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Rourkela beat Angul in Kalahandi Cup cricket
Sportslogon Team June 5th 2018


Bhubaneswar : A half century each haul by Amrit Khatua and Govinda Podar guided Rourkela to win over Angul by massive 211 runs in the Group-J league round match of the Kalahandi Cup Senior Inter-Districts Cricket Tournament at Cuttack on Tuesday.

Batting first Rourkela scored a healthy 292 for 8 in 45 overs with Amrit and Govind contributed 91 and 78 runs respectively.

In reply, Rourkela bowlers Amit Das and Gobind Tandi were pocketed four wickets each to restrict Angul for 81 in in 22.4 overs.

The promising bating effort by Ansuman Mishra (78) of Bolangir and Md Saha Alam (83) of Jharsuguda powered their respective teams to win over Rayagarh and Jagatsinghpur by two wickets and 179 runs respectively in the Group-I matches.

In other matches of the day, Khurda and Keonjhar edged out Puri and KIIT by nine and three wickets in the Group-K and L league matches respectively.

Brief score: Group-I: Rayagada 230/7 in 50 overs (Sravan Bunga 98, Samir Kumar Mandal 29: Biswaranjan Singh 3/51, Satyajeet Singh Deo 2/40) lost Bolangir 231/8 in 47.5 overs (Ansuman Mishra 78, Manash Sahani 36 n. o: Swayam Sidhi Mishra 2/25, Sunil Kumar Digal 2/26, Umasankar Pattnaik 2/61) by 2 wickets.

Group-I: Jharsuguda 249/9 in 45 overs ( Md Saha Alam 83 , Raj Kishan Patel 39: Partha Sarathi Jena 2/72,Prabir Kumar Bisoi 2/14, Smruti Rajan Khatua 2/47) beat Jagatsinghpur 70/10 in 20.4 overs (Santosh Kumar Rout 31: Rajesh Kumar Patel 3/14, Sagar Kumar Rout 3/20) by 179 runs.

Group-J: Rourkela 292/8 in 45 overs (Amrit Khatua 91, Govinda Podar 78; Payas Ranjan Sinha 2/28, Kranti Ranjan Amat 2/54) beat Angul 81/10 in 22.4 overs (Amit Das 4/25, Gobind Tandi 4/9) by 211 runs.

Group-K: Puri 96/10 in 31.4 overs (S K Salman 41;Arya Debasis Bhatta 3/24, Sumit Maharana 3/23, Aum Arya 2/13) lost to Khurda 99/1 in 12.1 overs (Santosh Jena 52 n. o: Joyti Ranjan Behera 41 n. o:) by 9 wickets.

Group-L: KIIT 184/9 in 42 overs (Ashutosh Mohanty 51, Nishikant Pattnayak 51:Pramod Naik 4/37, Bipul Rout 2/39) lost to Keonjhar 185/7 in 41.2 overs (Subhransu Sekhar Senapati 58, Mitrabhanu Panda 46:Sanjaya Mallick 4/38, Anurag Prusty 2/33) by 3 wickets. .
This news was added and updated on : June 5th 2018
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