May 12, 1999
NEW DELHI, May 11: `World Cup Cricket’, the seventh book brought out by Ravi Chaturvedi, a face so familiar on television and a voice so popular over the radio, was released by Madhav Rao Scindia, MP, here last week.
The 400-odd page book on the last six editions of the mega event is an endeavour to take the reader on a pilgrimage into the history of the game. The book gives an analysis of matches coupled with complete statistics. The function was also attended among others by New Zealand High Commissioner, Adrian Simcock.
Sahara India defeated Delhi Blues by 68 runs to enter the quarter-finals of the Dr Goswami Girdhari Lal memorial cricket tournament at the Ramjas ground here today. Batting first Sahara made 205 for five while chasing Delhi Blues could muster just 137 for eight. In the matches played on Sunday and Monday, JN Golden won over Chand Khanna by seven wickets and DS Group defeated Delhi Police by four wickets.
Brief scores: Shara India 205 for 5 (D. Bhatnagar 57 not out, Sunil Rawat 49, Mark 4 for 21) bt Delhi Blues 137 for 8 (Sandip Gulati 41, Sunil Sharma 4 for 39). Chand Khanna 94 (B. Singh 27, Anil Kumar 4 for 22, D. Yadav 3 for 29, M. Sood 3 for 8) lost to JN Golden 99 for 1 (Mohd Atiq 24, Yoginder Khari 39 not out). Delhi Police 177 for 8 (S. Verma 33, V. Sharma 34, Ravinder 3 for 22) lost to DS Group 181 for 6 (Ravi Sehgal 48, P. Thapar 37, DB Bainiwal 28 not out, Sonu Singh 3 for 44).
Wicketkeeper-batsman Ramit Gulati played a key role in L B Shastri Coaching Centre’s 10-run win over Delhi Blues to enter the quarterfinal of BDM Moonways (u-19) tournament. In another match, Sonnet defeated Government School, Vikas Puri by nine wickets.
Brief scores: L B Shastri: 207 for 9 (Ramit Gulati 56, Anshul Lamba 2 for 35, Nitin Mishra 2 for 49). Delhi Blues: 197 (Randeep Singh 62, Kumar Gaurav 48, Sanjeev 34, Nitin Aggarwal 2 for 56, Dilip TT 2 for 31, Sahil Khullar 2 for 41).Govt School: 66 for 7 (Suhail Sharma 3 for 13, Jatin Khanna 2 for 9). Sonnet: 68 for 1 (Dhruv Mohan 23, Shikhar Dhawan 28 not out).
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