Kashmir province (JKCA Blue) on Monday emerged victorious by virtue of first innings lead against Jammu province (JKCA Red) to lift the JKCA U-19 Multi-Day trophy.
Earlier, resuming from an overnight score of 214/5, JKCA Red managed to score 279 runs, thus conceding a vital first innings lead of 78 runs to JKCA Blue. Wicketkeeper batsman, Rydham Sharma top scored with 83 runs while Udhay Partap Singh contributed valuable 27 runs to the total. Akshit had made brilliant 97 runs on day-2 of the match yesterday.
For JKCA Blue, medium pacer Arooj Parvez and left-arm spinner Ranjit Singh bagged 4 wickets each, while Yasir Rasheed claimed 2 wickets. JKCA Blue, in reply declared their second innings at 221/4 to set a target of 300 for JKCA Red. Momin Muzzaffar (65) and Akash Ayoub (52) were the main contributors.
For JKCA Red, Mohd Naveed and Towheed Ahmed took 2 wickets each. JKCA Red, in their second essay were 115/3 in 15 overs at stumps today. Rydham Sharma (50) and Arnav Gupta (29) were the main scorers. For JKCA Blue, Yasir Rasheed took all the 3 wickets to fall.
Udhay Partap Singh was declared as the best bowler of the tournament, Akshit Gandral as the best batsman, Oman Fayaz as the best all-rounder, Rydham Sharma as the best wicketkeeper and Mohammad Mousab as the most promising player of the tournament.
Brief Scores: JKCA Blue 1st Innings 357 Oman Fayaz 77 Azhad Arshid 67 Ranjot Singh 52; Aman Singh 3/53
JKCA Red 1st Innings 279 Akshit Gandral 97 Rydham Sharma 83 Udhay Partap Singh 27; Arooj Parvaiz 4/67 Ranjot Singh 4/73
JKCA Blue 2nd Innings 221/4 decl
Momin Muzaffar 65 Akash Ayoub 52; Mohd Naveed 2/59 Towheed Ahmed 2/77
JKCA Red 2nd Innings 115/3 Rydham Sharma 50 Arnav Gupta 29; Yasir Rasheed 3/23