Odisha batsman’s 134-ball 278 with 22 sixes grabs eyeballs

Bhubaneswar: Sri Jayadev College Playground here today witnessed a swashbuckling innings during a 50 overs league stage match of Intra Club (U-19 & Senior) Tournament as Scan Club’s skipper Sheikh Salman scored an unbelievable 278 off 134 deliveries, smashing 22 sixes and 21 fours against Abhilash C.A.

Paced at an electrifying strike rate of 207.46, the explosive innings also powered the team to post a mammoth total of 458 for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated overs.

In reply, Abhilash C.A managed to score mere 114 (all out) in 25 overs, thanks to five-wicket haul by Scan Club’s Alok C. Sethi. Sheikh Salman also contributed with the ball as he picked up 2 wickets in six overs at an economy of 2.33.

Sheikh Salman was adjudged as the Man of the Match for his all-round performance.

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