Back with the most awaited monthly cricket rankings of Mumbai, these are the batsman who took the month of May by storm through their brilliant batting.
Joint 6th – Amogh Karthik– 106 off 45balls, U/16 Champions Trophy, Format- T20
Played at the Cassario Cricket Ground in Mumbai, Pallava & Mulund Gymkhana faced each other where in Amogh smashed 10fours & 10sixes in his brutal knock of 106 coming off mere 45balls which helped his team Mulund Gymkhana won the match by 176runs & he was declared ‘man of the match’
6. Saurabh Tripathy– 119 off 60balls, JD Sports Tournament, Format- T20
IDFC & GEBS clashed for a crucial semi-finals at the MB Union Cross Maidan where Saurabh fired at the right time to propel his team to the finals. Smashing 8fours and 5sixes in his 60ball 119, tripathy helped his team GEBS win the semis by 94runs.
5. Kevin Almeida– 93 off 27balls, Format-T20, Mitsui Shoji T20 Tournament
Talented Kevin Almeida who was not in the news for quite a time made a comeback of sorts with this fiery innings which could have also been the fastest hundred in Maharashtra had he faced a few more balls. Eventually his match winning knock of 93 helped his team Bandra Heroes defeat Mumbai Police.
4. Aman Khan– 144 off 58balls, Vijay Manjrekar/Ramankant Desai T20 Tournament, Format- T20
The Dashing batsman has time and again proved how serious match-winner he can be. Held at the Karnatak Cricket ground and fresh from a 34ball 97 in the Mitsui Tournament, Aman continued his purple patch smashing 16fours & 10sixes against the Mumbai Police team where his team D.Y Patil eventually won the match by 86runs.
3. Prithvi Shaw– 194, Foramt- 2 Day Test, Madhav Mantri Trophy
When you look at this youngster’s attitude at such a young age, you can easily say he is made for the bigger things in cricket and once again he stamped his class with a flawless 194 representing Gavaskar’s XI at the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Ground in Mumbai though it went for a losing cause as Vengsarkar’s XI won that match.
2. Shashwat Jhunjhunwala– 214 off 174balls, U-14 Summer Vacation Tournament, Format-Test
This MCA Tournament is itself a selection & a breeding ground for aspiring cricketers & Shashwat just proved his talent with a stunning & the only double hundred of the tournament. Played at the Kamat Memorial Cricket Ground, Shashwat did great running between the wickets as well as smashed 21 fours in his aggressive knock where in his team Vikas Krida Mandal won the match outright by an innings over Municipal Ground Bhayender.
1. Rudra Dhandey– 200 off 67balls, Format- T20, Abiz Rizvi Champions Trophy
History was created in Mumbai at the Matunga Gymkhana Ground when right-handed Rudra smashed 200 off mere 67balls where in he smashed 21fours & 15 big sixes to lit up the ground. Also a record score of 322 was recorded in 20 overs in the same match because of Rudra’s batting. Eventually Rizvi college won that match comfortably over P.Dalmia and Rudra was obviously the ‘man of the match’