Maidan giants, Wari win; Friend
Sporting batter Harshvardhan smashes 165
25th February 2021
East Bengal's Sayan Sekhar Mondal and Wari Athletic Club batter Ayush Pandey smahsed fluent tons as their team registered big victories in JC Mukherjee trophy today.
Batting first EB amassed 226 losing 2 wickets as Sayan made 105 off 57 balls, Anur Pal added 75 and later restricted Sporting Union to 155/4 to win the match by 71 runs while their arch rivals Mohun Bagan also won their respective match.
Ayush made 100 not out off 56 deliveries along with Anuj Kumar Singh's 83 to hand Wari a 60-run victory against Ballygunge United after putting up a total of 207/1 run to chase.
Debabrata Das was man for Bagan who made 31-ball 54 to chase down 169-run target set by Calcutta Customs and BNR Recreation, Netaji Subhas Institute won their respective matches.
Sandipan Das starred with the ball against Indian Boys Athletic by bagging a four-for and bundle them for a paltry 99 runs to help Bhowanipur emerge victorious.
In two NC Chatterjee trophy matches 400-plus runs were scored. In a match between Burnpur Club and YMCA (Chow Br) as chasing target of 258 runs the latter one scored 208 while Dewendra Kr Singh hit unbeaten ton to help Gymkhana chase 210/3 previously set by Calcutta Cricket Club.
Friends Sporting Union amassed a mammoth 279 losing just 1 wicket in their quota of overs riding on Harshvardhan Shah's 65-ball 165 and Yaman Ondhia's 90* against Satya Sandhi who were later bundled for 91 runs.
Harshvardhan hit 17 sixes and 11 boundaries during his blistering knock.
In other matches WB Police, Aurora Athletic, Baranagar Sporting, Jorabagan and Howrah Sporting were victorious.
CAB MEDIA DESK