U-16 cricket tournament: Rakshit Srivastava stars in Chandigarh win

Rahul was the top scorer for Kurukshetra team as he played a knock of 22 runs while Vikas contributed 21 runs.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 24, 2016 4:06:58 am
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A FIVE-WICKET haul by Rakshit Srivastava propelled Chandigarh Cricket Association to an emphatic six-wicket win over Kurukshetra Cricket Association in the Haryana Inter-District U-16 Cricket Tournament being organised by the Haryana Cricket Association in Sector 16 Stadium on Tuesday.

The Chandigarh Cricket Association won the toss and elected to field first. Their bowlers utilised the overcast conditions and restricted Kurukshetra Cricket Association to a total of 119 for 9 in 30 overs. Rahul was the top scorer for Kurukshetra team as he played a knock of 22 runs while Vikas contributed 21 runs.

For the Chandigarh Cricket Association, medium pacer Rakshit was the pick of the bowlers as he claimed five wickets for 25. Bowling a tight line, Rakshit did not give Kurukshetra batsmen an opportunity to score and picked wickets at regular intervals. Prithivi claimed two wickets for 24 runs. Due to rain, the target was reduced to 84 runs in 21 overs.

Chasing the target, the Chandigarh Cricket Association scored 89 runs for the loss of four wickets in 21 overs. Angad was the top scorer for the home side as he remained unbeaten on 41 runs. He smashed four sixes during his 52-ball stay at the crease. Sarab played a knock of 25 runs. For the losing side, Vishwas claimed two wickets for 22 runs.

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