Shubham bags a 6 wkt haul & Swapnil Salvi smashes a Record 58 ball 163* in the 72nd Salarjung T20 Tournament’22
Islam Gymkhana opting to bat first on their home ground feasted on the opposition bowlers scoring a record 261 runs in 20 overs in the 72nd Salarjung Tournament making it the highest team total of this season as well as of all time. No.3 batsman Swapnil Salvi who arrived at the crease in the 3rd over of the game went on to smash a marathon innings of 163* off mere 58 balls. Swapnil played at an unbelievable strike rate smashing as many as 18 sixes and 8 boundaries in his 92 min stay at the crease. This knock turns out to be the fastest hundred of all time in Salar Jung Tournament. Swapnil also added a few more records to his name like Highest Number of Individual Sixes in an innings in Salarjung Tournament and Highest Individual Score of Salar Jung Tournament. Shubham Ranjane at no.4 scored 49 runs off 27 balls smashing 4 fours and 3 sixes.
Souvenir CC in reply gave a tough fight scoring 209/9 in 20 overs but the target eventually was too high for any team to chase. From Souvenir, Gaurav Jathar’s 58 was the highest score. Islam Gymkhana won the match by 52 runs and quality for the finals of the tournament. A crucial role was played by Shubham Ranjane too who returned with excellent bowling figures of 6/26 in 4 overs being the pick of the lot. Shubham became the first bowler of the season to take a fifer in a T20 Match in Mumbai’s Top Division Cricket.