Deepak Verma guides Shivaji Park Youngsters to a win in 2nd LNCC Omni Global Invitation U22 Tournament’22

On April 21, Shivaji Park Youngsters took on Wellington Sports Club at Our’s Cricket Club in Virar. The match was played as a part of the 2nd LNCC Omni Global Invitation U22 Tournament. Shivaji Park Youngsters won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Batting first, Wellington Sports Club piled up a challenging score of 182 in 34 overs. The opening pair of Saqib Mulani (31 runs off 35 balls) and Shubham Mistry stitched a 70-run partnership to lay a solid foundation. Mitry top scored for his team with 42 runs off 45 balls, including eight boundaries. On the other hand, Saiyam Jain was the pick of the bowlers for Shivaji Park Youngsters. The off spinner scalped 3-33 in six overs. Right arm speedster Ryan Castelino also bowled well as he struck with 2-19 in eight overs.

Saiyam Jain

In reply, Shivaji Park Youngsters pulled off a great run chase as they crossed the line in 39.5 overs, to win the match by two wickets. Deepak Verma led the run chase from the front with a brilliant 73 off 82 balls. Verma hammered a couple of boundaries and three sixes during his entertaining knock. Ryan Castelino also made a useful contribution with the bat scoring 35 runs off 38 balls. For Wellington Sports Club, Mukund Sardar chipped in with 2-29 in 7.5 overs.

 Deepak Verma won the player of the match for his match winning batting performance. Verma’s 73 steered Shivaji Park Youngsters to a win against Wellington Sports Club during the 2nd LNCC Omni Global Invitation U22 Tournament.


Winning team: Shivaji Park Youngsters

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