Prateet Gotsurve steers Merck to the Semi-Finals of Times Shield ‘C’ Division

In a lopsided affair, Merck beat Navi Mumbai Police by 71 runs during the Times Shield ‘C’ Division match. Merck batted first in the quart-final game at Khar Gymkhana, Mumbai.

Riding on Prateet Gotsurve’s power-packed 85 off 78, Merck posted a respectable score of 232/8 in 40 overs. The wicket-keeper-batter muscled 10 boundaries and a six during his entertaining innings. Gotsurve has been a prolific batter in the middle order and has played many match-winning knocks for his team.

In reply, Navi Mumbai Police were skittled for 161 and lost the match by 71 runs. Merck’s Shreyas Keskar and Aniket Khadpe rattled the opposition with their disciplined bowling effort. While Keskar claimed 31/5, Khadpe accounted for 29/3.

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