Saunak, Sunil, Katti spur Vijaya

Half-centuries from Saunak and Sunil combined with Anand P Katti’s six-wicket haul helped Vijaya Cricket Club overwhelm Rajajinagar Cricketers by 81 runs in the KSCA Group I, Division III tournament for the Sri Nassur Memorial Shield.

Batting first, Vijaya CC posted a competitive 201/5 in 55 overs with Saunkak’s 82 and Sunil’s 56 as the highlights of the innings.

TK Ananth claimed 4/62 while Sharath (2/36) and HB Raghuveer (2/66) scalped two wickets apiece for Rajajinagar.

Chasing 202 for victory, Rajajinagar were bundled out for 120 in 31 overs. Katti was the chief architect of the collapse as he returned figures of 6/44 while Prasanna Patil took 4/61.

Brief scores: Vijaya Cricket Club: 201/5 in 55 overs (Saunak 82, Sunil 56; Sharath 2-36, TK Ananth 4-62, HB Raghuveer 2-66) bt Rajajinagar Cricketers: 120 all out in 31 overs (Anand P Katti 6-44, Prasanna Patil 4-61).

Select Cricketers: 157 all out in 44.5 overs (VS Eshwar 48; Raghunandan 2-18, Raghavendra 3-15, Milon 2-44) lt to Jayanagar United Cricketers: 160/4 in 39.2 overs (Ajendra 37, Jejaswi 49, Swapan 42 n.o.; Ashwin Kumble 2-32).

Cavaliers Cricket Club: 197 all out in 50.3 overs (Damodar 59, Prashanth 37, Subramanyam 25; Chaitra G 2-37, Karan 2-30) drew Dooravani Cricketers (1): 104/4 in 34 overs (Harsha 37 n.o.; Nishith Doshi 3-26) (match abandoned due to rain). 

Jupiter Cricketers Association: 165 all out in 53 overs (Rahul Anand 36, Savan Bellur 43; G Prasanna 7-60, Idayathullaha 2-32) drew Wadiyar Cricket Club: 154/9 in 47 overs (Fawwad Hussain 31, Imran Pasha 34, Syed Munazir 28; Madhu Babu 7-32) (match abandoned due to rain).

City Cricketers (1): 290/8 in 55 overs (Nadeem 125, Mohith 37, J Karthik 36 n.o.; Samarth Hegde 2-44, RS Karthikeyan 4-83) drew with Wilson Garden Cricket Club: 262/6 in 40 overs (Amith Chand 52, Mohith Sharma 71, Sachin M R 32, Dhananjeya S 42, Madhusudhan 39 n.o.; Utham Chand 5-58) (match abandoned due to rain).

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