Shivam, Arpit star in Chandigarh triumph
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Riding high on Shivam Bhambri's brilliant 110-ball knock of 106 runs and Arpit Singh's superb bowling spell (5 for 48), Chandigarh team registered a eight-wicket win over MCA (A) in a match played during U-19 Double Leg League cricket tournament organised by Chandigarh Cricket Association played at the GNPS, Sector 36, ground in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Batting first, MCA (A) team scored a total of 217 runs in 42 overs. Anmoljit Singh (69), Karan Aggrwal (49) and Kainderpreet (43) were the main scorers for MCA team. Arpit Singh bowled well to take five wickets while Sagar Sharma picked-up three wickets. In reply, Chandigarh got to the target in 38 overs, at the loss of two wickets. Shivam Bhambri emerged as the hero for the winning team, scoring ruthless 106 runs. He was ably supported by Bhagmender who made 51 runs.
Brief scores:MCA (A): 217 all out in 42 overs (Anmoljit Singh 69, Karan Aggrwal 49, Kainderpreet 43, Arpit Singh 5 for 48, Sagar Sharma 3 for 86) lost to Chandigarh: 221 for 2 in 38 overs (Shivam Bhambri 106, Bhagmender 51, Arjit 33, Abhjit Garg 1 for 13, Manjot Singh 1 for 34)
PU claim badminton title
Chandigarh : Panjab University badminton team won the title in the All India North Zone Inter-University Badminton Tournament held at MDU, Rohtak from November 27 to December 2. In the final, Panjab University scored a 3-2 win over MDU, Rohtak. In the semi-finals, Panjab University scored a 3-2 win over Delhi University. The members of the Panjab University team are : Vipul Saini, Abhinav Manota, Anand Tewari, Rupinder Singh, Harmaninder Singh, Ajay Kaith and Shish Rathee. The team was coached by Surinder Mahajan.
Billiards Championship from December 12
Chandigarh:Chandigarh Billiards and Snooker Championship will be played from December 12. The championship will be played in the senior and junior categories in both men and women's categories. The entries for the tournament will close at 7.00 pm on December 9.