OST Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 :
In a closely contested match today Scan Sporting beat Rameswar Sporting by 3 wickets and reached the semi final round of the 40-40 Old Monk Club Soda NM Bhuyan Memorial tourney being organised by Mukteswar Cricket Club at the BJB College ground here.
Rameswar Sporting won the toss and elected to bat first.
Rameswar put up 205 with useful contributions from Prasant Bhoi (44), Priyabrata Pradhan (39) and Rajesh Mohapatra (24). For Scan Sporting Rabindra Nayak (3/44) was the most successful bowler while Pravanjan Mallick and Suman Mishra bagged two wickets each.
Despite loss of important wickets causing an early set back Scan Sporting managed to score the winning run with three overs to spare.
For Scan, H. Sahoo scored a quickfire 76 runs and was ably supported by Sukant Das (32) , Yusuf Khan (30) and Gourav Mohapatra (29).
Paul Robin ( 3/30) and Debabrata Mallia (2/33 ) were the most impressive of Rameswar Sporting bowlers.
H.Sahoo of Scan Sporting who was adjudged the Man of the Match, received a cash award from Director, SN Mohanty Group Prabodh Mohanty.
Rameswar Sporting: 205/10 in 40 overs
Prasant bhoi 44(5×4,1×6), Priyabrata Pradhan 39, Rajesh Mohapatra 24(1×4,2×6); Rabindra Nayak 3/44, Pravanjan Mallick 2/26, Suman Mishra 2/40)
Scan Sporting : 206/7 in 37 overs
H.Sahoo 76 (9×4,1×6), Sukant Das 32 (1×4,3×6), Yusuf Khan 30(4×4), Gourav Mohapatra 29(3×4,1×6); Paul Robin 3/30, Debabrata Mallia 2/33
Scan Sporting beat Rameswar Sporting by 3 wickets
Next match : Thursday -Pragati vs Saheed Sporting (Quarter Final )