- Maratha Warriors beat Mandovi Pariwar to win Canacona T20 cricket
Maratha Warriors beat Mandovi Pariwar to win Canacona T20 cricket
NIRAKAR-MASHEM: Maratha Warriors emerged winners of the Canacona T-20 leather ball cricket tournament, organised by Polem Cricket Club in association with Goa Cricket Association.
In the final played at Nirakar ground, Mashem, Maratha Warriors beat Mandovi Pariwar by 6 wickets.
Electing to bat first, Mandovi Pariwar posted 115 runs.
Aashish Paiguinkar (37) and Uday Desai (21) were the top run getters for Mandovi. For the bowling side, Pavesh Komarpant was the pick of the lot with figures of 3 for 21.
Later, Maratha Warriors scored the required runs with 6 wickets in hand. Amar Komarpant scored a brilliant half century (53 not out) with the support of Saish Kamat who scored 21 not out.Vishwadeep Desai picked two wickets for the losing team giving away 30 runs.
Chetan Desai, GCA’s former President was the chief guest and handed over the trophies to the winners and runners.
Amar Komarpant of Maratha Warriors bagged the man of the match and man of the tournament awards while Dheeraj Komarpant and Pavesh Komarpant were awarded with best batsman and bowler respectively.
Brief scores: Mandovi Pariwar, 115 all out (Aashish Paiguinkar 37, Uday Shet Desai 21, Naru Shinde 14 runs. Pavesh Komarpant 3-21, Saish Kamat 2-21, Sagar Salunke, Vaishnav Pednekar & Aman Komarpant 1 wkt each) lost to Maratha Warriors, 117 for 4 (Amar Komarpant 53*, Saish Kamat 21*, Dheeraj Komarpant 17, Rajdeep Tubki 12 runs. Vishwadeep Shet Desai 2-30, Sandesh Velip 1-4).