Kanga League: Rain emerges 'top' performer

Sep 10, 2012, 10:41 IST | A Correspondent

Rain played spoilsport in the truest sense of the term as none of the games on Day Seven of the Dr H D Kanga Cricket League could be completed across Mumbai yesterday

Early morning showers and persistent rain during the day made it impossible for cricketers to play at a stretch.

Six of the seven matches in the premier division were called off without a ball being bowled. The MIG Cricket Club ground in Bandra East witnessed the sole ‘A’ division match played between hosts MIG and Apollo CC.

Only 87 minutes of play was possible. The next round of matches will be held on September 16 when 2009 champions (the last time the League was completed) Greater Mumbai Police take on New Hind SC at Marine Drive. Former champions National CC will take on Cricket Club of India at the Brabourne Stadium.

Brief scores:
‘A’ Division: Apollo CC 14-4 (21.3 overs) drew with MIG CC
‘B’ Division: Young Maharashtra 27-4 (5.4 overs) drew with Kandivili CC
Sunrise SC 43-1 drew with Maskati CC
‘C’ Division: Islam Gymkhana 24-4 (12.3 overs) drew with Dadar Union
‘D’ Division: Young Men’s CC 14/0 (3.3 overs) drew with Shantibhai Seth Memorial CC
‘E’ Division: Goregaon Sports Club 37-5 (18.3) (Anil Khushwaha 22*, Vaibhav Sawant 2-15) drew with Young Stars CC; MV Sports Club 33/1(9 overs) drew with Yogi CC; Lord Northbrook CC 44/5 (18 overs) (Suyash Burkal 4-20) drew with Superstar SC
‘F’ Division: Friends CC 40 (Anand Shinde 4-7, Avdhoot Chalke 2-12, Sabyachi Chalke 2-4) drew with Navroz CC 2-0
‘G’ Division: Elphinstone CC 34-5 drew with Pandurangwadi CC; Bharat CC 12-0 drew with Bhama CC; Mahim Juvenile 12-2 (7.2 overs) (Sachin Dahiya 2-9) drew with New Amrit CC; GSB Sabha 53-6 (23.1 overs) (Sagar Sawant 2-14) drew with Canara Vijay CC 

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