FIRST FULL JUNIOR MATCH IN CATALUYNA
On Sunday 27th of June, two junior teams Catalunya A and Catalunya B played a friendly match of 20 overs at Beisbol Stadium, Barcelona.
It was the first junior match organized by Catalunya cricket association since the junior trials in March this year.
Both Catalan teams showed their talent and raised the hopes for the future of good cricket in Catalunya. As every Sunday there are 4 hours training sessions for juniors organized by Catalunya cricket association There are many junior who practice cricket and do trainings of cricket every Sunday at Barcelona, But the best ones were selected to play this match and for the part of two Catalan junior teams.
The Match begun at 12.00 hrs, in spite of the hot and sunny day, the juniors were very keen to play the cricket. Mr. Armghan Khan and Mr. Afzal Ahmed directed both teams and the match begun after the light exercise and warm-ups.
Catalunya A won the toss and decided to bat first, the batting side started slow as the catalunya b bowlers restricked them to a slow start, Soon after Kuldip singh took the charge and started building the scores very fast with his contribution of 42 Runs from 34 balls including three 4’s and one six, the Catalunya A reached to a score of 105. Ezaz and Asif were only two other batsman who crossed the double figure score with 11 and 18 runs respectively. From the fielding side Sachin , Tahir, Abdullah and Nasir took two wickets each and Sandeep took one wicket. Danish Abdulla was proved to be most economic bowler from the fielding side taking 2 wickets in four overs for 12 runs.
In the second inning the batsmen of Catalunya B were struggling against the strong bowling line of Catalunya A, The only double figure scoring batsmen were Riaz and Imran with 14 and 20 runs respectively. From the fielding side the bowlers of Catalunya A, Amer Javed took 5 wickets in just three overs giving only 9 runs to the opposite team. Asif and Rahat took two wickets each and kuldip took one wickets, and restricted the Catalunya B batting side to a total of 76 runs for 10 wickets.
Catalunya A won the match by 29 runs. Amer Javed was declared the man of the match for his excellent bowling taking 5 wickets in just 3 overs for 9 runs.
Mr Robert Masih the president of Catalunya Cricket Association appreciated Amer Javed for his best bowling performance and awarded this youngster with a cash award.
The president of the Catalunya cricket Asociations also appreciated all the players for their good game shown on the field, and the junior team coach Mr. Armghan Khan for his hard work for the junior trainings.
|Cat Junior A Vs Cat Junior B|
|1-Innings Match Played At Campo Municipal de Beisbol, Mo, 27-jun-2010, Practice Match|
|Cat Junior A Win by 29 runs|
|Toss won by||Cat Junior A|
|Player / Match||CJ:Amar,|
|Cat Junior A 1st Innings 105/10 All Out (Overs 18.4)|
|Kuldeep*||c Riaz||b Tahir||42||34||3||1|
|Amar||c Zeeshan||b Sachin||1||4||0||0|
|Asif||c Riaz||b Sandeep||18||12||0||1|
|extras||(b0 lb0 w15 nb6)||21|
|TOTAL||10 wickets for||105|
|1-3(Mahadi) 2-18(Akeel) 3-18(Rahat) 4-30(Abhishekh) 5-44(Amar) 6-84(Kuldeep)|
|7-85(Ezaz) 8-92(Sohel) 9-95(Ishan) 10-105(Asif)|
|Cat Junior B 1st Innings 76/10 All Out (Overs 18)|
|Riaz||c Kuldeep||b Rahat||20||33||1||0|
|Sandeep||c Kuldeep||b Asif||8||14||0||0|
|extras||(b0 lb0 w13 nb1)||14|
|TOTAL||10 wickets for||76|
|1-4(Shehzad) 2-5(Raiyhan) 3-27(Tuhin) 4-34(Imran) 5-35(Abdullah) 6-36(Tahir)|
|7-40(Omar) 8-44(Nasir) 9-71(Riaz) 10-76(Sandeep)|