Jaipur/Ranchi: Hindustan College Chennai defeated Ranchi’s YBN College by six wickets in the first quarter final of the Red Bull Campus Cricket tournament played at Jaipuria Cricket Ground. Batting first Hindustan College managed 148 runs in 19.4 overs. Chasing a target of 149 runs, Hindustan College players achieved the target in 16.4 overs.
The national finalists includes YBN College (Ranchi), SOA College (Bhubaneswar), Raghu Engineering College (Vizag), Hindustan College (Chennai), Alfala University (Delhi), DAV Chandigarh, New LJ College (Ahmedabad) and MMCC College (Pune). Eight teams have been divided into two groups A and B. The top two teams from each group will play against each other on May 16 in the semifinal. In its eight year, Red Bull Campus Cricket had 30 city qualifiers with 300 participating teams in India. After several months of intense competition among India’s best college cricket teams, the tournament will now feature the eight top colleges fighting it out in the national finals in Jaipur. The final to decide the India Champions will be held at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, with representatives from Rajasthan Royals scouting players.