Akre and Randhawa bring trophy home for Mumbai University in the West Zone Inter University Tournament’19
Into the all important finals of Mumbai University vs Bhopal University at the ITM Turf, Bhopal University batting first could muster a total of 173/8 in 40 overs with opener Abhishek Sangwan top scoring with 56 runs. From the fast bowlers, pace express Aman Sheoran with 3/19 and Harsh Tanna with 2/19 in 6 overs were the pick of the lot.
Chasing a total of 174, Mumbai University made it look quite easy thanks to their openers Siddarth Akre and Japjeet Randhawa who stitched an unbeaten 175* run stand in mere 28.2 overs. Akre scored a quickfire 100* which had 11 fours and 4 sixes while the in-form Japjeet played the anchors role with an unbeaten 59* (5 fours).
In the semi finals too, it was their opener Japjeet Singh who laid the foundation for chase vs Shivaji University Kolhapur with a polished knock of 88* in 107 balls (10 fours). In the same match no.3 batsman Onkar Jadhav had scored an 82 ball 90*with a 2nd wicket partnership of 192* runs with Japjeet. Aman Sheoran had taken a 4wkt haul in the semis too while left arm pacer Harsh Tanna with 8 scalps in 3 games has also been quite a revelation for Mumbai Cricket.
Mumbai University bring trophy home winning the West Zone Tournament where in Japjeet Singh Randhawa was declared “Best Batsman” scoring 206 runs in 4 games @108.00 while Harsh Tanna was declared the “Best Bowler” of the tournament’