Punjab beat J

Patiala, Oct 22 (UNI) Hosts Punjab crushed J&K by 167 runs in the North Zone Inter-State one-day cricket tournament (Under-19) for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy here today at the Dhruv Pandove Stadium.

Winning the toss and batting first, Punjab scored an impressive 274 for the loss of five wickets in the alloted 50 overs.

The main scorers for the winners were Yuvraj who hit a brilliant unbeaten 77 with the help of six boundaries and Anil Sihag who scored an unbeaten 68 scored with the help of five boundaries.

The two were associated in a 155 run partnership for the sixth wicket. The other scorer for the hosts was S Loomba who hit a quickfire 45 with the help of four boundaries.

For J &K, Owais Shah picked up three wickets for 37 runs.

In reply J &K were all out for 107 in 39 overs. Ulfat Ahmed was the only one to impress with a knock of 45 runs. For Punjab, Jaskaran picked up four wickets for 22 runs while H Chawla and Gunjot shared two wickets each.


Story first published: Friday, October 24, 2008, 22:33 [IST]
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