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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Manish Pandey rocket throw seals a super over win against Bengal

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Karnataka and Bengal were facing each other in the quarter-final match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament. However, the match went through a lot of twists and turns. Karnataka team was coming into this cricket fixture after a brilliant display in the whole tournament. Moreover, the Karnataka team was thoroughly dominant throughout the tournament till now. The Karnataka team went on to maintain its brilliant reputation.

Moreover, even Bengal was coming into this fixture after a couple of brilliant performances. They were not an expected candidate for the quarter-final tickets. But Bengal put on a brilliant display which saw them play against Karnataka.

The Bengal team went on to win the toss and they went on to bowl first. Moreover, it was a perfect decision from the Bengal captain as they prefer chasing in the knock-out games. They have a very good record while chasing. And Bengal was hoping for a similar result.

However, Karnataka did not bat well in their innings. Moreover, they went with run-a-ball mode which shifted the momentum towards Bengal. Even big names like Manish Pandey could not rake up quick runs which were required.

As a result of brilliant bowling from the Bengal Bowlers, Karnataka was restricted to only 144. Moreover, they reached the total with the loss of only four wickets which makes it even more disappointing behind such a low total in the first innings.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Thriller finish to a brilliant match

Bengal also had a very balanced start at the beginning of their innings. But constant pressure from the Karnataka bowlers brought a change to the match. Moreover, the Bengal batsman constantly went on to lose wickets against Karnataka.

However, the match reached a thrilling juncture when Bengal needed 1 from 1 ball. Manish Pandey’s throw helped a brilliant run out. And Karnataka eventually went on to deal the game in super over itself. This was a perfect match for the entertainment.

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