Jaiswal & sujit nayak shines as Mumbai beat Oman to level T20 series 1-1
A dazzling 75 off 59 balls by India under 19 world cupper Yashasvi Jaiswal followed by superb bowling by Shams Mulani & Sujit Nayak took Mumbai to a series levelling win in the 2nd T20I over hosts Oman
Put in to bat first Mumbai rattled up 162/6 in 20 overs as Jaiswal dazzled with a sparkling 75 off 59 balls.
Initially, Mumbai lost 3 wickets in the powerplay to struggle at 32/3. Before Jaiswal anchored the innings with 8 fours and 2 sixes in a superb batting display.
Jaiswal shines as Mumbai beat Oman to level T20 series 1-1 . Jaiswal and a decent stand with Arman Jaffer (20 off 21 balls). However Jaffer’s dismissal at 72/4 had Mumbai under pressure again. But Aman Khan’s quickfire 31 off 15 balls (2 fours, 2 sixes) and later a swift 13 off 5 balls by Sujit Nayak ( 3 fours ). Helped Jaiswal and Mumbai to post a challenging total of 162/6.
For Oman spinner, Aaqib Illyas proved to be the successful bowler with 2/32.
In reply, Oman started aggressively with their opener Jatinder Singh smashing 51 off 25 balls.
However once the openers were dismissed, wickets started to fall at regular intervals.
Skipper Shams Mulani (3/12) was the most successful bowler from Mumbai with his left arm spin followed by Sujit Nayak who followed his rapid 5 ball 13 by taking 2/10 as hosts Oman slipped after a great start to 144/9 to lose by 18 runs in a close game .