Punjab & Region

Punjab U-25 beat Delhi U-25 by 87 runs in a league match played at Pondicherry

The Fact News Service
Mohali, November 24

In the league match of Men’s U-25 State A Trophy (2021-2022) played today at Pondicherry in-between Punjab Cricket Association and Delhi Cricket Association the match was delayed due to rain and it was curtailed to 25 over’s each side. Delhi U-25 team won the toss and chose to field first.

Batting first Punjab scored 210 runs for the loss of six wickets in the allotted 25 overs. Pukhraj Mann scored 62 runs off 43 balls with 5 boundaries and three huge sixes, Salil Arora scored 28 runs off 28 balls with two boundaries and one six, Abhinav Sharma scored 59 runs off 28 balls with 3 boundaries and five huge sixes, Jashanpreet Singh scored 17 runs off 23 balls with one six, Nehal Wadhera scored 13 off 11 balls with one boundary and one six, Naman Dhir scored 20 runs off 17 balls with 1 boundary and one six, were the main run-getters for Punjab. For Delhi Saurav Dagar 1 / 38, Mayank Yadav 2 / 63, Ayush Badoni 1 /24 and Sumit Mathur 1 / 33 were the main wicket-takers.

Replying Delhi team were bowled all out at a score of 123 runs only in 23.1 overs. Punjab won by 87 runs and garnered 4 points while Delhi got zero. For Delhi Sumit Chhikara scored 29 runs off 35 balls, Lakshay scored 40 runs off 42 balls and Hrithik Shokeen scored 15 runs off 11 balls were the main contributors. Ikjot Singh Thind 1 / 22, Gurnoor Brar 2 / 19, Abhinav Sharma 3 / 15, Prerit Dutta 1 / 25, Prince Balwant Rai 2 / 32 were the main wicket-takers for Punjab.

Punjab will play their next match against Rajasthan tomorrow 24th Nov. 2021.