Vinay powers Railway Institute past GTRE SC

Vinay powers Railway Institute past GTRE SC

Spurred by a fine knock of 95 from Vinay S, Railway Institute (KR Puram) posted a narrow two-wicket victory over GTRE Sports Club in the KSCA Group II, Division III knockout tournament here.

Batting first, GTRE folded for 201 in 36.2 overs after good bowling performances from K Sanjay (2/31), Eshan (2/31) and Vinayak (2/15). Half-centuries from Pulkit (79) and Krishna (50) helped GTRE cross the 200-mark.

Chasing a small total, Railway Institute rode on Vinay and though Ravi Kumar and Santosh Reddy picked up 4/43 and 3/36 respectively, GTRE couldn’t stop their rivals from romping home.

In another fixture, KSFC Cricket Club endured a resounding eight-wicket loss against ISAC Cricket Club.

Nitin (2/27) and Manu Pasha (2/8) were wreckers-in-chief for ISAC, who bowled KSFC out for a paltry 98 in 32 overs.

Aditya top scored with 57 to guide his side home in 16 overs.
Brief scores: GTRE Sports Club: 201 all out in 36.2 overs (Pulkit 79, Krishna 50; K Sanjay 2-31, Eshan 2-31, Vinayak 2-15) lt to Railway Institute, KR Puram: 202/8 in 41 overs (Vinay S 95; Santosh Reddy 3-36, Ravi Kumar 4-43).

KSFC Cricket Club: 98 all out in 32 overs (Nitin 2-27, Manu Pasha 2-8) lt to ISAC Cricket Club: 99/2 in 16 overs (Aditya 57 n.o.).

ISRO, MCF, Hassan: 156 all out in 39.4 overs (Prafful 64; Kodhandaram 4-22, Trinath 3-20, Satish Kumar 2-34) lt to BHEL (EPD) Sports Club: 157/7 in 27.5 overs (Ramesh 60; Vishnu Vardhan Reddy 3-26, Karthik 3-42).

L&T Sports and Fine Arts Club: 122 all out in 26.3 overs (Prakash 42, Mohan Raj M 33; Vinay KB 4-20) lt to Continental Automotive: 123/4 in 21.1 overs (Prakash 2-27).
ESPN Cricinfo India Pvt Ltd: 118 all out in 32.2 overs (Sushil 39, Sanjay 41; Amith 2-20, Avinash 4-30, Arvind 4-23) lt to Air Force Station, Yelahanka: 119/4 in 15 overs (Bisht 31, Umakant 29 n.o.; Avinash 3-20).