UTCA hosting for BCCI’s U23 ODI tournament concludes
Tandon held a meeting with the three formats teams
Chandigarh: UT boys faced a three wicket thrilling defeat in their last encounter at the BCCI Under-23 ODI Tournament concluded at Rajkot. Chandigarh won the toss and batted first and scored 279 runs with the help of opener Nehal Pajni (137). Nitin Sai Yadav took a maximum of four wickets. In reply, Nitish Reddy also played an innings of 116 runs. Hyderabad sealed its victory at the loss of seven wickets on the last ball of the innings. Mohd Ashad took \ three wickets.
Chandigarh faced yet another defeat by nine wicket against Baroda at the women’s Under-19 ODI tournament. Chandigarh while batting first, scored 72/4 runs in the stipulated twenty overs. Tanishqa Rana (18) was the top scorer. In reply, unbeaten A Banerjee (44) and Masvi Poker (26) helped their team of achieve the target in 11th over.
Meanwhile, BCCI Under 23 ODI Tournament matches also concluded at Chandigarh. In reply to Assam’s 197 runs, Andhra Pradesh was all out for 169 runs at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium. Parvej Musraf of Assam took five wickets in the innings.
At GMSS School Sector 26, Railways managed to defend its score of 219 and registered a 32-run victory by wrapping up Meghalaya for 187. In the third match of the day played at Mahajan Cricket Ground, UP registered a victory of 168 runs over Bengal. In reply to UP’s 357/6, Bengal were all out for 189. Kritgya Singh took the maximum of six wickets.
UTCA’s President Sanjay Tandon visited Baba Balak Cricket Academy on Thursday and interacted with the members of Men’s Seniors, Boys Under 19 and Girls Under 15 teams. Tandon asked them about the challenges players are facing and also invited suggestions in view of the upcoming BCCI tournament to sharpen their games. Tandon also held a separate meeting with the coaches, managers and selectors of these formats and discussed in depth the better performance of the teams. Tandon asked academy directors Dalip Kumar and Gurmeet Singh to make new practice pitches and increase dugouts.