A High Scoring ‘A’ Division Match with over 1000+ runs between Indian Oil vs Mumbai Customs SC | Times Shield

On Day 1 it was Musheer Khan, the youngster scoring a century on his Times Shield Debut and followed by Musheer’s knock, it was Skipper Siddhesh Lad coming at no.8 and going on to score a brilliant 164 runs off 138 balls. Siddhesh smashed 22 fours and 6 sixes while he was nicely supported by Rohan Raje with whom he stitched 187 runs for the 8th wicket. Khizar Dafedar at the middle order also scored 65 runs off 70 balls taking the team total to 538/10 in 119.4 overs.

Mumbai Customs SC who lost their Top 4 top order batters early were in deep trouble at one stage with half of the team back to pavilion and a huge trail to cover. However, Sachin Wagh at no.5 and Parag Khanapurkar at no.6 stitched a record 260 run partnership bringing Mumbai Customs back into the competition. Sachin Wagh scored 150 off 229 balls while Parag scored 148 runs off 209 balls smashing 20 fours and 3 sixes.

Sachin Wagh
Sachin Wagh

Mumbai Customs reached a total of 487/10 in 121 overs just falling short of 51 runs in what could have been a memorable win. However, it was a brilliant match wherein both the teams gave it their all with over 1000+ runs recorded across 2 days. Musheer showed grace and confidence at a young age vs bowlers seniors to him, Siddhesh brought in all his experience while Parag and Sachin displayed amazing resistance to give a fight and ensure the match remained an exciting encounter till the very end.

Parag Khanapurkar scored 72 runs at Sharad Pawar Cricket Academy BKC
Parag Khanapurkar

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