The match between SKP Athletics and Esplanades Liberals Cricket Club was played at Western Railway, Cross Maidan on 3rd November, Sunday. Esplanade liberals cricket club won the toss and put SKP Athletics to bat first. The wicket offered healthy purchase to fast bowlers.
For SKP athletics, right arm opening batsman Gautam Patkar scored 31 off 59 balls which was the highest score in the whole lineup. Esplanades liberal Cricket Club’s bowler bowled exceedingly well and got the opposition bowled out for a bare 107 runs. Only 4 bowlers were used but the stand out Star Performer was Rammanohar Singh, right arm medium bowler, who picked up a astonishing figure of 7/48 in 18 overs with 5 maidens. In response to the score of 107 runs, Esplanades liberal cricket club got the taste of their own medicine eventually getting bowled out for a mere 83 runs. SKP athletics’ bowlers bowled superbly especially right arm medium bowler Sahil shah, who picked up 4 wkts for just 28 runs.
With a lead of 24 runs, SKP Athletics batted for their second innings and safely negotiated the opposition bowling with due diligence. They scored 27 runs with no loss. The day was called off and the match ended.