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Exhibition match played between Punjab De Sher and DAV XI

Chandigarh: DAV XI beat Punjab De Sher (PDS) by nine wickets during an exhibition match played under the aegis of Celebrity Cricket League at DAV College, Sector 10 on Wednesday. CCL is starting from February 23 from Sharjah followed by other matches in India. Earlier, PDS won the toss and decided to bat first and scored 79/6 runs in the stipulated ten overs in their first innings. Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Hayer, playing for PDS, scored the highest 24 runs. In reply, DAV XI scored 80/3 wherein Rahul Dogra scored 41 runs off 28 balls and gave the team a lead of one run. Later, PDS scored 101/9 runs in its second innings as Anuj (38) emerged as the top scorer. Ankit Sharma took five wickets from the opposition. In reply, DAV chased down the target of 101 with three balls to spare in a thrilling finish. Rahul Dogra again scored 57 runs off 29 balls while Ankit Sharma added 28 runs in 19 balls.


Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema, PDS team owner Puneet Singh, DAV College’s Principal Rita Jain, Karan Gilhotra and other dignitaries honoured the winning and runner-up teams.


Three matches are scheduled to be played at Chandigarh under the aegis of CCL PDS will face Bengal Tigers while on March 8 followed by two fixtures against Bhojpuri Dabbangs and Mumbai Heroes on March 9



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