Heramb shines as Sportsweek enter semis

 Heramb Parab’s all round show (34 and 4 for 34) and fine support from Nagappa Konnur (3 for 31) and Ashwin Phaldesai (2 for 14) paved way for Sportsweek’s scintillating victory over reigning champions Veerani (Udaipur) by 8 runs at SGVP complex Ahmedabad here, Tuesday.

The win put Sportsweek into semis. Put into bat Sportsweek batsmen found the going tough as the ball swung early. Denzil Colaco (14), Sujay Sateri (17) and Shriyas Gawande (13) supported Heramb to guide Sportsweek to 88 all out in 30 overs. Manoj Negi and Shreyas Jain took 2 wickets each. Sportsweek fought back in improved batting conditions through Heramb and Nagappa with Ashwin chipping in with two crucial wickets. Veerani were all out for 80 in 28.3 overs. Shriyas Jain (25) and Mohit Singh (15) tried hard but in vain. Heramb was adjudged man of the match. Sportsweek meet winners of Palanpur and Ahmedabad Colts. [NT]