Local cricket has been producing many talented batsmen on a regular basis. At times these talented players go completely unnoticed. Cricketgraph has started a new initiative from March, wherein all such player’s performances are captured and celebrated every month. For starters, we have compiled a list of top 5 batsmen for the month of March 2017 by taking into consideration various factors like the match situation, format, venue, opponent and so on and so forth. As a bowler if you are marking your run up and about to bowl, watch out for these talented batters!
Top 5 Knocks for the month of March 2017 in Mumbai-
There have been many good knocks being played in Mumbai in March but taking all factors into consideration here are the Cricketgraph top 5 knocks in local cricket for the month of March 2017 in Mumbai.
Playing for SKN Sports Club, this could have been one of the fastest hundreds ever had he faced a few more balls. Pranav smashed 7 sixes in his 25 ball 81 and was a complete entertainment against Raheja Sports Club of the DGRS Tournament where he eventually helped his team win the match.
Joint at no.5
It was the crucial semi-final match of the Masters Cup & chasing 167 in 20 overs is always tough but Akash Patil had different plans in mind as he scored a thunderous 75 off 29balls to help his team Rika Global qualify for the finals.
Aditya who plays in Ranji too showed his mettle against the powerful opposition like Tata Capital. It was the finals of the Tata Inter-company tournament where Aditya simply broke records as he not only scored 80 off 30balls but also took 7wkts in the same again sailing his team towards the victory line. Had he faced a few more balls, he could have scored one of the fastest hundreds in Mumbai.
We all know this talented boy by now. Suryansh once again proved his mettle with a unbeaten 94* in a high intensity finals of the Future Star Tournament against Rizvi High School where he eventually led his team to a tournament win.
Format- 40 Overs
Chasing a target of 243 in 40 overs, it was Bhavik coming in at no.4 who completely changed the game & scored one of the fastest centuries to help his team win against the strong M&M side in the Times Cricket Shield Tournament.
& finally at no.1
It was the 2nd knock-out match against Apollo Cricket Club at MIG Cricket Ground in Bandra where Abhishek came up with a scintillating knock of 151 in a high pressure match.The southpaw’s 151 helped MIG team win the match & qualify for the semis in the Young Comrade Shield Tournament.