Bengaluru, October 4: Sparsh Hegde bagged a five-wicket haul in Minerva Cricket Club’s win against Indiranagar Cricketers in a rain-curtailed clash of the KSCA Group I – IVth Division League-Knockout cricket tournament for the Metro Shield.
Batting first, Indiranagar Cricketers were bowled out for a mere 169. Jeevan HK (29), Narendra P (26), Suroop J (35) and Umesh Rao (37) were the main contributors. Supporting Hegde, Abhisht Sharma took two wickets.
In reply, Minerva were 91 for five in 21.3 overs when rain played spoil sport. Roshan Shetty made 35 while Abhisht remained 27 not out. Narendra P and Shri Bhagawan Singh grabbed two wickets apiece.
Minerva went home with full points owing to better run rate.
Brief scores: Hanumanthnagar Cricket Club: 297 for 9 in 50 overs (Devaraj KN 102 (120 balls, 8×4, 2×6), Sudhindra P Shinde 76, Arjun Dev Nagendra 2/59, Vivek B Ravi 5/35) Vs. (Match was interrupted by rain, and no further play was possible.) Sri Jayachamarajendra Cricket Club: 66 for no loss in 14.2 overs (Arjun Dev Nagendra 24 not out, Varun S Rao 29 not out)
Indiranagar Cricketers: 169 all out in 47 overs (Jeevan HK 29, Narendra P 26, Suroop J 35, Umesh Rao 37, Sparsh Anup Hegde 5/35, Abhisht Sharma 2/37) lost to (Match was interrupted by rain, and no further play was possible.) Minerva Cricket Club: 91 for 5 in 21.3 overs (Roshan Shetty 35, Abhisht Sharma 27 not out, Narendra P 2/29, Shri Bhagawan Singh 2/22) by better run rate.
Gary Cricketers: 142 all out in 21 overs (Kushalappa CK 49 not out, Chetan J 22, Gagandeep K 2/23, Bharath BR 2/16, Nagaraj B 2/36, Bharath L 2/24) Vs. (Match was interrupted by rain, and no further play was possible.) Young Challenging Cricketers:
Freelancers Cricket Club: 168 for 9 in 28.3 overs (Rakesh SJ 31, Deepak Reddy C 38, Tarun Chandramouli 4/34) Vs. (Match was interrupted by rain, and no further play was possible.)
Friend’s XI Cricket Club, Doddaballapura: Royal Cricket Club, Chinthamani: 238 for 9 in 47 overs (Veerendra S Sambrani 43, Vinayak 41, Satvik Gudaraddi 21, Jayakumar Murthy 42, Raghavan Balakrishnan 37, Abdul Junaid 3/26) (Start of the match was delayed due to wet outfield and match was revised to 47 overs per side.) Beat Select Cricketers: 192 all out in 40.3 overs (Suresh LS 65, Sanjay Ashwin C 50, Someshwar Navallimath 3/48, Veerendra S Sambrani 2/42, Satvik Gudaraddi 2/49) by 46 runs.
Jayanagar United Cricketers: 30 for 3 in 10 overs (Mohammed Naseeruddin 3/12) Vs. (Match was interrupted by rain, and no further play was possible.) Eleven Brother’s Cricket Club, Magadi: