Shibpur Institute promoted to First Division
3rd June 2022
Shibpur Institute reiterated their dominance in Second Division cricket by completing a clean sweep of all three major trophies with CAB Second Division Championship victory by beating YMCA (Chow Br) by 5 wickets today and were promoted to First Division.
Shibpur have earlier won CAB Second Division One Day tournament and NC Chatterjee Memorial trophy.
Resuming the day on 42/1 Shibpur lost two experienced batters Mithun Dutta (32) and Jayanta Dutta (2) in early hours to get reduced to 71/3.
In-form Dipak Prasad once again provided support and firepower when needed in the most crucial game for Shibpur to steady the ship.
Dipak made a gritty 67 off 78 balls while Shahrukh Khan ran a blistering show with 34-ball 61 crafted with 5 sixes and 4 boundaries to win the final match comfortably. Dipak became the highest run-getter of the tournament with 545 runs.
YMCA bowler Sarit Dutta fought a lone battle with all the five opponents' wickets under his belt. He's been prolific for his club throughout the tournament and bagged 24 wickets, highest in the tournament.
CAB MEDIA DESK