9 June 2023
Despite an all-round display by Bhagmender Lather, the match between Leisure Zone and Terrace Zone at the ongoing Men’s Senior Multi Days Tournament ended in a draw at GMSSS, Sector 26 on Friday. Terrace Zone bundled out for 272 in reply to Leisure Zone’s 263/5, providing them a lead of nine runs. Leisure Zone declared its inning at 179/8 to pose a target of 171.In reply, Terrace Zone could only manage 129/5 which resulted in a draw. The innings lead helped Terrace Zone ensure three points while Leisure Zone settled with one point.
Earlier in the day, Terrace Zone extended their overnight score from 179/6 and added another 93 to bundle out for 272. Ruchin (72) and Bhagmender played their vital innings while Nipun Pandita (4/39) clinched four wickets from opposition. Later, Leisure Zone in its second innings struggled against the left arm spinner Bhagmender Lather (4/50) as half of the side reduced to mere 74. Sumit Hooda (50) and Arpit Pannu (41) steered the innings to 179/8 and posed a target of 171. Terrace Zone could manage only 129/5 with unbeaten Nikhil Sharma (57) resulting in a drawn match at the end. Hardik Choudhary (4/33) took four wickets for Leisure Zone