A fine knock by Joginder Singh 74 and a good bowling performance by Delhi under-19 player Gagan Sodhi 3/35 helped Vidya Jain Academy beat Hari Singh Acaemy by 4 wickets and enter the quarter finals of the Baba Hari Das Open cricket tournament at Najafgarh ground.
Brief score:HSCA 228 all out in 39.4 overs (C Bisht 66,G Tomar 36,P Bisht 30; Gagan Sodhi 3/35,Gitesh Gogia 3/33) Vidya Jain Academy 229 for 6 in 39.1 Overs (J Singh 74,R Kumar 46,S John 37; Pawan Negi 2/43,Puneet Mehra 2/37)
Dadwal smashes ton
A fine century by Ankit Dadwal 120 and Rajat Sehrawat 67 laid a strong foundation for Telefunken against Subhania Club. Sanjay Kansal 3/14 put in a handy performance with the ball to help Telefunken to victory by 123 runs in the All India Khatu Shyam Baba Under-17 cricket tournament at Parmarth ground.
Brief score:Telefunken 298 allout in 39.5 Overs (A Dadwal,120,R Sehrawat 67; S Saini 3/60,P Saini 3/41) Subhania Club 175 all out in 38.4 Overs (T Malik 48,PP Singh 36; Sanjay Kansal 3/14)
A magnificent effort with the ball by Dipul Jaswan 5/26 and a fine all round display by Hitesh Sharma who scored 60 runs and scalped 5/26 helped Ravindra Academy beat PMG in the Shanti Devi cricket tournament played at the Parmarth ground.Shiv Kant Sharma scored a century which helped Ravindra Academy post a competitive target.
Brief score:Ravindra Academy 190 for 8 in 40 overs (SK Sharma 110,H Sharma 60) PMG 160 all out in 31 overs (A Rawat 70; D Jaswan 5/25,H Sharma 5/26)
Sagar snares five
A marvellous spell of bowling by right arm medium pacer Hirdey Sagar (3-0-9-5) enabled Clever Fox to beat Rowdy Rashers by 6 wickets in the 1st Roshanara Premier League being played at Roshanara Cricket Club. In another match,SNJ Warriors beat Luv Kush XI by 9 runs.
Brief score:Rowdy Rashers 90 for 8 in 15 overs (Mandeep Singh 32,Mukund Bhageria 30 and Hirdey Sagar 5/09) lost to Clever Fox 93 for 4 in 14 overs (Sahil Herneja 40,Rohin Khanna 24) SNJ Warriors 134 for 8 in 15 overs (Naveen Goel 39,Nishank Gosain 2/10,and Luv Bhatia 2/29) beat Luv Kush XI 125 for 7 in 15 overs (Nishank Gosain 40,Anckur Kapoor 34)
Joon takes AI to victory
Deepak Joon scored a handy half century and along with Mohammed Kaif helped Air India chase down the target set by FCI in the final of the DDCA Super League played at the Feroz Shah Kotla. FCI batting first posted 213 runs in their allotted 40 overs with Chetan Sharma hitting a stroke filled 98. Umang Sharma gave him company with a measured 63. Sachin Rana picked up four wickets for Air India. Air India with the help of Joon and Kaifs partnership chased down the score with two balls to spare.
Brief score:FCI 213 for 4 in 40 overs (C Sharma 98,U Sharma 63; S Rana 4/33) Air India 217 for 6 in 39.4 overs (D Joon 64,M Kaif 47; A Mishra 3/41)
Saini elected DBA president
The elections for the general council of the Delhi Basketball Association were held on Sunday,July 1. Dr. D Saini was elected as president while Roopam Sharma was elected to the post of honorary secretary. A new face,Rajesh Kumar who is the coach of the Modern School basketball team was elected as the honorary joint secretary of the Delhi Basketball Association. Kumar has been a member of the organizing committee for the Senior National Basketball Championships and also for the Mahindra NBA Challenge League.