Played at the Anubhuti International School in Jalgaon, PDCA U14 batting first were all out for a low total of 63 runs in 34.1 overs. Spinner Mann Bhanushali who is one of the promising Mumbai Spinners showed his class coming up with a stunning spell of 6 wkts conceding mere 7 runs in 11 overs alongwith 6 maidens. Mann who has taken fifers this season in U14 CPCC as well as Harris Shield in Mumbai Cricket bamboozled batsman with his miserly spin while provided breakthroughs at crucial intervals.
Ambitious U14 in reply received an equal tough fight getting all out for 49 runs in 42.5 overs. Ruchir Deshpande with 6/17in 20 overs was the pick of the lot. PDCA’S woes continued even in the 2nd innings getting cleaned up for just 26 runs with Yash Mane taking 7/10 in 12.2 overs, 1st innings star, Mann took another 2 wkts in the 2nd innings conceding mere 8 runs in 12 overs with 6 maidens.
With just 41 to chase, Ambitious U14 side chased it down comfortably in 19.4 overs winning the match by 9 wkts. Mann Bhanushali who overall took 8/17 in 23.2 overs coupled with 14 maidens while also showed resistance with the bat scoring 1 run facing 42 deliveries was declared ‘man of the match”