Naved, Debapriya snatch win for Town in first division quarter-final
8th May 2017
Naved Ahmed and Debapriya Ghosh's unbeaten 169 and 140 respectively helped Town Club beat Barisha Sporting by 4 wickets in the Quarter Final of First Division tournament Match today.
Town Club chased down Barisha Sporting's 468 for 8 within 124.4 overs with 4 wickets remaining.
"We were chasing a big total against a good bowling attack. But the wicket was still good for batting. We lost few wickets early in the match, making life difficult for us. But on the other hand, we knew if we can bat till the end the chase is possible. We were backing eachother to bat slowly and put the bad balls to the boundaries. And we just did that. Debapriya also played a matured innings," said Naved.
Asked how difficult it was to bat under such hot and humid conditions, he said, "It was a trouble for both the teams. You have to play under such conditions. It was an important match and we had to give our best."
"The tournament is not yet over. We are aiming to be the champions. I hope we can perform the way we have done so far," he added.
In the other quarter final, Aritra Chatterjee's 5 wicket haul helped Bhowanipore beat Kalighat by 98 runs. Chasing Bhowanipor's 341, Kalighat were polished off at 243 within 98.5 overs.
In the N.C.Chatterjee T20 quaterfinal, while Shibpur Institute beat Bantra Cricket Club by 4 wickets, Bengal Sporting Club beat South Suburban Club by 9 wickets.
Subrata Ghosh( 53*) and Souptick Biswas (82) contributed to their respective sides.
Among the bowlers, Md. Azharuddin and Rohit Mondal took 3 wickets each.
FIRST DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP PALY-OFF MATCHES
MATCH : BARISHA SPORTING CLUB VS TOWN CLUB
BARISHA SPORTING CLUB 468 / 8 IN 126 OVERS
TOWN CLUB 471 / 6 IN 124.4 OVERS
RESULT : TOWN CLUB WON BY 4 WICKETS
MATCH : KALIGHAT CLUB VS BHOWANIPORE CLUB
BHOWANIPORE CLUB 341 / 10 IN 124.3 OVERS
KALIGHAT CLUB 243 / 10 IN 98.5 OVERS
RESULT : BHOWANIPORE CLUB WON BY 98 RUNS
N.C.CHATTERJEE T-20 TOURNAMENT
DATE : 8 MAY,2017
MATCH : BANTRA CRICKET CLUB VS SHIBPUR INSTITUTE
BANTRA CRICKET CLUB 129 / 9 IN 20 OVERS
SHIBPUR INSTITUTE 131 / 6 IN 17.5 OVERS
RESULT : SHIBPUR INSTITUTE WON BY 4 WICKETS
MATCH : BENGAL SPORTING CLUB VS SOUTH SUBURBAN CLUB
SOUTH SUBURBAN CLUB 127 / 9 IN 20 OVERS
BENGAL SPORTING CLUB 130 / 1 IN 16.4 OVERS
RESULT : BENGAL SPORTING CLUB WON BY 9 WICKETS
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