Open Cricket match @ Oval Maidan, Churchgate on 9th January 2013 was organized by Shikhar 2013- Inter-collegiate fest of Chetana College, Bandra.
The first match was between Kohinoor Business School and M.L. Dahanukar College. The toss was won by M.L. Dahanukar College and they decided to play first. Initially, the openers of M.L. Dahanukar College were a threat for Kohinoor Business School.
However, “we handled the threat with our teamword and consistency”, said Avez Changal, Captain of Kohinoor Business School Cricket Team.
There was a controversy regarding newly amended runout rules which the opposite team (M.L. Dahanukar College) were unaware of. Anyways, the decision was given in favor of Kohinoor Business School.
Kohinoor Business School scored 39 runs in 5 overs consisting of 5 balls each. They had set a target of 40 runs for the opposite team. However, Kohinoor Business School won the match by 4 wickets.
Avez Changal, Captain of the proud winning team said, “It is a great feeling to win the 1st match of the knockout round & qualify for the quarters. I feel Rohit Shinde was the best bowler in my team. Our fielding was better and that’s why we could make it. All I would like to say to everyone is stick to your basics in the game and no one can stop you.”
Winning Team of Kohinoor Business School was represented by the following team members:
- Avez Ahmed Changal – Captain
- Vinod Vivek Wadekar – Vice Captain
- Rohit Narayan Shinde – Best Bowler
- Vishwajeet Anil Chand
- Sanjay Fakira Manda
- Ankit Ramachait Dubey
- Sanket Anand
- Ganesh Sudhir Nakti
- Ajit Kumar Natulal Jain
- Mahesh Anil Kharkande
- Narayan Ojha
- Abhishek Gade
- Siddhesh Pachale
Report by Pooja Wagh
Pic Courtesy – Ghanshyam Patel