Aundh Fighters win thriller to lift title

SPORTS REPORTER
Thursday, 31 January 2019

Batting first, Aundh Fighters managed to score 103 runs in 14 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Dhiraj Manrti scored 28 runs in 24 balls. His knock included one boundry and one six. Meanwhile Akhil Tapadiya added 26 runs to the tally in 20 balls.

PUNE: Dhiraj Mantri did the star act which helped Aundh Fighters register a thrilling one run victory over Mukundnagar Blasters and lift the title at Yashodhan Pune Maheshwari Premier League Cricket Championship which was played at the Nehru Stadium ground.

Batting first, Aundh Fighters managed to score 103 runs in 14 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Dhiraj Manrti scored 28 runs in 24 balls. His knock included one boundry and one six. Meanwhile Akhil Tapadiya added 26 runs to the tally in 20 balls.

Chasing the target,  Mukundnagar Blasters scored 102 runs for the loss of two wickets in 14 overs thus falling short of one run.  Ashish Rathi scored 40 runs in 42 balls while Sushant R scored 38 in 29 balls.

RESULTS: (Final)
Aundh Fighters 103 for 6 in 14 Overs (Dhiraj Mantri 28, Akhil Tapadiya 26, Rohit Rathi 21, Mahesh Shikchi 2-21) bt Mukundnagar Blasters 102 for 2 in 14 Overs (Ashish Rathi 40, Sushant R. 38, Dhiraj Mantri 2-28)

Man of the Series: Ashish Rathi (Mukundnagar Blasters)
Best Batsman: Rohit Rathi (Audh Fighters)
Best Bowler: Dhiraj Mantri (Mukundnagar Blasters)
Best Wicketkeeper: Rajeevji Malani (Mukundnagar Blasters).

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