YS Ramaswamy Memorial: Krishna, Nishant fire Jawans to title

Standing (from left): Nikhil M, Bhavesh Gulecha, Nihal Ullal, Krishna Pandey, Fazullah, Arjun, Aneesh K V, Adhoksh Hegde, Amar Ghale, Taha Farooqui, Sankalp Shettanavar Sitting (from left) : Abhishek Bhat, Shubhang Hegde, Irfan Sait, Nishanth Shekawat (Captain), Abhinav Manohar, Dev Dutt Padikkal, Rohan Kadam

Bengaluru, October 27: An impressive all-round show from Krishna Pandey (47 not out & 3/44) and 94 from skipper Nishant Singh powered Jawans Cricket Club defeat Swastic Union Cricket Club (1) by 42 runs to win the YS Ramaswamy Memorial Cricket Tournament here on Saturday.

In the title clash at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Jawans rode on Abhinav Manohar (64) and Nihal Ullal’s (45) contributions to post a big 320 for 5 on the board.

In reply, Swastic Union Cricket Club (1) were bowled out for 278. Karthik CA (53) and CM Gautam (72) came up with fifties each while Naga Bharath made 34 and Rohit S chipped in with an unbeaten 29 which wasn’t enough to take them across the finish line.

Supporting Krishna, pacer Abhishek Bhat bagged three wickets while Sankalp S and Shubhang Hegde took two wickets apiece for the champions.

Brief scores: Final: Jawans Cricket Club: 320 for 5 in 50 overs (Rohan Kadam 24, Abhinav Manohar 64, Nishanth Singh 94, Nihal Ullal 45, Krishna Pandey 47 not out) beat Swastic Union Cricket Club (1): 278 all out in 47.3 overs (Karthik CA 53, Naga Bharath 34, CM Gautam 72, Rohit S 29 not out, Sankalp S 2/62, Shubhang Hegde 2/26, Abhishek Bhat 3/53, Krishna Pandey 3/44) by 42 runs.


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