A high scoring game between Bombay Gymkhana and CCI saw both teams score a combined total of almost 800 runs in the Police Shield. Bombay Gymkhana elected to bat first and scored a massive total of 382 in 70 overs losing 6 wickets. Hiken Shah was the major contributor as he scored an impressive 151 at the top of the order. Bhupen Lalwani continued his good form scoring 75. Parag Khanapurkar gave a finishing touch by scoring an unbeaten 58.
With a huge total on board, Bombay Gymkhana had the upper hand by the end of the first innings. India U-23 batter, Chinmay Sutar led the charge scoring a quick fire 108. Aakash Anand (73) and Arya Satpute were one of the major contributors in the CCI innings but it was all rounder Akash Parkar’s unbeaten 87, sealing the game for CCI with just 9 balls left. With bold batsmanship, CCI sealed the game with 3 wickets in hand.
Toss: Bombay Gymkhana won the toss and elected to bat
Result: Cricket Club of India won by 3 wkts
Bombay Gymkhana- 382/6 in 70 overs
(Hiken Shah 151, Bhupen Lalwani 75, Parag Khanapurkar 58*, Nikhil Patil 45)
Cricket Club of India- 383/7 in 68.3 overs
(Chinmay Sutar 108, Akash Parkar 87*, Aakash Anand 73, Arya Satupte 67)