Electing to bat first, Rajasthan got off to a steady start with openers Bharat Sharma (38 off 33) and Ankit Lamba (38 off 41) adding 59 runs in 9 overs. Bihar came back in the game getting two quick wickets and some tight bowling. Till the 15th over Rajasthan could reach only 103 runs even after losing just 2 wickets.
Mahipal Lomror played a brilliant knock of 78* off 37 balls to help Rajasthan get past 160. The southpaw struck 5 fours and 5 sixes in his innings. For Bihar, skipper Ashutosh Aman and Suraj Kashyap took 2 wickets each.
In reply, Bihar could manage just 149 for 4 in their 20 overs. Mangal Mahrour top-scored for Bihar with unbeaten 68 off 58 balls.
Rajasthan 164-5 in 20 overs (Mahipal Lomror 78* (37); Suraj Kashyap 4-0-28-2)
Bihar 149-4 in 20 overs (Mangal Mahrour 68* (58); Chandrapal Singh 4-0-21-1)
Rajasthan won by 15 runs