MI Junior: Angel Mickey, Sinhgad reach U-14 final
Angel Mickey Minie School (Hadapsar) and Sinhgad City School (Kondhwa) advanced to the finals of the MI Junior Inter-School Cricket Tournament in the U-14 category, defeating Dr. G.G.Shah High School (Kasbapeth) and The Kalyani School (Hadapsar Manjari) respectively on Monday.
Angel Mickey School’s victory was far more dominant in nature, cruising to a thumping 263-run win against Dr. G.G.Shah High School.
Yohan Bire (70 off 54), Aditya Gikwad (66 off 46) and Avishkar Bobde (50* off 23) chipped in with half-centuries to lead Angel Mickey School to a mammoth 344 in 40 overs.
In reply, the Dr. G.G.Shah High School batters fell like 9 pins, and were bowled out for just 81 runs.
Meanwhile, Sinhgad City School advanced to the final in a relatively tighter game, defeating The Kalyani School by 68 runs.
Shivratna Suryawanshi’s brisk 76 was pivotal in getting the Singhad total to a respectable 207 runs in 40 overs.
Siddharth Dangi (5 for 43) then starred with the ball for Singhad, dismantling the Kalyani School batting for 139.
Brief Scores: (Semi-finals)
Sinhgad City School, Kondhwa 207/9 in 40 overs (Shivratna Suryawanshi 76; Rajveer Undre 3-60) beat The Kalyani School, Hadapsar Manjari 139/9 in 33.4 overs (Ayush Gosavi 52; Siddharth Dangi 5-43)
Player of the match: Shivratna Suryawanshi
Angel Mickey Minie School, Hadapsar 344/8 in 40 overs (Yohan Bire 70, Aditya Gikwad 66 of 46, Avishkar Bobde 50* of 23; Mitesh Damani 3-36) beat Dr. G.G.Shah English Med High School, Kasbapeth 81 all out in 21. 5 overs (Atif Maniyar 2-8, Avishkar Bobde 2-13).
Player of the match: Avishkar Bobde