Quickster Akash Yadav sizzles with a brilliant 5/8 for Rizvi CC in the E Div Kanga League’19

Kanga is indeed a platform where every year hundreds of hardworking cricketers from different corners of Mumbai get a platform to showcase their skills. In the match between Rizvi CC and Star CC, one such local talent which came under spotlight was Akash Yadav.

Star Cricket Club after being made to bat first at Azad Maidan managed to muster only 73/10 in 40.4 overs. Medium Pacer Akash Yadav came up with a match winning spell of 5/9 in 15 overs which had as many as 10 maidens in it. Such was the quality of bowling on display, Akash made life miserable for the Star CC batters giving blows at regular intervals.


Akash Yadav


Rizvi CC in reply received an equally good tough fight by the Star CC Bowlers where they could reach a total of only 68/8 in 43 overs. Rizvi had a chance to surpass the 1st innings trail and win the match on 1st innings lead while Star CC required only 2 tailender wickets to win the game. However, the interesting battle came to an end with no results being obtained. The match ended in a draw while it was certainly Akash Yadav who becomes a bowler to lookout for in the upcoming season…