Chandigarh made a brilliant comeback in the match against Jalandhar by restricting their opponents to 151 runs during the Punjab Inter-District cricket tournament for Dhruv Pandove Trophy at DAV School,Sector 8,Chandigarh. Jalandhar had bundled out Chandigarh for 214 in their first innings. For Chandigarh,Hemang Chaudhary (6 for 46) was the star of the day. He bagged six wickets and ran through the visitors batting line-up to give Chandigarh the first innings lead.
Jalandhar,resuming from their overnight score of 26 for 2 in 22 overs,were bowled out for 151 in 110.3 overs. Himanshu Sharma (54),Mohit Mariya (27) and Mansab Gill (29) were the main contributors with the bat for Jalandhar. For Chandigarh,Hemang Chaudhary (6 for 46) and Arpit Pannu (3 for 52) were the main wicket takers.
In their second innings,Chandigarh were 17 for one in 10 overs at close of day’s play.
Chandigarh (1st innings): 214 all out in 70.2 overs (Bhagminder 69,Arjit Pannu 33,Simranpreet 32,Utkarsh 21,Mohit Maria 5 for 46).
Jalandhar (1st innings):151 all out in 110.3 overs (Himanshu Sharma 54,Mohit Mariya 27,Mansab Gill 29,Hemang Chaudhary 6 for 46,Arpit Pannu 3 for 52),Chandigarh: (2nd innings): 17 for 1 in 10 overs
Ludhiana in front
Led by impressive knocks from Nikhil Chaudhary (159) and Hartejesvi (94),Ludhiana piled up huge first innings total of 450 runs against Mohali at the PCA Stadium in Mohali.
Ludhiana,continuing from their overnight total of 357 for 7 in 96 overs,were bowled out for 450 in 124.1 overs. Overnight batsman Hartejesvi and Manan Jain put on 86 runs for the eighth wicket to propel Ludhiana.
Hartejasvi was the last man to get out when he was caught by Khushpreet off Harpreet for 94. For Mohali,Khushpreet Singh (3 for 104),Harpreet Singh (2 for 85) and Amoljeet (2 for 52) were the main wicket takers.
In reply,Mohali were not off to a good start as opener Karan made an early exit when he was caught by Khushwinder off Hartejasvi for nine runs with the teams total reading 16 for 1 in 2.4 overs. Harsrup was then joined by Kinderpreet Singh and the duo put on 55 runs for the second wicket.
Another useful partnership of 41 runs between Harsrup and Shine Sharma for the fifth wicket,and some runs down the order by Shine Sharma (23) and Harsrup Singh (77),further helped Ludhiana. Leg-spinner Sandeep Singh (3 for 31) was the most successful bowler for Ludhiana.
Ludhiana (1st innings): 450 all out in 124.1 overs (Nikhil Chaudhary 159,Hartejesvi 94,Sandeep Singh 71,Manan Jain 45,Khushpreet Singh 3 for 104,Anmoljeet Singh 2 for 52,Harpreet Singh 2 for 85)
Mohali (1st innings): 185 for 6 in 69 overs (Harsrup Singh 77,Shine Sharma 23,Sandeep Singh 3 for 31)
Anmolpreet shines with bat
In the third match played at Dhruv Pandove Stadium Patiala,hosts declared their first innings at 577 for 9 in 150.4 overs. Amolpreet Singh went on to hammer a brilliant double century (282) off 311 balls. His knock included 29 boundaries and three mighty sixes
He was ably assisted by Anmol Malhotra who hit an unbeaten ton (102). They put on 278 runs for the sixth-wicket stand. Both the batsmen milked the opposition bowling attack with their superb stroke play. For Amritsar,Rohit Kumar (4 for 147) and Shubham Bedi (2 for 91) were the main wicket takers.
In reply,Amritsar were 98 for 3 in 37 overs. Siddharth Sharma (2 for 22) was the main wicket taker for Patiala.
Patiala: (1st innings): 577 for 9 in 150.4 overs overs (Anmolpreet 282,Anmol Malhotra 102 no,Sanvir Singh 74,Mandeepinder Bawa 51,Rohit Kumar 4 for 147,Shubham Bedi 2 for 91).
Amritsar (1st innings): 98 for 3 in 37 overs (Navneet Singh 34,Abhinav Sharma 36 no,Siddharth Sharma 2 for 22).