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Vishal Dabolkar six-for puts Mumbai on top in Buchi Babu final


Vishal Dabolkar

Chennai: Left-arm spinner Vishal Dabolkar bagged a six-wicket haul to put Mumbai on top against TNCA Districts XI in the two-day final of the All India Buchi Babu Memorial Cricket Tournament here today. Electing to bat first, TNCA openers — Thalaivan Sargunam (28) and N S Chaturvedi (60) — added 49 runs before Dabolkar (6-46) ran riot to help Mumbai skittle out the opponents for 163.

Medium-pacer Abhishek Nayar also gave Dabolkar support by chipping in with two wickets. Mumbai were 40 for no loss in 20 overs at the end of the opening day’s play with Akhil Herwadkar (21) and Aditya Tare (17) batting on.

Brief Scores: TNCA Districts XI 163 in 74 Overs (N S Chaturved 60, X Thalaivan Sargunam 28, W Antony Dhas 28; Abhishek Nayar 2 for 24, Vishal Dabolkar 6 for 46 vs Mumbai 40 for no loss in 20 Overs (Akhil Herwadkar 21 batting, Aditya Tare 17 batting).