Captain Prithvi Shaw scored 165 off 122 balls with his consistency.
Here at Palam Air Force Ground, Mumbai set a target of 323 in the fourth century of the competition this year. Karnataka failed to fire in the top order, Samarth and Manish Pandey fell cheaply, and were never followed.
Batting, Mumbai performed better on the exchanges as the show took six overs to settle down and then went on to score a big century. Shreyas Gopal was out for one run on the cover of Devadatta Padikal and the show finished the match winning innings with the help of 17 fours and seven sixes. He was particularly serious on Gopal, who bowled two sixes and one mid-wicket over cover.
Ronit More, who took five wickets in the quarter-finals, took 16 in the 37th over and four wickets for Shams Mulani (45, 4).
Actually, Shaw and Mullaney scored 159 runs in 23.4 overs for the third wicket before going for consecutive overs. Mumbai took eight wickets for 81 runs in the last 10 overs. Middle bowler Vaishya Vijay (// 56), who caught Sug’s leg, was the only Karnataka bowler to make an impact on this day.
When Karnataka followed, only Padikal (64, 64B, 6 × 4, 1 × 6) and B.R. Sharath (61, 39B, 8 × 4, 2 × 6) gave little hope. Karnataka lost five wickets for 152 runs in the 31st over. Although the next 12 overs gave a lead of almost 100 runs, Mumbai was more than happy to bowl an opponent. Playing only the second match – spinner Tanush Kotian was ruled out with bowling figures of 10-1-23-2.
In Ferozesh Kotla, Uttar Pradesh also beat Gujarat by five wickets and scored .7.2 overs in the second semi-final.
Mumbai were bowled out for 322 (Prithvi Shaw 165, Shams Mulani 45, Vyshak Kumar 4/56) beat Karnataka 250 in 42.4 (Devdutt Paddikkal, B.R. Sharath 61, Shreyas Gopal 33)
Gujarat 184 in 48.1 overs (Het Patel 60, Piyush Chawla 32) Uttar Pradesh 188/5 (Akshdeep Nath 71, Karan Sharma 38, Upendra Yadav 31 not out)