Anish, Swastik take Midnapore to 527/7
in Inter District U-15 meet
17th December 2022
Midnapore displayed a stunning batting performance to post 527/7 in 85 overs against Dakshin Dinajpur in the CAB Inter District Under-15 tournament in Malda on Saturday.
The tournament, happening for the first time in this age group will span over two days with teams playing 85 overs each, saw a milestone effort by Midnapore as Anish Mahapatra (186) and Swastik Maiti (118) batted superbly to help team reach the total.
The two boys showed maturity beyond their age as they took apart the opposition in a day of classic batting display. The duo put on 102 runs for the second wicket before Anish lost his wicket. Earlier, Anish got into a 225 run opening wicket partnership with Avinav Mishra who scored 67 runs.
In the day’s second match in Siliguri, North 24 PGS beat Cooch Behar by 125 runs. North 24 PGS were bowled out for 166 in 51.2 overs. In reply, Cooch Behar were bundled out for 41 in 25.3 overs.
In the day’s third match in Jalpaiguri, Howrah beat Manbhum by 8 wickets. Batting first, Manbhum were bowled out for 96 in 41 overs. In reply, Howrah chased it down scoring 97/2 in 16/1 overs.
In the day’s fourth match in Bankura, Nadia need 66 runs to win against Hooghly. Batting first, Hooghly were bowled out for 176 in 56.2 overs. In reply, Nadia were 111/5 in 30 overs at stumps on Day 1.
In the day’s fifth match in Howrah, Bankura need 263 runs against Murshidabad. Batting first, Murshidabad posted 318 in 70 overs. In reply, Bankura were 56/1 in 14 overs at stumps.
In the day’s sixth match in Purulia, Siliguri require 145 runs against South 24 PGS. Batting first, South 24 PGS were bowled out for 213 in 53 overs. In reply, Siliguri were 69/3 in 39 overs at stumps.
CAB MEDIA DESK