Played at Badlapur, after winning the toss and electing to bat first on a typical early season difficult batting wicket. 17 year old Kartik displayed good resilience batting patiently for his knock of 75 balls 36 runs and also ended up taking 3 wickets.
Middle order batsman Hrishikesh Puranik upped the run rate after coming out to bat with only 12 overs left putting on a total of 165 runs in 35 runs. Rajmudra XI in reply were all out for 94 runs in 22.5 overs. Pick of the bowlers for Cricket Explained Academy was Left Arm Spinner Chirag Panchal who returned with envious bowling figures of 4/13 in 6 overs. Along with Chirag, Kartik Gorivale also chipped in with 3 wkts for 6 runs in his spell of 2 overs. Mumbai Women’s Cricket’s most promising name Vaibhavi Raja also contributed well with the ball taking 2 wkts in her spell of 4 overs which also included 2 maidens.
Cricket Explained won the match by 70 runs.