In an exciting tie, Deshonnati pipped Sakal by just one wicket to enter the Super Six stage in the Inter-Press Cricket Tournament organised by Sports Journalists’ Association of Nagur (SJAN) at Vasant Nagar ground, here on Wednesday.
The tournament is organised in Association with OCW, SBI and HCL Technologies.
Batting first Sakal scored 117 all out in 20 overs. Prajwal Harne top scored with 18. For Deshonnati man-of-the-match Kartik Sahare claimed three wickets. In reply Sahare hammered 70 as Deshonnati achieved the target in 18.5 overs sparing one wicket.
Senior sports organiser and BSC vice-president Chandrashekhar Karkar handed over man-of-the-match trophy to Sahare.
Sakal: 117 all out in 20 overs (Prajwal Harne 18, Anil Kamble 12, Abhijit Moon, Devendra Deshpande and Nilesh Doye 11 each, Kartik Sahare 3 for 15, Sandeep Dhamde 2 for 25)
Deshonnati: 118 for 9 in 18.5 overs( Kartik Sahare 70, Sandeep Ganar 7, K Abhijeet 6, Prajwal Harne 2 for 16, Anil Kamble 2 for 34, Sachin Belvalkar 2 for 16).