Nakul Kumar / East Champaran. Under the auspices of the Bihar Cricket Association, East Champaran started with a win by defeating Gopalganj by 55 runs in the Randhir Verma Under-19 Cricket Tournament held at Sonpur Railway Stadium Ground. Earlier, winning the toss and electing to play first, the East Champaran team scored 243/8 runs in 45 overs due to batting by batsmen Ashutosh Pandey and Wasim Akram.
Ashutosh Pandey played a blistering innings
Ashutosh Pandey, who was man of the match in batting for the East Champaran team, played a blistering inning of 84 runs in 75 balls with 10 fours and two sixes. At the same time, Wasim Akram scored an unbeaten 37 in 32 balls with the help of 2 fours and 2 sixes. While Shivam Kumar Singh scored 36, Varun scored 30 and Sameer Akhtar scored 22 runs.
Gopalganj team piled on 188
On the other hand, chasing the target, the team of Gopalganj was reduced to a score of 188/10 runs in 41 overs. Gopalganj batsman Aryan scored 71 runs in 63 balls with the help of 12 fours. Anees scored 34 runs in 67 balls, while Praveen tried to handle the team by scoring 21 runs in 32 balls, but could not save the team from defeat.
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East Champaran team ahead in bowling
Along with batting, the bowlers of East Champaran team also worked to break the backbone of Gopalganj. Where Uttam Kumar Sunny took 5 wickets by giving 36 runs in 6 overs, Ashutosh and Aman got 2-2 wickets and Varun got a success.
On the other hand, Gopalganj’s bowler Prince took 4 wickets by giving 51 runs in 9 overs. While Bipul took three wickets. Prashant proved to be very expensive. He got only one wicket for 54 runs in 8 overs. On Friday, East Champaran will compete with West Champaran. The President, Vice President, Secretary of the East Champaran District Cricket Association have congratulated the team’s coach Abhishek Kumar alias Chhotu for winning the match.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 11, 2023, 22:09 IST