Anku's unbeaten 61 guides Smailpur to easy win

JAMMU: Brilliant uneaten innings from Anku today helped Smailpur XI make it an absolute 10 wickets victory against Palli Cricket Club in the Samba district cricket meet as part of the district level activities of the J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) at Pandit Prem Nath Dogra ground, Smailpur in district Samba.

Earlier, batting first after winning the toss, Palli Club bowled out for 87 runs in 19 overs of the 20 overs a side game. Anshik (17), Pawan Kumar (13) and Kapil (12) were main contributors to the total. From Smailpur Club, Dilwar Singh took three wickets while Daljit Singh, Paramdev Singh and Anku shared two each.

In reply, Smailpur XI chased the total making 91 runs in just 7.5 overs that too without any loss. Anku played unbeaten innings of 61 runs off just 26 balls studded with nine fours and three sixes. Deepak made 19-ball 25 including four boundaries. Anku Singh was declared man of the match.

JAMMU: Meanwhile, in Jammu district cricket meet underway at GGM Science College Hostel ground, here Game Changer trounced Young Star Cricket Club by 53 runs. Batting first, Game Changer made 203 runs for seven wickets in given 30 overs, which, in reply, Young Star could not chase and bowled out for 150 runs in 27.3 overs.

Brief Score: Game Changer: 230 for 7; Vishal Verma 48, Anil 45, Gourav 22 and Aryan 21; Vishal 2 for 20 and Vishal Bhat 2 for 43. Young Star: 150 all out in 27.3 overs; Ayush Bhat 37, Shubham 28, Vickey 25; Gourav 2 for 13. Man of match: Vishal Verma.

RAJOURI: In district Rajouri cricket tournament, Manhas Cricket Club defeated Peer Panchal Cricket Club by 10 wickets at District Police Lines ground, here today. Earlier, batting first, after Manhas Club won the toss and opted to field, Peer Panchal bowled out cheaply for 67 runs in 13.2 overs. In reply, Manhas Club overhauled the small total in 6.2 overs with all wickets intact.

Brief Score: Peer Panchal 67 all out in 13.2 overs: Arfan Khan 16, Shahid Khan, 12; Ishtiaq 4 for 13, Zaheer 3 for 10, Aamir 3 for 13. Manhas Cricket Club 69 all out in 6.2 overs: Sahil Ahmed 45, Vishal Sharma 23. Man of the match: Ishtiaq Ahmed.


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