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Chandigarh crush Mohali by 9 wickets
Our Sports Reporter

Chandigarh, April 14
Chandigarh outplayed Mohali by nine wickets in the first tie of the Punjab inter-district under-15 cricket tournament for Sushil Bali Trophy played here today at Mohali. Resuming from their overnight score of 37 runs for no loss, Chandigarh boys today put up a huge score of 208 runs for the loss of one wicket in 51 overs. Earlier, Mohali were all out for 192 runs in 84 overs.

Gurkirat scored an unbeaten 96 runs followed by Himanshu Chawla who made another unbeaten knock of 68 runs. Vaibhav scored 39 runs.

Mandeep wins title

Mandeep Singh Gill, a student of St Johnís High School, Sector 26, and a trainee at the Lake Club courts, Sector 6, bagged the under-14 doubles title in the AITA Talent Series Tennis Tournament concluded at Patna on April 10. However, in the singles, Mandeep was able to make it to the semifinal stage before losing to Mohammad Imran of West Bengal.

Cricket meet

Piccadily Cricket Club had a narrow eight runs win over Stadium XI in the ĎAí division tie of the VIII UT League-cum-Knockout Cricket Tournament played here today at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium.

Earlier, Piccadily CC won the toss and opted to bat in a tie of 40 overs a side. Openers Randhir Nain and Amardeep Sonkar gave a solid start to their team as the duo added 72 runs in 11 overs for the opening wicket partnership. Sonkar scored 40 runs off 46 deliveries. Randhir Nain made a superb 58 runs in just 62 deliveries.

In reply, Stadium XI batsmen also began their innings well with RP Singh smashing 52 runs in just 31 deliveries followed by Anupam Gambhir who scored 40 runs.

Brief scores: Piccadily CC: 226 runs all out in 39.5 overs (Randhir Nain 58, Amit Kakria 41, Amardeep Sonkar 40, Rakesh Jolly 38, RP Singh 3 for 40, Jaswant Rai 2 for 38, Madan Lal 2 for 30); Stadium XI: 218 runs for eight in 40 overs (RP Singh 58, Anupam Gambhir 40, Gourav Gambhir 37 n.o., Harish Sharma 33, ArunTuli 3 for 41, Sidharth Sharma 2 for 33, Rakesh Jolly 2 for 30).


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