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107/10 (20)
111/6 (19.1)
RLYS won by 4 wkts (5b rem)
 
So that is all that we have from the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot, there will be more Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy matches coming up as the tournament heats up, so do join us again for them! For now, this is the pair of Pragadeesh and Bidipto, saying good bye. Keep following Sportskeeda! 
Railways - 111/6, beat Mumbai - 107, by 4 wickets with 5 balls to spare. 

Shivam Chaudhary 40 (38) | Yuvraj Singh - 4/20
Shivam Dube 29* (30) | Tanush Kotian - 2/12

A run chase that should have been easy, ends up being a really tricky one, as Railways had to wait till the last over, after losing 6 wickets, to hit the winning runs. 

The second wicket partnership almost finished the job, but then they both got out, did Shivam Chaudhary and Mohammad Saif, and the flood gates opened for Mumbai to come back in the match. The batting neither got the runs, nor saved themselves from getting out, and there was a time when spin was dominating proceedings. 

But captain Karn Sharma took Mohit Avasthi to the cleaners in the penultimate over and eased all the nerves for his team. Perhaps that over could have been given to Tanush Kotian, but Mumbai did well to take the game deep. 

Railways neither went for the runs quickly earlier on, nor decided to milk the bowling right through to the end, which got them in a position of no return almost. But they have got the win and are still in some sort of contention for the quarter-finals. Mumbai though, will be disappointed with this loss, no matter how comfortably they are placed in the group standings. 
19.1 Tanush Kotian to Karn Sharma, FOUR! The Railways skipper finishes things in style. Fuller delivery angling on middle stump, Karn gives room and drives it in the gap on the off-side towards cover for a boundary
Round the wicket.

Tanush Kotian [3.0-0-8-2] is back into the attack.

So we have only 1 run to get now for Railways, with 6 balls left! Perhaps Ajinkya Rahane got it wrong with the bowling change here, with an over of Kotian left, but Karn Sharma is not complaining! 
19
overs
107 /5 score
1
2
4
2
0
1
runs
cricket bat icon Upendra Yadav
6 (8)
cricket bat icon
2 (5)
cricket bat icon Karn Sharma *
10 (8)
cricket ball icon Mohit Avasthi
0 /34
18.6 Mohit Avasthi to Karn Sharma, good length delivery outside off-stump, Karan has enough width to chop this down to sweeper cover. One run and the scores are tied
18.5 Mohit Avasthi to Karn Sharma, short of a length delivery outside off-stump, Karn swings and misses
18.4 Mohit Avasthi to Karn Sharma, fuller delivery on middle stump, Karn clips it past mid-wicket and gets a couple of runs
18.3 Mohit Avasthi to Karn Sharma, FOUR! This time Mulani can't do anything. Another short delivery from a different angle, Karan swivel pulls it with good timing and it beats deep square leg to his left
Round the wicket now. 
Railways get to their 100. 
18.2 Mohit Avasthi to Karn Sharma, short of a length delivery and it's been pulled towards the right of deep square leg. Mulani dives and prevents two runs
18.1 Mohit Avasthi to Upendra Yadav, back of a length delivery outside off-stump, guided down to third man for a run
Over the wicket.

Mohit Avasthi [3.0-0-24-0] is back into the attack.

Runs required are almost the same as balls left. How the match reached this phase, is something the Railways batters have to answer. But the problem started with Shivam Chaudhary's rash shot, and it has persisted. 11 runs to get off 12 balls now.  
18
overs
97 /5 score
0
W
0
0
1
1
runs
cricket bat icon Upendra Yadav *
5 (7)
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2 (5)
cricket bat icon Karn Sharma
1 (3)
cricket ball icon Tushar Deshpande
2 /24
17.6 Tushar Deshpande to Upendra Yadav, back of a length delivery angling in, pulled away to long leg for a single
17.5 Tushar Deshpande to Karn Sharma, back of a length delivery angling in, Karn mistimes his pull and it just goes over short square leg fielder. One run
17.4 Tushar Deshpande to Karn Sharma, this is just a carbon copy of the previous ball as Karn gets beaten again
17.3 Tushar Deshpande to Karn Sharma, back of a length delivery nipping in from the fifth stump channel, Karn defends without any feet movement as the ball whistles past his outside edge