Jitendra and Aarya shine with the bat while Shubham scalps 5wkts vs MB Union in the Kanga League 2017

 

Played at the M.B Union Cross Maidan, MB union CC won the toss and elected to bowl first on a wet track which gives a lot of traction to the bowlers to restrict Amrit CC to a low total.

However, Amrit CC batted really well and thanks to their openers Aarya Satpute and Jitendra Gupta who gave a great start at the top of the order. Young gun Aarya who scored 40 in the last match scored another well timed 46 off 134balls (not a single boundary) displaying a lot of maturity and grit for his age. On the other hand was the experienced Jitendra Gupta- right handed Jeetendra went on to score 90 off 142balls (10fours) which set the tone for the innings. While Aarya showed patience and resilience with the bat, Jitendra on the other hand kept the scorecard ticking with boundaries. New Amrit CC declared their innings at 179/6 in 54.1 overs where in Hitesh Chorghe was the pick of the bowlers taking 4/36 in 14.1 overs.

In reply, MB Union CC were all out for 97/10 in 27.3 overs thus giving a 1st innings lead of 82runs to Amrit CC. Right-arm leg spinner Shubham Taldeokar extracted the best from the wicket as he took 5/40 in 6.3 overs. Shubham made the batsman struggle with his consistent spin and his bowling definitely reaped rewards. New Amrit CC lost a wicket in 4 overs before the end of the game’s play where they won the match on 1st innings. It was a great team perfomance and especially Amrit CC openers and Shubham with the ball. Cricketgraph congratulates the winning team while wishes all the players luck for their upcoming matches.

 

 

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