Omkar Jadhav’s graceful 110 and Aditya‘s impressive 6wkt haul helps Automative CC win in the Times Cricket Shield ‘18


Played at the Elphinstone, Oval Maidan, it was a crucial clash between team Automative and JNPT where in Automative CC won the toss and elected to bat first with an aim of making a big 1st innings total and put the opposition under pressure.

Sushant who scored 84 and also stitched a crucial partnership with Omkar

Batting first, Automative CC made a very decent score of 246/6 in 42 overs where in opener Omkar Jadhav played an anchoring knock scoring almost more than half of the team runs. Omkar scored 110 off 123balls keeping the scoreboard ticking which included 12fours at a healthy strike rate of above 90.00. Omkar also got a steady partner at no.4 in Sushant Waje who also scored a very crucial 84 while also stitching a 182 run  stand with Omkar taking their team total to a respectable one. From JNPT, Vinay was really impressive with the ball as he took 5 out of the 6wkts which fell with his accurate line & length.

Omkar who scored a match winning 110

Defending a total of 247runs, Automative CC successfully restricted JNPT to just 127runs on the back of fantastic bowling by Aditya Shemadkar. Right arm off-spinner Aditya Shemadkar came up with match winning bowling figures of 6/21 in 7 overs(2maidens) to bundle out the opposition. Aditya bowled in the right areas with nice discipline which reaped rewards for him as well as his team. Automative CC won the match by 120runs on the back of a great partnership by Omkar and Sushant while Aditya’s 6wkts played a major role too.







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