First Class Cricketer Akshay Girap takes a stunning 6wkt haul in the C Div Kanga League’19

The match between Koli Combined XI Cricket Club and John Bright Cricket Club was held in Sachivalaya Gymkhana, Oval Maidan on 2nd October. John bright cricket club won the toss and chose to bowl first.

On a challenging wicket, opener Aditya Koli and Nihar Agre looked good and gave a decent start of 42 runs, but with poor performances of other batsmen they were all out for 123 runs. The star with the ball for John bright cricket club was right-arm off spinner Akshay Girap, who caused havoc on the pitch with his spinning deliveries and picked up 6 crucial wickets conceding a mere 25 runs. 34yr old Akshay was at one point hailed as a mystery spinner who went on to represent the Mumbai  team in first Class cricket in 2015.

John Bright Cricket Club didn’t get good start with the bat, and the batting card reflected a string of low scores and at the end, the scored 97 runs losing 7 wickets.

For Koli Combined XI CC, right arm medium bowler Aditya Hareshwar Koli bowled an impressive spell of 3 for 17.

Result: The match ended in a draw.