9 Februray 2021
Today on the second day of the Trident Inter District Cricket one day tournament 2021, a total of 7 league pool matches were played in which team of Muktsar DCA took on Faridkot DCA, Fazilka DCA played against Ferozepur DCA, Mansa DCA played against Bathinda DCA, Sangrur DCA took on Barnala DCA Nawansahar DCA played against Kapurthla, Ropar DCA played against Fatehgarh Sahib and Hoshiarpur DCA took on Gurdaspur DCA. The matches were played today at Muktsar, Ferozepur, Bathinda, Sangrur, Nawansahar, Ropar and Gurdaspur.
The game started at 9 am schedule at Ferozepur, Bathinda, Muktsar and Ropar however due to fog and low visibility it was delayed by an hour at Gurdaspur, Nawanshahr and Sangrur . As per the guidelines of the tournament and PCA each team had a chance to play 50 over’s, however due to late start of the play, number of overs were reduced to 45 at Sangrur, 44 at Nawanshahr and 42 at Gurdaspur.
Expressing his happiness on the progress of the Inter District Cricket Tournament and performance of the players in these matches, Padma Shri Rajinder Gupta, Chairman of Trident Group and Chairman of Punjab Cricket Association Mohali , said that these initiatives to promote the game and infrastructure for the players at grass root level will benefit the young players of these districts and further will go a long way in emergence of new heroes on the State cricket scene.
Live scores of the matches played in the Trident Inter District Cricket one day tournament 2021 are also available online at https://cricheroes.in/tournament/207793/Trident-Inter-District-Cricket-Cup
The key takeaways of matches played on the second day are as given below:
· Muktsar DCA vs Faridkot played at NPS Cricket Grounds Muktsar, Faridkot DCA won the toss and elected to bat first and were bold all out for a score of 149 in 41.3 Overs. In reply Muktsar DCA made 150 runs in 39.2 over’s for a loss of 5 wickets and won the match with 5 wickets in hand. Kashish Panseja of Muktsar DCA was declared the man of the match for his all rounder performance. Kashish scored 51 runs of 72 deliveries and in his bowling spell of 10 overs took 3 wickets giving away just 13 runs. Harjot Dhawan of Muktsar DCA also scored 50 runs of 73 balls.
· Fazilka DCA vs Ferozepur DCA played at Polytechnical ground Ferozepur , Fazilka DCA won the toss and first elected to field . Ferozepur DCA while batting first made 294 for loss of 7 wickets in the 50 overs. Chasing the target Fazilka DCA was bowled all out for 173 in 41.3 overs and Ferozepur DCA won the match by 121 runs. Ashish Malhotra of Ferozepur DCA was declared man of the match for his all rounder performance, he scored 78 in 90 balls with help of 10 boundaries and a six , in bowling in took 4 wickets in his 8 over’s spell. Sahil of Ferozepur DCA made 121 runs in 145 balls with help of 13 boundaries and 2 sixes.
· Mansa DCA vs Bathinda DCA played at Cops club Bathinda Mansa DCA won the toss and elected to field first. Bathinda DCA while batting first made a huge total of 286 for the loss of 8 wickets in the allotted 50 over’s. In reply Mansa DCA made just 111 runs in 26.4 overs and was all out. Bathinda DCA won by a huge margin of 175 runs. Uday Saharan of Bathinda DCA was declared Man of the match.
· Sangrur DCA vs Barnala DCA played at Govt College Sangrur , The match started late due to fog and number of over’s were reduced to 45. Barnala DCA won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 189 for loss of all 10 wickets in 44 over’s. In reply Sangrur DCA could make only 182 runs and were bowled all out in 36.4 over’s. Mandeep Inder Bawa of Barnala DCA was declared man of the match for for his all rounder performance; he scored 101 runs in 125 deliveries with 12 boundaries and a six. In his bowling spell of 5 over’s he took 4 wickets giving away 30 runs.
· Nawansahar DCA vs Kapurthla DCA played at RK Arya College Nawansahar, The match started late due to fog and number of over’s reduced to 44. Kapurthala DCA won the toss and invited Nawanshahr to bat first. Nawanshahr team made 279 runs for loss of 9 wickets. In reply Kapurthala DCA scored 219 runs and was bowled all out in 39.3 overs. Aman Ghuman of Nawansahar DCA was declared man of the match for his excellent batting performance of 111 runs in 126 balls with 10 boundaries and 2 sixes.
· Ropar DCA vs Fatehgarh Sahib DCA played at Govt College Ropar, Ropar DCA won the toss and elected to field first. Fatehgarh DCA while batting first lost early wickets very quickly but managed to score 166 runs for the loss of all their wickets in 45.4 over’s , Chasing the target Ropar DCA made 168 runs and won the match by 6 wickets in 21.2 over’s. Madhav Pathania of Ropar DCA was declared the man of the match for his excellent bowling of 10 overs 5 maiden 10 runs and took 3 wickets. Nitin Kamboj for Ropar DCA scored 59 of 50 balls with the help of 7 boundaries and 3 sixes and Ravikant made 43 of 33 deliveries with help of 7 boundaries and a six.
· Hoshiarpur DCA vs Gurdaspur DCA played at Govt College Gurdaspur. The match started late due to fog and number of over’s reduced to 42. Team Gurdaspur DCA won the toss and elected to bat first and made a score of 107 runs. They were All out in 34.2 over’s. In reply chasing the target Hoshiarpur DCA completed the target in just 12.2 Over’s, they made 110 runs and won the match by 10 wickets. Karan Chawla of Hoshiarpur DCA was declared the man of the match for his unbeaten innings of 67 runs in 46 balls with help of 10 boundaries and 3 sixes. Rajat Sharma of Hoshiarpur took 3 wickets in his 9 overs and gave just 16 runs (9-4-16-3).
The third round of the league pool matches is now scheduled on 11 Feb 2021, which will finalize the teams for the semi finals. Currently Pool A is being lead by Muktsar DCA , who have won both their matches , POOL B is being lead by Bathinda DCA , followed by Barnala DCA both have won all their matches , POOL C is being lead by Nawanshahr DCA after winning both the matches played. In POOL D Hoshiarpur DCA entered semifinals after winning all 2 matches played
Detailed Point’s position in each pool after today’s match is available on https://cricheroes.in/tournament/207793/Trident-Inter-District-Cricket-Cup#PointTableDetail