Yadnesh Sawant (98) and Raj Menda (4 wkts) impress in the 24th Ajit Naik Memorial Tournament’19

Aarey CC opting to bat first registered a healthy total of 276/10 in 45 overs. The openers gave a decent start while no.3 batsman Sourabh Mahadik scored a handy 56 off 45 balls to develop the positive momentum. Aarey CC did lost a few quick wickets in between but it was Yadnesh Sawant at no.6 hitting a match winning knock of 98 runs in mere 70 balls laced with 12 boundaries. It was on the back of his fruitful knock where he fell just 2 short of a deserving ton did his team reach a competitive total.

Chasing a big target, the pressure did run on the opposition team as Our CC were wrapped up for mere 54 runs all out in 24.3 overs. Spinner Raj Menda bowled a very effective spell coming up with brilliant bowling figures of 4/7 in 4 overs. The rest of the bowlers also gave good support as Aarey CC went on to win the match by a massive margin of 221 runs.