Printed Jan 18, 2020
Maharashtra, Karnataka proceed to impress in U-21 and U-17 classes as Gujarat and Kerala additionally win matches in U-17 on the ongoing Khelo India Youth Video games 2020 right here in Guwahati, Assam at the moment.
Maharashtra dominated the U-17 and U-21 classes. Within the U-17 whereas the boys from Maharashtra defeated Karnataka 10-4, the women’ within the class had a sluggish begin as they didn’t safe any factors within the first innings in opposition to Gujarat. Nonetheless, the Maharashtra women got here from behind within the third innings and clinched 10 factors to win the match by Four factors. Within the U-21 class, the Maharashtra women fully overshadowed Andhra Pradesh by fetching 11 factors within the first inning itself. Andhra may solely handle 2 factors on the finish of the 2nd innings. The match ended with Maharashtra successful by an innings and 5 factors.
Whereas Karnataka women within the U-21 class beat Haryana 7-3, within the U-17 class the women overpowered Assam and received by an enormous margin of 12 factors and an innings.
In addition to Karnataka, Gujarat boys additionally received in opposition to Andhra Pradesh within the U-17 class. The boys dominated the primary half with a 7-Zero socreline. Andhra boys confirmed some resilience within the second half by clinching 6 factors however that was not sufficient to cease Gujarat as they added 9 extra factors to account of their second innings, to win the match by 10 factors.
For Kerala the boys’ U-17 workforce crushed Assam’s confidence within the first half itself as they put 18 Assamese defenders off the mat whereas Assam may solely handle with 5 factors on the finish of 2nd innings. Within the third innings Assam may solely add 7 extra factors to the kitty which resulted in Kerala successful the match by 6 factors and an innings.
The women within the U-17 class nonetheless couldn’t go previous Haryana. The women misplaced to Haryana by a single level.
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