DDCA league weekly round-up

This past week’s Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) league saw plenty of five-wicket hauls thanks to bowling-friendly conditions due to the winter chill in the Capital. Here is a look at the teams and performances

Parth Wadhera was among those to take a five-wicket haul this week

Telefunken, Madras, Chand Khanna, Subhania, Rajdhani, Mishra Sports, Roop Nagar, Ravi Brothers, Delhi Colts, Friends Club and Hind won their matches.

Wadhera’s fifer drives Chand Khanna

Off-spinner Parth Wadhera’s five-wicket haul (5/06) and leg-spinner Dhruv Chouhan’s four wickets for 15 helped Chand Khanna Club beat Raghubir Willowers by four wickets in a Super Elite 2 group game at the Talent Hunt Ground.

Brief scores: Raghubir Willowers 90 all out in 27 overs (Mukesh 27, Parth Wadhera 5/06, Dhruv Chouhan 4/15) lost to Chand Khanna 91 for 6 in 20 overs (Shubham 31, Ankush 2/17, Mukesh 2/21) by four wickets.

Madras Club triumph

Right-handed batsman Nitin hit 50 and took 1/16 while Shivay took 3/27 to help Madras Club beat Maulana Azad Club by 42 runs in a Premier 1 game at the HCA ground.

Brief scores: Madras Club 197 for seven in 32 overs (Nitin 50, Manish Ohliyan 46, Jehan Rawal 5/48) beat Maulana Azad 155 all out in 35 overs (Dhananjay Singh 66, Shivay 3/27, Bittu Kumar 2/31) by 42 runs.

Parchanda’s 5-wicket haul propels Telefunken

Right-arm pacer Rohan Parchanda’s 5/30 and Yash Dabas’s 45 not out helped Telefunken Club beat Gush CC by nine wickets in a Premier 2 game at St Stephen’s ground.

Brief scores: Gush CC 97 all out in 26 overs (Rohan Parchanda 5/30, Tushar Bairwa 2/19) lost to Telefunken Club 99/1 in 19 overs (Yash Dabas 45 not out, Saurabh Deswal 42) by nine wickets.

Mishra Sports prevail

All-round performance by off-spinner Vishal Kumar, who took 4/36 and hit 34 not out, Vishnu Singh’s 3/42 and Rishabh Rana’s 44 helped Mishra Sports Club beat Malik Sports by two wickets in an Elite 3 game at MCG 1.

Brief scores: Malik Sports 182/8 in 40 overs (Jatin 54 not out, Vishal Kumar 4/36 Vishnu Singh 3/42) lost to Mishra Sports 183/8 in 38 overs (Rishabh Rana 44, Vishal Singh 34 not out, Devendar 3/18) by two wickets.

Rajdhani win

Left-arm spinner Devyanshu Singh’s 3/38, Kamal Bairwa’s 3/39, Siddhant Joon’s 48 as well as Sohail Khan’s 40 helped Rajdhani CC beat Young Delhi Sports Club by 28 runs in an Elite-2 game at MCG 2.

Brief scores: Rajdhani CC 196/9 in 32 overs (Siddhant Joon 48, Sohail Khan 40, Siddharth Joon 33, Sahil Yadav 3/22) lost to Young Delhi Sports Club 168 all out in 30 overs (Ankur Nain 33, Devyanshu Singh 3/38, Kamal Bairwa 3/39) by 28 runs.

Sonal takes five wickets for Roop Nagar

Right-arm medium pacer Sonal Gidwani’s 5/30, Dhruv Raj’s 39 helped Roop Nagar beat PNB by two runs in an Elite-3 game at the Chhattar Singh Stadium.

Brief scores: Roop Nagar 120 all out in 30 overs (Dhruv Raj 39, Kabir Walia 35, Sanjay Bhardwaj 3/31) beat PNB 118 all out in 20 overs (Aman Bachraj 47, Sonal Gidwani 5/30) by two runs.

Ravi Brothers score crushing victory

Half century by right-handed batsman Shivam Kumar Tripathi (63 runs) and 1/42 and Ayush Doseja’s 52 and 1/32 helped Ravi Brothers beat Friends Club by eight wickets in a Super Elite 3 game at the City Gymkhana ground.

Brief scores: Friends Club 199/5 in 25 overs (Trinav Kumar 66, Kundan Verma 46) lost to Ravi brothers 200/2 in 21 overs (Shivam Kumar Tripathi 63, Ayush Doseja 52, Eshaan Arora 2/32) by eight wickets.

Goel picks five as Delhi Colts thump BSNL

Off-spinner Chetanya Goel’s 5/14 and Hamid’s 48 not out helped Delhi Colts beat BSNL by nine wickets in a Super Elite 3 game at MCG 3.

Brief scores: BSNL 86 for 9 in 18 overs (Chetanya Goel 5/14, Sandeep Sangwan 2/19) lost to Delhi Colts 90/1 in 9 overs (Hamid 48 not out) by nine wickets.

Friends Club beat Tedco

Left-arm spinner Eshaan Arora’s 43 and 2/33 helped Friends Club beat Tedco Club by four wickets at Arihant Academy in a Super Elite 3 game.

Brief scores: Tedco Club 159/7 in 30 overs lost to

Friends Club 160/6 in 28.4 overs (Eshaan Arora 43, Yashvardhan Sharma 3/18) by four wickets.

Tarun hits century

Right-handed batsman Tarun Rajput’s century, Vansh Saxena’s half-century and a three-wicket haul by Gagan helped Hind CC beat Three Star Club by 111 runs at Ramjas in a Super Plate 1 game.

Brief scores: Hind CC 223/8 in 35 overs (Tarun Rajput 102, Vansh Saxena 54, Aditya Tiwari 3/31) beat Three Star Club 112 all out in 29 overs (Gagan 3/21) by 111 runs.

Subhania ride on Shamsher’s spell

Half-centuries by right-handed batsmen Kapil Jayant and Lakhlan as well as a five-wicket haul by Shamsher Yadav and a four-wicket haul by Garvit Verma helped Subhania Club beat Rohtak Road Gymkhana by 59 runs in a Premier 1 game at the Talent Hunt Ground.

Brief scores: Subhania Club 273/9 in 40 overs (Kapil 92, Jayant Lakhlan 84, Deepanshu Gulia 3/34) beat Rohtak Road Gymkhana 214/8 in 40 overs (Shresth Yadav 81, Dhruv Kaushik 48, Shamsher Yadav 5/24, Garvit Verma 4/29) by 59 runs

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