Mumbai, 4th December, 2019 : A confident cameo innings from Pranav Kela who cracked an unbeaten double ton (200 not out) and combined with the unbeaten century effort from Jayesh Pokhare (100 not out) boosted the Lalchand Rajput first innings total to 570 for 6 wickets declared, in 140.5 overs against Chandrakant Pandit XI on the second day of their 3-day third round league match of the 24th Shalini Bhalekar Trophy (boys’ under-23) Selection Trials cricket tournament 2019, organized by Mangesh Bhalekar in association with the Dadar Parsi Zoroastrian (DPZ) Sports Club and played at the DPZ ground, Dadkar Maidan, on Wednesday.
The tournament is being conducted under the auspices of the Mumbai Cricket Association.
Besides the substantial knocks from Kela and Pokhare the others who also made contributions with the bat was Bhupen Lalwani (61 runs), Siddharth Akre (92 runs) and Tanush Kotian (50 runs) which swelled their total. Shadab Khan (3 for 126) was the most successful Pandit XI bowler.
In reply, Pandit XI scored 80 for no loss, in 23 overs in their first innings.
Brief scores :
Dilip Vengsarkar XI – 1st innings : 134 all out, in 27.3 overs (Chinmay Sutar 39; Aman Sheoran 3 for 56, Saurabh Satelkar 3 for 32, Atharva Chavan 3 for 29) & 2nd innings : 295 all out, in 73.3 overs (Ashay Sardesai 114, Utkarsh Raut 57, Omkar Mandrekar 34; Apoorva Kalyankar 3 for 33) Vs Jahangir Pithawala XI – 1st Innings : 137 all out, in 35.3 overs (Hardik Tamore 55; Omkar Mandrekar 6 for 33) & 2nd innings : 4 for no loss, in 2 overs.
Lalchand Rajput XI – 1st innings : 570 for 6 wickets declared, in 140.5 overs (Bhupen Lalwani 61, Pranav Kela 200, Siddharth Akre 92, Jayesh Pokhare 100*, Tanush Kotian 50, Shadab Khan 3 for 126) Vs Chandrakant Pandit XI – 1st Innings : 80 for no loss, in 23 overs ((Srujan Athawale 49*).