Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 29: Simula Cricket Club and Shastri Cricket Club scripted convincing victories over their rivals in the ongoing KC Sports Club Winter Cup 2017 at KC Public School Ground, here today.
The first match was played between KC Sports Club and Simula Cricket Club.
Wining the toss and batting first, KC Sports Club scored a decent total of 162 runs in the allotted 20 overs. Suryansh Raina top scored with 62 runs, while Surya Mahotra contributed 41 runs to the total. For Simula Cricket Club, Gulzar and Vicky took 1 wicket each.
In reply, Simula Cricket Club chased the target in 19.5 overs by losing 8 wicket, thus won the match by 2 wickets. Gulzar was the top scorer with 33 runs, while Hardeep Singh and Hilal Rather contributed 26 and 23 runs respectively. For KC Sports Club, Vishvjeet took 3 wickets, while Vivek and Aman took 2 wickets each.
In another match, Shastri Cricket Club defeated Market Bulls Cricket Club by 48 runs in a low scoring match. Shastri Club scored a modest total of 106 runs in the stipulated 20 overs. Raju, Avinash and Deepak made 26, 20 and 19 runs respectively. For Market Bulls, Monu and Ashu took 4 and 3 wickets respectively.
In reply, Market Bulls Cricket Club collapsed at 57 runs to lose the match by a big margin of 48 runs. From Shastri Cricket Club Anchal and Sunny took 3 wickets each, Vicky claimed 2 wickets.