With the help of fine bowing by international player Praveen Kumar who took 3 wkts, Oil and Natural Gas corp. (ONGC) lift the 42nd All India Goswami Ganesh Dutt Memorial Cricket Tournament 2015 after getting thrilling win of 3 runs over Air India in the close finished final match played here at Ferozshah Kotla ground, Delhi. Later national selector Saba Karim and Shri Ramesh Bidhuri, Member of Parliament distributed the prizes in a function.
ONGC skipper Suhail Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first. ONGC could score only 194 runs in 40 overs by losing 7 wkts with the help of good batting by young Nitish Rana 46 ( 4×4 b56), U.P. Ranji player Tanmay Srivastava 48 ( 3×4 , b 71) Sumit Narwal 32 not out ( 1×4 2×6 b27)and Radhey Shyam Gupta 22 ( 1×4 b37). Tanmay and Nitish Rana put on 68 runs for the 3rd wkts in 14.5 overs.
Veteran left arm spinner Sonu Sharma bowled well and took 4 wkts for 46 runs in 10 overs for Air India. Pace bowler Sanjay Pahal took 2 and Sarfraz took 1 wkts for Air India.
In reply Air India failed to cross the ONGC total and were all out for 191 runs in 39.5 overs and lost the closed finish final match by 3 runs. Air India scored these runs with the help of Manvinder Bisla 42 (4×4 b66), Rahul Yadav 27 (2×4 b42), Kunj Sharma 31 ( 1×4 2×6 b26) and Sonu Sharma 23 ( 2×6 b22).
In the last over which was bowled by Birender Singh Air India needed 7 runs to win the match but they added only 3 and last batsman Kunj Sharma was out on the bowling of Birender Singh and Air India lost the final match by 3 runs.
International player Praveen Kumar Man of the Match was the main wkt taker and he took 3 wkts for 25 runs. Sumit Narwal took 1 and Birender Singh took 2 wkts for 38 and off spinner Suhail Sharma took 2 wkts for 35 runs for ONGC.
OIL AND NATURAL GAS CORP:- 194 FOR 7 IN 40 OVERS (SAMARTH SINGH C RAHUL YADAV (WK) B SANJAY PAHAL 00. SANDEEP SHARMA B SONU SHARMA 18 ( 3X4 B33), TANMAY SRIVASTAVA C DEEPAK JOON B SONU SHARMA 48 ( 3X4 B71), NITISH RANA C RAHUL YADAV B SARFRAZ 46 ( 4X4 B56), RADHY SHYAM GUPTA B SONU SHARMA 22,( 1X4 B37), SUMIT NARWAL NOT OUT 32 ( 1X4 2X6 B27),GAURAV TOMAR C ADITYA KAUSHIK B SANJAY PAHAL 01, SUHAIL SHARMA ST RAHUL YADAV B SONU SHARMA 2, PARVEEN KUMAR NOT OUT 10 ( 1X6 B6) EXTRA 15 ( B 4, LB 4, W 6)
FOW :- 1/00(1), 2/37(2), 3/105(3), 4/136(4), 5/166(5), 6/173(7), 7/181(8)
BOWLING:- SANJAY PAHAL 8-0-33-2, KUNJ SHARMA 5-0-27-0, SONU SHARMA 10-1-46-4, SARFRAZ 7-0-28-1, SUBHASH CHAUDHARY 6-0-34-0, MANINDER BISLA 4-0-18-0
AIR INDIA :- 191 ALL OUT IN 39.5 OVRERS( ADITYA KAUSHIK C SUHAL SHARMA B PRAVEEN KUMAR 9 (1XD4 B18), MANINDER BISLA C SUHAIL SHARMA B BIRENDER SINGH 42 ( 4X4 B66), DEEPAK JOON B NITISH RANA 12 ( B29), RAHUL YADAV C GAURAV TOMAR B SUHAIL SHARMA 27( 2X4 B42), HIMANSHU ASHNORA B SUHAIL SHARMA 3( B6), SHIVAM SHARMA C SUHAIL SHARMA B PRAVEEN KUMAR 14 ( 1X4 1X6 B14), KUNJ SHARMA C GAURAV TOMAR B BIRENDER SINGH 31( 1X4 2X6 B26), SONU SHARMA RUN OUT( BY PRAVEEN KUMAR) 23( 2X6 B22) , SARFRAZ LBW PRAVEEN KUMAR 00(B1), SANJAY PAHAL B SUMIT NARWAL 2( B4), SUBHASH CHAUDHARY NOT OUT 5 ( B11) EXTRA 23 ( B 1, LB 3, W 19, )
FOW:- 1/29(1), 2/68(3), 3/102(2), 4/105(5),5/127(6), 6/128(4), 7/165(8), 8/165(9), 9/170(10), 10/191(7)
BOWLING:- PRAVEEN KUMAR 8-0-25-3, SUMIT NARWAL 7-0-47-1, BIRENDER SINGH 6.5-0-38-2, SUHAIL SHARMA 10-0-35-2, NITISH RANA 5-0-21-1, VISHAL CHAUDHARY 3-00-21-0
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