A seven wicket haul by off-spinner Abhishek Yadav helped Supreme Cricket Club in defeating Achievers PK Sports Club by nine wickets in their match of the Ratan Lal Sharma Memorial Monsoon League at Pt. RB Tiwari Stadium,Lucknow on Monday. Abhishek took the seven wickets giving away 32 runs in his six over spell.
Batting first,Achievers PK Sports Club scored 125 runs losing all their wickets in 25.1 overs. In reply,Supreme Cricket Club romped home after attaining the set mark in 13.3 overs with nine wickets to spare. Vikrant Singh batted impressively on behalf of the victors scoring 72 unbeaten runs off 43 balls which featured eleven boundaries and a six.
In another league match of the same tourney played at Northern Railway Stadium,a five wicket haul by Firoz Ahmed (5 for 21) went a long way as Naqvi Sporting defeated Abhijeet Sinha Cricket Academy (ASCA) team by 53 runs.
Brief Scores: (At Pt. RB Tiwari Stadium):-Achievers PK Sports Club: 125 all out in 25.1 overs ( Pankaj Joshi 47,Saim Shamsi 27; Abhishek Yadav 7 for 32,Ishan Akhtar Khan 2 for 24,Amit Singh 1 for 11); Supreme Cricket Club: 129 for one 13.3 overs ( Vikrant Singh 72 not out,Dharmendra Yadav 28 not out,Abhishek Yadav 22; Anthony James 1 for 39). (At NR Stadium):- Naqvi Sporting Red: 130 all out in 26.3 overs ( M Zubair Ahmed 59,Neeraj 17; Sandeep Pandey 4 for 23,Sudhanshu Negi 3 for 34,M Shafa 2 for 20); ASCA XI: 77 all out in 22.1 overs ( Manu Pathak 21; Firoz Ahmed 5 for 21,M Shami 3 for 20,Satish Rai 1 for 4,Shabaz 1 for 4).
Simon,Nitin slam tons
A 233-run first wicket partnership between Shashank Simon (103 not out) and Nitin Yadav (101) paved the way for a 156 run victory for St. Ann’s School against FI Millennium Club in their league match of the St. Ann’s Friendship Cup cricket tournament at Pt. RB Tiwari Stadium,Lucknow on Monday. Shashank’s unbeaten 103 resulted off 60 balls which featured fourteen boundaries and two huge sixes while Nitin’s 101 came off 60 balls which included fourteen boundaries and two sixes.
Brief Scores: St. Ann’s School: 233 for one in 20 overs ( Shashank Simon 103 not out,Nitin Yadav 101; Quazi Shahnam 1 for 11); FI Millennium Club: 77 all out in 12 overs ( Aftab Khan 28,M Amir 22; Santosh Roshan 4 for 17,S Simon 2 for 7,Nitin Yadav 2 for 13).
Vinayak Pandey took six wickets giving away 24 runs in his six over spell as his team LCA Hostel beat LCA LU Centre by 171 runs in their league match of the Sunday League cricket tournament at Chowk Stadium,Lucknow.
Brief Scores: LCA Hostel: 244 for eight in 17 overs ( Ashok Kumar 46 not out,Shoaib Wahid 34,Vikas Kumar 31,Akash Yadav 24,Om Prakash 24; Azhar Abbas 4 for 30); LCA LU Centre: 73 all out in 26.3 overs ( Rahul Chaurasia 29 not out; Vinayak Pandey 6 for 24,Akash Yadav 2 for 7,Himanshu Singh 2 for 18).
A breezy 67 run knock by Arvind Verma and a four wicket haul by Udit helped Gujral Cricket Academy in Naqvi Sporting by 30 runs in their league match of the Annapurna Sports Under-15 Trophy cricket tourney in Lucknow on Monday.
Brief Scores: Gujral Cricket Academy: 149 for eight in 25 overs ( Arvind Verma 67,Prabhnoor Singh 31 not out; Aman Singh 3 for 20,Abhishek 2 for 14,Dishant 2 for 22); Naqvi Sporting: 119 all out in 21.4 overs ( Harshit Nigam 23,Vipin 20; Udit 4 for 13,Subhash Sahani 2 for 13,Arvind Verma 2 for 26,Vikas 1 for 22,Pallav 1 for 29).
Bisht to lead
TS Bisht will lead the Lucknow team which will be participating in the UP State North Zone Senior Zonal Badminton Championships to be held at Shahjahanpur,UP,from July 31 to August 2. According to honorary secretary Lucknow Badminton Association RN Seth,the Lucknow team will reach Shahjahanpur on July 30. The Lucknow Team includes: TS Bisht (captain),Dharamveer,Ankit Patel,Prabhat Yadav,Nida Asmat,Seema Patwal,Shivalya Gupta.
A branch of the National Cricket Academy was inaugurated at Ashiana Sector M,Lucknow on Monday. Coporator Sushil Kumar was the chief guest on the occasion.