Opener Sumit Ghadigaonkar proves his mettle with the bat with an attacking 229 in the ongoing Police Shield Tournament ‘17

Sumit Ghadigaonkar

 

There are some players who are simply talented and effortless at what they do, Sumit’s double ton was amongst those innings where he showed his capabilities with the bat to the cricketing world. It was a match between MIG CC and PJ Hindu Gymkhana where in PJ Hindu won the toss and elected to bowl first with an aim of restricting them to a low total.

                                              Sumit en-route his aggressive double century

Batting first at MIG Cricket Club, once you settle in, the wicket does provide some support to the batsman and attacking opener Sumit who has a tendency to start scoring from the start rather than adopting a defensive approach went on to score a ravishing double hundred which was nothing but a treat to watch. Right handed Sumit scored 229 off just 204 balls hardly wasting any time at the crease while smashing 27fours and 3sixes en route his 204ball stay at the crease. Opener Swapnil Pradhan who has been in good touch also shared a great opening stand smashing 75 off just 127balls while experienced Gaurav Jathar at the middle order scored an unbeaten 58* off just 49balls to take their team total to a mammoth 419/7 in 70 overs.

  Spinner Vinit Dhulap en-route his 7/55

MIG gave a fitting reply with the ball too as they restricted PJ Hindu boys to just 157/all out in 35.4 overs. Left-arm spinner Vinit Dhulap wrecked the PJ Hindu boys with his effortless spin as he came up with match winning bowling figures of 7/55 in 12.4 overs. Vinit over the time has proved his experience and skills with the ball and is certainly proving to be an asset for whichever team he plays for. MIG won the match by a big a margin of 267 runs and it was certainly Sumit’s day as he literally toyed with bowlers. Cricketgraph congratulates Sumit, vinit and the whole team while wishes luck to both the teams for a great cricketing season ahead.

 

 

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