Dipak's purple patch continues as
Shibpur become NC Chatterjee champion
31st May 2022
Dipak Prasad continued blistering form with the bat hitting another crucial half-century as Shibpur Institute defeated Bengal Sporting by higher runrate in a rain-curtailed final match to become NC Chatterjee Memorial T20 trophy champion today at Eden Gardens.
Batting first Shibpur posted 195/4 and in reply Bengal Sporting were restricted to 105/6 till rain interrupted the game.
Put to bat first Shibpur lost opener Jayanta Dutta (4) early. Experienced campaigner Dipak Prasad continued his purple patch hitting a crucial 35-ball 63 along with Mithun Dutta's patient 38 to steady the ship.
Dipak's innings was crafted with 3 sixes and 4/6 boundaries. From 114/3 after Dipak's departure Sk Md Shahrukh and Amit Biswas added 79 runs off last 35 balls to post a challenging total of 195/4.
Shahrukh hit a blistering 21-ball 47 containing 5 sixes and Amit made a quickfire 33.
While chasing Bengal Sporting batting line-up crumbled in front of a potent Shibpur bolwing attack led by Monomit's 4 fot 17.
Rain interrupted when the match was 16.3 overs old with Bengal Sporting reeling on 105/6 and later Shibpur was declared champion by higher runrate.
CAB MEDIA DESK