Jagtap slams ton, gives Apollo CC victory in the final league game of Purshottam Shield
Apollo CC triumphed in the final league game of the Purshottam Shield against Fort Vijay Cricket Club. Fort Vijay CC made an error after they elected to chase. The Apollo batsmen, deciding to take on the Fort Vijay Bowlers with nothing to lose, managed to score an emphatic total of 302 in just 36.3 overs as they were bowled out. Captain Abhinav Jagtap hammering a century to aid his team to the massive total. Bhushan Sawant was his compatriot who also scored a half century for the team. On the bowling side, Anuvrat bowled an economical spell by giving away only 46 runs and claiming 3 wickets. Monu Chauhan was the highest wicket with 4 wickets to his name however, he was expensive as he gave away 90 runs.
With an attempt to chase down the target, Fort Vijay batsmen stepped on the gas but weren’t successful. They were bowled out for 229 in just 32 overs. Despite numerous batsmen getting set, no batsmen was able to stand and chase down the target. Yash Singh claimed 3 wickets as Apollo CC won by 73 runs.
Toss: Fort Vijay Cricket Club, elected to Bowl
Apollo Cricket Club 302/10 in 36.3 overs
Abhinav Jagtap 123,Bhushan Sawant 68, Anuvrat 3/46, Monu Chauhan 4/90
Fort Vijay Cricket Club 229/10 in 31.1 overs
Ayed Ahmad 49, Monu Chauhan 43, Pankaj Jaiswal 38, Harshad Singh 45, Yash Singh 3/47
Result: Apollo Cricket Club won by 73 runs
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