Press Esc to close
Thursday 23 March 2017
News updated at 11:45 PM IST

Praveen, Dilip star in Sparklers' victory

Bangalore, dhns, March 13, 2013
A century by Praveen and seven-wicket haul each by B Dilip Kumar and Aditya helped Sparklers Cricket Club score a 13-run win over City Gymkhana in the semifinals of the KSCA Group I, Division V league for the JB Mallaradhya Trophy here.

In the final, Sparklers will meet Freelancers Cricket Club who overwhelmed Friends Cricket Team by seven wickets.

Praveen struck a quickfire 140 (149b, 16x4) as Sparklers put on a competitive 271 for six in 55 overs in their first innings. Aditya Reddy chipped in with 52.

Gymkhana managed to post 253 all out in their reply, Aditya claiming 4/50 and Dilip 2/40. With a narrow 18-run cushion, Sparklers extended their lead to 186 after rattling 168/7 from 30 overs in their second essay. Gymkhana threatened to chase down the target but were bowled out for 173 in 29.4 overs. Dilip (5/34) and Aditya (3/33) again shared the spoils.

Brief scores (semifinals): Freelancers Cricket Club: 165 all out in 48.5 overs (Sanjeeth 29, Rakesh 46; Anand V 4-47, P Aditya 4-21) and 144/5 in 30 overs (Rakesh 27, N Prasad 62 n.o.; P Aditya 3-60) lt to Friends Cricket Team: 182 all out in 52.2 overs (Aditya P 39, Sanjay 39, Hemanth 26; N Prasad 3-46, P Ganesh 3-50, Deepak Reddy 2-20) and 129/3 in 25.2 overs (Katke Subhash 44 n.o., Vivek 25, Afzal Khan 25).

Sparklers Cricket Club: 271/6 in 55 overs (Aditya Reddy 52, Praveen 140, Raunq Khurbanda 29 n.o.; Vinod 4-91) and 168/7 in 30 overs (Bhaskar Reddy 53; Teja 3-38, Sandeep Patil 3-51) bt City Gymkhana: 253 all out in 53.3 overs (Tilak VT 28, BM Ullas 74, Sandeep Patil 30, Supreeth 35; B Dilip Kumar 2-40, Aditya 4-50) and 173 all out in 29.4 overs (Tilak VT 32, Vinod 59; B Dilip Kumar 5-34, Aditya 3-33).

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Members of Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) show placards during a protest...

Members of Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) show placards during a protest...

Actor-Director Pooja Bhatt with 82-year-old Chandro Tomar popularly known as Revolver Dadi...

Actor-Director Pooja Bhatt with 82-year-old Chandro Tomar popularly known as Revolver Dadi...

A view of the Yadiyuru Lake in Bengaluru...

A view of the Yadiyuru Lake in Bengaluru...

The 485 km long Manali-Leh strategic road being cleared of snow by Border Road Organisation...

The 485 km long Manali-Leh strategic road being cleared of snow by Border Road Organisation...

Girls light candles on a painting dedicated to the victims of the recent London attack...

Girls light candles on a painting dedicated to the victims of the recent London attack...

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on terrorist attack in London...

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on terrorist attack in London...

Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, center, in waters off Jindo, South Korea...

Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry, center, in waters off Jindo, South Korea...

Farmers from the southern state of Tamil Nadu display skulls, who they claim are the remains...

Farmers from the southern state of Tamil Nadu display skulls, who they claim are the remains...

Artists perform during Annual Mega National Festival 'One India' in Jalandhar...

Artists perform during Annual Mega National Festival 'One India' in Jalandhar...

Fire personnel dousing a major fire that broke out in the shops outside Mahakaleshwar temple...

Fire personnel dousing a major fire that broke out in the shops outside Mahakaleshwar temple...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523