Played at Islam Gymkhana, Marine Lines, it was a B Div match between two promising teams namely Islam Gymkhana and Palghar Dahanu TSA where in Palghar won the toss and elected to bowl first on a bowler friendly wicket.
Batting first, Islam Gymkhana were all out for 123/10 in 39.3 overs where in one down batsman Prem Salvi top scored with a 43ball 48 while the rest of the batsman crumbled. From the bowling side, it was this young fast bowler Sumit Jaiswal who came up with excellent bowling figures of 6/37 in 13.3 overs. Right arm pacer Sumit was perfectly hitting the deck hard and generated decent pace to make the batsman struggle. The season which has been dominated mostly by spinners, it was good to see a fast bowler running through the batting line up of the opposition.
In reply, Palghar Dahanu TSA batted strongly as they declared their innings at 165/6 n 24.1 overs. All the batsman chipped in with runs and it was good to see their positive approach of attacking the bowlers. In the 2nd innings, Islam Gymkhana were 42/4 in 16 overs before the end of the game’s play where Palghar Dahanu TSA won the match on 1st innings. Palghar won the match and it was definitely Sumit Jaiswal’s 7wkts which became the highlight perfomance of the match.