Ganiga, Neyyoth & Prabhakar shine in the latest matches of Kale Cup’20
Mumbai: Superb batting efforts from Bins Neyyoth (74 runs) and Gilchrist Prabhakar (72 runs) guided Ghatkopar Jolly Gymkhana to a fluent nine-wicket win against Shivaji Park Youngsters Sports Club in a second round match of the Kale Cup T20 Cricket Tournament for ‘C & D’ Division teams at the Matunga Gymkhana ground.
The powerful half century knocks from Neyyoth and Prabhakar ensured Ghatkopar Jolly Gymkhana easily chase the victory target scoring 162 for 1 wicket in 16.2 overs. Neyyoth’s quickfire innings came from only 32 balls and contained 11 boundaries and four huge sixes, while Prabhakar took 57 balls to build his innings and slammed 12 fours and one six.
Earlier, Shivaji Park Youngsters sent in to bat first put up a modest score of 160 for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Shubham Chhag was the only batter to score 33 runs. Sachin Seth (2 for 40) was the main bowler to get the wickets. Neyyoth was later declared ‘Man of the match’.
Earlier, Muslims United Sports Club recorded a comfortable 4-wicket victory against Apollo Cricket Club.
Sent in bat, Apollo CC managed to amass a total of 142 for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Prithvik Pandit (37 runs) and Omkar Rahate (35 runs) propped the Apollo innings. Muslims United bowled Asif Shaikh (4 for 23) did well to restrict the rival batsmen.
Muslim United without much problems scored 143 for 6 wickets in 19.5 overs. Young prodigy Jash Ganiga top-scored with 76 runs to lead Muslim United to victory. The ‘Man of the match’ award was also adjudged to Jash Ganiga for his match winning & a fiery 76.
Brief scores: Shivaji Park Youngsters Sports Club 160 for 9 wickets in 20 overs (Shubham Chhag 33; Sachin Seth 2 for 40) lost to Ghatkopar Jolly Gymkhana 162 for 1 wicket in 16.2 overs (Bins Neyyoth 74 (32bs, 11×4, 4×6), Gilchrist Prabhakar 72 (57bs, (12×4,1×6). Result: Ghatkopar Jolly Gymkhana won by 9 wickets.
Man of the match: Bins Neyyoth (Ghatkopar Jolly).
Apollo CC 142 for 8 wickets in 20 overs (Prithvik Pandit 37, Omkar Rahate 35; Asif Shaikh 4 for 23) lost to Muslim United Sports Club 143 for 6 wickets in 19.5 overs (Jash Ganiga 76). Result: Muslim United Sports Club won by 4 wickets.
Man of the match: Jash Ganiga (Muslims United).