Despite Abhinav’s Century, Chimaji Appa, Vasai Centre Secures Victory over MCA Colts Centre 2 in the Quarter Finals
The quarter-finals of the Under-19 Manohar Savant Trophy witnessed a thrilling encounter between MCA Colts Centre 2 and Chimaji Appa, Vasai Centre. Chimaji Appa, Vasai Centre won the toss and elected to bat, setting the stage for a competitive match. In a closely contested game, Chimaji Appa emerged victorious, clinching a hard-fought victory by 9 runs.
Chimaji Appa, Vasai Centre displayed a solid batting performance, led by Ayush Vartak’s impressive knock of 92 runs. Vartak played with great determination, showcasing his skill and contributing significantly to his team’s total. Kriish Kanawade also made a valuable contribution with 34 runs. Naman Pushpak was the standout bowler for MCA Colts Centre 2, claiming three wickets for 28 runs. Chimaji Appa, Vasai Centre concluded their innings with a total of 208 runs, losing all their wickets in 44.1 overs.
In response, MCA Colts Centre 2 faced the challenging task of chasing down the target set by their opponents. Abhinav Singh exhibited exceptional batting skills and held the innings together with an unbeaten century. Singh’s brilliant knock of 103 not out provided his team with a glimmer of hope. Shivam Ghosh also made a valuable contribution, scoring 40 runs. However, despite their efforts, MCA Colts Centre 2 fell short of the target, finishing their innings with a total of 199 runs for the loss of six wickets in their allotted 45 overs.
With this victory, Chimaji Appa, Vasai Centre secured their place in the semi-finals of the Under-19 Manohar Savant Trophy. The match showcased the talent and determination of the young cricketers, making it an enthralling contest for the spectators.
The Under-19 Manohar Savant Trophy provides a platform for emerging cricketers to showcase their skills and gain valuable experience in a competitive environment. Chimaji Appa, Vasai Centre’s win in the quarter-finals underscores their potential as a strong contender for the championship title.