16/03/2014 … Dempo Cricket Club continued their winning run with a comfortable 10 wicket victory over Cricket Russia in the fifth match of Goa Premier Cricket League organized Goa Cricket Association at GCA ground, Porvorim on Saturday.
Dempo skipper Swapnil Asnodkar won the toss and put in the russsian team to bat first where in the Russian team made a cautious start to the proceedings after losing an early wicket of Nic Britz on a duck.
Later Badal Soni who made a contribution of 18 runs, Aditya Angle of 20 runs and Dhiraj Narvekar with 24 runs gave the Russian team a bit of a margin to sustain in to the match with some vital contributions but the middle order fell like a pack of cards and were bowled out for a mere 109.
In reply, the defending champions chased the total in just 10.1 overs with openers Ravi Teja’s half century and Asnodkar’s 41. Teja was adjudged man-of-the-match.
meanwhile in the second match of the day Chowgule Warriors booked their berth in the Super League with a six wicket win over Sarvoday Royals in the sixth match of Goa Premier League cricket tournament
Batting first, Sarvodaya set up a respectable 148 runs. Captain Robin D’Souza inspired his team with an unbeaten 52 runs after Shrikant Munde had done much of the damage, picking up three important wickets.
The Chowgule Warriors remained cool and composed with the rock-solid opening partnership of Sumiran Amonkar and Asad Pathan along with Reagan Pinto’s unbeaten 37 saw the Warriros chase the total with two over’s and six wickets in hand.