Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran shines with brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran Singh shines with a brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs to take a huge NRR boost
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran Singh shines with a brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs to take a huge NRR boost

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Punjab beat Goa: Punjab received a huge boost in net run rate after a big 81-run win over Goa in an Elite Group A match in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Saturday. Prabhsimran Singh was the star of the show with scintillating knock of 119 runs off 61 balls for Punjab. Follow InsideSport for live updates of SMAT 2021.

Prabhsimran’s century helped Punjab post 197 and the bowlers did the rest of the job, restricting Goa to 116 runs. After losing to Maharashtra on Friday, Punjab bounced back stronger to mark their second win of SMAT 2021, while Goa won their first match on Friday against Puducherry.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran shines with brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs

After losing the toss and getting to bat first, Punjab made the best use of the opportunity. In the first 10 overs, Punjab post a total 85 runs and lost no wickets. The team lost the first wicket of Shubhman (40 runs off 36 balls) at 118/1. From there on, it was Prabhsimran Singh who made headlines with a brilliant century. Prabhsimran dominated throughout the innings and smashed Goa bowlers with 17 boundaries, 11 fours and 6 sixes. Goa bowlers couldn’t stop the juggernaut of Prabhsimran Singh.

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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran Singh shines with a brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Punjab vs Goa: While chasing a huge target of 198, Goa did have a great start to their innings. However, as soon as wickets begin to fall, they were unable to keep up their game as Goa batsmen struggled with Punjab’s bowling attack, especially Siddharth Kaul, Harpreet Brar and Mayank Markande. In the first 10 overs, Goa put a total of 66 runs, while in the final 10 overs they added only 51 runs.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran Singh shines with a brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs

Punjab and Goa Playing XI:

Punjab: Shubman Gill, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Abhishek Sharma (c), Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh , Sanvir Singh, Harpreet Brar, Siddarth Kaul, Mayank Markande, Arshdeep Singh

Goa: Ishaan Gadekar, Aditya Kaushik, Eknath Kerkar (c & wk), Shubham Ranjane, Darshan Misal, Nihal Surlaker, Suyash Prabhudessai, Deepraj Gaonkar, Amit Yadav, Shrikant Wagh, Lakshay Garg

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran Singh shines with a brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs

Punjab Innings: 197/4 (Run Rate: 9.85)
BATSMEN RUNS BALLS SR 4S 6S
EXTRAS (nb 0, w 2, b 0, lb 0, pen 0) 2
TOTAL (4 wickets; 20 overs) 197

DID NOT BAT: Harpreet Brar , Arshdeep Singh ,Mayank Markande, Siddharth Kaul , Anmolpreet Singh ,  Sanvir Singh

BOWLER O DOTS R W ECON

FALL OF WICKETS:

  • 1-118 (Shubman Gill, 12.6 ov) ,
  • 2-183 (Abhishek Sharma, 18.2 ov) ,
  • 3-184 (Gurkeerat Mann, 18.4 ov) ,
  • 4-197 (Ramandeep Singh, 19.6 ov)

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran Singh shines with a brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs

Goa Innings: 116/8 (Run Rate: 5.80)
BATSMEN RUNS BALLS SR 4S 6S
EXTRAS (nb 0, w 4, b 0, lb 3, pen 0) 7
TOTAL (8 wickets; 20 overs) 116

 

BOWLER O DOTS R W ECON

FALL OF WICKETS: 

  • 1-28 (Lakshay A Garg, 2.6 ov) ,
  • 2-31 (Aditya Kaushik, 4.5 ov) ,
  • 3-44 (KD Eknath, 6.6 ov) ,
  • 4-85 (Shubham Ranjane, 12.1 ov) ,
  • 5-88 (Darshan Misal, 13.5 ov) ,
  • 6-93 (Suyash S Prabhudessai, 14.4 ov) ,
  • 7-102 (Deepraj Gaonkar, 16.2 ov) ,
  • 8-111 (Nihal S, 19.1 ov)

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Prabhsimran Singh shines with a brilliant century as Punjab beat Goa by 81 runs

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Punjab and Goa squads for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Punjab: Abhishek Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Anmolpreet Singh, Salil Arora, Arshdeep Singh, Ashwani Kumar, Baltej Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Harpreet Brar, Karan Kaila, Siddharth Kaul, Krishan Alang, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Markande, Prabhsimran Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Sanvir Singh, Nehal Wadhera

Goa: Felix Alemao (C), Amit Yadav, Amogh Desai, Samar Dubhashi, Ishaan Gadekar, Deepraj Gaonkar, Lakshay Garg, Vaibhav Govekar, Aditya Kaushik, Snehal Kauthankar, Eknath Kerkar, Darshan Misal, Amulya Pandrekar, Suyash Prabhudessai, Vijesh Prabhudessai, Shubham Ranjane, Malliksab Sirur, Niihal Surlaker, Shrikant Wagh

When will Punjab and Goa will play the next match?

Punjab and Goa will play their respective fourth match against Odisha and Tamil Nadu on 8th November 2021. Both the matches will take place at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Punjab will play Odisha at 1 pm, while Goa will play Tamil Nadu at 8:30 am.