Pratik Mayekar (64) & Saurabh Sorte (3wkts) help Pandurangwadi clinch a close shave win in Madhav Mantri Tournament’21
Pandurangwadi CC batting first at New Hind, Matunga posted a total of 195/10 in 38.5 overs. The openers Pratik Mayekar & Lal Vishwakarma gave a solid start stitching 91 runs for the 1st wicket. Pratik Mayekar top scored Pandurangwadi CC’s innings with an impressive half century scoring 64 runs off 66 balls laced with 11 fours and 1 six. From the bowlers, Medium Pacer Hardev Tandel was the pick of the lot taking 5/45 in 7.5 overs.
Defending a total of 195 runs, the pressure was certainly on the Pandurangwadi bowlers who thrived under pressure to defend a moderate total. It was a close encounter with Koli Combined giving a tough fight but eventually falling short of 4 runs getting all out for 191 runs in 28.5 overs. All-rounder Pratik Mayekar who top scored with the bat was the pick of the lot with the ball too returning with a crucial spell of 4/35 in 4.5 overs. Saurabh Sorte provided the much needed breakthroughs at the middle order taking 3/41 in 8 overs as Pandurangwadi Cricket Club went on to win the match by 4 runs.