Skipper Prithvi Shaw continued his relentless onslaught with a 122-ball 165 as Mumbai dethroned Karnataka by inflicting a massive 72-run defeat on Thursday for a place in Sunday’s final against Uttar Pradesh.

At the Air Force ground, Palam, here, Shaw’s fourth century of this year’s competition saw Mumbai set a stiff target of 323. Karnataka top-order failed to fire, with Samarth and Manish Pandey falling cheaply, and the chase was never on.

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Asked to bat, Mumbai had the better of the exchanges as Shaw took six overs to settle down and then rode his luck to raise another big century. Dropped at 38 by Devdutt Padikkal at cover off Shreyas Gopal, Shaw prospered to play a match-winning innings studded with 17 boundaries and seven sixes. He was particularly severe on Gopal whom he hit for two sixes over cover-point and one over…

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