Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, June 25: Magnificent centuries by Akshit Gandral and Snoop Bhagat, coupled with 4-wicket haul by Agastya Sharma helped Country Cricket Academy to thrash Sidhant Cricket Academy by a huge margin of 232 runs in the Under-16 40-Over League Cricket Tournament, which was declared open by the President of Country Cricket Club, Vikrant Sharma in an impressive function at Country Cricket Stadium Gharota, near here.
Earlier, Country CC elected to bat after winning the toss and scored a mammoth total of 321 runs in the stipulated 40 overs. Promising batsman Akshit Gandral top scored with 137 runs, while Snoop Bhagat scored valuable 100 runs. Udhay Pratap also contributed valuable 37 runs to the total. Kanan and Swastik chipped in with 13 and 9 runs respectively. From SCA, Bismah, Yuvraj and Divyadeep claimed one wicket each.
In reply, SCA collapsed at a meagre total of 89 runs. Vikal, Uttkarsh and Dhruv contributed 21, 19 and 12 runs respectively.
Agastya Sharma of CCC was the pick of the bowlers, who scalped 4 important wickets in his quota of 8 overs by conceding 14 runs, while Kanan Sharma and Surya shared 2 wickets each. Ashim Nanda and Anmol claimed one wicket each.