Piyush, Kaustubh, Anurag power UPGD to a 43-run win over Rizvi
UPGD College shocked Rizvi during their Mumbai University inter-college cricket tournament clash. UPGD beat Rizvi by 43 runs to show them the exit door in the first round, a rare sight in Mumbai University cricket.
Batting first at the Mumbai University ground in Kalina, UPGD posted a daunting total of 176/3 in 20 overs. Piyush Pillai (75) and Kaustubh (56) made handsome contributions with the bat for UPGD. On the other hand, Rizvi bowlers had an off day as they managed to pick up just two wickets. There was one run-out in UPGD’s innings.
In reply, Rizvi were restricted to 133/8 in 20 overs and lost the match by 43 runs. Akhilesh fought hard with an unbeaten 47 for Rizvi but failed to take his side home. On the other hand, UPGD’s Anurag Shukla wreaked havoc with the ball, as he scalped 33/3 in four overs.