Preview on ithink Sportz Cricket Academy’s One Day & T20 Tour to Dehradun
iThink Sportz Cricket Academy which is headed by International Level Cricket Coach Umesh Patwal recently conducted an ODI & T20 tour for its players at Dehradun. The tour consisted 4 One Days and 2 T20 matches which proved to be an ideal platform for many of the top division Mumbai players to perform.
The t20’s were conducted at Deswal Cricket Academy and many players emerged with excellent performances in the tour.
Parag Khanapurkar who has who has played for Mumbai in ODI’s and T20’s came up with some scintilating knocks. In the 3 ODI’s he played, he came up with individual scores of 99, 101 & 43 alongwith 10 wickets with the ball proving his all-round abilities. What’s more, the left hander scored 101 in mere 52 balls in the 2nd One Day giving a decent indicator for what’s about to hit in the upcoming season. Parag was equally effective in the 3 T20’s where he picked up 9 wkts with the ball.
Vinod Ade also proved to be quite impressive coming up with crucial cameos whenever the team needed him to chip in. In the 3 ODI’s he scored 30, 35 & 79* with the bat while he also played well in the T20’s with an impressive 48 in the 2nd T20.. Another strong performer was Virendra Yadav who picked 8 wickets in the 3 T20’s he played.
Brief Summary of the tour:
1st ODI , Teams: I THINKZ VS AJAFPUR YOUNGSTERS
i-thinkz scored 243 in 45 overs
- Parag Khanapurkar- 99 of 86 balls (6 sixes and 8 boundaries)
Vikrant Auti- 49 (2 sixes and 4 boundaries)
Vinod Aade 30 (2 fours , 1 six)
Team Ajafpur- 159 all out
- Parag Khanapurkar 3 wickets
- Parag Mistry 2 wickets.
Result- ithink sportz win by 84 runs.
Team: I THINKZ VS GSR
- GSR- 199 in 45 overs
Virendra yadav (3 wkts) & Parag Khanapurkar (3 wkts)
iThink Sportz chased 200 in 22.3 overs
Parag Khanapurkar- 101 of 52 balls (10 sixes and 7 boundaries)
Vinod Ade- 35*
Teams: I THINKZ VS BROTHERS CRICKET ACADEMY
I THINKZ scored 298 in 45 overs
- Vinod Aade 79
- Tanush Kotian 49
- Parag Khanapurkar 43
- Vikrant Auti 40
Brothers: 185/all out
Parag Khanapurkar: 4 wickets & Virendra Yadav 3 wickets.
Brief of T20 Matches:1 T20 and 2nd T20 at Deswal Cricket Academy
1st T20, I THINKZ scored 162/9 in 20 overs
- Vikrant Auti- 35,
- Virendra Yadav – 26
- Baru CC 111/10
- Parag Khanapurkar – 4/19,
- Kevin Chitania – 3/12
- Virendra Yadav – 2/15
2nd T20: I THINKZ were chasing 160
- Vinod Aade -48,
- Vikrant Auti 40
- Parag Khanapurkar- 37
Parag Khanapurkar and Virendra Yadav picked 3 wickets each in the match.
3rd T20 : I THINKZ VS GSR
GSR scored 137/9
Parag Khanapurkar, Parag Mestry and Virendra Yadav 2 wickets each.
iThink Sportz- 131/10
- Parag Khanapurkar: 31
- Result: ithink Sportz lost by 6 runs
Some pics from the tour:
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