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Jain clinch varsity T20 title

cricket Updated: Mar 11, 2013 00:12 IST
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Jain University, Bangalore pipped hosts Jamia Millia by two runs to clinch the Toyota University T20 championship on Sunday night.

The 19-year-old Shreyas Gopal's all-round excellence made the difference in the end for the Bangalore outfit. Gopal lashed an unbeaten 83 and then grabbed two wickets bowling leg-spin to keep Jamia in check on a sluggish pitch. Gopal, who was declared the Man-of-the-match, struck eight fours in his 62-ball knock. Kaunain Abbas contributed a patient 45-ball 33.

Needing five runs to win off the last ball, Jamia could manage only two runs, leaving the delirious Jain players celebrating by collectively doing push-ups on the ground. Two of the host batsmen, Shivam Sharma (35) and Surinder Dahiya (31) got set only to be dismissed which left the home team, cheered by a large crowd, in disappointment in the end.

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