Buoyed by Bablu’s four-wicket haul,Minerva Club recorded a facile 147-run win over Aryans Club in a match played during UT knock out T-20 cricket tournament at LIC cricket ground in Sector 26,Chandigarh. Batting first,Minerva Club posted a total of 169 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. Micheal Vishal (52) and Kunal Mahajan (34) were the main scorers for Minerva Club. In reply,Aryans Club team was bundled out for 22 runs. Bablu was the wrecker in chief ,as he grabbed four wickets. Deepak Lotia too bowled well and picked up three wickets. In the second match played at the same ground,Warriors Club beat Nine Club by five wickets. In other matches played at the Sector 16 stadium,Paras Club defeated Prodencial Club by six wickets. On winning the toss,Prodencial Club scored 103 runs. For Paras Club,Harpreet Singh bowled well to bag a five-wicket haul. Batting second,Paras Club chased the target,with Manoj Thkaur hammering unbeaten 59 runs.
Athletics trials tomorrow
The Chandigarh Athletics Association will conduct the selection trials at 9.00 AM on May 17 at Sector 46 Sports Complex to select the Chandigarh Senior athletics team for the 53rd Inter-State Senior National Athletics Championship to be held at Chennai from June 4 to June 7. Only bonafide residents of Chandigarh can participate in the trials and the players are required to report to Iqbal Singh,UT Athletics Coach at the venue.
Grassroots day celebrations held
A total of 110 students took part in the Asian Football Confederation and All India Football Federation Grassroots Day celebrated at St Stephen’s School,Sector 45 on Wednesday. The students were of the age group 6-12 years and were divided into 14 teams and played four rounds of two games each. It also included workstations which included one versus one and dribbling and scoring.