Jamshedpur, May 29: Regal Rangers defeated Jamshedpur Jaanbaz by 53 runs in the first semi final match of the Chartered Accountants Premier League (CAPL) organised by the Jamshedpur branch, being played at Gopal Maidan in Bistupur on Sunday.
Batting first Regal Rangers scored 98 runs in 10 overs losing 3 wickets. Suraj Kumar scored 23 runs in just 15 balls and Tarakeswar Gupta contributed 30 runs in 20 balls. Pankaj Roy of Jamshedpur Jaanbaz took one wicket.
In reply, Jamshedpur Jaanbaz team only managed to score 45 runs in 10 overs losing 9 wickets.
Prabhat Seksaria scored 11 runs and Sugam Saraiwala scored 10 runs for Jamshedpur Jaanbaz.
Suraj Kumar was the pick of the bowlers taking three wickets in 3 overs for Regal Rangers and was awarded the man of the match.
In the second semi-final Dalma Daredevils beat Jamshedpur Legends by 8 wickets to enter the final.
Batting first, Jamshedpur Legends scored 58 runs in 10 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. Abhishek Kumar scored 27 runs. For Dalma Daredevils, Gurtej Singh took 3 wickets in 2 overs.
Dalma Daredevils scored 62 runs in 7.1 overs losing just 2 wickets as they won the match by 8 wickets.
Gurtej Singh Bhatia of Dalma Daredevils contributed 15 runs and KV Srinivasan contributed 23 runs.
Gurtej’s all-round performance saw him bag man of the match award. V Ramana is the commentator for the tournament.
Shashi Jha and Rajeev Chauhan were the umpires while Ravindra Prasad and Ankit were the scorers.
The evening session was postponed due to rain and will continue on Monday.