Indian Navy defeats LIC by 6 runs

Sirsa, Sep 6 (UNI) A hurricane knock of 77 in 65 balls by Yashpal Singh paved the way for Indian Navy to beat Life Insurance Corporation XI by six runs in the JCD International Twenty 20 Cricket League at the JCD National Academy Stadium here today.

After winning the toss, Indian Navy batted first and made 147 for 5 in 20 overs. Yashpal Singh and Sanjeev Mishra (not out 26) were associated in a 46-run partnership. Jasbir Singh made 15.

Rohit got two wickets for 33 runs.

In reply LIC could garner 135 for 7 in allotted overs. Varun Kumar was their main scorer with a hurricane 47 in 30 balls. Michael Vishal remained not out on 24 and Shiva Kant Shukla contributed 25.

Right arm leg spinner Amit Kumar (3 for 12) and right arm medium fast Narnder Kumar (2 for 21) were the successful bowlers for Indian Navy.

Yashpal Singh of Navy was declared man of the match for his authoritative innings.

Indian Navy: 147 for 5 in 20 overs (Yashpal Singh 77, Jasbir Singh 15, Sanjeev Mishra not out 26, Rohit 2 for 33, Nishan Singh 1 for 17, Sparsh Jain 1 for 41, Arun Singh 1 for 28).

LIC: 135 for 7 (Varun Kumar 47, Shiva Kant Shukla 25, Rajesh Patha 15, Michel Vishal not 24, Narender Kumar 2 for 21, Rakesh Kumar 1 for 26, Sachin Nadkarni 1 for 27, Amit Kumar 3 for 12).


Story first published: Saturday, September 6, 2008, 22:32 [IST]
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