Pune: An all-round performance by Kiran Shah helped Maharashtra Papers XI to registered a 16-run victory over Nirman Developers XI and clinch the 10th Galaxy Realty Circle Premier League -2018 Cricket Tournament at Kataria High school ground, Mukundnagar.
Undefeated Maharashtra Papers kept their form consistent in the finals also. Batting first, Maharashtra Papers XI put up 103 runs on the board for loss of 4 wickets, thanks to Minal Gadiya (38) and Kiran Shah (30), who helped put up 100+ runs for the team in 12 overs. In reply, Nirman Developers XI were restricted to 87 runs in 12 overs.
Maharashtra Paper XI 103 for 4 in 12 overs (Minal Gadiya 38 (25b, 5x4), Kiran Shah 30 (25b, 2x4), Sunil Baheti 12, Yogesh Shah 13, Suhas Doshi 1/15) beat Nirman Developers XI 87 for 4 in 12 overs (Omprakash Marada 20 (14b, 3x4), Satish Mundada 34 (26, 4x4), Chetan Tapadia 12, Kiran Shah 1/14).
Best Batsman: Kiran Shah (Maharashtra Paper XI, 175 runs)
Best Bowler: Satish Mundada (Nirman Developers XI, 6 wkts)
Best Fielders: Nitin Porwal (Joy Bells) and Yogesh Shah (Maharashtra Paper)
Man of the series: Omprakash Marda (Nirman Developers XI, 140 runs & 8 wkts)