A superb all-round show by Vikas Rathi (54 runs and three wickets) helped Chandigarh Police beat JW Marriott by 30 runs in the CII Corporate Cup at Guru Nanak Public School Ground in Sector 36 on Saturday.
Earlier,Chandigarh Police won the toss and batted first. They posted an impressive total of 161 for 7 in the stipulate 20 overs. Vikas hammered 54 runs off 44 deliveries to propel the team total while Balwinder chipped in with a 27-ball 35. Anand and Abhilash bagged two wickets each for the bowling team. In reply,Marriott were all out for 131 in 17.3 overs. Vikas bowled well to grab three wickets. Anand top scored for Marriott with a 27-ball 37 while Rohan contributed 27 runs to the team’s total.
In anotehr match,HDFC thrashed Akzonobdel by 66 runs. HDFC batted first and posted a huge total of 196 for 3 in 20 overs. Charanjeet Singh was in blazing form and smashed 101 runs off mere 58 deliveries. Rajeev bansal chipped in with a 37-ball 47. For Akzonobel,Jatinder took two wickets for 35 runs. Chasing the target,Akzonobel were all out for 130 runs in 17 overs. Vikas top scored with hurricane knock of 42 off just 17 balls with the help of five boundaires and three towering sixes. Saurabh Acharya grabbed five wickets for 18 runs while Vikas Thakur and Bharat picked up two wickets each.
In another encounter,Ranbaxy beat Placement Guru by 91 runs. Batting first,Ranbaxy put 178 runs on the board for the loss of five wickets. Sumit Sharma scored with 50 runs. Pushap hammered 52 runs off 35 balls while Vikram chipped in with a 29-ball 46. Tejwinder took three wickets for Placement Guru. Chasing the target,Placement Guru could manage only 87 for 8 in 20 overs. Nikhil,GS Raina and JS Pahwa took two wickets each.
Similarly,Tata Motors defeated ATS by 54 runs. Tata piled up a huge total of 193 for 7 in 20 overs,with Lalit Bindra scoring a blazing knock of 56 off 25 balls. In reply,ATS were all out for 139 in 18.3 overs. Naveen top scored with 41 off 28 balls. From Tata Motors,Rajesh Yadav took four wickets for 27 runs and Anand bagged two wickets for 38 runs. Meanwhile,in a match between Deep Engineering and SERCO Global services,Deep Engg won the match by 28 runs.
Harpreet hits ton for Atop Club
CHANDIGARH: Led by Harpreet Mander’s (100) century knock,Atop Club beat MOH Club by 49 runs in a match played during the ongoing UT knockout T20 cricket tournament being held in Chandigarh. Batting first,Atop Club posted a mammoth total of 188 runs in 20 overs. Harpreet Mander (100) and Vaneet Soni (51 no) were involved in a 164-run stand for opening wicket for Atop Club. In reply,MOH Club were bowled out for 139 runs. Sanjam bowled well to bag four wickets for the winning team. In an another match,VNCC Club defeated Gladiator Club by 50 runs.