Mumbai Police defeated Sponsor XI convincingly in the Police Shield. After rightfully electing to bowl first, Mumbai Police bowled out Sponsor XI for just 201 in the 67th over. Mayur Sanap and Umesh Gurjar scored important half centuries but it was Yogesh Patil’s day as he bowled an incredible spell of 8 wickets for 37 runs. His spell secured the momentum for Mumbai Police.
Consistent Rohit Pol scored 86 in the run chase as Mumbai Police finished off the challenge in the 41st over. Sponsor XI could manage to claim only 5 wickets.
Mumbai Police vs Sponsor XI
Toss: Mumbai Police won the toss and elected to field
Result: Mumbai Police won by 5 wkts
Sponsors XI- 201/10 in 66.3 overs
(Mayur Sanap 60, Umesh Gurjar 53, Yogesh Patil 8/37)
Mumbai Police- 202/5 in 40.1 overs
(Rohit Pol 86, Kaustubh Pawar 47, Ruturaj Sane 30)