Chandan’s 86 runs helps Singh CC to reach finals

Winning team posing for a group photograph at Akhnoor on Sunday.
Winning team posing for a group photograph at Akhnoor on Sunday.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, July 10: Singh Cricket Club Akhnoor trounced Evershine Cricket Club Jammu by 67 runs and entered in the final of ongoing 1st Anil Malhotra Memorial Knockout Cricket Tournament, being played at Govt Higher Secondary School Akhnoor, near here today.
Batting first, Singh Cricket Club Akhnoor scored 179 runs by losing 9 wickets in stipulated 20 overs. Chandan Sharma made 86 runs, while Rahul Manni and Atul Gupta scored 15 & 17 runs respectively and Arush Jamwal contributed 16 runs. From the bowling side, Dheeraj and Sahid shared 3 wickets each, Bawa and Bansi shared one wicket each.
In reply, Evershine Cricket Club was bowled out at 113 runs in 14.3 overs in which Sahil made 36 runs, while Chottu and Bawa scored 19 & 15 runs respectively. From the bowling side, Pankaj Verma, SS Langeh and Arush Jamwal shared two wickets each, while Mendis and Sumit Pandit shared one wicket each.
Chandan Sharma was declared as man of the match, while Vikas Bali and Sonu Malhotra were umpires and Dev Bhagel acted as scorer.
KD Bhagat (DySP Dhar) was the chief guest on the occasion, while Rakesh Malhotra (Councillor) and DN Abrol were the guest of honour and special guest respectively.
The tournament is being organized by Shub Tilak Hospital Akhnoor in collaboration with Singh Cricket Club Akhnoor under the overall supervision of Sham Singh Langeh (President Singh Cricket Club Akhnoor) and Suresh Malhotra (Organizing Secretary).