DDCA league weekly round-up

- February 3, 2023
| By : Patriot Bureau |

Rahul Dalal’s double ton lights up the week as Pawan Negi, Hiten Dalal, Shivam Sharma and Lalit Yadav shine. Mayank Pal and Abhinav Tej Rana slam big tons

Wicketkeeper-batsman Rahul Dalal

Rahul Dalal’s double ton and Akhil Choudhary’s five-wicket haul powered Bank of Baroda to a 266-run win in a DDCA league game. Among other winners were Young Association, Delhi Audit, Sporting Club, MTNL, Subhania, Central Secretariat, Sonnex, Young Friends, Kashmiri Gate Colts, DDA, Collage and Universal.

Dalal smashes double century

Wicketkeeper-batsman Rahul Dalal, who has represented Haryana and is currently playing for Arunachal Pradesh in Ranji Trophy, smashed 273 runs in 114 balls (27x6s, 20x4s), Salil Malhotra hit 130 off 95 balls (19x4s, 3x6s) while Akhil Choudhary took 5/44 to help Bank of Baroda beat Kishan Ganj Colts by 266 runs at Ramjas ground in an Elite 1 group game.

Brief scores: Bank of Baroda 449/2 in 40 overs (Rahul Dalal 273, Salil Malhotra 130) beat Kishan Ganj Colts 183 all out in 35 overs (Dimpy Seth 34, Akhil Choudhary 5/44, Varun Sood 2/25, Rajesh Sharma 2/29) by 266 runs.

Mayank hits century

Century by right-handed batsman Mayank Pal (167) and his 2/17 with off-spin helped Young Association beat Rehman Club by 259 runs at City Gymkhana ground in an Elite 2 group game.

Brief scores: Young Association 338/6 in 40 overs (Mayank Pal 167, Mayank Nigam 37 not out, Dev 3/52) beat Rehman Club 79 all out in 36 overs (Rihaan Veer 25, Dharmender 3/08) by 259 runs.

Delhi Audit in huge win

Half centuries by right-handed batsman Ankur Jhulka (82 not out) and Himanshu Rana (54) and three-wicket hauls by Siddhant Dobal (3/11) and K.S. Rana (3/20) helped Delhi Audit beat S.B. Youth Club by 210 runs at the Shivaji College ground in a Premier 2 group game.

Brief scores: Delhi Audit 300/4 in 40 overs (Ankur Jhulka 82 not out, Himanshu Rana 54, Yashu Sharma 48) beat S.B. Youth 90 all out in 18 overs (Siddhant Dobal 3/11, K.S. Rana 3/20) by 210 runs.

Lalit Yadav shines

Delhi Ranji Trophy player and right-handed batsman Lalit Yadav hit 48 and took 1/35 as Sporting Club beat Madras Club by three wickets at the Talent Hunt ground in a Premier 1 group game.

Brief scores: Madras Club 175/7 in 38 overs (Keshav Dalal 47, Deepak Punia 34) lost to Sporting Club 179/7 in 36 overs (Lalit Yadav 48, Shivam Gupta 36) by three wickets.

MTNL win

Half-century by Joginder Singh 52, all-round show by Narendar (45 & 2/12) and three-wicket hauls by Dinesh Choudhary (3/08) and Daksh Taneja (3/26) helped MTNL beat United India Club by 88 runs at MCG 3 in an Elite 4 group game.

Brief scores: MTNL 221/8 in 40 overs (Joginder Singh 52, Narendar 45) beat United India Club 133 all out in 31 overs (Dinesh Choudhary 3/08, Daksh Taneja 3/26) by 88 runs.

Subhania triumph

Half-centuries by Ashish Tanwar (50 and 2/19) and Ashwini Chillar (51) helped Subhania Club beat Ajmal Khan Club by seven wickets.

Brief scores: Ajmal Khan 166/7 in 40 overs (Gulzar Singh 66) lost to Subhania Club 167/3 in 32 overs (Ashwini Chillar 51, Ashish Tanwar 50) by seven wickets at Shivaji College ground in a Premier 2 group game.

Gaurav, Shivam shine

Half century by right-handed batsman Gaurav Gautam (61 not out) as well as all-round performances from Shivam Sharma (35 and 2/16) and Sitendar Malik (35 and 2/19) helped Central Secretariat beat Radhey Shyam Club by seven wickets at Chhattar Singh ground in an Elite 1 group game.

Brief scores: Radhey Shyam Club 147 all out in 29 overs (Hardik Sharma 42) lost to Central Secretariat 150/3 in 20 overs (Gaurav Gautam 61 not out, Shivam Sharma 35, Sitendar Malik 35) by seven wickets.

Sonnex prevail

Left-handed batsman Krish Gaur’s all-round show (49 and 2/25) helped Sonnex Club beat Three Star Club by one wicket in an Elite 1 group game at MCG 2 ground.

Brief scores: Three Star Club 165/7 in 40 overs lost to Sonnex Club 168/9 in 37 overs (Krish Gaur 49, Bitto Vashisht 44, Aditya Tyagi 3/23, Deshraj 3/29) by one wicket.

Young Friends edge past Madras Club

Half-centuries by right-handed batsman Sahil Tada (83) and Aryan Kapoor’s all-round show (56 and 2/28) helped Young Friends Club beat Madras Club by two wickets at the HCA ground in a Premier 2 group game.

Brief scores: Madras Club 269/8 in 40 overs (Pawan Negi 98, Shourya Saran 86) lost to Young Friends Club 270/8 in 39 overs (Sahil Tada 83, Aryan Kapoor 56) by two wickets.

Kashmiri Gate thump Rajinder Nagar

Half-centuries by right-handed batsman Himanshu Balyan 96, Garvit Grover 77 and Aditya Kumar 68 as well as Hiten Dalal’s all-round show 54 and 1/33 and Bhagwan Singh’s three-wicket haul (3/31) helped Kashmiri Gate Colts beat Rajinder Nagar Colts by 218 runs at Talent Hunt ground in a Super Elite 1 group game.

Brief scores: Kashmiri Gate Colts 369/6 in 40 overs (Himanshu Balyan 96, Garvit Grover 77, Aditya Kumar 68, Hiten Dalal 54) beat Rajinder Nagar Colts 151/6 in 40 overs (Bhagwan Singh 3/31) by 218 runs.

DDA ride on Rathore’s spell

Right-arm medium pacer Vikas Rathore’s spell of bowling that yielded 4/37 helped DDA beat Paragon CC by 30 runs at Chhattar Singh Stadium in a Super Elite 1 group game.

Brief scores: DDA 174 all out in 39 overs (Shashwat Kohli 36, Akash Yadav 32, Naveen Kumar 3/32) beat Paragon CC 144/10 in 32.2 overs (Harshit Aneja 62, Vikas Rathore 4/37) by 30 runs.

Centuries galore

Right-handed batsman Pragham Sharma’s all-round performance (106 not out and 3/39) and Abhinav Tej Rana (177) helped Collage Sports beat Subhania Club by five runs at HCA ground in a Premier 2 group game. For losers Subhania, Kapil (120) and Ashwani Chillar (109) also scored tons.

Brief scores: Collage Sports 324/2 in 40 overs (Abhinav Tej Rana 177, Pragham Sharma 106 not out) beat Subhania Club 319/6 in 40 overs (Kapil 120, Ashwani Chillar 109, Pragham Sharma 3/39) by five runs.

Adhikari helps Universal win

A century knock by right-handed batsman Pankaj Adhikari (116) helped Universal CC beat United India Club by 41 runs at the Chhattar Singh ground in an Elite 3 group game.

Brief scores: Universal CC 227/4 in 40 overs (Pankaj Adhikari 116, Roshan Alam 34) beat United India Club 186 all out in 38 overs (Raj Bhagel 39, Ekansh Chakroborty 34) by 41 runs.