Jakarta Barbarians ride a Ben Burgess Surge to beat Challengers CC in a rain affected game on Sunday

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Click for Scorecard The last game of the weekend ended up being a Ben Burgess show as Jakarta Barbarians beat Challengers CC by 10 wickets in a rain-shortened game. Sunil Samtani & Ranjan Shankar got the Challengers CC off to a very good start as they reached 60 in the 8th over. Ben Burgess then decided to bring himself on …

A fighting knock by Rajesh Santharaman and a knock-out spell by Mukesh Khetan help TKCC Royals beat Challengers CC

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Bowlers dominated this weekend’s Texmoda JCA league games as Lindsay Wood, Nitin Joshi & Jaganathan Krishnan bagged 5 wicket hauls in their games. After being put in to bat, TKCC Royals lost their top order quickly to the pace of Satheesh Kumar, but a splendid counter-attacking knock by Rajesh Santharaman in partnerships with Poonam Bumb & Nitin Asija pulled things …

William Noronha’s early blitz with the bat knocks out any challenge that Challengers CC could offer as WISCI record big win

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Click for Scorecard WISCI Wanderers took on Challengers CC and would have had revenge on their minds for the loss in last season’s Champions Cup. Skipper William Noronha was in a dangerous mood as he played the destroyer’s role while Rajeev Rajeswaran played anchor in a huge 70 runs stand for the 2nd wicket. Bob Plath & Sasitharan kept the …

Dwaraknath Naidu & Rahul Pagad the stars in WPP India XI’s win over Daehan Super Kings by D/L method in a rain-hit game

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Daehan Super Kings were off to a comfortable start through a good knock by Yashpal Singh. Ashit Mehta then accounted for the openers and Gaurav Pathak sparked a mini-collapse. Some good rearguard batting by Satinder Minhas with help from Vimal Mohan ensured Daehan Super Kings got to a fighting total of 142. Vimal Nair on his return from injury continued …

The Bandung express Jibu Chacko’s searing spell derails Challengers CC’s challenge in the Champions Cup finals

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The 2016-17 season of Jakarta Cricket Association drew to a close this Sunday, with Yadavas Senayan CC winning the Texmoda JCA Champions Cup after a one-sided win over Challengers CC at the Cibubur cricket ground. The Champions Cup featured the top 3 sides of Division 1 and the top Division 2 side facing off to determine the overall Champion of …

Harish Tiwari’s all-round efforts and a superb wicket-maiden in the 20th over by Nimesh Shah take Mavecrics Menarians to a close win over Daehan Super Kings

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Click for Scorecard Mavecrics Menarians prevailed over Daehan Super Kings in a close encounter in their game on Sunday. Harish Tiwari with good support from Vishav Sharma started things off well for the Mavecrics and they were well placed at 84 for 2 at the halfway stage of their innings. Breakthroughs by Jagan Krishnan & Srinivasan meant that the Mavecrics …

Ahmad Ram’Dhoni’ & Gaman Ponting did their idols proud by leading the Indonesian national team (Garuda Gentlemen) to a huge win over Daehan Super Kings

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Click for Scorecard The other Indonesian team, the Garuda Gentlemen, however fared much better in their crushing win over Daehan Super Kings on Sunday. The Garudas, seeking match practice ahead of the SEA games, got their batting act together, with almost all their batsmen coming good. Skipper Gamantika & Ahmad Ramdoni provided acceleration at the right time after Anjar Tadarus …

Harry Sidhu’s Bond-like 88 not out stirs up a Skyfall win for Daehan Super Kings over Jaguar CC

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Sharad Singla with support from Jagdeep Singh & Sandesh Pawar, and benefiting from 28 wides, took Jaguar CC to a par score of 168 runs in their 20 overs. Challengers CC, playing the T20 as Daehan Super Kings, have become adept at chasing any total down. This time, it was Sidhu, playing a Bond-like innings of 88 not out, and …

Chander Pandey, Satinder & Vimal Nair help give the Challengers Thailavar a memorable birthday gift with an upset win over WISCI to enter the Texmoda JCA Champions Cup finals

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Challengers CC lived up to their name by not only challenging, but beating Division 1 champions WISCI Wanderers, to enter the finals of this year’s Texmoda JCA Champions Cup finals, where they take on Yadavas Senayan CC. As they have done many times this season, Challengers CC decided to bowl first after winning the toss and their opening bowlers hit …

The Dabangg duo of Ranjan Shankar & Chander Pandey shine once again to take Challengers CC to a close win over Metro Indians in the Texmoda JCA Champions Cup playoffs

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Challengers CC were looking to continue their dream, unbeaten run as they took on Metro Indians in the Madras Derby at GMIS grounds. After being put in to bat, a superb 121 run partnership in just 18 overs by the prolific duo of Ranjan Shankar & Chander Pandey put Challengers CC in the driving seat. Vimal Nair & Satinder Minhas …

Sunil Stumptani’s searing spell rattles the stumps & Fez Rebels hopes to give Challengers CC their 7th consecutive win

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Click for Scorecard This weekend’s limited action in the Texmoda JCA league saw two, very one-sided games leading to quick finishes and happy families as the players got to go home early. Challengers CC who are in an exciting and close battle with Emerio CC for winning Division 2 and earning a slot in the Champions Cup, took on Fez …

Ranjan Shankar & Vimal Nair shine once again to give Challengers CC a crushing 8 wicket win over Ceylon CC in their T20 game

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Click for scorecard Top performances by Vimal Nair & Ranjan Shankar led Challengers CC to a big & comfortable win over Ceylon CC in their T20 game. Tight bowling by all the Challengers bowlers ensured Ceylon CC could just not get the ball away for runs and when, Sunil Samtani & Vimal Nair took 4 wickets in the space of …

Satinder Minhas with good support from Sunil Samtani & Vimal Nair help Challengers CC continue their dream winning run with an easy win over Indorama CC

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Strong performance by the entire Challengers bowling unit led by Satinder Minhas meant that Indorama CC couldn’t put up a competitive total on the board. Thanks to some late order hitting by Sudhir Kumar, Indorama CC could finish at 103. Sunil Samtani & Vimal Nair batted well to take their side home with plenty of overs & wickets to spare.

Chander Pandey continues his great form to lead Challengers CC to yet another win, this time over Emerio CC

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Very good bowling by the Challengers CC trio of Satheesh Kumar, Sunil Samtani & Chander Pandey ensured that Emerio CC could only manage 128 in their 35 overs. In reply, the Emerio CC bowlers, led by David Surjit, kept pegging away with regular wickets, but Chander Pandey who is a having a dream run, did enough with the bat to …

Vimal Nair’s fighting knock & Chander Pandey’s tight spell ensure Challengers CC continue their winning form by beating GMIS CC this weekend

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Tight bowling by the GMIS CC opening bowlers Mohammad Imran & Karan Tiwari had Challengers CC in trouble early in their innings after they were put in to bat. GMIS CC would have been the happier team when they had sent half the opposition batting back to pavilion for just 38 runs at the half-way stage. Vimal Nair & Satinder …

Chander Pandey’s ‘Dabang’ all-round display helps Challengers CC beat Yadavas Chairos Tigers comfortably in their game on 19th February

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The T20 match between the Yadavas Chairos Tigers & Challengers CC was shortened to a 18 over affair. The Tigers, who were put in to bat, didn’t lose early wickets, but just could not force the pace and were 90 for 1, when Chander Pandey wreaked havoc as he took 4 wickets to restrict the Tigers to just 100 in …

Nimesh Shah’s bowling & Keyur Moradia’s all-round performance help Mavecrics CC beat Challengers CC in their T20 game

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Jallikattu memories were revived when Challengers CC aimed to tame the Mavecrics (who have the bull as their mascot) in their T20 game. Sanjeev Modi & Division 2 MVP, Keyur Moradia got the Bulls off to a fabulous start putting on 99 for the opening stand. They were on-course for a huge total, but a few run-outs and a middle …

Jaganathan Krishnan’s hat-trick & Ranjan Shankar’s continuing red hot batting form helps Challengers CC beat Fez Rebels CC comfortably at GMIS grounds

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Challengers CC continued their strong winning run with another easy win over Fez Rebels CC in a Division 2 T20 clash at GMIS grounds. The Rebels never got going after their nemesis Vimal Nair (3/15) accounted for the top-order. Irwan Siregar (21) put up some resistance, but Jaganathan Krishnan (3/12) came back with 3 wickets in 3 balls (season’s 3rd …