Brilliant all round display by Damandeep for City Public School Jalandhar in COCA-COLA CUP (u-16)

City Public School Jalandhar disposed off DCM International School Ferozepur by 167 runs in their COCA-COLA CUP (U-16) Encounter at DAV School Sector 8 Chandigarh.

Winning the toss the Jalandhar outfit  were soon on the back foot losing half their side with 15 runs on the board in 4.5 overs. Then a rear guard action by Akshit and Damandeep revived City Public School’s fortunes as they put on 119 runs for the 7th wicket. Akshit scored 68 off 105 balls inclusive of 8 boundaries and two sixes, while Damandeep scored 56 off 123 balls with 7 boundaries.  Chetan chipped in with an unbeaten 23 off 21 balls. City Public School Jalandhar’s innings ended at 211 for 9 in 50 overs. For Ferozepur Maninder Singh 5 for 62 and Navpreet Singh 2 for 43 were the main wicket takers.

Replying DCM International School Ferozepur were bundled out for 44 in 17 overs. Opener Mansimran  with 21 off 29 balls was the only Ferozepur batsman to get into double figures. Damandeep Singh and Akshit who had shared a century 7th wicket stand for Jalandhar opened the bowling for Jalandhar . The duo snuffed the Ferozepur batsmen and shared the spoils between them. Damandeep after a solid half century returned the impressive figures of 9-4-15-7 while Akshit complemented him with 8-1-27-3.


Brief Scores:


City Public School Jalandhar                                                     211 for 9 in 50 overs

Akshit  58, Damandeep   56, Chetan  23 not out

Maninder Singh 5 for 62 and Navpreet Singh 2 for 43


DCM International School Ferozepur                                        44 all out in 17 overs

Mansimran   21

Damandeep   9-4-15-7 , Akshit   8-1-27-3.



In the 2nd match played between Shivalik Public School Ropar and KVM School Ludhiana at Govt. College Ropar,  Shivalik Public School Ropar won by 8 wickets.  Batting first KVM Ludhiana scored 128 for all  in 30.3 overs.  Manan Jain and Anmol Sharma were involved in a partnership of 68 runs for the 5th wicket. Manan Jain  scored 59 off 55 balls inclusive of 8 boundaries and one six while Anmol Sharma contributed 26 off 43 balls with four boundaries.  Naman Jain was the most successful bowler for Ropar returning the flattering figures of 8-2-16-6. Replying Shivalik Public School Ropar knocked off 134 for 2 in 22.1 overs.  Akashdeep unbeaten  58 and Rohit  54 put on 97 runs for the 2nd wicket before Rohit was caught by Ankush off Raghav. Raghav  2 for 35 was the most successful bowler for KVM Ludhiana.


Brief Scores:


KVM School Ludhiana                                                         128 all out in 30.3 overs

Manan Jain  59 and Anmol Sharma 26

Naman Jain  6 for 16


Shivalik Public School Ropar                                               134 for 2 in 22.1 overs

Akashdeep unbeaten  58 and Rohit  54

Raghav  2 for 35


Tommorows fixtures:


1st Semi Final     DAV School Sector 8 Chandigarh & City Public School Jalandhar 

                                                At DAV School Sector 8, Chandigarh


2nd Semi Final    DAV School Amritsar vs  Shivalik Public School Ropar

                                                At Govt. College Ropar.


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