In the ongoing Purshottam Shield, DPC won a low scoring game against Payyade SC. After winning the toss, DPC elected to bowl first which in hindsight worked out well for them. They were successful in bowling the mighty Payyade for just 173. Japjeet Randhawa was the only batsman who scored above 50 in the game. An exceptional spell by Yogesh Sawant of 4/25 helped their bid to try and qualify for the quarters. It wasn’t as easy as DPC thought it would be. Payyade players put up an enduring fight but unfortunately the runs were too few. DPC successfully managed to chase down the target with 6 overd left and 4 wickets in hand.
Toss: DPC elected to bowl
Payyade 173/10 in 40.5 overs
Japjeet Singh Randhawa 61, Prayag Bhati 35, Yogesh Sawant 4/25
DPC 177/6 in 39 overs
Gaurang Parsekar 44, Maxwell Swaminathan 35
Result: DPC won by 4 wickets