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Dev’s ton helps AKSIPS to 119-run win

Dev’s  ton helps AKSIPS to 119-run win
A DAV School batsman flicks the ball during their match against Sector 16 Coaching Centre. Photo: Ravi

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 4 

A quick-fire century by Dev powered AKSIPS, Sector 41, to a 119-run win over Mohit Academy, Panchkula, in the St Joseph’s U-14 Super League Cricket Tournament here on Friday. 

Batting first, AKSIPS scored 257/4 in 25 overs, with Dev hammering a stunning 120 off 71 balls, including 10 boundaries and three sixes. Karman made 27, while Utkarash chipped in with 24 runs.

Lakshay Gaur (1/36) and Aryan Sihag (1/29) claimed a wicket each. 

In reply, Mohit Academy were all out for 138 runs in 22.3 overs. Manu scored 33 runs, while Sihag contributed 25 runs to the chase. Utkarash (2/24), Harveer (2/11) and Ajay (2/3) bagged two wickets each for AKSIPS.

DAV start off with a win

In the opening match of the U-17 cricket tournament, organised by the UT Cricket Association, at Mahajan Cricket Grounds, Coaching Centre, Sector 16, defeated DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, by seven wickets.

Opting to bat, DAV boys were all out for 146 runs in 34 overs. Vikas Yadav made 42 runs, while Rahul Yadav added 34 to the total. 

Arshad was the most effective bowler for the Sector 16 Coaching Centre, claiming 4/25. Aniket (1/12), Karan (1/29) and Suraj (1/9) picked a wicket each. 

In reply, the Sector 16 outfit achieved the target in 40 overs with seven wickets in hand. Aman made an unbeaten 38 off 46 balls, while Manu remained not out on 26. Gautam Shori and Rahul took a wicket each for the bowling side. 

Yellow Lions win

Yellow Lions defeated Orange Tigers by five wickets in the inaugural match of a triangular series organised by Nipun’s Will to Win Cricket Academy.

Batting first, Orange Tigers were all out for 119 runs in 23 overs. In reply, Yellow Lions reached home in 24 overs with five wickets in hand. Shatrughan made 35 runs, while Nitesh contributed 33 runs to the chase. Piyush claimed four wickets for Orange Tigers. 

Tomorrow, Orange Tigers will take on Pink Panthers.


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