Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy QF1 Highlights: Punjab booked their spot in the final four stages of the gripping Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy on Tuesday after beating defending champions Karnataka by nine wickets at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.
After restricting Karnataka to just 87 in 17.2 overs owing to a brilliant bowling attack, Punjab sealed the win with 44 balls to spare. Prabhsimran Singh (49*) and captain Mandeep Singh (35*) partnered each other for 85 runs, which proved to be crucial for the victory. During the first innings, Siddarth Kaul shone with his impressive 3/15.
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Other than Karnataka and Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Baroda, Bihar, and Rajasthan have reached the knockout stage and all the matches will be played at Ahmedabad.
With IPL 2021 Mini Auction approaching near, players would leave no stone unturned in giving their best. On the other hand, the newly appointed selection committee headed by Chetan Sharma is also expected to watch the knockouts.