Kshama Patekar’s half-century powers Mumbai Police Gymkhana to a win in Ajit Ghosh Memorial Trophy
The third edition of the Ajit Ghosh Memorial Trophy (T20 Women’s Cricket Tournament) is underway. Under the aegis of the Mumbai Cricket Association, Sporting Union Club and Kalyandas Memorial Sports Foundation have organised this tournament.
On November 16, Mumbai Police Gymkhana locked horns against the Glorious Cricket Club at Shivaji Park Gymkhana. Batting first, Glorious Cricket Club scored 87/5 in 20 overs. Riya Salunkhe (26 runs off 30 balls) and Karuna Sakpal (26 not out off 26 balls) starred with the bat. For Mumbai Police Gymkhana, Sheral Rozario, Nidhi Buley, and Manasi Bodke claimed one wicket each.
In response, Mumbai Police Gymkhana made light work of the run chase, completing the formalities in 16.1 overs with eight wickets in hand. Kshama Patekar was at the helm of the run chase as she muscled an undefeated 50 off 51. The opening batter hammered seven boundaries. For Glorious Cricket Club, Disha Chandak and Prisha Deorukhkar claimed one wicket each.
Mumbai Police Gymkhana’s Kshama Patekar won the player of the match award for her brilliant batting effort.