Varsity cricket: Bombay, Jain University face off in final

The two teams clashed last year in the tournament for the third and fourth places with Bombay emerging as the winners © Getty Images (Representation pic)

Manipal: Jan 3, 2013
 
Five-times winners Bombay will take on Jain University, Bangalore in the two-day final of the Inter-Zone University cricket tournament at the Manipal University ground on Saturday. They set up the title clash with comfortable wins over Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi and Jiwaji University, Gwalior, respectively, on Thursday.
 
This is the second time that the teams will meet in the Rohinton Baria tournament. Last year they played for the third and fourth places and Bombay were the winners.
 
Bombay beat Jamia Millia Islamia University by 60 runs while Jain University outplayed Jiwaji Gwalior to record an eight-wicket win.
 
Brief Scores: Jain University 117 for 2 (Siddarth KV 56*, Samarth Ravi 43*) bt Jiwaji University 116 all-out (Sohrab Dhaliwal 35, Prashant Mahvai 38; C.A. Karthik 2 for 22, Shashindra 3 for 16, Daniel Sequeira 2 for 20) by 8 wickets
 
Bombay University 217 all-out (Pankaj Jaiswal 29, Shashank Singh 69, Sagar Gorival 43*, Dabholkar Prateek 31; Abhay Negi 5 for 61, Ashish Chopra 3 for 34) bt Jamia Millia islamia 157 all-out (Amit Verma 23, Shivender Pal 20, Shivam Sharma 13, Surinder Dhaiya 27; Prateek Dhabolkar 3 for 35, Pankaj Jaiswal 2 for 30, Vinit Dhulad 4 for 27) by 60 runs