Kaushik hits unbeaten 158 as Bhawanipore reach 416/5
4th December 2022
Kaushik Ghosh scored a superb unbeaten 158 as Bhawanipore Club posted 416/5 at stumps on Day 1 against Police Athletic Club in the CAB First Division League Group A match at SP School Ground in Kolkata on Sunday.
Enroute his fine century, Kaushik struck 19 fours.
Sandipan Das (87) and Abhishek Raman (80) were unlucky to miss out on their centuries but chipped in with crucial knocks.
Opting to bat, openers Raman and Abhisek Das (36) gave the defending champions a fine start.
The duo added 72 runs for the opening wicket before Das was dismissed.
From there on, Kaushik and Raman held the innings firmly and played positively to take team’s total past 150-run mark.
After the departure of Raman with score at 171, Sandipan gave good support to Kaushik as the duo played sensibly to help Bhawanipore cross 300 runs.
Soon after the dismissal of Sandipan with team’s score at 334, Bhawanipore lost a couple of quick wickets at the end yet were in control of the game with their total past the 400-run mark.
Meanwhile, Md Asif Mansoori was the star bowler for Police Athletic picking up all five wickets in the day.
CAB MEDIA DESK