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Brilliant wins for RITS, NRI

RITS AND NRI won their opening ties at the RGPV Nodal Cricket Tournament that began today at Radharaman Institute of Technology and Science. The tournament is being organized under the series VIHAN-06.

india Updated: Mar 03, 2006 16:10 IST

RITS AND NRI won their opening ties at the RGPV Nodal Cricket Tournament that began today at Radharaman Institute of Technology and Science. The tournament is being organized under the series VIHAN-06.

Under VIHAN-06, various programmes including technical paper presentation, cultural programmes, fashion shows, quiz and others will be organized. In the first match RITS convincingly defeated Globus. After winning the toss, Globus invited the opponents to bat first.

Playing on their home ground, RITS batsmen played brilliantly. Helped by a splendid knock by Arvind Yadav, RITS set victory target of 150 runs for Globus. Arvind scored 28 including two sixes.

Arvind’s brilliant all-round performance ensured the victory for his team. Besides dazzling batting performance, he also scalped two wickets. Chasing the target, Globus fell short of the total by 99 runs. Arvind was declared Man of the Match. In the second match played between NRI and BITS, Sohail Ahmed scripted win for the former.

After losing eight wickets for just 40 runs, Sohail took the responsibility and played a gutsy knock. Such was his innings that the team that was struggling to score 50 runs managed to set 124 runs target. His 66 runs innings saw 12 hits to the boundary including three sixes. Chasing the target, BITS were all out for just 74 runs. Sohail was declared Man of the Match.

Earlier, Director of the College Dr LD Balani, and Chairman Radharaman Saxena visited the grounds. ‘This is our first attempt. Our next plan is to organize tournament and other programmes at the state level’, said Saxena.


Friday’s matches
1. Bansal College vs. TIT
2. All Saints’ College vs. VNS