Friends Cricket Club moved into the QF round of 43rd All India Goswami Ganesh Dutt Memorial Cricket Tournament 2016 as they easily defeated Hari Singh Cricket Academy, Ghaziabad by 61 runs in PQF round match, played at SGTB Khalsa College Ground.
KIMATI MAN OF THE MATCH: MAYANK SIDHANA OF FRIENDS CRICKET CLUB
HAVELLS PROMISING PLAYER OF THE MATCH : SONU RATHI OF FRIENDS CRICKET CLUB
Due to heavy thunderstorm the previous night, the match began at 1:30 PM and was reduced to 24 overs a side. Hari Singh Cricket Academy skipper Naman Sharma won the toss and invited Friends Club to bat first. Friends Cricket Club scored 147/7 in allotted 24 overs with the help of Mayank Sidhana 59 ( 6×4 1×6 b47), Sonu Rathi 21( 2×4 b23), Pulkit Narang 19 and Vikas Rana 18. Left arm spinner Chinmaya Bishnoi took 2/24 while Saurav Kumar, Zai-ul-Haq and Viren Singh took 1 wicket each.
In reply, Hari Singh Cricket Academy batsman failed to face the spin attach of Friends Cricket Club and were all out for 86 runs in 19 overs. Pardeep Malik scored 21 and Himmat Singh scored 27 runs. Left arm spinner Sonu Rathi bowled well and took 3/09 in 5 overs in which 2 overs were maiden . Right arm spinner Pulkit Narang, Dhruv Shorey and Ashish Suhag took 2 wickets each.
Mr. Dinesh Sharma, Jt. Secretary-DDCA graced the occasion. He was presented a momento by Mr. Inder Pal Maggon