Arjun propels Herons CC to win

Arjun propels Herons CC to win

A super unbeaten double century from Arjun Hoysala spurred Herons Cricket Club to a massive innings and 29 run-victory against Young Lions Club in the KSCA Group I, Division II league for the MAT Acharya Trophy here.

Lions batted first and were restricted to 163 all out in 50.5 overs as Venu Madhav top-scored with 66. Sachin NS (4/31) and Prathap (3/46) shared the majority of wickets.
Hoysala then came to the fore as he cracked an unbeaten 217 off just 191 balls to help Herons post 373 all out in 61 overs for a 210-run lead. His knock was studded with 35 fours and two sixes.

Requiring 211 runs to make their opponents bat again, Lions floundered again and were bowled out for 181 in an innings that lasted 84.4 overs. Nithin M was wrecker-in-chief as he bagged 6/91 while he was ably supported by Hoysala 3/6.

Herons collected five points by virtue of innings win, while Young Lions were docked a point. 

Brief scores: Young Lions Club: 163 all out in 50.5 overs (Venu Madhav 66, Gopinath Saandra 26; Prathap 3-46, Sachin NS 4-31) and 181 all out in 84.4 overs (Laggan Jain 30, Pranesh Desai 42 n.o.; Nithin M 6-91, Arjun Hoysala 3-6) bt Herons Cricket Club: 373 all out in 61 overs (Arjun Hoysala 217 n.o., Dhanush B 28, Nithin M 40; Manish Kumar 2-71, Aman Khan 3-64). Herons Cricket Club: 5 points; Young Lions Club: -1 point.

Cambridge Cricket Club: 333 all out in 87.1 overs (Preetham 123, Anurag Bajpai 36, Shivakumar EM 49, Rajoo Bhatkal 26; Karthik R 2-42, Mallikarjuna S 3-56, Jeevan B 3-95) bt Bangalore Sports Club: 118 all out in 39.3 overs (Ratan Thosh AS 25, Karthik R 28; Abhishek Bhat 2-27, Vinu Prasad 6-44, Chethan 2-23) and 132 all out in 37.2 overs (Santosh Krishna P 51,  Mallikarjuna S 28 n.o.; Chethan 2-38, Rajoo Bhatkal 2-6, M Nasseruddin 5-24). Cambridge Cricket Club: 5; Bangalore Sports Club: -1.

Modern Cricket Club: 218 all out in 85.4 overs (Ankith Udupa 25, Nirmal S 48, Kuldeep Kumar 30; Varun Pandit 2-36, Dominic Fernandes 2-28, Tanu B Jayanagar Colts: 270/8 decl in 72.5 overs (Bipin KP 61, Pradeep Gangadhar 87, Vineeth Manjunath 49; Rithwik Ramesh 3-47, Abhiram 2-53). Jayanagar Colts: 3; Modern Cricket Club: 1.

Rajajinagar Cricketers: 176 all out in 50.5 overs (Ravikumar N 70, Lakshman R 28; Ashish Yadav 2-20, Himadri 2-42, Sumanth SS 2-44, Shimon Luiz 4-32) and 129/4 in 35 overs (Pratap 64, Ravikumar N 28; Sumanth SS 2-41) drew Jawahar Sports Club (2): 303 all out in 87.2 overs (Aslam AP 75, Gaurav P 42, Saksham Kaul 33, Apurva Kale 92; Pandu 2-65, Raghuveer HB 3-80, Lakshman R 2-2). Jawahar Sports Club (2): 3; Rajajinagar Cricketers: 1.
Vijaya Cricket Club: 131 all out in 43.2 overs (Ankit Mishra 32, Aditya Reddy 25, SK Moinuddin 27; Kaushik Udupa 4-52, Tushar Harikrishna 3-23) and 142/7 in 61 overs (Pawan Raj 37; Kaushik Udupa 3-39, Deepak Gowda 2-22) drew Sir Syed Cricketers: 204 all out in 62.4 overs (Akshay Ashok 96, Deepak Gowda 25; Rahul Gautam 3-32, Raghavendra C 2-38, Adhoksh Hegde 4-55). Sir Syed Cricketers: 3; Vijaya Cricket Club: 1.

Jupiter Cricketers Association: 187 all out in 46.1 overs (Vishwanathan M 45, Sachin R Gankal 64; Vignesh Prasad 4-45, Abhishek Ahlawat 3-33) and 250/8 in 39 overs (Vishwanathan M 119 (66 balls, 12 X 4, 7 X 6), Madhusudan V 40; Abhishek Ahlawat 4-84, Mashooq Hussain 3-14) drew Jolly Cricketers: 184 all out in 62.2 overs (Shrikara 76; Yatish Kumar BR 2-34, Sachin R Gankal 3-29, Bharath Kumar V 3-20) and 199/7 in 41 overs (Rishi Bopanna 37, Mohith BA 41; Yatish Kumar BR 3-28). Jupiter Cricketers Association: 3; Jolly Cricketers: 1.


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