Division cricket league: Swastic Union reign supreme

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 12, 2016, 1:46 am IST
Updated Sep 12, 2016, 7:15 am IST
At the bottom of the table, Jawahar Sports Club (1) (13 points) and Malleswaram Gymkhana (17) were relegated to the second tier of the league.
Swastic Union Cricket Club (1), winners of the KSCA Group I–I Division cricket league.
 Swastic Union Cricket Club (1), winners of the KSCA Group I–I Division cricket league.

Bengaluru: Following their draw against Bangalore Occasionals in the final league clash of the season, Swastic Union Cricket Club (1) clinched in the KSCA Group I-I Division cricket league for the Sir Mirza Ismail Shield after 18 years.
En route to their title, Swastic Union topped the table with 34 points from 11 games while Occasionals finished runner-up with 32.

At the bottom of the table, Jawahar Sports Club (1) (13 points) and Malleswaram Gymkhana (17) were relegated to the second tier of the league.

 

Swastic Union rode on contributions from Samarth R (82), Jonathan R (74) and Abrar Kazi (54) to amass a huge 409 for 7. Pacer Pradeep T and left-arm spinner Anand D took two wickets each.

In reply, Kazi’s four-wicket haul bowled out Occasionals for 331. Abhishek Reddy (103) and Mir Kaunain Abbas (115) smashed a century each in the chase. Pacers Vinay Kumar, Naveen MG and leg-spinner Sinan Abdul Khader claimed two wickets apiece to garner three first innings points.

Brief scores: SUCC (1): 409 for 7 in 90 overs (Samarth R 82, Naveen MG 73, CM Gautam 32, Vinay Kumar 35, Jonathan R 74, Kazi Abrar 54, Pradeep T 2/59, Anand D 2/146 ) drew with Bangalore Occasionals: 331 all out in 71 overs (Abhishek Reddy 103, Mir Kaunain Abbas 115, Naga Bharath 27, Vinay Kumar 2/66, Naveen MG 2/65, Kazi Abrar 4/105, Sinan Abdul Khader 2/31)
Jawans CC: 486 for 4 in 90 overs (Devdutt Padikkal 156, Md. Taha 41, Dikshanshu Negi 27, Nishant Singh Shekhawat 43, Milind Ramesh 106 n.o, Abhinav Manohar 66 n.o) drew with Jawahar SC (1): 179 all out in 54.5 overs (Akshay MK 27, Prateek Jain 3/47, Bhavesh Gulechha 2/34, Naveen Kumar P 3/18) & 97 for 2 in 24 overs (Nischal D 43, Dheeraj Shashidhar 39 n.o, Shubhang Hegde 2/40)

Mount Joy CC: 408 for 9 decl. 84.1 overs (Sharath BR 70, Praveen 156, Rajkumar 25, Kempraju V Gowda 5/48, Bharath D 2/53) drew with The Bangalore Cricketers: 370 all out in 84.3 overs (Fahad VK 75, Manjunath SP 42, Akshay CK 85, Bharath D 55, Yogesh 25, Koushik V 41, Prasidh M 2/56, Anil IG 3/120, Sharan Gouda 3/12, Praveen 2/71)

Social Cricketers: 220 all out in 70 overs (Suraj Sampath 39, Rohan Kadam 58, Rakshith S 63, Kishore Kamath 29, Stallin Hoover 2/19, Naveen 2/51, Likhit Bannur 5/51) & 29 for 1 in 9 overs, drew with FUCC (1): 383 for 7 in 90 overs (Sri Krishna 30, Stallin 33, Kunal Kapoor 65, Chiranjeevi GS 120, Akhil B 64, Ritesh Bhatkal 3/107)

Swastic Union CC (2): 125 all out in 34.2 overs (KB Pawan 28, Nihal Ullal 49, Anirudha Joshi 3/4, Pavan Deshpande 3/4, Punith S 2/41) & 233 for 5 in 59 overs (Nihal Ullal 46, Nidish M 28, NP Bhareth 66 n.o, Gowtham K 27, Arjun Warrier 3/75) drew with Vultures CC: 386 for 5 decl. in 80 overs (Prateeksh R 48, Pavan Deshpande 136, Anirudha Joshi 78, Shrijith KL 46 n.o, Nitin Bhille 34 n.o, Gowtham K 3/135)

Bangalore United CC (1): 134 all out in 53.2 overs (Shishir Bhavane 40, Aman Raj 28, Daivik Vishwanath 3/39, Vikash Sinha 3/26, Praveen Dubey 3/28) & 250 for 3 in 56 overs (Aman Raj 34, Shivam Mishra 109 n.o, KC Avinash 69) drew with Malleswaram Gymkhana: 341 for 3 decl. in 69 overs (Karthik Shekhar 186, Liyan Khan 96, Kranthi Kumar 37 n.o).





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