Parsee Gymkhana into Talim Finals : Parag impresses with all-round show

Parsee Gymkhana after being put to bat first at the iconic Wankhede Stadium posted a total of 208/5 in 20 overs. The top order performed well with most of them chipping in with 20’s and 30’s while skipper Vikrant Auti top scoring with 49 runs off 35 balls. All-rounder Parag Khanapurkar coming in at no.5 was the 2nd highest scorer smashing a game changing knock of 47 runs in mere 23 balls, a knock which included 2 fours and 5 sixes at a strike rate of 204.35.

Parag who has batted at no.6 & 7 in the first 3 games finally seems to be pouncing upon the opportunity as he now has 126 runs facing only 57 deliveries so far in the Talim Shield Tournament with a batting average of 31.00. Parag has smashed 12 sixes in those 57 balls faced apart from taking 7 wickets too.

Mumbai Police Gymkhana in reply gave a good fight however they fell short by 16 runs managing 194/7 in 20 overs. Opener Kaustubh Pawar brought up his successive half century scoring 62 off 38 balls. From the bowlers, it was Anjdeep Lad with 3/8 being the best bowler from Parsee Gymkhana.

Result: Parsee Gymkhana won the match by 16 runs.

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