A Spirited Team Perfomance helps Hemant Waignakar XI win the U23 Shalini Bhalekar Tournament ‘18

In the final match between Hemant Waigankar XI and Jehangir Pithawala XI, Jehangir XI after Bhupen’s 191 reached a total of 419. From the bowlers Abhimnayu Vasishtha took 5wkts while Dhrumil who has been amongst the top bowlers in this tournament chipped in with 4 wkts.

Ashay Sardesai scoring a brilliant 128*

Hemant Waigankar XI on the other hand gave a tough fight batting strongly at 314/5 before the game ended on Day 3. Ashay Sardesai coming at no.3 scored an elegant 128 off 299 balls keeping his team alive in the game. Ashay with just 10 boudaries toiled hard between the wickets while left handed Abhishek at the middle order gave his best scoring 60 off 173 balls while stitching a 129 run stand with Ashay to save their team from the jaws of defeat. Hemant Waigankar XI were 314/5 at the end of the Day 3 where the match not only ended in a draw but they also went on to win the tournament.

It was an overall team performance where all the boys contributed well in their capacity, Here’s a look at some of the players contribution from Hemant Waigankar XI.

Batting-

Rudra Dhanday-185 runs @37.00

Ashay Sardesai-140 runs @35.00

Srujan Athavale-152runs @30.40

Abhishek Srivastav-143 runs @47.67

Bowling-

Dhrumil Matkar-19wkts @12.51 & econ 2.51

Tanush Kotian-10wkts @18.00 & econ 3.30

Aquib Querishi-7wkts @22.00 @ econ 2.62

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