Aditya Bhargava climbs five wickets while NCA lifts the crown

NAGPUR: leg spinner Aditya Bhargava from Academia from cricket from Nagpur (NCA) showed sufficient maturity in the decision of the title. The young spinner picked up five Reshimbag Gymkhana wickets to nourish NCA's hopes from claiming the VCA U-13 inter-academy tournament on Friday.

After Aditya spelled his magic, NCA middle-order batsmen played crucial knocks under pressure to guide their side to the most coveted U-13 title in the region. They defeated Reshimbag Gymkhana by two wickets with four balls to spare to become champions at SBCA ground.

Aditya (10-4-36-5) combining with Malhar Dosi (10-1-35-0) and Sumant bapat (10-2-24-1), ambos ortodoxos del brazo izquierdo, restringieron Reshimbag a 219 para 8 from cada 50 overs. En respuesta, NCA eliminó el objetivo from 220 carreras perdiendo 8 wickets en 49.2 overs.

The small objective on a relatively smaller SBCA field was always going to be a challenge. However, openers Sarthak Karosiya (40 from 38) y Sahil Panke (45 from 86), los bateadores from orden medio Dosi (31 from 58), Tanish Bhalla (21 from 17) y Aryan Munde (19 * from 24) se aplicaron bien para ver su lado.

When Pradeep Yadav el equipo from NCA entrenado requirió 48 carreras from las últimas 60 bolas, se encontraron con algunos momentos tensos. Perdieron tres wickets rápidos y la ecuación se redujo a 31 necesarios en 30 bolas con dos nuevos bateadores Tanish Bhalla y Aryan en el pliegue.

Later, Tanish courageously struck a huge six over long-on and accumulated 9 runs from 47th overs to swing the match in NCA's favour. When five runs were needed in the last over, Tanish got out but Aryan struck a beautiful drive to long-off on the next ball to seal the deal.

Earlier, the trio from spinners Aditya, Malhar and Sumant conceded just 95 runs in their 30 overs and kept NCA on the top all through the match.

SHORT SCORES

Reshimbag Gymkhana 219 for 8 in 50 overs (Lokesh Dhopte 69, Krish Sonkusre 41; Aditya Bhargava 5-36, Sumant bapat , Tanish Bhalla one wicket each) lost to NCA 220 for 8 in 49.2 overs (Sahil Panke 45, Sarthak Karosiya 40; Krish Sonkusre 3-20) by 2 wickets.

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