A Division Kanga League Report
By Gordon D’Costa
Hindu Gymkhana win on first innings lead
Mumbai: P.J. Hindu Gymkhana was the only team to taste success as they defeated Mumbai Police Gymkhana on the basis of the first innings lead in an ‘A’ Division fifth round match of the 75th Dr. H.D. Kanga Cricket League 2022-2023 and played at the Police Gymkhana ground.
Batting first Hindu Gymkhana was bowled out for 62 runs in the first innings. Police Gymkhana bowlers Pankaj Pardeshi 5/25 and Yogesh Jagtap 4/14 grabbed the wickets. Hindu Gymkhana then dismissed Mumbai Police Gymkhana for a paltry 37. Hindu Gymkhana declared the second innings 59 for 2 wickets.
The first four rounds were cancelled due to the rains.
Brief scores: MIG Cricket Club 145 for 7 declared (Atharva Ankolekar 54) Vs Cricket Club of India 22 for 3 wickets. Result: Match drawn.
Shivaji Park Gymkhana 124 all out (Sahil Gode 38; Sagar Mishra 6/37) Vs Parkophene Cricketers 69 for 6 (Prasad Pawar 31). Result: Match drawn.
P.J. Hindu Gymkhana 62 all out (Pankaj Pardeshi 5/25, Yogesh Jagtap 4/14) & 59 for 2 decl. Vs Mumbai Police Gymkhana 37 all out (Mohit Avasthi 5/14). Result: Hindu Gymkhana won on 1st innings lead.
Sind Sports Club 199 for 7 decl. (Awais Khan 67, Aditya Dhumal 45, Puneet Tripathi 39; Sanket Kashte 3/34, Asif Shaikh 3/75) Vs National CC 49 for 4. Result: Match drawn.
Dr. D.Y. Patil SA 130 for 7 decl. (Aman Khan 38; Nehal Katakdhond 3/19, Parikshit Valsangkar 3/63) Vs New Hind SC 98 for 5. Result: Match drawn.
Regal Cricket Club 244 for 6 decl. (Viraj Jadhav 115, Sujay Thakkar 46, Jay Davane 30) Vs Payyade Sports Club 103 for 1 (Japjeet Randhawa 50, Prayag Bhati 48). Result: Match drawn.
Parsee Gymkhana 200 for 5 decl. (Sachin Yadav 71, Nikhil Patil Jr. 50*; Sudeep Phatak 3/37) Vs Karnatak SA 126 for 5 wickets (Ramanpreet Ghuman 47; Siddharth Raut 3/19). Result: Match drawn.
– Gordon D’Costa