Vivaan is young, he is talented and he has the ability to naturally inswing the ball at a commendable pace. Vivaan Radia is a fast bowling all-rounder who can also chip in with the bat at the lower middle order. Well all this ingredients does sum up to make him a promising cricketer & he finally got a chance to prove when he played the semi-finals representing Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana against the Kalyan/Bhiwandi stadium.
Held at the Azad Maidan ground in Mumbai, Kalyan/Bhiwandi stadium won the toss & elected to bat first in order to make a big score on the board. However, it was a bad day in the office for Kalyan-Bhiwandi boys as they were skittled out for just 83/10 in 45.5 overs. Talented all-rounder Jaycool Girase was the highest scorer with a solid & fighting 34 while Aditya Santra took 3/14. The boy who impressed one and all was Vivaan who got to play his 1st match of the tournament & showcased his bowling skills scalping 3/14 in the 1st innings with his right arm pace. Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana in reply made 139/10 in 61.5 overs where in Rajsingh Desmukh was the highest scorer with 52 while Kunjan Bhadgujar took 4/26.
In the 2nd Innings, Kalyan-Bhiwandi declared at 143/7 in 32overs where in Vivaan was again the pick of the bowlers taking 3/29. Kalyan/Bhiwandi gave a strong comeback to almost restrict Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana to 44/8 in 27 overs before the end of the games play & Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana won on 1st innings. It was a tough fight by both the teams with some promising performances & especially Vivaan who played his 1st match of the tournament.
Cricketgraph congratulates the winning team while also wishes luck to Vivaan & all the players for a great cricketing year ahead.