Jawans ride on Verma heroics

YS Ramaswamy meet

Amit Verma came up with a good all-round effort to power Jawans Cricket Club to a 251-run win over Freelancers Cricket Club in the Dell-KSCA YS Ramaswamy cricket tournament.

Riding on Verma’s century (101) and Rahul’s half-century (71), Jawans put on a mammoth 392 in the allotted 50 overs. Benedict Raj was the pick of the bowlers for Freelancers as he scalped three wickets.

In reply to the steep target, Freelancers were in all sorts of trouble from the start as Vinu Prasad N and Verma scalped four wickets apiece while CM Gautam bagged a couple to end Freelancers’ run chase with 141 runs on the board in 29 overs.

In another match, powered a century from Sadiq Kirmani, Friends Union Cricket Club scord a comfortable 97-run victory over Jawahar Sports Club (1).

Brief scores: Jawans Cricket Club: 392/7 in 50 ovres (Mayank Agarwal 41, Amit Verma 101, Nihil 30, Rahul 71, Vinu Prasad N 30, Akshay SL 52; Nikhil 2-68, Benedict Raj 3-68) bt Freelancers Cricket Club: 141 all out in 29 overs (S Praveen 32, Benedict Raj 25 n.o.; Vinu Prasad N 4-36, Amit Verma 4-39, CM Gautam 2-35).
Friends Union CC: 312/6 in 50 overs (Sadiq Kirmani 117, Kunal Kapoor 62, M Nidish 52, Stalin Hoover 32, DV Anish 27 n.o.; K Goutham 4-76) bt Jawahar Sports Club (1): 215 all out in 44.4 overs (KC Avinash 53, Nischal D 53, Pruthvi 44; Stalin Hoover 3-45, B Naveen 3-35, Kunal Nagpal 3-19).

Jolly Cricketers: 133 all out in 35 overs (Jagat 59; A Nazir 2-25, Janardhan 3-18, Pawan G 3-19) lt to DKCA, Mangalore: 134/3 in 27.5 overs (Sachin Kumar 58, Gurudeep M 33 n.o., Shahis M 25 n.o.).

Bangalore Occasionals: 151 all out in 40.3 overs (Abbas 32, Yousuff 30; Sharath HS 2-41, Ananth 2-33, Zahor 3-26, Harshith Urs 2-12) lt to Herons Cricket Club: 152/6 in 30.5 overs (GS Chiranjeevi 61, S Vinodh 61 n.o.; Nooruddin 2-21).

Chitradurga CC: 230 all out in 44.5 overs (Manu 54, Narahari 25, Rehan 26, Nitish 29 n.o.; Ayub 2-43, Karthik 3-35, Nasir 3-25) bt Merchants CC (2): 190 all out in 41.5 overs (Shabaz Pasha 63, Abu Bakar 53; Tajuddin 2-48, Rakesh 3-34, Raghuveer 2-28).

Vultures Cricket Club: 407/7 in 50 overs (A Mithun 176, Anirudha Joshi 121, Keshav Chitta 27; Ashwin 3-40) bt Malleswaram Gymkhana: 192 all out in 35.4 overs (Rohit Gowda 27, Kranthi Kumar 96; Pavan deshpande 2-45, SK Moinuddin 5-43).

Jawahars Sports Club (2): 250/8 in 50 overs (SN Ameet 66, Shashindra K 44, CB Karthik 48; Bharath Narayanan Prasad 2-28, KP Appanna 3-57, Sandesh Satish 3-39) lt to Social Cricketers: 254/7 in 49.1 overs (Bharath Chipli 64, Bharath Narayanan Prasad 62, Ryan Ninan 48 n.o., Ranjan Sanjay Kumar 2-39, J Suchith 4-54).

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