Finals Match (Division 1) - Nairobi Invitational
League Nairobi Gymkhana B Vs. Goan Institute A. The match was
played at Nairobi Gymkhana (Lords of Kenya) yesterday (Sunday
Afternoon) reports Subhash Modi.
The match was
officiated by Denis Angara and Subhash Modi while the Scorers
were Harsh Gutka (Nairobi Gymkhana), Ashok Purohit and Pratik
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Goan Institute captain Betaab Darji won the toss and elected
to bat first.
Goan Institute put up a respectable score of 158 for the loss
of 6 wickets in 20 overs thanks mainly to the first wicket
partnership of 70 runs between Milan Patel (55) and Mitesh
Goswami (25) and able support coming from Ishan Patel 32.
For Nairobi Gymkhana Nikesh Patel (Lali) 2/30, Devesh Patel
2/30 and Captain Parth Patel 1/38 bowled well.
In Reply Nairobi Gymkhana scored the required runs - 159 for
the loss of 3 wickets in 18.3 overs.
The unbeaten match winning 4th. wicket partnership between
Parth Patel (57) and Brij Patel (54) was the highlight of the
Nikesh Patel had an entertaining inning of 25 runs in 12
Quresh Bhaijee(2/22 and Ishan Patel 1/30 bowled impressively.
The incident free finals was played in very good spirit
thanks to both the Captains and all the players.
We must compliment the 2 groundsmen (in absence of the head
groundsman Mosses on Leave).