The first match of Worli CC was played between National cricket club and P.J Hindu gymkhana at National C.C on 31st October 2019. National C.C won the toss and elected to bat first.
After a sluggish start and a dismal show by the top order, the lower middle order of National C.C tried to steady the ship and with some handy contributions chipping in, they reached a score of 133 before getting bowled out in 37.1 overs. For Hindu gymkhana, the slow left-arm pair of Arya Gaikwad and Agneyaadi picked up 3 scalps each, they conceded 27 extras with 21wides.
Chasing 134 runs, the Hindu gymkhana did not get off to a flying start losing 3 wickets for the first 30 runs. Fortunately for them, the 5th wicket formidable partnership of 60 runs between lefties Aryan Bhatia (27 off 68) and Agneya Adi (34* off 58) put their team on the verge of a hard-earned victory. Agneya remained unbeaten and P.J Hindu gymkhana won the match in the 37th over with 3 wickets remaining. Off spinner Jai Bhanushali picked up couple of wickets for the national C.C but didn’t get much support from others.
For his all round performance with both ball and bat, Agneya Adi was deservingly announced man of the match.
Result-P.J Gymkhana won by 3 wickets.