Spinner Harshit’ Jain’s fifer and Siddhant’s crucial 73 helps United Friends SC draw in the Kanga League ‘18

Played at the MB Union CC, Cross Maidan, John Bright and United Friends SC took on each other with United Friends team winning the toss and electing to bowl first.

John Bright batting first were all out for 198runs with right handed Deepak Bhogle opening the innings scoring a well crafted 51 off 48balls laced with 7fours and 2sixes. Apart from him, Jaiprakash Yadav at the lower middle order played well for his 40runs. From the bowlers, it was spinner Harshit Jain being the pick of the bowlers coming up with good bowling figures of 5/64 in 12.1 overs. Harshit bowled well in the right areas which yielded results while Rahul and Maxwell bagged 2wkts each.

United Friends on the other hand were struggling at 4/59 before Siddhant Singh played a rescuing knock at no.5. Right handed Siddhant Singh scored a very solid 73* off 122balls (9fours, 1six) holding the innings from one end to save his team from a defeat. Siddhant lacked support from the other end but he played really well. United Friends SC were 150/7 in 52overs before the end of the game’s play resulting in a draw.

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