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Himachal defeats J&K in Cooch Bihar Trophy

January 5, 2018

Srinagar: J&K Thursday lost it second match to Himachal by an inning and 233 runs in the ongoing match of Cooch Bihar Trophy U19.

The match was played at Atal Biharee Vajpayee Cricket Stadium, Amtar.

Himachal continued with their inning on day third and posted a total of 613 runs on board before declaring their inning.

J&K started their second inning and couldn’t manage to score much and Himachal ended their inning on 152 runs in 52 overs.

Sahil Lotra scored highest of just 26 runs off 80 balls and no other player of his team could score more than this. However from Himachal AS Jamwal took highest wickets of 5, followed by AA Walia who took 4 wickets for his team.

Earlier on the first day of the match, J&K won the toss and elected to bat first.

J&K started their first inning and their batting order didn’t work well as on 102 runs, they lost 8 wickets in just 35 overs. The bowlers of the team Umer Majeed and Junaid Forooq stood on driver’s seat and managed to end the inning on a good score. J&K put 228 runs on board. Umer Majeed scored 76 runs off 88 balls, followed by Junaid Farooq who scored 60 runs off 61 balls. However Himachal bowlers showed great skills and managed to take wickets early.AS Jamwal took highest wickets of 5, followed by AA Walia who took 3 wickets for the team.

Himachal started their first inning on day first and by the end of stump day 1, they scored 141 runs with no loss of wickets. Mohd Arsalan and Karmanya R Verma were on the crease with 77 runs and 53 runs respectively.

Himachal continued with their inning on day second and by the end of stump day 2, they put a huge total of 553 runs on board with the loss of 7 wickets. Himachal is on lead by 325 runs. Mohammad Arsalan and AS Jamwal each scored centuary for the team. Arsalan made 106 runs off 151 balls whereas Jamwal scored 105 runs off 93 balls and is still on the crease. However from J&K Brijesh took 3 wickets, followed by Umar Majeed who took 2 wickets for the team.

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