Ranchi: The final of Ranchi University College level cricket competition was concluded on Saturday at BS College Lohardaga Stadium. In this competition, BS College Lohardaga won the championship for the first time by defeating SS Memorial College Ranchi.
The team of BS College Lohardaga won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, SS Memorial team set the target of 167 runs by losing 9 wickets in 35 overs. Sushant Singh contributed 57 runs and Priyanshu contributed 28 runs and BS College bowler Mayank took 3 wickets.
BS College, in reply, batted well while chasing the target and achieved the target by losing 4 wickets in 33.2 overs. Sumit of BS College contributed 79 not out and Aryan contributed 33 runs. Abhishek of SS Memorial got two wickets. Sumit was given man of the match for his excellent performance. Sumit was also given the Man of the Series award for his best performance during the entire tournament.
DSW Dr (Prof.) Sudesh Sahu of Ranchi University presented the award trophies to the winning and runner-up teams. Dr. (Prof.) Sudesh Sahu said that BS College Lohardaga has organized this competition efficiently and successfully, for which the college family deserves congratulations. He said that Ranchi University has always been rich in talent in sports. Such events provide a proper platform to the players to showcase their talent.
Principal of BS College Dr. SKP Gupta and Principal of SS Memorial Dr. Vandana Rai, Ranchi University coach and selector Chanchal Bhattacharya, selector Vijay Verma, former principal of BS College Dr. Lohra Oraon, team manager of SS Memorial College Anil Vinod Kullu, All the teachers of BS College including senior professor of BS College Dr. Naeem Khan, Dr. Neeta Sahay, Dr. Shashi Kumar Gupta, sports in-charge Vasudev Hassa and Anand Manjhi were present.