Sai Sanil (6wkts) & Rudra Sukale (119) steer Sunil Gavaskar XI to a commanding win in Payyade U16 Selection Tournament’21

Sachin Tendulkar XI after opting to bat first posted a total of 243/10 in 63.5 overs with half centuries registered from Ayush Mhatre (72 runs) and Tejas More (62 runs). Middle order batsman Sanskar Pranashkar remained unbeaten on 49* missing out on a well deserved half century. From the bowlers, it was Sai Sanil who impressed one and all with his impactful bowling performance. Sai turned out to be the pick of the lot returning with excellent bowling figures of 6/57 in 20 overs including 4 maidens. Sai single handedly cleaned the top to middle order providing vital breakthroughs to his team.

Sai Sanil
Sai Sanil

Trailing 244, Sunil Gavaskar XI in reply made 284/8 dec in 90 overs courtesy a solid hundred from no.4 batsman Rudra Sukale. Opener Aniket Singh scored 73 runs while it was Rudra who took his team to a strong position courtesy his 119* off 216 balls smashing 14 fours and 2 sixes displaying good composure and patience. Aryan Mandavkar with 5/46 was the pick of the lot from Sachin Tendulkar XI. Sachin Tendulkar XI in the 2nd innings batted for 31 overs for the loss of 4wickets before the end of the game’s play where Sunil Gavaskar XI won the match on 1st innings lead.

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