Haryana CCA colts log 4-wicket vic­tory to walk away with ti­tle

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CHANDI­GARH: Varun Bhat­na­gar’s deadly bowl­ing spell (4 for 17) set up an easy ti­tle vic­tory for the Chandi­garh Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion (Haryana), against Par­tap Cricket Acad­emy, Sonepat, in the un­der-14 CCA Cup Cricket Tour­na­ment at Govern­ment Model Se­nior Sec­ondary School, Sec­tor 19, on Thurs­day.

Win­ning the toss, vis­i­tors Par­tap Acad­emy opted to bat first, and posted a mod­est to­tal of 180 runs (all out) in 28.2 overs.

Ankit an­chored the team in­nings by mak­ing 44-ball 43, inclusive of seven bound­aries.

Aakash Khana was the sec­ond best run-get­ter, mak­ing a quick-fire 37 off just 27 balls, stud­ded with seven hits to the fence.

Mo­hit was an­other no­table scorer for the side; he added 36 runs to the team score­card, hit­ting three bound­aries and two tow­er­ing sixes.

Vi­neet chipped in with a se­date 26 off 38 balls, com­pris­ing three bound­aries.

For the CCA team, Bhat­na­gar, who was later ad­judged man of the match, was the most suc­cess­ful bowler. He was com­ple­mented well by Prithivi Lo­htya and Aakash Bhardwaj, who took two wick­ets apiece for 35 and 37 runs, re­spec­tively.

Re­ply­ing, the hosts won the match by mak­ing 182 runs for the loss of six wick­ets in 29.2 overs.

Aayush Chamola played a breezy knock of 53 runs off 50 balls, inclusive of four bound­aries and one hit over the top. Surinder con­trib­uted 22-ball 27, stud­ded with one bound­ary and two 6s. Sau­rav (26 off 45 balls) and Vivek (18 off 18 balls) were the other con­trib­u­tors with the bat for the win­ners. For the los­ing side, Sahil and Aman claimed two wick­ets each for 48 and 42, re­spec­tively. Brief scores: Par­tap Cricket Acad­emy: 180 all out 28.2 overs ( Ankit 43, Aakash Khana 37, Mo­hit 36, Vi­neet 26, VarunBhat­na­gar 4 for 17, Prithivi Lo­htya 2 for 35, Aakash Bhardwaj 2 for 37), Haryana CCA: 182 for 6 in 29.2 overs (Aayush Chamola 53, Vivek 18, Sau­rav 26, Surinder 27, Sahil 2 for 48, Aman 2 for 42) TEN­NIS TOUR­NEY STARTS TO­DAY SAS NA­GAR: The third tour­na­ment of the To­tal Ten­nis Cham­pi­onship cir­cuit will be or­gan­ised at Manav Man­gal Smart School, SAS Na­gar, from June 7.

The tour­na­ment will be held in the boys and girls’ un­der-12, -14 and -18 cat­e­gories.

GUR­PREET SINGH/HT

A bats­man tries to go for a big one dur­ing the CCA Cup fi­nal be­tween Chandi­garh Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion and Par­tap Cricket Acad­emy at GMSSS-19 in Chandi­garh on Thurs­day.

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