CHANDIGARH, MARCH 31A brilliant knock of 79 by Anmol Singh paved the for APJ Academy of Kharar beat Mohali Cricket Academy y three wickets in a closely fought pool B match of the Chandigarh Under-13 Inter-Academy Cricke Tournament being organised by Desh Prem Azad Cricket Academy at the St Stephen’s School ground in Sector 45 here today.
After winning the toss, Mohali Cricket Academy batted first and scored 158 for 8 in allotted 30 overs. Captain Sarthak Grover played a fine knock of 60 which included four boundaries. Sehajdeep Singh contributed 26. Tejas chipped in with 28. Karanveer Singh (3 for 33), Prabhjot Singh (2 for 38) and Baljinder Singh (2 for 20) restricted the MCA total with fine bowling.
APJ Academy achieved the target by scoring 159 for 7 in 28.4 overs. Anmol Singh displayed his batting skills by reaching the fence 12 times as he piled up match-winning knock of 79. Prabhjot Singh and Sahil Sharma scored 15 and 12, respectively.
All-rounder Sarthak Grover (3 for 29) and Gurpreet Singh (2 for 28) were the most successful bowlers for Mohali Cricket Academy.
Brief scores: Mohali Cricket Academy: 158 for 8 in 30 overs (Sarthak Grover 60, 4x4s, Tejas 28, Sehajdeep Singh 26, Karanveer Singh 3 for 33, Prabhjot Singh 2 for 38, Baljinder 2 for 20).
APJ Academy, Kharar: 159 for 7 in 28.4 overs (Anmol Singh 79, 12x4s, Prabhjot Singh 15, Sahil Sharma 12, Gurpreet Singh 2 for 28, Sarthak Grover 3 for 29).
Tomorrow’s fixture: CCA-GNPS-36 vs MCA at 2 p.m.– St Stephen’s School ground, Sector 45.