OPENER Siddhesh Dandewar carried his bat through hammering an unbeaten double hundred to guide Reshimbagh Gymkhana to a huge 250 runs win over Advocate XI Cricket Club in their Gudzer League ‘A’ Division Group ‘B’ One-Day match at Shree Sports Cricket Academy, Yerla. Double tons in a one-day game is not very common but a determined Dandewar made it happen on Thursday. The southpaw remained unconquered on 224 facing 146 balls. His knock was studded with 20 hits to the ropes and 18 over it. With contributions from opener Kedar Jagtap (29; 30b, 6x4), Devashish Rane (31; 29b, 5x4) and a quickfire not out 33 from Om Dhotkar, who played 14 balls hitting four maximums, Reshimbagh amassed 378-6 in 50 overs. For Advocate XI, Aditya Kukde and Anuj Lande took one wicket each.
Advocate never got going and team folded for 128 in 28.2 overs. Aman Khan (32; 16b, 7x4) and Vaibhav Lande (21; 20b, 3x4, 1x6) were the top run getters. Reshimbagh skipper Sandesh Drugwar picked a couple of wickets in his one over without conceding any run. Ankur Kale was the next best with (2-11). Dandewar was named Man of the match. In another Group B match, Indian Gymkhana beat Navniketan CC by four wickets. In Group A, Medical Representatives Cricket Club defeated Lipton CC by six wickets while Ministerial Services SC edged out Ruby Colts by 3 wkts.
At Pandav College Ground: Ruby Colts 221-8 in 34 overs (Sachin Katariya 63, Kenny Batra 58) lost to Ministerial Services Sports Club 224-7 in 21.4 overs (Ryan Rajput 55, Sooraj Rai 67 not out) by 3 wkts. At Gurunanak Pharmacy College Ground: Lipton Cricket Club 195 all out in 49.5 overs (Abhishek Agrawal 42, Atharva Kidey 46; Piyush Sarvarkar 3-34, Ganesh Bhosale 3-41) lost to Medical Representatives Cricket Club 200-4 in 34 overs (Atharva Taide 48, Nayan Chavan 88 not out) by 6 wkts.
At Shree Sports Cricket Academy Yerla, Nagpur: Reshimbagh Gymkhana 378-6 in 50 overs (Siddhesh Dandewar 224 not out) beat Advocate XI Cricket Club 128 all out in 28.2 overs (Sandesh Durugwar 2-0, Ankur Kale 2-11) by 250 runs. At Dr Ambedkar College Ground: Navniketan Cricket Club 222 all out in 49.1 overs (Akshay Wadkar 92, Parth Kohli 45; Rajneesh Gurbani 5-46, Gaurav Dhoble 2-24) lost to Indian Gymkhana 223-6 in 35.3 overs (Sanjay Ramaswamy 94, Vaibhav Chadekar 66 not out) by 4 wkts.