Borivali Warriors defeated Worli Smashers by 76 runs to maintain their unbeaten run in the 8-team SAI-Mumbai Masters T-20 League, powered by- Paradigm Reality, at the Police Gymkhana’s floodlit ground here last night. While in another tie, Santacruz Crackers shocked group B league topper Juhu Heroes by 48 runs.
Borivali Warriors after losing two quick wickets, recovered through Shaheen Mistry (48),captain Niket Korgoankar (36) and Sshabir Malcolm (38) to post a healthy score of 178 for five. In reply, thanks to Rahul Bhadreshwara mixing pace and spin alike send Worli outfit to their doom, who were shot out for 102.
In the other tie, Santacruz Crackers stopped the Juhu Heroes’ unbeaten run with a 48 runs win. Batting first Santacruz side put up 173 for six with Rohan Sadarjoshi (59 – 10×4) and Milind Darekar (54- 4×4, 3×6) being their top run-getters. Juhu Heroes, in reply, could manage only 125 for nine, with their opener Pratik Patil, who has scored consistently, was run out for 19,
Brief scores: Santacruz Crackers 173/6 (Rohan Sadarjoshi 59 (10×4), Milind Darekar 54 (4×4, 3×6) bt Juhu Heroes 125/9 (Rohidas Koyande 26, Amit Wadhwani 23, Sagar Ghadigaonkar 21; Nikhil Pagdhare 3/9) by 48 runs.
Borivali Warriors 178/5 (Shaheen Mistry 48, Niket Korgaonkar 36, Shabir Malcolm 38) bt Worli Smashers 102 all out ( (Rahul Bhadreshwara 4/19) by 76 runs.