Durgesh keeps Kalighat in check
28th June 2022
Bhawanipur's star performer in the semifinal match against Mohun Bagan, pacer Durgesh Dubey was once again at his fiery best bagging two crucial top-order wickets to restrict Kalighat to 143/3 at the end of the rain-curtailed first day of First Division Qualifier Championship today at Eden Gardens.
Wet outfield forced the match toa delayed start and Kalighat batted for 57 overs after after Kalighat put them to bat first.
Bidyut Adhikary and Abhishek Mitra stiched a 61-run opening partnership till Alok Pratap Singh drew the first blood removing the latter one for 24 runs.
Durgesh sent back Bidyut after the Kalighat batter completed a fine fifty followed by another fine dismissal of in-form Shreyansh to keep the runrate in check.
Writam Porel (23*) and Subham Chatterjee (27*) stayed unbeaten till the end for Kalighat.
CAB MEDIA DESK