Played at the SSC ground, Mumbai, it was a match between two promising teams of B Div namely Sainath Sports Club and Cricket Club of India. CCI won the toss and elected to bowl first as the conditions was more favorable for the bowlers.
Batting first, Sainath Sports Club was bundled out for just 47runs in 32.3 overs. Left-arm spinner Shashikant Kadam bowled a terrific spell of 16pvers, 6 maidens, 5wkts and just 17runs to trouble the batsman. The wily spinner extracted the best from the pitch and kept on confusing the batsman to the hilt. Sujit Nayak also supported well taking 3wickets. In reply, Shashikant Kadam declared their innings for 100/8 taking a lead of 53 runs. Left-arm spinner Asif Sheikh was the most impressive of the lot taking 5/43 in 11 overs.
In the 2nd innings, Sainath Sports Club made 58/5 in 20 overs before the end of the game’s play where Shashi was again the pick of the bowlers taking 3/16 taking his total tally of wickets to 8/33 which is nothing but commendable. CCI won the match on 1st innings and it was definitely a match dominated by spinners and especially Shashikant Kadam. Cricketgraph congratulates Shashikant and the whole team while wishes both the teams luck for their upcoming matches.