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An all-round performance by Man of the Match Abhishek Dadwal (60 & 5/5) and half century by Rishab Taryal (59) helped Vikas Puri Centre, G-Block beat Dwarka Cricket Academy by 38 runs to enter the quarterfinals of the 1st Yorks U-17 cricket tournament at Vidya Jain ground, Rohini.
Brief scores: Vikas Puri Centre 198 all out in 34.3 overs (Abhishek Dadwal 60, Rishab Taryal 59, Rahul Pal 6/14); Dwarka Academy 160 all out in 33 overs (Praveen 70, Abhishek Dadwal 5/5)
Man of the Match Sandeep Bhatt scored a half century (70) while Mukesh Negi (3/11) and Ishan (2/13) contributed with the ball to help Avishkar Club beat Paras Club by 7 wickets to enter the semis of the 2nd JK 20-20 cricket tournament at Mohan Meakins ground.
Brief scores: Paras Club 93 for 9 in 20 overs (Bhupender 44, Mukesh Negi 3/11, Ishan 2/13); Avishkar Club 97 for 3 in 17 overs (Sandeep Bhatt 70, Naresh 28)
Massive victory for UCC
Half centuries by Vasu Sharma (89), Pardeep (55) and Saurav Bisht (52) while Jatin Chauhan (4/15), Kshitij (2/18) and Ashish (2/14) restricted the opposition with their disciplined bowling spells to help United Cricket Club beat York Club by 226 runs to ensure four points in the DDCA U-16 Vijay Mehra cricket tournament.
Brief scores: United Club 294 for 5 in 50 overs (Vasu Sharma 89, Pardeep 55, Saurav Bisht 52, Rohit Mathur 34, Devinder 2/67); York Club 68 all out in 29 overs (Monu 31, Jatin Chauhan 4/15, Kshitij 2/18, Ashish 2/14)
In the other match of the day, three wicket hauls by Mayank Dagar (3/3) and Ishan Gautam (3/5) helped Telefunken Club beat Darling Club by 10 wickets to get four points.
Brief scores: Darling Club 21 all out in 20 overs (Mayank Dagar 3/3, Ishan Gautam 3/5, Ayush 2/2); Telefunken Club 25 for no loss in 3.5 overs (Kartik Verma 15 not out)
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