In a one sided clash, India U23s crushed arch rivals Pakistan U23s by 9 wickets to lift the ACC Emerging Teams Cup in Singapore on Sunday. A disciplined bowling performance from Baba Aparajith along with KL Rahul’s solid batting helped India cruise to a resounding victory.
After suffering a shock defeat at the hands of Afghanistan on Thursday, the India U23s bounced back to thrash UAE and book a place in the finals of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup at Singapore on Friday. Defending a modest total of 208, the Indians did exceedingly well to register a 46-run victory with a splendid bowling performance.
With two back-to-back hundreds in the ongoing Safi Darashah All India Tournament, KL Rahul has been making a strong case for himself in Karnataka’s cricketing folklore. All of 21, Rahul has had a fruitful run with the bat so far, notching big scores to power KSCA XI to the semi-finals of the tournament.
KL Rahul smashed an unbeaten 143 to give KSCA XI their second outright victory in the ongoing Safi Darashah All India Tournament on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 282 against Rajasthan CA, the KSCA XI openers got off to a steady start before eventually completing the chase with 70 overs still left. The defending champions registered an 8-wicket win, thereby qualifying for the semi-final from Zone ‘A’.
On the first day of the four-day Safi Darashah cricket tournament at the Alur grounds in Bangalore on Wednesday, Karnataka State Cricket Association XI ended the day on 393/2 in 94 overs against Jharkhand.
RCBians Sandeep Warrier, KL Rahul and Harshal Patel have been named in the U-23 squad that will be touring Singapore in August for the ACC Emerging Teams Cup.The tournament will be taking place between 17-25th August.