Kashmiri Pandit Premier League
Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 21: Talented middle-order batsman Rahul Kuchroo showed temperament, skill and guts to help Surinder Cricket Club (SCC) registered a convincing victory over Alpha Production Cricket Club (APCC), while RSCC defeated Sharika Diagnosis Cricket Club in the ongoing Kashmiri Pandit Premier League played at MA Stadium, here.
In first match, Surinder Cricket Club defeated APCC by 39 runs. Surinder CC won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first, SCC scored a good total of 146 runs in the stipulated 20 overs, losing 4 wickets. Rahul Kuchroo played a brilliant innings of unbeaten 88 runs off 58 balls. Ajay Kumar contributed valuable 28 runs. Rahul Koul took 2 wickets, while Atul Watloo claimed 1 wicket for APCC.
In reply, APCC managed to score 107 runs in the allotted overs, thus lost the match by 39 runs. Rajat Bhat and Atul Watloo contributed 32 and 23 runs respectively. For SCC, Romy captured 3 important wickets, while Rajesh, Raju, Sagar, Vikas and Sanjay claimed 1 wicket each. Rahul Kuchroo was adjudged as the man of the match for his excellent batting.
In another match, RSCC defeated Sharika Diagnosis Cricket Club by 42. Batting first, RSCC scored a paltry total of 83 runs in 20 overs. Sushil Mantoo top scored with 22, while Vinod Ji contributed 19 runs. For Sharika Diagnosis, Sunil and Ayush captured 3 wickets each, while Vivek Suri and Nikhil claimed 2 wickets each.
In reply, Sharika Diagnosis CC bundled out for a paltry total of 41 runs. Vivek Suri was the only batsman to cross double figure mark, scoring 11 runs. For RSCC, Ravi Bindroo was the pick of the bowlers, who took 3 wickets, while Dileep Dhar, Sunny Bhan and Vinod Ji took 2 wickets each.
The matches were officiated by Ajay Raina, Vijay Raina and BK Tickoo.