Parade Sports XI enters final of Masters T20

JAMMU: Parade School Association XI today sailed into the final of the ongoing 3rd New Year Masters Twenty20 Cricket Cup, organized by J&K Transport Department at Parade Ground, here.

In today's outing, Parade Sports defeated Cantonment (Cantt) Cricket XI by 11 runs. Batting first, Parade Sports made 131 runs, in a match reduced to 18 overs a side, for the loss of six wickets. Anshuman (33), Ranjit Bali (32) and Sanjay Sharma (27) were main contributors to the total. Madan and Raj Kumar took two wickets each from Cantt XI while Narinder bagged one.

Batting second, Cantt XI, could not attain the goal completing their inning at 120 runs for nine. Vinay (43) and Narinder (11) were main scorers. From Parade Sports, Vicky took three wickets while Pardeep Bali and Sanjay Sharma shared two each. For his superb batting, Anshuman was adjudged man of the match.

Meanwhile, in another scheduled match, Doordarshan XI defeated Media XI by 33 runs. Batting first, Doordarshan XI scored 162 runs for the loss of five wickets.

Vicky (94) and Rajesh (19) remained top scorers. Sachin claimed most of the four wickets from Media XI while Rahul took one.

In reply, Media XI could not maintain the required run rate and exhausted their quota of overs for 129 runs for seven wickets. Vivek Suri (40), Pardeep Bali (31) and Sunil Bali (29) were main scorers. Suresh took two wickets while Shekhar, Vicky and Rajesh shared apiece each from Doordarshan. Vicky was obvious choice for the man of the match title. Sanjay, Sandeep and Vinod officiated the matches.

Fixture: Senior Police XI shall take on Doordarshan XI at 1.00 pm tomorrow.


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