All-Rounder Harshit Sethi steers Noida Wonders to a semis win in the 18th Manav Chopra u-19 Memorial cricket tournament

Harshit Sethi

Played at the Rajokri Cricket Ground in Delhi, it was the 2nd semi finals of the tournament between Young Friends CC & Noida Warriors where in Young Friends CC won the toss & elected to bowl first considering the rainy atmosphere and pitch conditions.

Batting first, Noida wonders made 278/10 in 37.3 overs which is a very good score to defend on any part of the day. It was really a good batting perfomance though they could have touched 300 had they batted till the end. Ukarsh Suri & Ayush Jain chipped in with solid half centuries scoring 57 off 69 and 54 off 36 deliveries respectively. All-rounder Harshit sethi also came up with a quick 46 off just 35balls. Left-arm spinner Sikander was the pick of the bowlers taking 4/40 in 8oevrs while Faizan chipped in with 3/37 in 8overs.

In reply, Young Friends CC were all out for just 207/10 in 35.4overs. Abhishek Gosain & Rohit chipped in with a quick 57(49) & 44(28) respectively but they lacked support from the other end.  All-rounder Harshit Sethi took 5/39 with his right-arm leg spin winning everyone’s hearts with his all-round perfomance.

Noida Wonders won the crucial semi-finals by 71runs while Harshit Sethi was declared the ‘man of the match’ for his all-round perfomance. The award was given to him by PS CHAUHAN (PRESIDENT) DELHI CRICKET ASSOCIATION FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLANGED. Cricketgraph congratulates the winning team and also wishes them all the luck for the finals.

 

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