Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Thanks to brilliant 93 by Anupam Topo, Ankur defeated Vidisha in the Raja Ali Memorial Cricket Tournament being played at BabeAli Grounds. Ankur won the toss and scored 192 for the loss of five wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.
Anupam Topo scored whirlwind 94 off 44 balls with the help of 6 fours and 8 sixes. Varun scored 33 off 25 balls. For Vidisha, Abhishek captured 2 wickets while conceding 26 runs. Palash and Manoj captured one wicket each. Chasing the victory target, Vidisha could score only 175 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs and lost the match by 17 runs.
For Vidisha, palash and Ankur contributed 66 and 38 runs respectively. For Ankur, Aditya grabbed 3 wickets. Pranjal and Murli took one wicket each. Madhya Pradesh Athletic Association secretary Mumtaz Khan presented Man of the Match Award to Anupam for his brilliant batting.
Bhopal Seniors win in friendly match In a friendly match, Bhopal Seniors defeated Patrakar Ekadash. Patrakar Ekadash’s captain Yaduvanshi won the toss and batting first scored 127 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 20 overs.
Anand Rajak and Prabhat Shukla contributed 29 and 19 runs respectively. Bhopal Seniors’ Prasanna grabbed five wickets. In reply, Bhopal Seniors reached the target of 128 runs in 15 overs for the loss of two wickets. Amitabh hit brilliant 58 runs, while Preeti Yadav hit unbeaten 33. For Patrakar XI, Piyush and Deepak took one wicket each.