Rishank Sharma (71) and Vikram Tomar (62) steer Passionate XI to a commanding win
After opting to bat first at Pushers Den, Gurugra, Passionate XI registered a good total of 239/6 in 20 overs which is always a big total to chase in the T20 format. Rishank Sharma opening the innings gave a flying start hitting a brilliant 71 runs of 45 balls. His innings included 9 fours and a six while Vikram Tomar who came at no.4 played a destructing knock of 62 runs in 32 balls (8 fours, 3 sixes). The rest of the batters gave starts as Passionate XI reached a respectable total.
Stalwarts XI who were off to a poor top order start did gave a tough fight with some quick cameos by the middle order consisting of Anupam (44 off 22), Supratim (33 off 19) and Jai (38 off 21). However, Stalwarts XI fell short by 57 runs getting all out for 182/10 in 18.2 overs. Gagan with 2/5 in just the one over he bowled and Ashish Dudi (2/33 in 4 overs) were the pick of the bowlers as Passionate XI won the match by 57 runs.
Vikram Tomar for his aggressive knock of 62 runs was declared “man of the match” while Rishank was equally impressive at the top of the order.