Kuldeep Gehi’s 134, Sumit Markali’s 5-fer helps Repro India take 1st inns. lead against DTDC
Repro India and DTDC Sports Club locked horns against each other during the Times Shield ‘B’ Division match that was played from January 17 to 19. Repro India won the toss and elected to bat.
Riding on Kuldeep Gehi’s scintillating century, Repro India piled up a mammoth 374 in 78.4 overs. Gehi, batting at number four, muscled 134 off 87 and hammered 14 boundaries and 10 sixes. The southpaw took the opposition bowlers to the cleaners with his blitzkrieg. For DTDC, Saksham Parashar was the pick of the bowlers with 75/4 in 18 overs, including three maidens.
In reply, DTDC fought hard and scored 305 in 78 overs. Saksham Parashar again starred with the bat, this time for DTDC. Parashar blasted an unbeaten 158 off 238, hitting 21 boundaries and three sixes. His effort went in vain as none of the other batters of DTDC could make significant contributions. Sumit Markali was the wrecker-in-chief for Repro India with the ball, claiming 66/5 in 16 overs, including three maidens. Markali opened the bowling and rattled the opposition with his pace and discipline.
The match between Repro India and DTDC Sports Club ended in a draw, with Repro India taking the first-innings lead.