Gorkha CC wins opening tie of 1st Patel Memorial T20 Invitational Cup

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Apr 11: Gorkha Cricket Club registered emphatic win against the Singh Cricket Eleven in the opening match of 1st Patel Memorial T20 Invitational Cup, which gets underway at Parade Cricket Ground here today.
The Tournament is being organized by Patel Cricket under the aegis of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association.
The event is being organized under the supervision of Jung Bahadur Singh Jamwal, President Patel Club and Vijay Sharma, Secretary of the Club.
Jung Bahadur, Member JKCA today declared the tournament open by playing a few balls to test his cricketing skills.
He was accompanied by Vijay Sharma, Secretary Patel Club, Rajesh Gill Chief Prosecuting Officer and Vijay Sabarwal, President Parade Sports Association Jammu.
While interacting with the participating teams, the chief guest announced special cash prizes of Rs 1000 for century, Rs 1000 for 6 fours in an over, Rs 1200 for 6 sixes in an over and Rs 500 for taking hat-trick.
In the opening match, Gorkha Cricket Club defeated Singh Eleven by 3 wickets.
Batting first, Singh Club scored 112 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 18 overs. Harman top scored with 32 runs, while Abhishek and Sandeep contributed 13 and 11 runs respectively.
From Gorkha Club, Ashu, Kavit and Pardeep took 2 wickets each.
In reply, Gorkha Cricket Club chased the target in 16.1 overs by losing 7 wickets thus won the match by 3 wickets. Nikhil (43), Rahul (37) and Padeep (16) were the main scorers. From Singh Club, Sahil took 4 wickets while Anil claimed 1 wicket.
Nikhil from Gorkha Cricket Club was adjudged as the man of the match.
The match was officiated by Sadiq Hussain Mallik, Saleem-ur-Rehman and Sanju.
In tomorrow’s fixture, Sai Cricket Club will take on Evershine Cricket Club at 9 am and
Lakshmi Cricket Club will face Raja Cricket Club at 1 pm.