8th October 2019
Inter District Team Under 16 Tournament 2019-20
Rajkot District vs Rajkot Rural
Saurashtra Cricket Association’s Inter District Team Under 16 Tournament played. Today was the final match between Rajkot District vs Rajkot Rural played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Ground No. 1.
Rajkot District won the toss and elected to field. Rajkot Rural scored 201 runs for loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs. Raxit Mehta scored 41. Kashyap Suva made 30. Hardik Jadeja took 3 wickets in 10 overs with 4 maidens giving 27 runs. Rakesh Paddhariya, Chaitanya Jadeja, Akshat Makwana, Saurav Sharma took 1 wicket each.
Rajkot District, chasing 202 runs to win, scored 184 runs all out in 49.3 overs. Mohit Sadadiya scored 84 runs with 13 fours and a six. Dhyey Mehta scored 25 runs. Jeson Chug took 4 wickets in 10 overs with 1 maiden giving 30 runs. Kashyap Suva took 2 wickets. Raxit Mehta and Rushiraj Akhani took 1 wicket each.
Rajkot Rural won the final match by 17 runs and became Champions of Saurashtra Cricket Association’s Inter District teams Under 16 Tournament 2019-20.
President of Saurashtra Cricket Association Mr. Jaydev Shah presented the trophy to winning team of the tournament in presence of Mr. Mahendra Rajdev, Mr. Bipin Pujara, Mr. Kaniya Vaghela, Mr. Harshad Joshi, Mr. Firoz Bambhaniya and others . In his speech, Mr. Jaydev Shah stated, “players of juniors’ tournaments of Saurashtra Cricket Association bring out good talents for the future. Saurashtra Cricket Association encourages juniors’ tournaments and will have many more Cricketing Activities for junior Cricketers in coming future.” He congratulated both teams for good performances in the tournament.
Teams of Rajkot District, Rajkot Rural, Surendranagar District, Jamnagar District, Junagadh District, Junagadh Rural, Kutch District, Kachchh Rural, Porbandar District, Bhavnagar District, Bhavnagar Rural and Amreli District participated in the tournament. Semi Final Matches were played between Rajkot Rural vs Bhavnagar District and Rajkot District vs Junagadh Rural.