Swapnil Asnodkar slams ton to take DY Patil A to victory

DY Patil A beat State Bank of Patiala by 192 runs © Getty Images

Mumbai: Jan 19, 2013

Swapnil Asnodkar shone for hosts D Y Patil A, scoring the first ton of the T20 Cricket Cup in progress at their stadium in Navi Mumbai on Saturday, to star in his side’s thumping 192-run victory over State Bank of Patiala.

Goa‘s Asnodkar smashed 104 from 54 balls with five sixes and 10 fours to set the foundation for his team’s mammoth score of 268 for 3 against State Bank of Patiala.

Jharkhand’s Saurabh Tiwary was the other big scorer, hitting 89 runs from 36 balls, also with the help of five sixes and 10 fours.

Mumbai left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdulla then dashed the bankmen’s aspirations by picking up four important wickets as they were bowled out for 76 runs.

In another league match, Air India defeated Indian Oil by 38 runs. Batting first, Air India scored 162 for 5 in 20 overs with Naman Ojha top scoring with 57.

In reply, Indian Oil collapsed for 124, Omkar Khanvilkar picking up four wickets.

Brief Scores: D Y Patil A 268 for 3 in 20 overs (Swapnil Asnodkar 104, Saurabh Tiwary 89) beat State Bank of Patiala 76 all out (Iqbal Abdulla 4 for 12)

Air India 162 for 5 in 20 overs (Naman Ojha 57, Manvinder Bisla 30; Murtuza Hussain 3-20 beat Indian Oil 124 all out.

Central Railway 135 for 8 in 20 Overs (Salil Agarkar 42, Musavir Khote 40; Pradip Sachan 2 for 10) lost to Western Railway 138 for 4 in 14.2 Overs (Asad Pathan 30, Ahishek Kaushik 37, Ahad Malik 56*).

Tata Sports Club 139 for 7 in 20 Overs Sujit Nayak 26; Saurabh Netravalkar 3 for 19) beat BPCL 124 all out in 19.4 Overs (Omkar Khanvlkar 23; Usman Malvi 2-23, Wilkin Mota 3 for 23).