Arya and Riya the Stars for Crescent Cricket Club in MCA Womens Knockout 2024

In a MCA Womens Knockout match between Bombay Union Sports Club and Crescent cricket Club, Crescent Cricket Club beat Bombay Union Sports Club by 7 wickets in a 35 over match at Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana 1, Kandivali, Mumbai.

Bombay Union after winning the toss choose to bat first and after the loss of early wicket the partnership for second wicket looked solid. But what followed next was an unreal collapse.

After being 16 for 1 and then 64 for 2 things were looking good for the Bombay Unions but then wickets kept falling on regular intervals and even tough another 33-run partnership the Bombay union were bowled out for 131 in 25 overs.

Riya Pawar from Crescent CC Scored 56 runs in 64 balls (9 fours)
Riya Pawar from Crescent CC Scored 56 runs in 64 balls (9 fours)

Even tough it was a team effort with the ball as Swanandi, Shreya and Arya all took three (3) wickets each. Arya stole the show by taking a hattrick at the end of the innings. She got Saanjh, Jai and Shravani all on three consecutive deliveries, and from 131 for 7 Bombay Unions went to 131 all-out.

To chase the modest total of 132 the Crescent Cricket Club got to a solid start courtesy Arya the hattrick girl and Riya. They both together put a century stand for the first wicket.

In batting the star of the show was the opening batsman Riya Pawar who scored a brilliant half century in fast pace. She scored 56 runs from 63 balls hitting 9 boundaries. With the Batting Effort of Riya and Bowling Effort of Arya Crescent won the match by ease as they chased down the score in just 23 overs with 7 wickets to spare. It was also impressive as the Bombay Union team was assisted by None other than Indian Women’s teams opening batter Poonam Raut. The young Players were in aww of her and it was a great learning for them as well.

Breif Score – Bombay Unions Cricket Club 132/10 in 25 overs ( Priyadarshini 26, Arya 18/3, Shreya21/3, Swanandi 24/3) lose to Crescent Cricket Club 132/3  in 23.3 overs( Riya Pawar 56, Arya 26, Priyadarshani 10/1) 


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