Deadly bowling by Rohan Rathee 4/40 and good knocks by Himanshu Rana 53 and Rahul Tyagi 31 helped Sporting Club beat LB Shastri Club by 4 wickets and lift 32nd All India Laxman Das Chhabra memorial cricket tournament at St. Stephens ground.
Winners received INR 1,10,000/- and runners up 60,000/- as cash prize. Best batsman- Himanshu Rana, Best bowler- Kartikey Singh, Man of the tournament- Rahul Tyagi. Man of the match- Rohan Rathee.
Awards were presented by Raman Gupta, Chairman, Padam Cables and Rakesh Juneja. OP Chhabra, PP Khurana and Mahender Chhabra- Organizing Secretary were also present at the occasion.
Earlier, Sporting Club won the toss and elected to field first. At one stage LB Shastri Club were 53 for 7 but Vikas Dixit and Suraj Rai added 86 runs for the 8th wicket and saved the day for their team. For Sporting Club, Himanshu Rana and Rahul Tyagi added 75 runs for the first wicket in just 7.3 Overs.
LB Shastri Club: 139 all out in 30 Overs:Vikas Dixit 52,(70b,4×5,2×6) Suraj Rai 22 no, Rohan Rathi 4/40, Kuldeep Hooda 2/13, Yogesh Kumar 2/35.
Sporting Club: 142 for 6 in 23.1 Overs: Himanshu Rana 53,(34b,6×4,2×6) Rahul Tyagi 31, Vikas Dixit 3/26, Kartikey Singh 2/48