Thrilling win for Yellow House
THE TEAMS of Yellow House and White House today entered the next round of the St Michael?s Inter-Academy Cricket Tournament being organised by St Michael?s Cricket Academy (SMCA) at Bab-e-Aali Stadium.india Updated: May 30, 2006 14:55 IST
THE TEAMS of Yellow House and White House today entered the next round of the St Michael’s Inter-Academy Cricket Tournament being organised by St Michael’s Cricket Academy (SMCA) at Bab-e-Aali Stadium.
In the first match, Yellow House registered a thrilling two-run victory over Green House. Batting first, Yellow House scored 138 all out in the stipulated 20 overs innings. Bharat and Lakhan with their small but responsible knocks helped
Yellow House in setting a target of almost seven runs per over for the opponents. They scored 36 and 29 runs respectively. For Green House, Ketan with three wickets was the highest wicket taker. Rizwan claimed two wickets.
Chasing the total, Green House responded well. But the Yellow House found them lucky as the Green House fell just two runs short of the target. Irfan scored the highest 30 runs.
The second match, however, ended in a one-sided win for the White House over the Blue House. Scoring just 103 runs in the stipulated 25 overs, Blue House disappointed the spectators by batting irresponsibly.
Except Rahul the other batsmen failed to stand against the fine bowling attack of the White House. Chasing the target, the White House, with a good innings of 34 by Faisal, scripted a comfortable six-wicket win over the Blue House.
Earlier, former director sports Yashowardhan Azad inaugurated the tournament. IG Sanjeev Kumar Singh presided over the opening ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, Azad said that such tournaments are good for the budding cricketers.
He applauded SMCA secretary Syed Shakeel Mohammad for organising the events through his own resources. BDCA joint secretary Hamidullah Khan ‘Mamu’, coach Samad Dad, Ghufran, Pervezullah and others were present.