Opener Bhupen’s fighting ton ensures Bombay Gymkhana cross the victory line in the Police Shield‘18

Bhupen seems to have become a specialist opener playing such fighting innings now and then. This is not the 1st time Bhupen has scored a ton and batted till the end at a time when his team was struggling from the other end.

Payyade SC batting first scored 208/10 with Harsh Tank continuing his good form scoring a fluent 90 missing out by mere 10 runs on what could have been a back to back ton. Off-spinner Abhishek Srivastav was the pick of the bowlers taking 5/37 in 11 overs bowling a very impressive spell.

Bombay Gymkhana while chasing-Half of the team was back into the pavilion at around 100 runs but opener Bhupen fought it out and kept his nerve playing a knock which will be remembered for a long time. Right-handed Bhupen scored 102* off 201 balls smashing 7 fours and 2 sixes as he escaped his team from the jaws of a narrow defeat winning the match by 1 wkt.


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