Man-of-the-match Sachin Chechi’s unbeaten 66 (40b, 4x3, 6x6) and a three-wicket haul by Ajit Ranjan helped R.P. Academy defeated Rohtak Road Gymkhana by seven wickets in the 38th Lala Raghubir Singh hot weather cricket tournament here on Thursday.

Put in to bat at the Modern School ground, R.R. Gymkhana was all out for 164 in 37.5 overs. Rahul Chaudhary top-scored with 39 while Ranjan returned figures of three for 29. In reply, R.P. Academy overhauled the target in just 20.3 overs for the loss of three wickets with Rahul Prasad making 46.

The scores: R.R. Gymkhana 164 in 37.5 overs (Rahul Chaudhary 39, Shushil Khattri 28, Ajit Ranjan three for 29) lost to R.P. Academy 167 for three in 20.3 overs (Sachin Chechi 66 n.o., Rahul Prasad 46).

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