Rankings are out! Cricektgraph Top 5 Knocks for the month of October 2017
The amount of cricketers believing in our analysis and the amount of cricketers valuing our monthly rankings has gone up every month as everyone knows the Cricketgraph panel goes through every possible tournaments, matches and individual performances in Mumbai to filter out the top 5 every month in Mumbai. It won’t be an exaggeration or an over statement to say that Cricketgraph monthly rankings are as equal to what ICC rankings are at international level.
Hence for the month of October, these are the top 5 knocks in Mumbai-
Mangesh Vaity 106* (RHB)- Koli Combined XI vs United Friends SC, Kanga League
It was the all important D Div match of Kanga between two strong teams where in Koli Combined were made to bat first on a track which was fully supporting bowlers. In fact, his team were 3down for hardly any runs on the board and he arrived at no.5 to score 106* off 122balls. Also rains during the early October had made the pitch extremely hostile for the batsman and Mangesh’s ton under those circumstances was commendable.
5th Tarang Gohel- 100 off 60balls (RHB)- Under 19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy
It was a match between Mumbai and Saurashtra at the BKC Ground in Bandra where Tarang literally took on the bowlers on a wet track. In fact it was his dominating ton which led saurashtra to a score of 208/8 in 43 overs. Even though is team lost the match against Mumbai but it was his brutal ton which grabbed all the eyeballs!
4th– Jash Ganinga 103* off 54balls (RHB), DSO Tournament
Jash has been a prolific run scorer and has been scoring runs at a good rate in almost every matches of every format. In this particular match he scored 103* off mere 54balls in the DSO tournament against Rajrani Malhotra Vidyalaya which helped his team IES comfortably win the match. Also this hundred had come just a few days before he scored an effortless 112 vs Club of Mahrashtra in Pune!
3rd -Tejas Chavan- 119* off 208balls (RHB), Under 14 Ajit Naik Memorial Tournament.
This ton by Tejas was indeed a special one because it was his debut match with the MIG Team in the Under 14 Ajit Naik Memorial Tournament. Coming in at no.3. the stylish Tejas scored a solid 119* off 208 which helped his team post a fighting total of 253 which they eventually defended against DPC and won the match by 148runs.
2nd – Eknath Kerkar (RHB)- 169 off 161balls, Police Shield Tournament
It was a high profile match played between MCA Colts and Karnatak SA at the cross maidan in Mumbai. MCA Colts had won the toss and scored a healthy 314 which Karntak SA chased down comfortably, thanks to the ever dependable Eknath Kerkar who has a penchant for scoring runs in the crucial moments. Right handed Eknath went on to score 169 off just 161balls which included 13fours and 6sixes at a strike rate of 100+ which helped his team win the match on 1st innings.
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1st– Harsh Tank (RHB)- 186, Police Shield Tournament
Harsh has time and again proved that once he gets going , he goes on to score big. Harsh Tank’s aggressive 186 was a pure example of that which is definitely not the 1st time he scored like this in such fashion.
In its very 1st day of the tournament, Harsh who was representing Payyade SC went on to score 186 off just 174 balls opening the innings which helped his team cross the 300 run mark. His knock included 15fours and as many as 7 sixes coupled with good running between the wickets. New Hind SC in reply were all out for 203 and eventually his team won the match.