Patiala were trailing by 224 runs with eight wickets in hand at the end of Day Two chasing Chandigarh’s first innings score of 378 all out in the Punjab Inter-district under-19 cricket tournament for Dhruv Pandove Trophy at DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, on Friday.
Earlier, Chandigarh resuming from overnight score of 262 for 4 were bundled out for 378 in 135.1 overs.
Arjit Singh, overnight unbeaten on 90, went on to score 119 off 272 balls. His twin Arpit Singh couldn’t add to his overnight score of 60 runs and was trapped in front of wicket by Sanveer. Down
the order, Arvind Chouhan scored 56 off 97 balls studded with seven hits to the fence. For Patiala, Anmolpreet was the pick of the bowlers taking three wickets for 12 runs.
Replying, Patial a openers Sanveer Singh and MandeepSingh added 111 runs for the first wicket.
Mandeep Singh was caught by Navansh of Bhagmender for 56 of 118 balls inclusive of eight boundaries and one six. Sanveer Singh remained unbeaten on 67 off 166 balls inclusive of 10 boundaries and one six. For Chandigarh, Bhagmender Singh took two wickets for 52 runs.
Karan Azad was unbeaten on 86 as he anchored Mohali’s chase in the second match against hosts Jalandhar at Burlton Park.
At stumps Mohali had reached 165 for the loss of one wicket in 69 overs chasing Jalandhar’s first innings core of 379 all out.
Jalandhar resuming from over night score of 266 for 7 were bundled out for 379 in 119.4 overs. Mansab Gill, who was unbeaten on 139, went on to hammer a double century. He made 231 off 357 balls studded with 30 boundaries and seven maximums.
For Mohali, Jasinder Singh finished with a haul five wickets for 115 runs. Mohali’s reply was led by Karan Azad and Abhijit Garg. Abhijit was unbeaten on 57 at stumps.
Hosts Ludhiana conceded first innings lead of 308 runs against Amritsar and following on were 22
for no loss at stumps at the end of second day.
Earlier, Amritsar resuming from over night 447 for 8 were bowled out for 519 in 120.1 overs. Over night not out batsman Rohit Kumar went on to score 79.
For Ludhiana, Viswanath (5 for 100) was the main wicket taker.
Replying, Ludhaina were bowled out for 211 in 59.4 overs. Nikhil Chaudhary with 79 runs off 69 balls inclusive of 14 boundaries and one six was the top scorer.
Parul made 61 off 125 balls with 10 boundaries.
For Amritsar, Rohit (5 for 74) was the main wicket taker.