Joshi XI wins the Sharadchandraji Veterans cricket CupDecember 18, 2019, Pune
Padmanabh (Nana) Joshi XI registered a 6-wicket win over Hemant Kanitkar XI to clinch the title of the 3rd “Sharadchandraji Pawar Veterans Cricket Cup” Twenty-20 at the Nehru Stadium in Pune.
In the finals, Sandip Nagre’s 52 runs and Anand Dalvi’s 59 runs helped Padmanabh (Nana) Joshi XI team to chase the 152-run target with ease. Nagre and Anand were involved in the partnership of 86 runs in 57 balls which helped Joshi XI to wrap up the match in 18.2 overs with 6 wickets to spare. Batting first, Hemant Kanitkar XI put on board 152 in 20 overs with Sunil Jadhav (33 runs) and Rahul Sambhus (34 runs) being the main scorers. Joshi XI’s Devendra Medhi took 4 wickets in 22 runs to restrict the opposition.
Result: Hemant Kanitkar XI 152 for 8 in 20 overs (Sunil Jadhav 33 (25b, 6×4), Rahul Sambhus 34 (25, 3×4, 1×6), Devendra Medhi 4/22) lost to Padmanabh (Nana) Joshi XI 153 for 4. 18.2 overs (Sandip Nagre 52 (44, 2×4, 2×6), Anand Dalvi 59 (38b, 9×4), Parag Dahiwal 2/22);
Player of Match: Sandip Nagre (Padmanabh (Nana) Joshi XI)
Best Batsman: Anand Dalvi; Padmanabh (Nana) Joshi XI; 138 runs)
Best Bowler: Shripad Bhagwat; Padmanabh (Nana) Joshi XI; 8 wickets
Best Wicketkeeper: Ashok Uttekar; Hemant Kanitkar XI
Man of the Series: Ranjit Khirid; Padmanabh (Nana) Joshi XI; 61 runs & 7 wickets