Shia PG College defeated National Management by 35 runs in the final to bag the top honours in the 1st RKG Educational College Tournament at CB Gupta grounds,Lucknow on Thursday. Batting first,Shia PG College scored 158 runs losing six wickets in the given 20 overs. In reply,National Management was all out at a total of 123 runs in 18.3 overs.
A Gupta,Director RKG Education College,gave away the prizes to the winners. Ajay Singh was adjudged Man-of-the-series,Atul Yadav and Sharad Mishra were declared Best Bowler and Best Batsman,respectively. Taqi Imaam was adjudged Man-of-the-match in the final match.
Brief Scores: Shia PG College: 158 for six in 20 overs ( Ajay Singh 48,Taqi Imaam 36,Furshan Rizvi 25,Faisal Rais 20; Aman Agarwal 2 for 29,Zaki Ahmad 1 for 24,Shiladitya Singh 1 for 28,Shavez Ahmed 1 for 27,Sharad Mishra 1 for 23); National Management: 123 all out in 18.3 overs ( Sharad Mishra 28,Jaspreet Singh 30,Aman Agarwal 21; Furshan Rizvi 3 for 15,Ajay Singh 3 for 46,Suraj Singh 2 for 6,Aziz M 1 for 14).
AN aggressive 84 run knock by Muninder Maurya (84 not out off 53 balls; 10×4,2×6) went a long way as his team NRCA defeated NYCC by five wickets in their league match of the Shivli Prime Sports Cricket Tournament,in Lucknow on Thursday. In another league match of the same tourney,Gujral Academy defeated SCC XI by three wickets.
Brief Scores: (1st match):- NYCC: 146 all out in 24.4 overs (Jitendra Verma 27,Ajit Singh 25; Ashu Khan 2 for 17,Abhishek Pandit 2 for 29); NRCA: 147 for five in 20 overs ( Muninder Maurya 84 not out,Surya Kant Dixit 25; Vinay Mishra 3 for 17);
(2nd match):- SCC XI: 142 for eight in 25 overs ( M Nadeem 42,Vishal Singh 30,Vikas Kumar 29; Shubham Rahi 2 for 30,Anoop Pandey 2 for 27,Arvind Verma 2 for 22); Gujral Academy: 144 for seven in 21.3 overs ( Abhishek Singh 57 not out,Prabhnoor Singh 35; Sanjay Koranga 3 for 34).
FOLLOWING are the first days results of the Annual Sports Festival Utkarsh of Babu Banarsi Das Group of Educational Institutions (BBDGEI) being organised at the Das Stadium,Lucknow on Thursday.
The Results: Volleyball Boys: UPDCRC beat BBDESGI 2-0; NIEC beat Sherwood 2-0; Volleyball Girls: NIEC beat Azad 2-0; BBDNITM beat BBDESGI 2-0; Basketball Boys: NIEC bt UPDC&RC; AIET bt JIM; Kabaddi Boys: NIEC bt UPDCRC by 56-16.
Athletics (all finals): Javelin throw (girls): 1st Savita Singh (BBDNITM),2nd Aparna Singh (BBDNITM),3rd Sarita Singh; 1500m race (boys): 1st Vidya Nandan Gautam (NIEC),2nd Vipul Verma (NIEC),3rd Pramod Kumar Yadav (BBDNITM); 800m race (Boys): 1st Vipul Verma (NIEC),2nd Anant Gupta (BBDNITM),3rd Ajeet Singh (NIEC).
CRICKET prodigy Sarfaraz Khan of Mumbai who is on a ten-day tour playing friendly matches in different cities,scored a century in a friendly match organised at KD Singh Babu Stadium,Lucknow on Thursday. Babu Stadium coach Shanawaz Bakhtiar informs that his knock of 112 helped his team in registering a 70 run victory in the match. He will be playing another friendly match at Babu Stadium on Friday.
ALL-ROUND efforts by Shivpal Sawariya (57 not out; 2 for 35) and a four wicket haul by Sanjeev Gupta helped Arman Cricket Academy in defeating Tulip Inn by 42 runs in their league match of the 2nd Eram Cricket Tournament,in Lucknow on Thursday.