Nitin Patariya slammed another century as Lokmat drubbed Loksatta by 155 runs to top the pool ‘B’ in Inter-Press Cricket Tournament organised by Sports Journalists’ Association of Nagpur (SJAN) in association with OCW and SBI at Ambedkar College ground, here on Wednesday.
Batting first Lokmat piled up 254 for 5 in 20 overs. Patariya playing in his usual style hammered 118 in 48 balls hitting 11 boundaries and eight sixes. Skipper Amit Khodke hit 31-ball 57 whereas Nitin Shriwas contributed 30.
In reply, Loksatta were all out for 100. Thanks to Raviraj Ambedkar who claimed four wickets for just 6 runs. In another match, batting first Punyanagari scored 182 for 6 in 20 overs. Pankaj Pande’s played captains knock of 89. Shrikant Bondre (54) also batted well.
In reply, Dainik Bhaskar were bowled out for a paltry 53. Thanks to Sunil Khorgade who ripped through the batting line up and captured six wickets.
Secretary of Nagpur District Volleyball Associaiton Sunil Hande distributed the man-of-the-match prizes.
At Ambedkar College ground
Lokmat: 254 for 5 in 20 overs (Nitin Patariya 118 Amit Khodke 57, Nitin Shtiwas 30, Ajinkya Dalal 2 for 37) Loksatta: 100 for 8 in 20 overs (Chandrashekhar Kuthe 22 not out, Raviraj ambadwar 4 for 6, Pramod Ingoel 2 for 23)
Result: Lokmat won by 155 runs
MoM: Nitin Patariya
At Vasant Nagar ground
Punyanagari: 182 for 6 in 20 overs (Pankaj Pande 89, Shrikant Bondre 54, Shrikant Bhalerao 3 for 35) Dainik Bhaksar: 53 all out in 13.8 overs (Shrikant Bhalerao 20, sunil Khorgade 6 for 10)
Result: Punyanagari won by 129 runs
MoM: Sunil Khorgade and Pankaj Pande