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Hindustan College, DAV in Red Bull Campus Cricket finals

IANS  |  Jaipur 

Hindustan College, and College, advanced to the Campus national finals after winning their respective semi-final matches against MMC College, and Alfala College, here on Thursday.

Playing at the iconic Sawai Mansingh Stadium, beat last year's winners and World Finals runners up MMC by 41 runs in the first semi-final. MMC won the toss and chose to bowl first restricting to a paltry 122/9 in the allotted 20 overs. MMC however, failed to overhaul the target after being bundled out for just 81 runs in 16 overs. Harish N.S from won the Man of the match award for picking up four wickets in as many overs.

In the second semi-final, College beat by one run. College won the toss and chose to bat first and put on 129/7 in 20 overs. then failed to cross the line narrowly after being able to reach 127/8 in the allotted overs. Gurnoor Brar from won the Man of the Match award for picking up three wickets for 22 runs.

Following a stellar season in 2018, Campus 2019 in boasted 30 city qualifiers and the participation of over 300 college teams from across the country. and were the two new cities that were added to the roster of this highly competitive college competition taking place across 4 zones- North Zone, South Zone, West Zone and East Zone. Two regional finals were held in each zone, and the winners of each regional final proceeded to final being held in from May 13 to 17.

winner will represent in the Campus 2019. Past winners from that have gone on to represent the country at the World Championships are Rizvi College, Mumbai; DAV College, Chandigarh; Swami Shraddhanand College, Delhi; and MMC College, Pune.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 20:14 IST
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