Brothers Club win on the back of spirited performances by Akash Suryavanshi (86) & Balwant Dodake (5 wkts) in Cosmopolitan Shield’19
Brothers Club batting first at Cross Maidan posted a total of 241/9 in 44 overs. Opener Akash Suryavanshi top scored hitting a classy 82 off 93 balls (7 fours, 4 sixes) while all-rounder Rakesh Naik at the middle order scored 58 off 58 balls. From the bowlers, Padmanabhan Mudaliar with 4/41 in 9 overs was the pick of the lot.
Defending a total of 242, medium fast pacer Balwant Dodake came up with a match winning spell of 5/28 in 9 overs. Balwant was spot on with the ball providing timely breakthroughs as he plucked crucial top order wickets. Himank Gupta (61) & Akshad Redekar (85) scored fighting half centuries but that did not seem to be enough to chase down the total as Brothers Club restricted KRP XI to 206 runs all out winning the match by 36 runs.