Played at the Dadar Parsee Colony Ground in Mumbai, the all-important semi-finals of the Kalpesh Koli tournament between two promising teams Matunga center and Goregaon center was conducted. Goregaon Center won the toss & elected to field first.
Batting first, Matunga boys managed to score 209/10 in 61 overs where in Aasim sheikh was the pick of the scorer with 42* followed by 41 & 35 by Aryan and Jash. Aaradhya Kamle bowled well taking 3/24 followed by 3wkts each for Aman Manihar & Vinayak Kunwar. Goregaon in reply were bundled out for 149/10 in 77.4 overs where in off-spinner Harshal Jadhav bowled a match winning spell of 4/23. Shubham Mistry was the highest scorer for Goregaon scoring a solid 74.
In the 2nd innings, Matunga reached 91/6 before the end of the 2nd day’s play and they were declared winners on 1st innings. Left-arm spinner Aman Manihar came up with some amazing display of bowling as he picked up 5/36 to trouble the opposition.
Matunga center won the match while Harshal Jadhav was declared ‘man of the match’. While Aman’s efforts of 8wkts in the match was also appreciation worthy which took everyone’s notice. Cricketgraph congratulates the Matunga team for their semis win while wishes the promising Aman and all the players luck for a bright future ahead.