Unmukt Chand slammed 51 off 45 balls with three boundaries and two sixes as Reliance One chased down DY Patil `A’s total of 153-9 with seven balls and eight wickets to spare. @ PTI

Navi Mumbai: Former India Under-19 stars Unmukt Chand and Anukul Roy starred in Reliance One‘s thumping eight-wicket win over DY Patil A on the opening day of the 15th DY Patil T20 Cup at the DY Patil Stadium Monday.

Chand slammed 51 off 45 balls with three boundaries and two sixes as Reliance One chased down DY Patil `A’s total of 153-9 with seven balls and eight wickets to spare.

Roy’s all-round effort (34 not out & 2-27) was the other major starring effort alongside skipper Saurabh Tiwary‘s unbeaten 41 off 33 deliveries with three boundaries. (ALSO READ: Sourav Ganguly among other Indian cricketers come forward to help hospitalised Jacob Martin)

For DY Patil A, former India player Robin Uthappa, who slammed 47 off 31 balls with six boundaries and one six, was the top-scorer.

In the other game at the stadium in the morning, Indian Oil went down narrowly by one wicket to Western Railways.

Former Mumbai captain Aditya Tare‘s 74 was the top effort with the bat for Indian Oil, but Western Railways held their nerve to score a narrow win. (ALSO READ: Prithvi Shaw hopes to be fit before IPL 2019)

Central Railways beat Vijaya Bank by 44 runs at the University Ground, whereas Jain Irrigation snatched a three-wicket win over Future Group in the afternoon.

Brief scores: Reliance One 157/2 in 18.5 overs (Unmukt Chand 51, Saurabh Tiwary 41*) beat DY Patil A 153/9 (Robin Uthappa 47; Anukul Roy 2/27, Rahul Shukla 2/28, Barinder Sran 2/32) by eight wickets