Alina Mulla emerges Winner in the Khandu Ragnekar Smruti Singles Wicket Tournament’22

Thane: Alina Mulla of Nerul Gymkhana defeated Tushi Shah of Negiv Cricket Academy by just one run in the final ball match to clinch the first Khandu Ranganekar Smriti Women’s Singles Wicket at the Mumbai Cricket Association for the first time in almost 25 years.

In the decisive match of the tournament played at the Central Ground organized by Sporting Club Committee, Tushi scored 16 runs from 12 balls without being dismissed. In the face of this challenge, Alina scored 17 not out with two fours and won the cash prize of Rs 5,000. Runner-up Tushi had to settle for Rs 3,000. In the match for third place, Aditi Surve defeated Pragya Bhagat by two runs. Pragya set a target of 12 for Aditi without losing his wicket in two overs of four balls. Aditi won the match by 14 runs keeping his wicket intact.

Muskan Kanojia of Dahisar Sports Club was selected for the Best Fielder award given by Sarvasvi Subhash, Hareshwar and Vivek Morekar in memory of his father Motiram Morekar. 32 women cricketers participated in the tournament.

Semi-final result: (4 balls one over): Tushi Shah – 19 not out wins against Aditi Surve – 17 – 2 = 15 (once out). Alina Mulla – 8 not out against Aditi Surve – 6-2 = 4 (once out).

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