Two High Scoring Matches registered in the ongoing Chembur Gymkhana Home Tournament’21
In the match between Zebro and Emagine at Chembur Gymkhana Ground, Emagine team after being put to bat first posted a massive total of 254/4 in 20 overs with 3 half centuries from their top order batters. Ananth Venkatraman who opened the innings gave a flying start with 66 runs off 30 balls followed by a brilliant 26 ball 55 by Chetan Shetty. Pawan Patheja who came at no.4 pounced on the positive momentum left behind by the top order as he played a game changing knock of 77 runs in mere 30 balls smashing 15 fours and a six.
Zebro in reply batted well but fell short by 31 runs as they scored 223/9 in 20 overs. No.3 batsman Gautam Chopra and Ashley Fernandes stitched 94 runs for the 3rd wicket with Gautam getting out on 99 runs. Gautam missed out on a deserving hundred scoring 99 off 54 balls laced with 14 fours and 3 sixes.
Result: Emagine won by 31 runs
In the other match between Arjoon vs Nora Jewels at Chembur Gymkhana, Nora Jewels opting to bat first scored 220/8 in 20 overs. Pankaj Asrani (58 runs) and Suraj Lalwani (58 runs) were the top scorers smashing crucial half centuries. Team Arjoon in reply chased down the huge total quite successfully courtesy a great partnership at the top and middle order.
Opener Chirag Thakkar (39 runs) and no.3 batsman Omkar Sangpal put on 99 runs together for the 2nd wicket with Omkar top scoring in the match with 75 runs off mere 35 balls which included 17 boundaries. Middle order players, Ravi Nemade (49 off 27 balls) & Chirag Amin (39* off 22 balls) further changed the game with a quick 87 run stand for the 5th wicket as team Arjoon went on to win the match by 6 wickets hitting the winning runs in the penultimate over with 4 balls to spare.
Result: Team Arjoon won by 6 wickets.