PWD reach Civil Services cricket finals


Public Works Department (PWD) beat Agriculture Department by 22 runs to reach the finals of the Civil Services cricket tournament at SAG ground, Campal.
Batting first, PWD posted a challenging 141 for 7 in allotted 18 overs with some useful contributions coming from Naresh Parsekar (38) Sameer Chodankar (25) and Umesh Naik (17). Dipak Raut (2/20) and Gautam (2/16) were the most successful bowlers for Agriculture. In reply, Agriculture could score only 119 for 4 in 18 overs and lost the match by 22 runs. Vinod (30) and Gurudas (35) were the main run-getters for Agriculture. For PWD Ashvek Malgaonkar (2/23), Mayur Naik (1/15) and Shailesh Naik (1-26) were among the wickets. PWD will face Electricity Dept in the finals scheduled for March 25. [NT]