Fifers for Darekar & Salman Khan while back to back tons for Hashir Dafedar in the Purshottam Shield’20
Islam Gymkhana batting first on their home ground posted a total of 261/9 in 70 overs. With openers falling early, it was their in-form Hashir once again playing the rescue act as he smashed his 2nd consecutive ton of Purshottam Shield. Coming at no.3, Hashir scored 104 off 168 balls ensuring his team reached a respectable total. Left arm spinner Akshay Darekar who has been amongst the wickets throughout the season once again impressed with bowling figures of 5/73 in 28 overs alongwith 8 maidens. Akshay who is an experienced first class cricketer certainly brought in his experience to the core,
Bhatnagar Sports Team in reply were all out for 214 runs, thanks to Islam Gymkhana’s classic off spinner Salman Khan troubling the batters with his tight bowling. Salman took 5/71 with 7 maidens in 19 overs plucking out important wickets helping his team win the game by 47 runs.