MARGAO: Union Sports Club, Marcel beat Madanant Cricket Club by four wickets in a GCA South Zone ‘B’ Division Cricket League at Dr Rajendra
Prasad Stadium, here today.
Batting first, Madanant scored 167 for the loss of six wickets in 34overs with Yatin Naik remaining undefeated on 45. He was well supported by Vinayak Mainkar, who chipped in with 42 runs. For Union Sports Club of Marcel, Paresh Gaonkar was the most successful bowler claiming 4 for 38 runs.
In reply, Madanant achieved the target scoring 168 for the loss of six wickets in 11 overs. Paresh Gaonkar stole the limelight cracking 42. Abhay Shiordkar was the other prominent batsman who contributed 36. Yatin Naik and Amit Kadekar picked three and two wickets respectively for Madanant.
Brief scores: Madanant CC,167 for 6 in 34 overs (Yatin Naik 45 not out, Vinayak Mainkar 42, Chetan Naik 37. Paresh Gaonkar 4-38,Gauresh Sawant 2-35, Bhalchandra Diukar 2-322, Chetan Parab 2-28 lost to Union Sports Club Marcel 168 for 6 in 31 overs (Paresh Gaonkar 42, Abhay Shirodkar 36, Saish Gaonkar 22, Chetan Palkar 24. Amit Kadekar 2-25, Yatin Naik 3-29). Man-of-the-match Paresh Gaonkar (Union Marcel).
At Arlem ground, Vijay Cricket Club scored a comfortable five-wicket win over Maruti Cricket Club. Batting first, Maruti were bundled out for 114 in 29.2 overs. Maruti batsmen went out cheaply with only Rajesh Shet scoring 23. For Vijay, Amar Devdas and Paul Fernandes claimed three wickets each.
In reply, Vijay achieved the target scoring 115 for 5 in 19.1 overs. Paul Fernandes was the top scorer for Vijay with 35. Ajay Kudchadkar claimed tree wickets for 28.
Brief scores: Maruti CC 114 all out in 29.2 overs (Ramdas Gaonkar 19, Santosh Kholkar 15, Rajesh Shet 23. Amar Devidas 3-16, Paul Fernandes 3-23, Rajesh Bodke 2-25) lost to Vijay CC 115 for 5 in 19.1 overs (Paul Fernandes 35, Rizwan Kaji 25. Ajay Kudchadkar 3-28, Ramdas Naik 1-5). Man-of-the-match Paul Fernandes (Vijay CC).