Darekar bags a fifer while Akshat Jain smashes a brilliant 134* for Bhatnagar SC in the Young Comrade Tournament’20
Played between Bhatnagar Sports & Cultural Foundation vs Dadar Parsi Sports Club at the Dadkar Maidan, Bhatnagar Sports opting to bat first posted a healthy total of 338/7 in 70 overs. Aashay Dube at no.3 scored a solid 56 while it was Akshat Jain at no.4 who ensured that his team stayed at the top with a classy innings of 134* in 168 balls (13 fours, 3 sixes). Akshat toiled with the bowlers batting unbeaten till the very end. Sai Chavan at no.7 played the perfect foil scoring 73 off 95 balls (8 fours) while also stitching a 136 run stand with Akshat.
DPC in reply were all out for 236 runs in 60.5 overs where in no.3 batsman Aakash Palande top scored with a gritty 84* off 127 balls. The architect in chief with the ball was none other than the experienced Akshay Darekar who came up with excellent bowling figures of 5/73 in 18.5 overs. Vishwajit Thakur with 4/51 was also impressive as Bhatnagar Sports & Cultural Foundation won the match by 102 runs.