Rajput XI opening pair of Vaibhav Chandekar and Karan Advani annihilated the bowling attack of SAI XI, Nagpur to record a convincing 10 wkts victory in the group B match.
Rajput XI while chasing the target of 69 runs for victory made a mockery of SAI XI bowling attack by slamming 64 runs through 7 sixers and 5 fours.Vaibhav Chandekar scored 44 runs off the 14 balls through 5sixers and 2 fours, four of which came off consecutive 4 deliveries. His partner Karan Advani scored 22 with the aid of 2 fours andÂ equal number of sixes. Earlier, SAI Xi scored 68 runs for 5 wickets in 8 overs.
Thakur 24 (2Ã—4 2Ã—6), Neal singh 12(1Ã—6 1Ã—4) were the main contributors. Karan Advani 2 for 4 runs and salim khan 1for12 were the main wkt takers.
In yet another group B match, akarim sports XI recorded a narrow 8runs victory over Cadence XI.
Karim Spirts XI batte d first and scored 63 for 6 wkts in 8 overs through Ajaysingh 16 off 7 balls (2Ã—4 1Ã—6) Riyaz Alam 15, 11 balls, syed Mohd and Nilesh Navnage 9 runs each. Venkatesh Umredkar once again bowled a fiery spell to return with fine figures of 4 for 18.
In reply, Cadence XI managed to score 55 for 5 in stipulated 8overs.
Ankit Shende 20 (12 balls 2Ã—4 1Ã—6) Nikhil 12 (8 balls) N Umredkar 10 off 4 balls were main contributors.
Kunal 2for 12 and s Shakir 2 for 11 and Faiyaz alam 1for 15 were the main wkt takers.
In a group C match played between Mangalmurti XI and Mecosabagh XI, former team recorded a convincing 8 wkts win and thus topped the pool by winning all the 3 matches in their pool.
Mecosabagh XI batted first and were restricted to 41 runs for 8 wkts in 8 overs. Daddu Harry 11 (1Ã—4 1Ã—6 in 4 balls) Shashank Das 10 and Mohd Farid 9 were the main contributors. Sudhir Gaikwad captured 3 wkts in 5 balls conceding just 1 run. In reply, Mangalmurti XI notched up required runs in 4.2 overs lising 2 wkts through former Ranji trophy player Rahul Chikhalkar 20 (2Ã—6 1Ã—4 in 18 balls) & Amir Rasad 14 (1Ã—6, 2Ã—4 off 4 balls)
Sudhir Gaikwad was adjudged Man of the match for his 3 wkts for 1 run off 5 balls. By the hand of Sameer Rangoonwala President RCA, Sandip & Sandesh sir from S & S Study Circle, Murli Udasi, Mrs. Maudlin Tiwaskar and Mayur Tiwaskar were present.