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ONGC move into G G Dutt Cricket semi-final
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, May 28
Defending champions Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) defeated Chand Khanna Club by five wickets to sail into the semi-final of the Goswami Ganesh Dutt Memorial Cricket Tournament at the SGTB Khalsa College ground on Friday.

ONGC will now take on the winners of the match between Food Corporation of India and Lal Bahadur Shastri Club.

India player Amit Bhandari was given the man of the match award by Khalsa College principal Dr D S Clair.

Put into bat, Amit Bhandari played havoc with the Chand Khanna batting lineup as he ran through their innings to scalp seven wickets for 30 runs off 7.4 overs.

The star-studded ONGC batting lineup found the Chand Khanna total of 152 easy to overhaul. Sandeep Sharma and Virender Sehwag laid a solid foundation to give them a smooth start.

Scores: Chand Khanna Club: 152 all out in 38.4 overs (Anit Rana 26, Rohit Sabharwal 34, Rajiv Rathore 25, Amit Bhandari 7 for 30, Virender Sehwag 1 for 30, Rahul Sanghvi 1 for 23).

ONGC: 153 for 5 in 23 overs (Sandeep Sharma 40, Virender Sehwag 31, Gautam Gambhir 29, Mithun Manhas 26. Deepak Anand 3 for 26, Durga Prasad 1 for 16, Sanjay Verma 1 for 8).

Saturday’s fixture: Youngsters vs Indian Airlines; 7.30 am.


Amit Yadav, Naveen star in Subhania’s victory
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, May 28
Deadly bowling by Amit Yadav (4 for 21) and a quickfire half century by Naveen Sharma (456, 8x4) helped Subhania Club defeat Saraswati Bal Mandir Public School by three wickets in a league match of the second
Cambridge Foundation Under-19 Summer League Cricket Tournament at the Cambridge School ground, Rajouri Garden.

Amit Yadav was named the man of the match.

Scores: Saraswati Bal Mandir: 128 all out in 22.3 overs (Parvesh Chauhan 38, Yash Kumar 32, Amit Yadav 4 for 21, Inderdeep Singh 3 for 14).

Subhania: 130 for 7 in 12.2 overs (Naveen Sharma 56, Sumit Singh 37, Shankar Kumar 3 for 40, Amit Kumar 3 for 32).

E-Fund lift CallC Cup

An all-round performance by Amit Mishra (33, 2/20) and deadly bowling by Pankaj Mohanty (3 for 21) helped E-Fund defeat Global Vantedge by 24 runs and annexed the CallC Cup Cricket Tournament at the Ramjas Sports Complex ground.

Amit Mishra was adjudged the man of the match. Hardeep Singh got the best batsman award while Grishi Chugh was adjudged the best bowler. Anand Kumar got the best fielder award while Parminder Negi received the best wicket-keeper award. Amar Sharma got the man of the tournament prize.

Scores: E-Fund: 142 for 9 in 25 (Sandeep Ltoshkhani 38, Amit Mishra 33, Hardeep Singh 28, Girish Chugh 2 for 18, Vineet Chaturvedi 2 for 24).

Global Vantedge: 118 all out in 23 overs (Amit Verma 39, Saumya Mittal 24, Pankaj Mohanty 3 for 21, Amit Mishra 2 for 20, Hardeep Singh 3 for 30).

Paradise Club win

Paradise Club, Faridabad, defeated Harry Coaching Centre by 74 runs in the fifth Peacock Under-13 Cricket Tournament at the Gargi College ground.

Scores: Paradise Club: 189 all out in 32 overs (Prince Pannu 49, Shivam 23, Rajat 47, Raman 2 for 25, Govinda 2 for 31).

Harry Coaching Centre: 115 all out in 31 overs (Govind Sharma 33, Dirish Khanna 3 for 10).


Tarun Gupta slams century in DDCA League

New Delhi, May 28
An unbeaten century by Tarun Gupta and a solid knock of 63 by Kunal Sethi helped Delhi Blues defeat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) by seven wickets in a DDCA Super League Super A Division match at the Jamia Milia ground.

Scores: MCD: 192 for 9 in 40 overs (John Anthony 43, Pankaj Malik 37, Manish Kumar 43, Mukesh Diwan 3 for 20, Robin Singh 2 for 26, Tarun Gupta 2 for 29).

Delhi Blues: 194 for 3 in 38.2 overs (Tarun Gupta 104 no, Kunal Sethi 63).

Times of India defeated K N Colts by five wickets in an A-I Division match at the Mohan Meakin ground. Scores: K N Colts: 197 for 7 in 40 overs (Saurav Srivastava 61, Ajay Sharma 44, Tanu Kumar 41, Sandeep Angurala 2 for 24, Vijay Kumar 2 for 43).

Times of India: 198 for 5 in 30.3 overs (Rahul Nigam 55, Kamal Sharma 50, Sanjay Nagar 34 n o, Dixit Kathuria 2 for 29).

Sonnet beat Rajdhani

An all-round performance by Salil Oberoi (42, 2 for 20) helped defending champions Sonnet Club defeat Rajdhani Sports by seven wickets and entered the semi-final of the 20th Laxman Das Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura. Sonnet will meet R R Gymkhana in the semi-final. Scores: Rajdhani Sports: 166 in 38.3 overs (K S Rana 52, Parmod Bhatti 42, Vikrant Yadav 3 for 18, Saurav Virmani 3 2 for 43, Salil Oberoi 2 for 20).

Sonnet Club: 167 for 3 in 37.3 overs (Mayank Sidana 47, Salil Oberoi 42, Deepak Joon 35 n o, Yaspal Singh 37). OSR


Celebrity Golf for a cause

New Delhi, May 28
Stars from the sports and glamour world will rub shoulders when they take part in the Signature Celebrity Golf Bonanza to raise funds for Sunil Gavaskar’s initiative to support sportspersons of yesteryear—Thee
Champs Foundation—on June 6.

The star-studded lineup for this year’s tournament will include former Australian cricket captain Allan Border, Rahul Dravid, Geet Sethi, Venkatesh Prasad, Kiran More, Syed Kirmani, film and media personalities like Suresh Oberoi, Mandira Bedi, Manpreet Brar, Shobha De, golfer Digvijay Singh, Sanjay Sharma of Swarovski and Sanjay Krishnamurthy of BPCL.

The Champs Foundation was started by former Indian cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar in January 1999 with the objective of providing monetary assistance to those Indian international sportspersons who have done well for India, but are currently in need of financial assistance. The trustees of the Foundation include former batting great Gundappa Viswanath and Gavaskar’s wife Marshneil. The Foundation has been providing monthly stipend to former tennis ace Premjit Lal, hockey player Gopal Bhengra, boxers Sawami Khatow and Krishna D Gaikwad, cricketer Salim Duranni and volleyball international A Palaniswamy. OSR

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