In-form Neil(54) and Usaid(48*) steer the chase while Nikhil impresses with a quick 40*in the 69th Salarjung T20 Tournament ‘18

Played between Payyade SC and Souvenir CC at the Islam Gymkhana ground, it was a crucial encounter between two talented teams where in Payyade Gymkhana won the toss and elected to field first since they have a good bowling line up.

Made to bat first, Souvenir CC did a fairly good job with their experienced opener Shoaib Shaikh giving a good start with 28ball 49 while the talented Nikhil Aigaonkar’s late blitz down the order accelerated the team’s total total to a respectable 140/7 in 20 overs. Nikhil against a quality bowling attack of Payade SC smashed an unbeaten 21ball 40*hitting 4fours and 2sixes much to everyone’s delight. Payyade bowlers did a really good job with almost everyone chipping in with wickets while Deepak Shetty being the pick of the bowlers with 3/27 in 4overs.

Usaid Cutlerywala

Chasing 141, the strong batting line up of Payyade who were 23/3 at one point ensured the chase was taken care off as their in-form big hitting left hander Neil Narvekar went on to score a match winning 35ball 54(5fours, 2sixes) while also a crucial 100runs stand with Usaid Cutlerywala who remained unbeaten with Harmeet Singh(17*) scoring an unbeaten 48* off 45balls which included 2big sixes and a four. Usaid was calm and composed while Neil on the other hand gave that much needed push while chasing eventually helping Payyade SC win by a comfortable margin of 6wkts & 1.5 overs to spare. From Souvenir CC, Saurab Satelkar bowled really well and was quite impressive with the ball taking 4/33 in 4overs.

Saurabh who took 4wkts

It was a dominating win for Payyade boys where in the bowlers contributed well with the ball while Neil and Usaid did the job for their team with the bat while chasing.

 

 

 

CRICKETGRAPH

To Top