener C Hari Nishaanth (14) in the similar over to Rakshann Readdi (2/23).
However the spectacular teen B Sai Sudharsan (34 now not out) and captain Shankar (43) noticed the crew house within the fifteenth over with a 76-run partnership for the 3rd wicket.
Sudharsan batted fluently and struck a couple of fashionable pictures whilst Shankar, who began cautiously, started hitting the ball powerfully after you have his eye in. He completed the sport by way of smashing a 4 and 6 off Rakshann Readdi.
Tamil Nadu awaits the winner of the Karnataka vs Vidharba semi-final conflict in Monday’s last.
Temporary ratings: Hyderabad 90 all out in 18.3 overs (Tanay Thyagarajan 25, P Saravana Kumar 5/21) misplaced to Tamil Nadu 92 for two in 14.2 overs (Vijay Shankar 43 now not out, Sai Sudharsan 34 now not out) by way of 8 wickets.
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