All-round Suneel does star turn

All-round Suneel does star turn
A fine effort with bat and ball from Suneel Raju helped Friends Union Cricket Club grab three points from their drawn match against Cambridge Cricket Club in the KSCA Group I, Division I league tournament for the Sir Mirza Ismail Shield here.

Batting first, Friends Union posted a commanding 387 for four declared from 81 overs with Kunal Kapoor striking 179 off 237 balls aided by 19 hits to the fence. Raju wasn’t too far behind, slamming of 173 from 205 balls, studded with 11 fours and nine maximums.

Raju then stepped up with the ball to return figures of 5/38 and despite good knocks from Ashish Dhar (81) and Anurag Bajpai (84), Cambridge conceded the first innings lead and could only gather a solitary point.

Brief scores: Friends Union Cricket Club (1): 387/4 decl in 81 overs (Kunal Kapoor 179 (237 balls, 19 X 4), Suneel Raju 173 (205 balls, 11 X 4, 9 X 6)) drew Cambridge Cricket Club: 303 all out in 82.1 overs (Ashish Dhar 81, GM Rishab 47, Anurag Bajpai 84, Farhan Magi 35; Adarsh HS 3-111, Suneel Raju 5-38). Friends Union CC (1): 3; Cambridge CC: 1.

Swastic Union Cricket Club (1): 248 all out in 75.1 overs (Siddharth 51, CM Gautam 29, Abrar Kazi 50, Harish Kumar R 34; Manoj Acharya AV 4-39, Vyshak V 2-57, KC Cariappa 3-55) drew Social Cricketers: 278 all out in 61 overs (Md Taha 52, Stallin Hoover 84, Dikshanshu Negi 41, Rakshith S 42; Siddharth 6-52). Social Cricketers: 3; Swastic Union Cricket Club (1): 1.

Jawans CC: 270 all out in 63 overs (Devdutt Padikkal 85, Nihal Ullal 91; Abhimanyu Mithun 2-47, Ronit More 2-45, Punith S 2-26, Praveen Dubey 2-41) drew Vultures CC: 389 all out in 82.4 overs (Nitin Bhille 48, Shrijith KL 80, Anirudha A Joshi 56, Pavan Deshpande 47, J Suchith 82, Ronit More 40; Prateek Jain 5-64, Devdutt Padikkal 2-10). Vultures Cricket Club: 3; Jawans Cricket Club: 1.

Swastic Union CC (2): 138 all out in 62.4 overs (Amit Verma 32, Cheluvaraj 29; Prashanth S 6-35) and 63/1 in 30 overs (KB Pawan 41) drew Bangalore Occasionals: 241 all out in 68.1 overs (Abhishek Reddy 91, Mir Kaunain Abbas 29, Naga Bharath 48; Gowtham K 5-82). Bangalore Occasionals: 3; Swastic Union CC (2): 1.

Herons CC: 359 all out in 78.4 overs (Arjun Hoysala A 38, Rohith Gowda 100, Mohammed Sadiq 57, Adithya Rai 48; Darshan MB 3-66, Kushal Pramesh 4-91) drew The Bangalore Cricketers: 232 all out in 72.1 overs (Sanjit G Shankar 68, Fahad VK 95; Bharath M Kondaji 4-61, Nithin Naidu 2-26, HS Sharath 2-21). Herons CC: 3; The Bangalore Cricketers: 1.

Bangalore United CC (1): 203 all out in 80.1 overs (Prithvi Varadarajan 28, Shivam Mishra 50, Raunak Shah 54 n.o.; Rishabh Singh 4-59, Anil IG 6-71) and 85/4 in 33 overs (Anil IG 3-37) drew with Mount Joy Cricket Club: 169 all out in 57.2 overs (Aditya Somanna 36, Rishabh Singh 76; Zeeshan Ali Sayyed 6-79, Raunak Shah 3-41). Bangalore United CC (1): 3; Mount Joy CC: 1.
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