Breezy 93 knock by Ramanjeet helps Attaxic XI win by five wickets

Punjab News Express | April 10, 2019 11:25 AM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: A breezy unbeaten knock of 93 runs of just 43 balls including 6 boundaries and 8 huge sixes by Ramanjeet enabled Attaxic XI to beat Gladiators ZKP by five wickets in the XIXth Bharat Kesho Gupta Memorial League Cricket Tournament at the Cricket Stadium, Sector-3, Panchkula.

Chasing a target of 148 set by Gladiators ZKP, the Attaxic XI team was in hot water as they had lost 3 wickets for 61 runs after 9 overs. Requiring to score at more than 8 runs per over, the Attaxic XI, batsman Ramanjeet had other ideas as 54 runs were scored in the 10th to 13th over. To make the battle even, he smashed 34 runs in the 14th over bowled by Sharad which included 5 sixes and 1 four. This eventually sealed the match in favour of Attaxic team.

Brief scores:

Gladiators ZKP:- 148 for 8 in 20 overs (Rajat 49, Sharad 48 not out, Piyush 26, Kulbir Singh 4 for 5)

Attaxic XI:- 152 for 5 in 14.3 overs (Ramanjeet 93 not out, Sharad 2 for 52).

In the second league match of the day 9D Sports Academy defeated Gladiators CC by a thin margin of 2 runs. Chasing a target of 147 runs in 20 overs, the Gladiators XI team required 35 runs in the last 5 overs with 4 wickets in hand. Eventually the story boiled to 3 runs in the last over with one wicket in hand. However, the run out of Abhishek Ahuja on the first ball of the last over decided the match in favour of 9D Sports Academy.

Brief scores:

9D Sports Academy:- 147 all out in 19.1 overs (Gurmeet Singh 23, Manoj 22, Subhash run out 4 for 25, Gaurav Singh 2 for 21)

Gladiators XI Inning:- 145 all out in 19.1 overs (Gaurav Singh 40, Sachit Nayyar 28, Gurmeet Singh 4 for 17, Atul Walia 3 for 24)

In the last league match of the day which also proved to be thrilling one Technocrat XI defeated Cricket Lovers XI by 3 runs in a nail biting encounter. Replying to a total of 161 set by Technocrat XI in their allotted 20 overs, the Cricket Lovers team started in a great style as their opener Harish Garg scored 76 runs by 49 balls including 8 four and 4 sixes. As things boiled out to the last over, the Cricket lovers required 14 runs but could score only 9.

Brief scores:-

Technocrats:- 161 for 8 in 20 overs. (Satish 35, Rajat 29, Ashok Malik 26, Ramesh Panchal 25, Maninder 22, Umesh Kaira 2 for 28).

Cricket Lovers XI:- 158 for 7 in 20 overs (Harish Garg 76, Harpreet Sunny 37, Sumit Malik 4 for 33, Satish 2 for 17).

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