Opener Saurav Nautiyal scores a brilliant 173 for Rajput Gymkhana in All India Open Cricket Championship’
J.P Cricket Club batting first managed to score 285/5 in 35 overs with half centuries registered by Ronit Roy (68) and Virender Singh (57). From the bowlers, Harmanpreet Singh with 2/37 in 6 overs was the pick of the lot.
Chasing 286, Rajput Gymkhana made the target looked easier winning the match by 7 wickets. Opener Saurav took on the bowlers with absolute ease smashing a brilliant 173 runs off just 105 balls. Saurav smashed 20 fours and 5 sixes with a strike rate of 164.76 while he was ably supported by Ratan Singh (36), Abdul Khan (45) & Shobit (29) with whom he stitched crucial partnerships.
With a batting average of 60.00 + , Saurav has scored close to 1000 runs in this season alone. Saurav has been scoring consistently since many seasons in multiple tournaments over the years. It’s just a matter of time we see him represent a domestic team at first class level.