A Commendable win for SKP Athletics on the back of Mandar Nalavade (105) & Rohit Yadav (5wkts) in Madhav Mantri Tournament’21

SKP Athletics opting to bat first at Elphinstone wicket, Azad Maidan posted a decent total on board scoring 217/9 in 40 overs. Opener Gautam Patkar gave a solid start of 46 (101 balls) despite SKP losing some quick top order wickets. The game further took a u-turn when no.5 batsman Mandar Nalavade entered the crease dominating the opposition bowlers with his enterprising stroke play. Mandar went on to score a brilliant 105 in mere 89 balls (11 fours, 2 sixes) pushing SKP Athletics towards a respectable total.

Jolly Cricketers in reply were all out for 136 runs courtesy a brilliant match winning spell by Rohit Yadav who came up with envious bowling figures of 5/20 in 8 overs. Rohit provided crucial breakthroughs not allowing the opposition team to settle in for a smooth chase while Mandar who scored a century also chipped in with 2 crucial wickets removing both the openers in the opening spell. It was a clinical performance from SKP Athletics team as they won the match in a commanding manner by 81 runs.

Mandar Nalawade
Mandar Nalawade
Rohit Yadav 

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