Thakur College’s Rahul Keshri Muscles 74* and Picks up 3-53 in MCA inter-collegiate Tournament’22
On May 22, Rizvi College and Thakur College clashed against each other in the MCA inter-collegiate tournament at Kandivali in Mumbai. Rizvi College won the toss and elected to bat.
Batting first, Rizvi College posted a mammoth 324 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 40 overs. Opening batter Varun Lavande top scored with 90 runs off 72 balls, including six boundaries and as many sixes. Lavande stitched a 99-run opening partnership with Karan Shah (60) to set a strong base. Lower down the order, Shashwat Jagtap (48) and Vedant Murkar (47) made useful contributions with the bat to take their team’s total past 300. On the other hand, Rahul Keshri was the pick of the bowlers for Thakur College. The off spinner claimed 3-53 in seven overs.
In reply, Thakur College scored 185 runs before getting bowled out in 36.4 overs. Rahul Keshri was the lone warrior in the fight as he starred with the bat scoring an unbeaten 74 off 87 balls. Keshri hammered 11 boundaries and a six during his innings. On the other hand, Rizvi College’s Akhilesh Gawale wreaked havoc with the ball bagging 4-20 in five overs.
Rizvi College beat Thakur College by 139 runs in the MCA inter-collegiate tournament.