Rugved’s 93 goes in vain as KP’s 77 steers Islam Gymkhana to a win in Madhav Mantri Centenary One Day League’21
Palghar Dahanu TSA after being put to bat first at Islam Gymkhana managed to score a total of 204/10 in 36 overs courtey some tight bowling by Musavir Khote and Hashim Sayyed who bagged 3 wickets each. From PDTSA, 19yr old Rugved More played an impressive knock vs a team far more experienced and senior to him. Coming at no.3, Rugved scored almost half of the team runs smashing a solid 93 off 85 balls laced with 7 fours and 6 sixes.
Chasing 205 for Islam Gymhana seemed like a mere formality for them on their homeground especially when they had the experienced combination of Kaustubh Pawar and Mihir Agarwal (43 runs) putting on 120 runs for the 1st wicket. Mumbai Ranji Opener Kaustubh anchored the chase with his natural strokeplay smashing 77 off 62 balls laced with 10 fours and 4 sixes as Islam Gymkhana went on to win the match by 6 wkts and almost 12 overs to spare.