At no.1- Swapnil Pradhan-253 off 356 balls in Times Cricket Shield’18
Swapnil Pradhan who has been playing consistently well past few seasons this time converted his 40’s and 50’s into a big double Hundred. Swapnil scored the 2nd highest score of this year’s Times Shield smashing 253 off 356 balls laced with 26 fours. It was his double ton which steered Mumbai Customs to a big win.
Match-Mumbai Customs vs Greater Mumbai Police A at MIG ground.
At no.2-Vikrant Auti 215 in Times Cricket Shield’18
Vikrant who was the highest scorer in last year’s times shield continues to top the charts this season too with two double centuries and a ton so far. His 215 came in the same match where Swapnil scored 253, both the players had stitched a record 469 run stand for Mumbai Customs which had sealed a win for their team. Vikrant had scored 215 off 298 balls laced with 22 boundaries.
Match-Mumbai Customs vs Gr.Mumbai Police in Times Shield’18
At no.3-Vikrant Auti 202 in Times Cricket Shield’18
Auti began his Times Shield’18 season in style bringing up a double ton vs Mumbai Port Trust. Vikrant had scored 202 off 310 balls with 26 fours which helped Mumbai Customs win in style.
At no.4-Shrideep Mangela 172*in Purshottam Shield ’18
National CC after electing to bat first were off to a flying start on the back of Jiniv (52 off 70 balls) and Shrideep. Shrideep went on to score a classy 172* off 194 balls. Just fresh from a match winning 95, Shrideep was all grace and calm while also dealt with the loose balls with authority smashing 17 fours and 3 sixes en-route his massive ton.
National Cricket Club won by a margin of 178 runs vs DPC Sports Club on the back of solid batting by Shrideep and a collectively good bowling from the bowlers.
At no.5-Mayuresh Tandel 161 in Purshottam Shield’18
Young Comrade batting first at Karnatak SA ground could have collapsed for under 150 runs had it not been a fighting knock coming from the bat of Mayuresh Tandel. Despite wickets falling from the other hand with a 2ndhighest score of 35 in the team with only 3 batsman managing to score in two digits, Right-handed Mayuresh at no.4 kept his calm and batted fluently as he went on to score a fighting 161 off 176 balls (21 fours) helping his team reach a respectable total of 287 in 67.4 overs. Hundreds are always special but knocks like this when the entire team is in trouble shows the caliber of the batsman.
Even though Karnatak SA chased down the score and won the match by 4 wkts but it was Mayuresh capturing the hearts of many with his valiant ton.
Comments are closed.