Prolific Ayush Jethwa(132) and promising Jash Ganiga (150) star for U/16 Kandivali in the Kalpesh Koli Tournament’18


Played at the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana, Kandivali, U/16 Matunga and U/16 Kandivali team took on each other where in U/16 Matunga team batted first on a track which is technically good for the batsmen.

However even on a decent track like this, U/16 Matunga team collapsed in the 1st innings with 42runs all out in 34 overs with only one batsmen scoring in two digits. Suryansh Shedge and Kevin Chitania took 3wkts each while off spinner Nishant Kadam bagged two wickets in a rather collectively good bowling perfomance.

On the other hand U/16 Kandivali team were off to a flying start with Nishant Kadam opening the innings with with a scorching half century while it was Jash Ganiga and Ayush Jethwa who stitched an unbeaten 269 runs stand between themselves to completely take the game away from Matunga boys. Jash who opened the innings scored a handsome 150* off 195balls laced with 25fours while Ayush on the other hand scored a sublime 132* off 150deliveries which had 21fours and a six taking the team total to 349/1 in 67 overs before they declared. Matunga were again bundled out for 87runs as Kandivali team won the match outright on the back of these two supremely talented boys while Ayush continues his terrific run with the bat.







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