The India Post, Chandigarh, 2nd October, 2008 :St Johns (ERCA) Academy and APJ Kharar registered wins on the openning day of the Under-12 Friendship Cup being organised by Edmund Rice Cricket Academy at St Johns High School, Chandigarh.
In the openning match electing to bat first ERCA put on a total of 135 runs in 24 overs. Siddhant Vashisht was the top scorer with 29 runs and Shubhranshu contributed 21 runs. For the YPS team Anil took 2 wickets for 22 runs.
In reply YPS were allout for 111 runs. Rantej top scored with 16 runs while Anil made 15 runs. For the St Johns (ERCA) team Pranjay Sharma was the wrecker in chief with 4 wickets for 25 runs. Pratul Choudhary took 2 wickets for 22 runs.
In the second match Mukesh Yadav Cricket Academy, Delhi electing to bat first put on a total of 102 in the allotted 25 overs. Divyang Verma was the top scorer with 50 runs while Jatin Yadav made 14 runs. For APJ Aryan took 2 wickets for 23 runs.
In reply APJ school chased down the total in 20.3 overs through some fine batting by captain Sahil Sharma who made 35 runs. For the Delhi team Arpit took 2 wickets for 15 runs.
St Johns (ERCA)- 135 allout in 24 overs (Siddhant 29, Shubhranshu 21, Anil 2 for 22)
YPS, Mohali- 111 allout in 25 overs (Ravtej 16, Anil 15, Pranjay 4 for 25, Pratul 2 for 21)
Mukesh Yadav Academy- 102 for 6 in 25 overs (Divyang 50, Jatin 14, Aryan 2 for 23)
APJ Kharar- 103 for 7 in 20.3 overs (Sahil 35, Amrit 19, Sarthak 16, Arpit 2 for 15)