On Friday, Bengal team faced against Mumbai in the Group C match which was played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai.
Bengal captain MK Tiwary won the toss and elected to bat first. That was the very important match for both the team to score up on the list.
SP Goswami and AR Easwaran came to open the Bengal’s innings. Opener Abhimanyu Easwaran constantly shows his performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2017. He smashed a big ton in that match.
Infect he is the only batsman to score above 30 in the Bengal team. Easwaran’s 127 runs for 152 balls helps Bengal to touch 230 runs at the end of innings. The best partnership of Bengal was 63 runs between AR Easwaran and MK Tiwary.
After scoring a ton, the 21-years-old Bengal player said, “It’s great to score a ton at this ground in front of my family. I’ve strong roots in the city, where my relatives stay. It was all the more pleasing, as it came in a winning cause against a good team like Mumbai.”
“I’ve worked hard on my game at our Academy in Dehradun. Plus, I’ve played lots of club cricket in Delhi, Nagpur, and Kolkata. I’m pleased to also have the support of Sourav Ganguly. Never for a moment at Bengal did I feel like an outsider,” he added.
The opposite team bowler, AM Nayar said, “I love to interact and talk to players and work with them to improve their skills. I dwell more on the mental aspect and fitness.”
Opener AR said about his mental strategies before the match against Mumbai.
“I’ve benefited lots thanks to Abhishek. He focuses more on the mental aspect and tells me how to play to potential. These interactions and training sessions have helped improve my self-belief. I train during the offseason with him, and also before major games or tours. We avoid interacting when our teams clash,” said Abhimanyu.