GPCC Wins The M.D Memorial Cup vs Don Bosco
After gruesome league games and dominating finals, GPCC and Don Bosco CA faced off in an enticing encounter in the finals of the MD Memorial Cup 2023 T20 Tournament. After winning the toss, Don Bosco elected to bowl first. In hindsight, this moved proved to be costly. GPCC managed a competitive total of 143 losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. Aarush Kolhe proved his worth in gold as he scored a crucial half century in the finals. His 29-ball inning comprised of 10 boundaries including 2 sixes. Shourya Oswal from Don Bosco bowled a decent spell of 2/20 in 4 overs.
With an achievable target, it was anyone’s game at the halfway point. Raj Bengde scored 33 alongside Dev Nafade who was unbeaten at 30 by the end of the innings but their innings were in vain as GPCC managed to hold on by just 10 runs. Ankit Mhatre’s match-winning spell of 3/19 in 4 overs saw the GPCC lift the trophy.
For his crucial knock in the first innings, Aarush Kolhe was named the Man of the Match for the finals.