INTER-DISTRICT CRICKET

Mohali defeat Ludhiana by 95 runs

Mohali defeat Ludhiana by 95 runs

A Mohali batsman plays a shot in the match against Ludhiana on Saturday. Photo: Ashwani Dhiman

Sports Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 18

Thanks to fine centuries by Ramandeep (131), Anshul Chaudhary (107) and an equally useful contribution of 62 runs by skipper Abhijit Garg, Mohali defeated Ludhiana by 95 runs in the second league match in group B in the ongoing Punjab State Inter-District One Day Cricket Tournament played at GRD Global Education Institute ground on Hambran Road here on Saturday.

This was second win for Mohali. In the first match on September 16, they had scored 66-run victory over Ropar whereas for Ludhiana it was the first defeat. Hosts had scripted a huge 178-run win over Fatehgarh Sahib in the first match here on Thursday.

Batting first, after winning the toss, Mohali went on to hoist a big total of 337 runs with four balls to spare. Except for Ramandeep, Anshul and Abhijit, no other batsman could reach double figure.

For hosts Ludhiana, Harshit Takkar took five wickets after conceding 85 runs in 9.2 overs while Hartejasvi Kapoor captured three wickets for 55 runs in eight overs and Vaibhav Kalra secured one wicket for 41 runs in eight overs.

Ludhiana began chase on a dismal note, losing two wickets in the third over with the score board reading two for 26. Then former India U-19 player, Nehal Wadhera in association with Vaibhav Kalra, shared 169 runs partnership for the third wicket.

Nehal was out after contributing 124 runs off 122 balls. Vaibhav left at his individual score of 69 runs. Thereafter, Ludhiana captain Gitansh Khera and Deepin Chitkara lost their wickets in quick succession after scoring 19 and 11 runs, respectively. Ludhiana’s reply culminated at 242 runs after 43.3 overs.

For the visitors, Jassinder Singh got rid of three batsmen after giving away 56 runs in 9.3 overs, Maninder grabbed two wickests for 39 runs and Barinder Sran scalped two victims for 40 runs while Ashwani and Anshul accounted for one wicket each.

Ludhiana will now take on Ropar at Ludhiana on September 20 whereas Mohali will travel to Moga to play its next match on the same day.

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