Opener Kaushik Chikhlikar misses out on 1st ton of this season Mumbai Cricket’s Talim Shield Tournament’21
Played at MCA Ground, BKC, Bhatnagar Sports Club after opting to bat first posted a total of 174/7 in 20 overs. Even though, their team did not have any big individual scores but most of their players chipped in with starts with Harsh Rane (38) and Sachin Rao (35) being the highest scorers. From the bowlers, Aryan Badhe with 2/15 in 3 overs was the pick of the lot for Victory CC.
Chasing 175, opener Kaushik Chikhlikar single handedly turned the game around with a match winning knock of 97 runs in 55 balls. Kaushik took on the bowlers with absolute ease and some really clean hits. Kaushik’s innings included a stunning 8 sixes alongwith 5 boundaries at a strike rate of close to 177.00. The rest of the players batted around him as Victory CC chased down the score in 18.5 overs winning the match by 7 wickets.
Kaushik fell short of just 3 runs on what could have been the 1st century in any Top Division MCA Tournament for this season.
Scorecard Link: https://www.pitchvision.com/#/pvm/135052