Rupen Chaurasia (76) and Sahil Jadhav (67) steer Fort Vijay CC to a win in the Madhav Mantri Tournament’21
Played at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Fort Vijay Cricket Club after being put to bat first managed to score 278/7 in 45 overs. Wicket-keeper opening batsman Sahil Jadhav gave a good start scoring 67 runs off 58 balls laced with 10 boundaries while Rupen Chaurasia who came at no.4 top scored for his team smashing 78 runs. Both Rupen and Sahil stitched a crucial partnership to put their team towards a strong position. Rupen scored 76 runs off 87 balls including 5 fours and 2 sixes. From the bowlers, Aditya Dhumal with 3 wickets was the pick of the lot.
Sind Sports Club in reply could only manage 249/9 in 45 overs with Awais Khan (80 runs) and Puneet Tripathi (76) scoring half centuries. It was a good bowling performance by Fort Vijay bowlers with experienced bowler Hitesh Kadam taking 4 wickets for 41 runs as they won the match by 29 runs.
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