Published On : Fri, Dec 20th, 2013

Marwad Super Kings wins first ever VMSA Leather Ball Cricket Tournament; beats Knight Rangers by 48 runs

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Basant Kela, Arpit Khemani & Shishir Sarda’s Marwad Super Kings won the 1st Leather Ball Cricket Tournament of  Bagdi Safe Deposit Lockers Presents VMSA Leather Ball Cricket Tournament Powered BY Mall Construction.  Knight Rangers won the toss and invited Marwad Super Kings to Bat first.  After slow start MSK lost his opener batsmen cum owner Shishir Sarda very cheaply with a team score of 10 runs but the other opener Vishal & next batsman Arpit Khemani  played some fantastic shots & made a 30 run partnership. Vishal made 24 Runs in 16 Balls with 3 Boundry & a huge six.  After him Caiptan Navneet Mohata played excellent shots all round the ground & played a Captain’s Knock of  70 Runs in just 42 Balls with 9 Boundaries & a huge six in his innings. He got good support from Arpit Khemani, Abhshek Heda & Rohti Rathi. MSK made 146 runs in his 16 overs for the loss of 5 wickets

Pick of the Bowler was Abhijeet Chandak  & Mohnish Kothari who took 3 & 2 Wickets respectively

In response to the target of 147 runs, KR send their opener Nitin Rathi & Govind Mandhania expecting a good start. But before MSK swing bowlers Saurabh Nathani & Rohit Rathi, none of the batsman from KR could bat for long.  They took 3 & 2 wickets Respectively.  MSK bowlers maintained their line and length and took 5 wickets just in 6 overs at 37 runs. At the end of the 16 overs, final score was 97/8

Man of the Match:  Navneet Mohata (Marwad Super Kings)

Man of the Series : Parikshit Chandak (Kinght Rangers)

Best Batsman : Arpit Khemnai (Marwad Super Kings)

Best Bowler : Kishore Sarda (Marwad Super Kings)

MSK is the only team in this season who remains unbeatable out of all the team.  MSK has also won Football Tournament, Hinghanghat Olympiad, Tennis Ball Cricket Tournament & now Leather Ball Cricket tournament.

In prize Distribution Ceremony Manoj Bagdi, Ajay Mall, Vidhan Bhartia  as a chief guest & all VMSA Members & Co-ordinators were present. Project Director for this tournament were Vineet Periwal & Mayur Rathi.