Cricket league: 8 teams vie for SF spot | Ludhiana News

LUDHIANA: Day two champions cricket league tournament matches of the Sutlej and Lodhi clubs were held at Lodhi Club on Friday. Eight teams contested against each other in the matches which started in the afternoon and continued till late evening.
Nitin Mahajan, general secretary of Lodhi Club, said, “We are getting great response to the tournament. There is lot of excitement among the players and members as well and everyone is praising this joint effort of both the clubs to organise this tournament. Day two of the league started with the match between Onn Tiger and Team Dabbang North Flex in which the Onn team scored 103 runs for loss of eight wickets and defeated Dabbangs by a margin of 80 runs. It was the first match in which the man of the match award was shared jointly by Nitin Jain, who claimed six wickets in three overs and Vikas Prashar who scored 44 runs in 22 balls. In the second match Titans played against Ludhiana Tigers and batting first Titans scored 38 runs and while chasing Tigers scored 41 in just 4.3 overs. Vineet was declared man of the match for claiming four wickets in three overs.”
According to Mahajan, in the third match, Star Leads United contested against JD11 and while batting first the United team scored 116 runs for loss of five wickets while the JD team could only score 96 runs for loss of eight wickets in their allotted 10 overs. “Amarbir Pahwa was declared man of the match for putting tremendous all-round performance by scoring 80 runs off 31 balls and also claiming two wickets. In the last match, Satluj Super Stars played against Hindustan Royals and batting first Sutlej team scored 60 runs for loss of nine wickets in 10 overs while Royals chased down the score in 7.4 overs. Suresh Sood was declared man of the match for scoring 37 runs and also claiming two wickets,” he added.
Today’s matches as well as the semi-final and finals on Sunday will be held at the ground of Sutlej Club.

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