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Salgaokar CC on 286/4; Manas Panjim Gymkhana trails by 37 runs-GPL: Day1
NEWS BYTES PORVORIM Salgaokar Cricket Club scored 286 for the loss of 4 wickets and Manas Panjim Gymkhana trailed Alcon MCC by 37 runs at close of first day play of the Goa premier League organised by Goa Cricket Association (GCA) at the GCA ground in Sanguem and Academy ground in Porvorim respectively on Wednesday. Chowgule SC won the toss in Sanguem and opted to field and Salgaokar CC went on to score 286 with captain Deepraj Gaonkar remaining not out on 102 from 93 balls faced by him. Deepraj was aided by a 107 scored by Amogh Desai from 196 balls. At the GCA ground in Porvorim, Manas Panjim Gymkhana, opted to field after winning the toss and managed to bowl out rivals Alcon MCC for 179. In return, they were on 142 for the loss of eight wickets. Shaantanu Nevagi top scored for MCC with his 80 from 107 balls. Digesh Raikar scored 24 from 33 balls and Shourya Jaglan made 17. Rahul Mehta claimed four wickets for Panjim Gymkhana and Manish Kakode claimed three. Rajshekar Harikant top scored for Panjim Gymkhana with 34 from 48 balls. Rahul Mehta scored 23 and Heramb Parab contributed 22.