Fine bowling by man of the match Namit Gupta 3/19 and Suraj 2/18 and a good contribution from Nitin Tanwar (56) helped Kulachi Hansraj Model School beat Ganga International School by 70 runs to win the 11th Ganga International cricket tournament. Kulachi’s Nitin Tanwar was awarded the best all-rounder.
Brief Scores: Kulachi Hansraj School 185 all out in 39.4 overs (Nitin Tanwar 56,Hiten Dalal 38; Sushil Khatri 4/15,Rohit Mehta 2/21) Ganga International 115 all out in 31 overs (Arun Drall 32; Suraj 2/18,Namit Gupta 3/19)
Jaiswal takes five
A five-wicket haul by Man of the Match Amandeep Jaiswal (5/25) and good bowling from Raunak Singh (2/13) helped West Delhi Academy fold RP Academy at 114 runs. Anil Sharma’s 47 and Dwadesh Sehgal’s 43 then enabled them to beat RP by 8 wickets in the 1st HMV under 17 cricket tournament.
Brief Scores: RP Academy 114 all out in 23 overs (Soray 32; Amandeep Jaiswal 5/25) West Delhi Academy 115 for 2 in 22 overs (Anil Sharma 47,Dwadesh Sehgal 43)
Anand in quarters
Top seed,Delhis Kunal Anand reached the quarterfinals of the UP Open in Noida after beating Saran Reddy 6-1 7-5. He will next face Tamil Nadus Rishab Dev Ram who has played three setters in both his previous rounds. Yannick Nelord spoilt the anticipated match-up of the Sood twins in another quarterfinal as he beat sixth seed Lakshit Sood and will now face Chandril Sood. Eighth seed Yogesh Phogat will meet fourth seed Vinod Sridhar and seventh seed Vinod Gowda will meet second seed Siddharth Rawat in the other quarterfinals.
MRV win title
Good bowling by Brijesh Solanki (3/16) and Ankit Singh (3/18) helped MRV Academy Dwarka beat Sonnet Club by 5 wickets and lift 5th Krishan Sehwag memorial U-12 cricket tournament title. Ayush Badoni who has hit three centuries in a row for Sonnet was awarded best batsman and Pradeep Saklani won best bowler.
Brief Scores: Sonnet Club 134 allout in 34.4 overs (Ekansh Dobal 42,Samat Sangwan 26,Brijesh Solanki 3/16,Ankit Singh 3/18) MRV Dwarka 135 for 5 in 32.3 overs (Subham Devrani 38,Sachin Mishra 34,Rishabh Thapliyal 21,Ajay Gulia 3/26)