CHANDIGARH, JUNE 10 : A brilliant century by Robin Singh helped Jalandhar pile up 379 for 6 in 95 overs against Patiala in the Punjab Under-25 Inter-District Cricket Tournament at the Burlton Park in Jalandhar today.
Winning the toss and electing to bat, Robin Singh hit fine 143 off 248 balls studded with 19 hits to the fence and one six. He was ably supported by Mandeep Singh Sr. who scored 85 off 86 balls with 11 boundaries and two sixes. Mandeep Singh Jr. contributed 42 and Bhupinder Singh remained unbeaten on 37.
The fourth wicket partnership of 151 runs off 154 balls between Robin Singh and Mandeep Singh Sr. was the highlight of Jalandhar innings. For Patiala Amaninder (3 for 113) and Beant Singh (2 for 31) were the main wicket takers .
Brief scores: Jalandhar (Ist innings): 379 for 6 in 95 overs (Robin Singh 143, Mandeep Singh 85, Mandeep Singh Jr. 42, Bhupinder Singh 37 n.o, Amaninder Singh 3 for 113, Beant Singh 2 for 31).
The second match was played between Mohali and Ludhiana. Mohali won the toss and elected to bat but their decision boomranged as they were shot out of for 135 in 40.2 overs. Arshdeep Brar (unbeaten 49 with 6x 4s) and 1×6 and Kunal Mahajan (22) were the main run getters for Mohali,
For Ludhiana Sukhwinder (4 for 25) and Deepak Bansal (3 for 25) shared the spoils. Ludhiana in reply were 172 for 4 in 52 overs at close of first day’s play. Anil Sihag (unbeaten 67, 7x4s) and Ankit Pursharthy (unbeaten 29) were involved in 5th wicket unbroken stand 81 runs.
Brief scores: Mohali (Ist innings): 135 all out in 40.2 overs (Arshdeep Brar 49 n.o, Kunal Mahajan 22, Sukhjinder 4 for 25, Deepak Bansal 3 for 25).
Ludhiana (Ist innings): 172 for 4 in 52 overs (Anil Sihag 67 n.o, Ankit Purtsharthy 29 n.o).
In Amritsar, Chandigarh were bowled out Amritsar for 201 in 67.3 overs. Rohan Marwaha (72 off 121 balls, 10x4s, 2x6s) was the main run getter for Amritsar. Rahul (5 for 66), Siddarth (2 for 6) and Gurinder (3 for 87 were the main wicket takers for Chandigarh.
Replying Chandigarh were 51 for4 in 25 overs at close of days play. Naveen 22 was the main run geter for Chandigarh while Ashwani 2 for 19 was the main wicket taker for Amritsar.
Amritsar (Ist innings): 201 for all in 67.3 overs (Rohan Marwaha 72, Rahul 5 for 66, Gurinder 3 for 87, Siddarth Kaul 2 for 6).