DAV Sector 8 Chandigarh disposed off City Public School Jalandhar by 8 wickets in the COCA-COLA CUP (U-16 ) Semi Final played at DAV Sector -8 Chandigarh. They will now meet their DAV Amritsar in the Finals to be played at PCA Stadium, Mohali on 2nd February,2013. Winning the toss and opting to bat City Public School Jalandhar were bowled out for 156 in 48.2 overs. The Jalandhar outfit were looking down the barrel with 63 for 6 in 23.4 overs before Chirag Bawa and Damandeep Singh revived their fortunes by putting on 65 runs for the 7th wicket. Chirag Bawa scored 35 while Damandeep contributed 39 runs. For DAV Chandigarh Bhagminder Singh 5 for 26 and Hemang 3 for 21 did most of the damage.
Replying the Chandigarh team opened with Bhagminder Singh and Shubham Chand and the duo put on 59 runs for the first wicket in 12.2 overs. Before Shubham Chand was caught by Manthan off Sukhwant for 16. Bhagminder Singh was the next to go being caught and bowled by Akshit for 42 off 52 balls inclusive of 6 boundaries and one six. Thereafter Vineet Dhakka and Abhimanyu Singha took their team to victory by putting up a unbeaten stand of 65 runs for the 3rd wicket. Vineet Dhakka remained unbeaten on 56 off 58 balls with 9 boundaries while Abhimanyu Singha was un-concord on 27 off 32 balls inclusive of 3 boundaries. DAV School Chandigarh reached 158 for 2 in 29.3 overs. Akshit 1 for 40 and Sukhwant 1 for 9 were the wicket takers for Jalandhar.
CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL JALANDHAR 156 all out in 48.2 overs
Chirag Bawa 35, Damandeep 39 and Jasbir Singh 17
Himank 3 for 21, Bhagmender Singh 5 for 26,Raman Bishnoi 1 for 28 & Sagar Sharma 1 for 15
DAV School Chandigarh 158 for 2 in 29.3 overs
Bhagminder Singh 42, Shubham Chand 16, Vineet Dhakka 56 not out and Abhimanyu 27 not out.
Akshit 1 for 40 and Sukhwant 1 for 9
In the 2nd match DAV School Amritsar beat Shivalik Public School Ropar by 8 wickets and qualified for the Finals.
After winning the and elected to bat Shivalik Public School Ropar were all out at 140 in 40.2 overs. Gurdeep 32, Abhijot 13, Mannat 21, Jagdeep 12 and Naman 13 were the main run getters for Ropar and Karan Sharma 3 for 16 and Abhinav 3 for 27 were the main wicket takers for Amritsar. In Reply DAV School Amritsar chased the target of 141 in 21.1 overs with the lost of 2 wickets. Karan Sharma 19, Abhinav Sharma 11, Marshal Bhagat unbeaten 55 and Navneet Singh unbeaten 47 were the main run getters for DAV Amritsar. For Shivalik School Ropar Gurdeep 1 for 35 and Raghav 1 for 22 were the main wicket takers.
Shivalik Public School Ropar 140 all out in 40.2 overs
Gurdeep 32, Abhijot 13, Mannat 21 and Jagdeep 12 and Naman 13
Karan Sharma 3 for 16 and Abhinav 3 for 27
DAV School Amritsar 141 for 2 in 21.1 overs
Karan Sharma 19, Abhinav Sharma 11, Marshal Bhagat unbeaten 55 and Navneet Singh unbeaten 47
Gurdeep 1 for 35 and Raghav 1 for 22