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.
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
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.
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
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.