Vijay Manjrekar XI, Khandu Rangnekar XI register wins in Sportstar Trophy MCA U-19 selection tournament

Twenty wickets fell on the second day AFP

Mumbai: Nov 21, 2012

Wickets continued to tumble in the third round tie of the 27th Sportstar Trophy MCA U-19 selection trial tournament, resulting in a 77-run victory for Vijay Manjrekar XI at Mahavir Nagar, Kandivali ground.

Twenty wickets fell on the second day which led to an early finish of the three-day tie.

Manjrekar XI first overcame a nine-run first innings lead, scoring 211 in their second essay and then set a target of 203 for Phadkar XI.

Left-arm spinner Vaibhav Mali (4-45) and off-spinner Ravi Yadav (4-18) did the bulk of the damage, bowling out Phadkar XI for 125 to seal a comprehensive victory for Vijay Manjrekar XI.

In another match, Khandu Rangnekar XI were 219 for nine on Day two against Merchant XI, facing a huge first innings total of 445 in 98.3 overs at P J Hindu Gymkhana.

Brief Scores:

Vijay Manjrekar XI 115 & 211 (Kushal Dhavane 65, Sagar Kerkar 48; Shreyas Iyer 5 for 60) bt Dattu Phadkar XI 124 and 125 (Sarvesh Singh 34, Jayesh Mhatre 31*; Vaibhav Mali 4 for 45, Ravi Yadav 4 for 18) by 77 runs.

Vijay Merchant XI 445 in 98.3 overs (Prasad Pawar 81, Jayesh Patil 177, Akash Lutra 50*, A Kalam 48; Sarabjit Singh 4 for 118, Sagar Mishra 3 for 53) vs Khandu Rangnekar XI 219-9 (Ramanpreet Singh 37, Sagar Mishra 32, Tushar Deshpande 43*; A Kalam 4 for 58, J Patil 2 for 42, Asad Karnekar 2 for 21)