Abhimanyu Mithun shines in Karnataka's three-run win

Abhimanyu Mithun took five wickets for 37 runs

Chennai: Oct 17, 2011

Seamer Abhimanyu Mithun took five for 37 as Karnataka scored a three-run win against Kerala in the South Zone Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament.

It was the second win for Karnataka, who, batting first made 129 for nine and then dismissed Kerala for 126 with an over to spare as Mithun picked up five wickets.

An unbeaten 80 by Ravi Teja highlighted Hyderabad’s 35-run win over Andhra while Tamil Nadu beat Goa by five wickets in a high-scoring game that saw the visitors piling up 187 for seven but the hosts cruising home in the 19th over for their second win.

Brief scores:

Karnataka 129 for 9 in 20 overs (Bharath Chipli 36, C.M. Gautam 20, K.J. Rajesh 3 for 16, V.A. Jagadeesh 2 for 23) bt Kerala 126 all out in 19 overs (Raiphi Vincent Gomez 40, V.A. Jagadeesh 44, Abhimanyu Mithun 5 for 37) by 3 runs.

Hyderabad 160 for 4 in 20 overs (B. Ravi Teja 80 not out, T. Suman 23, Arun Yadav 40) bt Andhra 125 for 8 in 20 overs (V. Manoj Sai 35, M.S. Deepak Kumar 24, Y. Gnaneswarrao 29, Pragyan Ojha 2 for 12, Ahmed Quadri 2 for 22) by 35 runs.

Goa 187 for 7 in 20 overs (Swapnil Asnodkar 66, Abhishek Raut 27, Saurabh Bandekar 29, Amita Yadav 30, Abhinav Mukund 3 for 22) lost to Tamil Nadu 185 for five in 18.4 overs (Dinesh Karthik 60, K.B. Arun Karthik 48, S. Suresh Kumar 47, Saurabh Bandekar 2 for 33) by 5 wickets.

Abhimanyu Mithun