U-23 National CC Cross Centre 2 Takes 1st Innings Lead against U-23 Police Gymkhana Centre 2
In a match of the Under-23 Madhav Mantri Cricket Tournament 2022-2023, U-23 National CC Cross Centre 2 showcased their batting prowess, taking a first innings lead against U-23 Police Gymkhana Centre 2. U-23 National CC Cross Centre 2 won the toss and elected to bat, setting the stage for an engaging contest.
U-23 National CC Cross Centre 2 got off to a strong start in their first innings, with Krish Subramanyam contributing 88 runs and Jash Ganiga adding 85 runs to lay a solid foundation. Vedant Gadia also made a valuable contribution of 51 runs, and Darshan Mangukiya remained unbeaten on 35 runs. Harshal Jadhav from U-23 Police Gymkhana Centre 2 picked up three wickets, but U-23 National CC Cross Centre 2 managed to declare their innings at 366/8 in 86 overs.
In response, U-23 Police Gymkhana Centre 2 faced a challenging task to match the total. Yash Salunke and Harsh Rane made noteworthy contributions of 36 and 32 runs respectively. However, U-23 National CC Cross Centre 2’s bowlers, led by Vinay Kuwar with five wickets and Dev Patel with four wickets, created significant breakthroughs. U-23 Police Gymkhana Centre 2 was eventually bowled out for 205 runs in 56.2 overs.
Following the first innings, U-23 Police Gymkhana Centre 2 was asked to follow-on since they had not reached the required total to avoid it. In their second innings, they scored 47/2 in 15 overs before the match ended, resulting in a draw. The match showcased the resilience and skills of the young cricketers participating in the tournament.
The Under-23 Madhav Mantri Cricket Tournament provides a platform for young cricketers to showcase their talent and gain valuable experience at the under-23 level. Matches like these highlight the competitive spirit and passion these players possess. As the tournament progresses, cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate more thrilling encounters and standout performances from these promising cricketers.