Ayush Ghadge and Kaustubh Chaudhari shine with the ball in YGCL U16 Championship’21
Tournament organized by Over the Edge Events (OTE)
In the match played between Dinesh Salunkhe Cricket Academy vs Mahim Youngsters Cricket Club at Karnatak SA, Cross Maidan, Mahim Youngsters won the toss and opted to bat first. However, Mahim Youngsters faced a batting collapse with none of their top 7 batters managing to score above 20. Mrudul’s 22 at no.8 being the highest score as Ayush Ghadge ran through the opposition with his smart bowling. Ayush provided timely breakthroughs not allowing the opposition team to settle down as he returned with excellent bowling figures of 5/34 in 7.3 overs.
Dinesh Salunkhe Cricket Academy in reply chased down the score with ease courtesy a quick unbeaten half century by Harsh Salunkhe (54* off 24 balls).
- Result: Dinesh Salunkhe Cricket Academy won by 8 wickets
- Man of the match: Ayush Ghadge
- Scorecard link: http://cricket.sportsnextindia.com/match_details.php?match_id=223259&team_id=121831&tab=scorecard
In the other match played at National CC, Cross Maidan, ithink Sportz opting to bat first were bundled out for 88 runs in 24.5 overs. Lawas Cricket Academy bowlers bowled really well with Kaustubh Chaudhari being the pick of the lot taking 4/24 in 5.5 overs. Kaustubh was well supported by other bowlers like Vardhan and Ronak who took 3wkts & 2 wkts respectively.
Chasing 89 looked like a mere formality as Lawas Cricket Academy chased down the score with in mere 14.1 overs. Opener Prem Naik took the responsibility of finishing the match in his hands as he scored a well crafted 61* off 48 balls laced with 11 fours and 1 six.
- Result: Lawas Cricket Academy won by 7 wickets
- Man of the Match: Kaustubh Chaudhari
- Scorecard link: http://cricket.sportsnextindia.com/match_details.php?match_id=223267&team_id=121834&tab=scorecard