JALANDHAR, JAN 24 :Roshan Lal Cricket Academy snatched an exciting 16-run verdict against Real Cricket Club in the Sardev Singh Memorial Cricket Tournament being organised in memory of father of Test star Harbhajan Singh at the Sai Das School here today.
Batting first, Roshan Lal Academy posted 157 for 8 in allotted 20 overs. Nitish played a brilliant unbeaten knock of 71 which was laced with six fours. He faced just 51 balls. Kulal contributed a valuable 32. For Real Club Varun Sharma and Deepak got two wickets each for 19 and 14 runs, respectively.
In reply, Real Club were dismissed for 141 in 19.4 overs. Sanjeev Sahota and Varun Sharma were their main scorers with 46 and 21 runs, respectively. Paras (3 for 39) and Chetan (2 for 31) restricted Real Cricket Club’s total.
Brief scores: Roshan Lal Cricket Academy: 157 for 8 in 20 overs (Nitish 71 not out, 51 balls, 6x4s, Kulal 32, Varun Sharma 2 for 19, Deepak 2 for 14).Real Cricket Club: 141 all out in 19.4 overs (Sanjeev Sohta 46, Varun Sharma 21, Paras 3 for 39, Chetan 2 for 31).
In another match, Universal Cricket Club defeated Sandhu Cricket Club by four wickets with five balls to spare. Chasing a target of 175 for victory, Universal Club were 174 for 6 after 19th over. Akshay (34) hit the winning stroke, a boundary, as Universal Club emerged winners. Raman was their top scorer with 86 which came from 46 balls. He hit four sixes and ten fours.
Earlier, Sandhu Cricket Club made 174 in allotted 20 overs. Paul Singh and Tanvir was their main scorers with 45 and 30 runs, respectively.
Sandhu Cricket Club Ludhiana: 174 in 20 overs (Paul Singh 45, 15 balls, 4x6s, 3x4s, Tanvir 30, 22 balls, Ashu 3 for `16, Akshay 2 for 27).
Universal Cricket Club: 178 for 6 19.1 overs (Raman 86, 46 balls, 10x4s, 4x6s, Akshay 34, Karan 2 for 18, Varun 2 for 11).