Goa records 5 wkt win in second match of 2020-2021 season:Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy:
6:51 pm, Sat, 16 January 2021
After missing the honours in the first match of the 2020-2021 cricket season , Goa won its second match with an emphatic five wicket win over Services in the Elite Group D match of Syed Mushtaq Ali cricket tournament organized by BCCI in Emerald heights International School ground in Indore on Wedensday.
Goa, won the again and opted to field again. Services could conjure 160 runs in the twenty overs losing 7 wickets with Goa’s Lakshay Garg being the highest wicket taker with two scalps. Ashoke Dinda, Darshan Misal and Malik Sirur claimed a wicket a piece.
Set to score 161 to win , Goa scored 163 , losing five wickets in 19.4 over’s. Aditya Kaushik was the highest scorer for Goa with his 78 runs from 56 balls. Captain Amit Verma contributed 42 from 27 balls.
Snehal Kauthankar 19 (14) and Darshan Misal 14(7) were the others Goa batsmen with double figure mark.
Opener amogh desai scored 5 along with Suyash prabhudesai who scored one. Wicket keeper KD Eknath was not out on 1.
Goa managed to collect its first four points by virtue of this win.