Lalchand Rajput XI wins as Khizar Dafedar bags 11 wkt haul and Vaibhav Kalamkar smashes ton in U25 Shalini Bhalekar Trophy’21

Played at the scenic MIG Cricket Club in Bandra, Mumbai, Dilip Vengsarkar XI after being put to bat first posted a total of 245/10 in 51.2 overs. Chinmay Sutar at no.4 scored 54 runs while Vedant Murkar at no.6 top scored with 84 runs to push their team towards a respectable total. From the bowlers, all-rounder Khizar Dafedar stamped his presence with a brilliant spell of 6/46 in 15.2 overs including 2 maidens. Khizar took top order wickets while also proved equally impactful in providing middle order breakthroughs.

Lalchand Rajput XI in reply scored a massive total of 474 runs courtesy two solid half centuries at the top of the order from opener Sangram Bhalekar (55 runs) and no.3 batsman Suved Parkar (61 runs). At no.6 it was Khizar and Vaibhav Kalamkar stitching a massive partnership to change the game. Khizar scored 89 runs off 78 balls while Vaibhav Kalamkar scored 109* off 96 balls laced with 10 fours and 5 sixes.


Trailing a lead of 229 runs, Dilip Vengsarkar were all out for 217 runs in the 2nd innings and it was again Khizar proving to be the star performer taking 5/45 in 10 overs. Quickster Sylvester D Souza also bagged 4 wickets as Lalchand Rajput XI won the match by an innings and 12 runs.

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