Patna: Rohtas defeated Kaimur by one wicket at Jagjivan Stadium in in Shyam Sinha U-16 Inter-District Cricket Tournament on Tuesday.
Batting first after winning the toss, Kaimur scored 172 runs losing all wickets in 36 overs. For Kaimur, Suryansh Tiwari contributed 49 runs, Pradeep Yadav scored 31 runs and Anuj Singh made 27 runs. For Rohtas, Rajkishore got 3 wickets, Himanshu Singh and Ansh got two wickets each.
Chasing the target of 172 runs, Rohtas achieved the target by losing 9 wickets in 39.4 overs thanks to Ansh’s courageous innings of 62 runs in 76 balls. Apart from Ansh, Mihir Srivastava contributed 29 runs and Kundan Kumar made 18 runs. Mayank Raj got 3 wickets and Ashif Ahmed got 2 wickets. Ansh of Rohtas was selected as the best player of the match.
Nawada defeated Sheikhpura by 9 wickets at Azad Ground Chewada, Sheikhpura. Batting first, Sheikhpura were bundled out for 114 runs in 36 overs. Sudhanshu scored 31 runs and Pankaj scored 20 runs for Sheikhpura. Raj Pandey took 4 wickets and Saurabh took 3 wickets for Nawada.
Nawada achieved the winning target by scoring 115 runs in 18.1 overs losing one wicket. Harsh scored 53 runs and Atul scored 28 runs for Nawada. Nawada’s Raj Pandey was declared man of the match.
Vaishali defeated Saran by 30 runs at Railway Ground Sonepur. Batting first after winning the toss, Vaishali scored 196 runs for two wickets in 25 overs due to rain. Yash contributed 79 runs, Aryan made 77 runs. Yuvraj took one wicket each for Saran.
With a target of 197 runs to win, Saran scored 166 runs for 8 wickets in 25 overs. Rahim scored 50 runs, Yuvraj scored 26 runs and Mohit scored 24 runs for Saran. Akhlesh, Jayant and Manish took two wickets each.
The match between Saharsa and Khagaria in Begusarai ended without any result due to rain. In the 23rd over, when Saharsa were playing at 70 for six, the match was stopped due to torrential rain.