Man of the match winner Nitin Tanwar’s unbeaten 104 helped Delhi’s Salwan Boys School defeat Mumbai’s Anjuman I-Islam Allana English School by 167 runs to reach the finals of the U-16 Inter State leg Coca-Cola Cricket Cup,played at Jamia Milia University,New Delhi.
Brief score: Salwan Boys 264 for 2 in 45 overs: (Shivam Chouhan 42,Vikas Dixit 56,Nitin Tanwar 104 n.o.,Kaif Ahmed 44 n.o);Anjuman I-Islam Allana : 97 all out in 35.3 overs (Devendra Verma 23,Hashir Dafedar 18,Suraj Rai 4/28,Anish Ali 2/23)
An all-round performance by Nitish Rana (137n.o & 4/33) and a three wicket haul by Ramesh Prasad (3/27) enabled LB Shastri Cricket Club beat Swami Shardanand College by 43 runs to enter the final of the 23rd All-India Om Nath Sood Memorial cricket tournament. In the other semi-final,ONGC beat Kishanganj Gymkhana by 24 runs to register their place in the final.
Brief score: LB Shastri CC 239 for 4 in 40 overs (Nitish Rana 137*,Sandeep Raj Kaushik 37,Vikas Dixit 28); SSC 196 for 10 in 37.2 overs (Shamsher Yadav 65,Amit Vashisht 33,Mohit Sisodia 28,Parvesh Dahiya 26,Nitish Rana 4/33,Ramesh Prasad 3/27,Sandeep Raj Kaushik 2/28).
Goel elected as DBSA president
In the elections conducted by the Delhi Billiards and Snooker Association,Vijay Goel has been elected as the president while Ravi Tandon has been elected as the Secretary for a term of three years. The elections were held in the presence of Bala Subramanium,Secretary of the BSFI.
Nipun snares five
Five wicket haul by Nipun Gaund (5/40),half-centuries by Suryakant Chauhan (97) and Jagrit Sehgal (92) helped Vikaspuri Cricket Coaching Centre beat Vidya Jain Academy by 139 runs to lift the Harry Cricket Tournament title.
Brief score: VCC 300 for 8 in 40 overs (Suryakant Chauhan 97,Jagrit Sehgal 92,Shubham Sharma 35,Lakshya Grover 3/18); VJA 160 all out in 40 overs (Vishal 34,Neeraj Vats 19,Lakshya Grover 18,Nipun Gaund 5/40)