Chandigarh, April 20, 2019: A fine all-round performance by Sumit Hooda (61, 20 balls, 4x4, 5x6 and 3 for 27) enabled Technocrats XI to beat Gladiators ZKP by 40 runs and enter the semi-final of the XIXth Bharat Kesho Gupta Memorial League Cricket Tournament at Tau Devi Lal Cricket Stadium, Sector-3, Panchkula here today.
Technocrats XI:- 177 for 5 in 20 overs (Sumit Hooda 61 Not out, Vidhur Seth 42, Ashok Malik 32, Maninder 1 for 16, Piyush 1 for 19).
Gladiators Zkp:– 137 for 4 in 19.3 overs (Khushpreet 60, Deepak 24, Harpreet 3 for 22, Sumit Hooda 3 for 27, Vidhur Seth 2 for 23 ).
In another match, Subhash Ranaut (51 and one 4) paved the way for Gladiators CC to beat Punjab and Haryana High Court Advocates XI by 10 runs and entered semi-final.
Gladiators CC:-198 for 5 in 20 overs (Gaurav Singh 66, Sushil Run out 51, Kartik Kapoor 40, Ashwani 46).
Punjab and Haryana High Court Advocates XI:- 188 for 1 in 19.5 overs (Rajat 71, Imambir 16, Jasdeep Singh 2/35, Yuvrah Sharma 2 for 35).
Electing to bat the opening pair of Subhash Ranaut and Kartik Kapoor scored 80 runs in the first 7 overs. Later Gaurav (66) enabled his team to score mammoth total of 198 in 20 overs. Replying to this target the first 4 wickets of P&HC Advocates XI fall cheaper but Rajat score add big score of 71 of 42 balls including 8 four and 1 six. Punjab and Haryana Advocates XI required 18 runs in the last over but could score only 8.
In the last quarter final held today, Cricket Lovers XI defeated 9D Sports Academy by 8 wickets and entered the Semi Final.
9D Sports Academy:- 90 All out in 16.4 overs (Sukhpal 22, Rajiv 20, Kuldeep 17, Umesh Keira 4 for 30, Aman Bhardwaj 3 for 8)
Cricket Lovers XI:- 91 for 2 in 10.4 overs (Amininder Jeet 41 Not out, Harish Garg 36)
The last quarter final between Blackhawks and Ataxic XI shall be played on Sunday, the 21st April, 2019 at Tau Devi Lal Cricket Stadium, Sector-3, Panchkula at 2.00 P.M.
The final of the tournament is scheduled to be held on 12th May, 2019 at PCA Cricket Stadium, Mohali whereas the Semi finals shall be held on 5th May, 2019 at Cricket Stadium, Sector-16, Chandigarh.