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Nairobi Gymkhana had comfortable win over Sikh Union Club | Coastweek

Coastweek -- Nairobi Gymkhana v. Sikh Union Club - The match was officiated by Isaac Oyieko and Subhash Modi [left] while the Scorers were Francis Otieno and Gagandeep Singh.
Nairobi Gymkhana enjoy comfortable win over Sikh Union Club

Coastweek -- Nairobi Gymkhana had a very comfortable win over Sikh Union Club over the week end at Nairobi Gymkhana when they beat the visitors by 9 wickets.

The match was officiated by Isaac Oyieko and Subhash Modi while the Scorers were Francis Otieno and Gagandeep Singh.

Brief Result:-  Sikh Union won the toss and elected to bat first and managed to score 111 for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs thanks mainly by the  team’s senior player Avtar Singh Kundi who played an entertaining knock of 38 and was well supported by promising cricketer Paramveer Singh 27.

Sidharth Virajput 2/25, experienced Raj Savla 2/12, Jigar Patel 2/30, Sagar Patel 1/08, and Dominic Wesonga 1/08 bowled well for Nairobi Gymkhana.

In reply Nairobi Gymkhana scored the required runs - 114 for the loss of one wicket in 12.4 overs thanks mainly to swashbuckling and brilliant  knock by  Abdul Namji(69), Harsh Patel (17 Not Out) and a quick 15 not out by Kavi Dosaja.

Abdul Namji and Harsh Patel put an impressive and match winning opening (first wicket) partnership of 100 runs. Paramveer Singh bowled well to take one wicket for 26 runs. Nairobi Gymkhana were awarded  4 points for the outright win plus one bonus point(Total 5).

Both the wicket-keepers - Kavi Dosaja(Nairobi Gymkhana) and Krushil  Savla(Sikh Union) kept the wickets very well.

Kavi Dosaja took one brilliant stumping. 

Before taking the toss players paid their respects to Late Charanjive Sharma (stand), a cricketing Kenya Icon.

Nairobi Gymkhana must be congratulated  for also putting up the stands in loving memory - some of Kenya Greats - Late G.B. Jhalla, Late Ramanbhai Patel, Late Harilal Shah and Jawahir Shah.

             

 

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