In the ongoing exciting Cricplex Kalinga Cup, the Delhi Cricket Club registered a remarkable 8-wicket victory over the Pragati Sporting Orissa at the Achievers Sports Ground in Noida. Pragati Sporting were bowled out in a crushing manner as they bundled out for just 36 runs in the first innings. Ashish managed to pick up an outstanding five-wicket haul.
Pragati Sporting Orissa won the toss and opted to bat first at the Achievers Sports Ground in Noida. However, the decision of batting first backfired quite instantly as the Pragati Sporting side started to lose wickets very early in the game. Delhi Cricket Club’s bowler Ashish wrecked havoc as he bowled a stunning opening spell to rattle the opposition batsmen.
None of the Pragati Sporting Orissa’s batters really got going as only Trupti Ranjan managed to get into double digits while five batsmen got out without even opening their accounts. On the back of a spectacular performance by the entire bowling attack, the Delhi Cricket Club managed to rattle Pragati Sporting Orissa for a paltry total of 36 runs in 14.4 overs. For Delhi Cricket Club, Ashish was the star performer with the ball as he picked up a brilliant five-wicket haul, while Adnan and Manish finished with two wickets each.
While chasing an easy target of 37 runs, things moved rather very much quickly for the Delhi Cricket Club as there was really no such pressure on the batsmen. However, Lipu Nayak, who registered an amazing five-wicket haul in the last game, still managed to pluck out two wickets as he dismissed both the openers.
But without too much of hassles, the Delhi Sporting Club managed to get over the line in a matter of just 8 overs. Ali remained unbeaten at 10 runs off 5 balls while Sanju was 5 not out as their team registered a superb victory.