Lifestyle Cricket Academy have been on a roll winning all the 3 League Matches under skipper Rajiv Naik in the First Green Trophy conducted in Lonavala which consisted some big Domestic and Top Division Players in the tournament.
In the 1st match which Lifestyle CA played vs PT Academy, Lifestyle CA after being put to bat first posted a total of 99/9 in 18 overs. After a disastrous start with scoreboard reading 18/6 and 20/7, it was Sushil More (29 runs), Vinit Mestry (23 runs) and Harsh Mishra (23*) at the lower order saving the team with their cameos. Uday Shah with 4/13 was the pick of the lot from PT Academy.
PT Academy in reply were restricted to 84/8 in 18 overs in what became a brilliant comeback from the Lifestyle players. Mumbai Player Akash Parkar delivered with the ball taking 2/12 in 4 overs including 2 maidens. Satyalaksh Jain also bagged 2 wickets as Lifestyle Cricket Academy won a thriller by 15 runs where in Akash Parkar was declared ‘man of the match’
In the 2nd League Match vs Kurla 70, Lifestyle CA opting to bat first posted a total of 146/10 in 19 overs. Opener Satyalaksh Jain with 30 runs and Rohan Tambe at no.3 with a quick 41 off 18 balls were the top scorers for Lifestyle Team.
Kurla 70 in reply were restricted to 138/8 in 20 overs courtesy again their bowlers sticking to discipline and tight lengths. Sushil More, Satyalaksh Jain and Pragnesh bagged 2 wkts each as Lifestyle CA won the match by 8 runs. Rohan Tambe for his flashy 41 was declared ‘man of the match’
In the 3rd League match which took place vs Sai Sia Cricket Academy, Lifestyle Cricket Academy opting to bat first posted a massive total of 198/3 in 17 overs. A star studded batting line up for Lifestyle consisting of Gautam Waghela (55 runs off 29 balls) and Onkar Jadhhav (47 runs off 29 balls) as openers changed the course of the game as both the players stitched 103 runs in a span of just 9 overs. The game was further taken away by Akash Parkar (28 runs off 15 balls) and keeper Prasad Pawar (53* off 26 balls) taking the team towards a commanding position.
Sai Sia Cricket Academy in reply scored 174/8 in 17 overs with opener Pranav Kela top scoring with 53 runs off 25 balls. From the bowlers, Harsh Mishra & Gautam Waghela bagged 3 wickets each as Lifestyle Cricket Academy won the match by 24 runs entering into the semi finals of First Green Trophy. Gautam Waghela for his all round performance was declared ‘man of the match’