DDCA league weekly round-up
Kunwar Bidhuri hammered a century while Siddhant Joon, Yugal Saini, Bhanu Yadav, Abhishek Goswami, Kuldeep Negi and Kunal Bhardwaj scored half-centuries. Among bowlers, Ishant Sharma, Ansh Choudhary and Anand Kumar Chouhan took four-wicket hauls whereas Manoj Chouhan, Sumit Phogat, Nikhil Yadav, Shiv Puri and Divyansh Singla took three wickets each
Lala Ram Charan Aggarwal, Delhi Administration, Rajdhani, Mount, Air India, Golden Eagle, Madras Club, Young Association won their matches in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) T20 league over the last week.
Bidhuri powers Lala Ram Charan Aggarwal
Delhi Ranji team’s left-handed batsman Kunwar Bidhuri’s 154 not out off 70 balls (13x4s, 11x6s) helped Lala Ram Charan Aggarwal Club beat Friends Club by 30 runs at the Shivaji College grounds in a Super Elite 1 T20 group game.
Brief scores: Lala Ram Charan Aggarwal Club 227/7 in 20 overs (Kunwar Bidhuri 154 not out) beat Friends Club 197/9 in 20 overs (Yashvardhan Oberoi 47, Eshaan Arora 43, Manoj Chouhan 3/42) by 30 runs.
Delhi Administration triumph
Off-spinner Sumit Phogat’s 3/28 and Nitin Dalal’s 39 helped Delhi Administration beat Kishan Ganj Gymkhana by five wickets in a Premier 3 group game at the Chhattar Singh Stadium.
Brief scores: Kishan Ganj Gymkhana 120/7 in 20 overs (Vedansh Siotia 25, Sarthak Pal 22, Sumit Phogat 3/28, Manish Jain 2/24) lost to Delhi Administration 126/5 in 17 overs (Nitin Dalal 39, Ankit Chouhan 2/11, Dhruv Sharma 2/18) by five wickets.
Rajdhani edge out Century
Half-century by left-handed batsman Siddhant Joon (76) and Aditya Yadav’s 46 helped Rajdhani Cricket Club edge out Century Club by five runs in an Elite 2 group game at MCG 3.
Brief scores: Rajdhani CC 185/3 in 20 overs (Siddhant Joon 76, Aditya Yadav 46) beat Century Club 180/3 in 20 overs (Bhanu Yadav 73, Ayush Sharma 47) by five runs.
Yugal shines in Mount win
Delhi under-25 player and right-handed batsman Yugal Saini’s 77 not out and 2/25, Ritik Mishra’s 39 and Pranav Rajvanshi’s 34 not out as well as Saksham Gehlot’s 2/14 helped Mount CC beat Madras Club by nine wickets at the Talent Hunt Ground in a Premier 1 group game.
Brief scores: Madras CC 158/6 in 20 overs (Abhishek Goswami 50, Saksham Gehlot 2/14, Yugal Saini 2/25) lost to Mount CC 159/1 in 19 overs (Yugal Saini 77 not out, Ritik Mishra 39, Pranav Rajvanshi 34 not out) by nine wickets.
Air India eke out 3-run win
Off-spinner Nikhil Yadav’s 3/19 and Manish Yadav’s 2/9 helped Air India beat Gemini club by three runs in a Super Elite 2 group game at RSC ground.
Brief scores: Air India 90 all out in 19 overs (Salman Khan 21, Ishant Sharma 4/14, Tishant Dabla 2/13) beat Gemini Club 87 all out in 18 overs (Akshay Kumar 37, Nikhil Yadav 3/19, Manish Yadav 2/9) by 3 runs.
Golden Eagle crush Universal CC
Left-arm spinner Shiv Puri’s 3/7, Deepanshu Kakkar’s 40 not out and two-wicket hauls by Yuvraj Singh and Manthan helped Golden Eagle Club thrash Universal CC by eight wickets at the Roshanara Club grounds in an Elite 4 group game.
Brief scores: Universal CC 62 all out in 16 overs (Shiv Puri 3/7, Yuvraj Singh 2/8, Manthan 2/13) lost to Golden Eagle 66/1 in six overs (Deepanshu Kakkar 40 not out) by eight wickets.
Madras Club victors
Half-century by right-handed batsman Kuldeep Negi (65), Shourya Saran (43) and Ansh Choudhary’s 4/10 helped Madras Club beat Gush CC by 67 runs in a Premier 1 group game at the HCA ground.
Brief scores: Madras Club 181/5 in 20 overs (Kuldeep Negi 65, Shourya Saran 43, Atul Kumar 2/32) beat Gush CC 114/6 in 20 overs (Raghav Dogra 42, Rahul Punder 36, Ansh Choudhary 4/10) by 67 runs.
Young Association victorious
Half-century by right-handed batsman Kunal Bhardwaj (68 not out), Divyansh Singla’s 3/23 and Mayank Pal’s 2/06 helped Young Association beat Century Club by 35 runs at the Chhattar Singh Stadium in an Elite 3 group game.
Brief scores: Young Association 168/8 in 20 overs (Kunal Bhardwaj 68 not out, Kartik Rana 33, Anand Kumar Chouhan 4/16) beat Century Club 133 all out in 19 overs (Rohan Kanojia 35, Sunny Rawal 23, Divyansh Singla 3/23, Mayank Pal 2/06) by 35 runs.