Khanna Cricket Club Jargaon sails into semis

Aman of Khanna CC Jargaon receiving man of the match award at Sports Stadium, Kathua on Monday.
Aman of Khanna CC Jargaon receiving man of the match award at Sports Stadium, Kathua on Monday.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
KATHUA, Jan 2: Scripting a narrow win by 7 runs over Sandhu Cricket Club Ludhiana in the quarterfinals, Khanna Cricket Club Jargaon sealed a berth in the semifinals of the ongoing 7th Police Martyrs Memorial North Zone Inter-Club T20 Cricket Tournament, being organized by Police Martyrs Welfare Committee, Kathua at Sports Stadium, here.
Earlier, winning the toss and batting first, Khanna Cricket Club scored a decent total of 150 runs in the stipulated 20 overs, losing 8 wickets in the process. Tarun top scored with 34 runs off just 16 balls. For Sandhu Cricket Club, Varun took 3 important wickets, while Parveen claimed 2.
In reply, Sandhu Cricket Club managed to score 143 runs in the allotted overs, thus lost the match by a narrow margin of 7 runs. Mohit and Hashmit contributed 33 runs each. Aman was the wrecker-in-chief for Khanna Cricket Club, who scalped 4 important wickets by conceding 15 runs in his 3 overs. For this performance, Aman of Khanna Cricket Club Jargaon was declared as man of the match. He was presented a cash prize of Rs 3,000 and a trophy by s Ranjeet Singh, President Truck Union, Kathua.
The match was officiated by bcci Level-1 umpire Amit Gupta and Anoop.