Rajadhyaksha ton puts Podar on top

Mar 22, 2012, 07:05 IST | Sundari Iyer

Podar College skipper Abhishek Rajadhyaksha is glad to have found his rhythm as his 101 against Ruparel College put his team in the driver's seat on Day One of the two-day inter-collegiate Saqib Rizvi Memorial Trophy at MIG Cricket Club yesterday.

Podar skipper Abhishek Rajadhyaksha at MIG Club yesterday.
Pic/ Suresh KK

Opting to bat, Podar ended the day with a mammoth 329-5. Rajadhyaksha's knock that included 15 boundaries, ended when he was caught behind by Pranay Bhosale off pacer Sachin Yadav. He was ably supported by Shreyas Iyer (67) and opener Vaidik Murkar (51).

"I wanted to stay there a bit more, but I am glad that we were able to go past the 300-run mark. I was not selected in the Mumbai U-19 team last season, and it hurt me, but has inspired me to work harder and make a comeback," said Abhishek.

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