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Rakesh shines in PVR Murthy Cricket
Sportslogon Team April 12th 2017

Bhubaneswar : Rakesh Kumar Lenka of the Odisha Police School team was scalped the first hattrick of the 12th PVR Murthy Memorial Inter School Cricket Tournament-2017, he claimed total five wickets and powered the team to edged out Railway Settlement School by 59 runs at BOSE Ground in Cuttack on Tuesday.

Being invited to bat first, Police school scored a healthy total of 177 for 9 in 25 overs with Sidhanta Dalai 61-ball 56 run. Santosh Barada of Railway team was pocketed two wickets.

In reply, Railway team bundle out for 118 in 18.1 overs. Priyabrata Naik was fought till the end with 48-ball 51 run but failed to reach the winning figure. Rakesh was the most successful bowler for Police team, picking five wicket for 20 runsand adjudged as the man of the match while Nitish Muduli pocketed three wickets.

Sayeed Seminary Schoolwill face Jobra Municipal High School both Cuttack teams on Thursday.

Brief Score: Odisha Police High School 177/9 in 25 overs (Sidhanta Dalai 56, Aditya Kumar Das 22; Santosh Barada 2/27) beat Railway Settlement School 118/10 in 18.1 overs (Priyabrata Naik 51 n.o; Rakesh Kumar Lenka 5/20, Nitish Muduli 3/20) by 59 runs. .
This news was added and updated on : April 12th 2017
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