Played at the Police Gymkhana Ground, it was the all important finals of the grueling and hard bought Kanga Knockout Tournment Div A where Catholic Gymkhana and United Cricket Club stood out from so many teams with their consistent perfomance.
United Cricket Club batted first on a wicket which had equal assistance for both the batsman as well as the bowlers. United CC managed to score a decent 222/8 in 45overs which is not a low total but neither an intimidating one with Shubham Gaikwad and Nihal Joshi top scoring with 40’s. From the bowlers Manoj G and Omkar Sawant bowled well taking 3 and 2wkts each.
Chasing 223, Catholic Gymkhana were off to a flying start with their openers Ashish Gharat(47) and Sandeep Agarwal taking the onus of chasing on their shoulders. Sandeep went on to score a match winning 82 off 98balls laced with 7fours and 3sixes which solidified the chase and changed the momentum in his team’s favor. Eventually they chased down the score comfortably with Sanjeev Raut (33*) and Prashant Gajare (43*) finishing off the chase successfully.
Catholic Gymkhana win the finals and win the Kanga Knockout Tournament on the back of great team perfomance throughout the season while Sandeep stood out in the finals with his crucial 82.