Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav adjudged man-of-the-match

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav a half-century in 24 deliveries and picked up three wickets © Getty Images

Lucknow: Jan 20, 2013

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday, bagged the man-of-the-match award for his all-round performance in a cricket match between CM-XI and IAS-XI at Lucknow.

As a part of the IAS week, a cricket match was organised at the Lamartinere ground at Lucknow.

Akhilesh, who was the captain of his side, scored a half centrury in just 24 balls hitting three sixes and six fours. His 50-run knock helped his side score 193 in 20 overs.

In response, the IAS-XI could only manage 182 runs for the loss of six wickets in their quota of 20 overs, thereby losing the match by 11 runs. While bowling, Akhilesh bagged three wickets for his team.