MI Junior: Arham, Mehul, Deven and others shine for their teams
Arham Jain, Mehul Mehta, Deven Shinde, Mann Koli and others produced match-winning performances for their respective teams in the ongoing MI junior inter-school cricket tournament on Tuesday.
All-rounder Arham Jain's individual brilliance (5-19 and 55*) led Vibgyor Roots and Rise (Malad) to 8-wicket victory against Sir Cowasjee Jehangir High School (Mumbai Central) in an MI Junior Boys’ U-14 match
Batting first, the Sir Cowasjee batters had no answer to Arham’s skillful off-breaks, bundling out for just 97 runs. Arham then starred with the bat, scoring a quick-fire 55* off 34 balls to steer Vibgyor to victory in just 10.3 overs.
Vibgyor Roots and Rise (Malad) were victorious in the U-16 category as well, defeating Malad rivals Ryan International CBSE by 236 runs. Vibgyor racked up an impressive total of 323, thanks to Mehul Mehta’s excellent knock of 144 off just 100 balls. In response, Ryan International were bowled out for a mere 87 runs.
In another Boy's U-16 match, Deven Shinde (116*) and Mann Koli (5-17) powered IES Secondary School (Mulund) to a dominant 121-run victory against St Mary's High School SSC (Mazgaon).
Deven's unbeaten ton led IES to a total of 234, with Tejas Morey providing ample support from the other end with a lightning 73 off 39 balls. Mann Koli, along with Morey's (2-11) then worked his magic with the ball, taking a brilliant 5-wicket haul to bowl out St Mary's for 113.
Ansh Rana's brilliant fifer (5-3) led Vibgyor High, Airoli to a dominating 10-wicket win over CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL, KANDIVALI EAST, who were bowled out for just 47 runs in a Boy's U-14 match.
In another match of the same category, VIBGYOR High, Goregaon (IGCSE) won by walkover against Vasant Vihar High School, Thane.
RBK Global Bhayandar also won by walkover against UTPAL SANGHAVI GLOBAL SCHOOL, Juhu in another Boy's U-14 match.
Meanwhile, Arnav Gupta's 3-27 helped Don Bosco High School, Matunga bowl out Shishuvan School (Matunga) for just 86 runs in a Boy's U-16 match. In reply, Don Bosco chased the target comfortably by losing just one wicket and with Prasana Jaibahar scoring a vital fifty (50*).
Another Boy's U-16 match saw St. Annes Convent School (Vasai) won by walkover against Ryan International School (Nerul).
Elsewhere, Avadhut Rawool's superb 3-7 led Swami Vivekanand International School to a convincing 10-wicket win over National Kannada, Wadala, who could score just 19 runs while batting first in a Boy's U-14 match.
In another Boy's U-14 match, SABYASACHI MAHAPATRA's brilliant four-fer (4-10) led Vibgyor High, Malad East to a massive 255 run win over Vidya Vikasini ICSE School, Virar, who were bowled out for paltry 37 runs while chasing a total of 293 runs. The likes of SPARSH MASTER (72) and KARTIK BAID (71) were the top-scorers for Vibgyor High team.
On the other hand, R. V. Nerker Secondary won by walkover against SIES, Matunga in a Boy's U-16 match.
1.CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL, KANDIVALI EAST 47 all out in 16.2 overs (Ansh Rana 5-3) lost to Vibgyor High, Airoli 48/0 in 4.3 overs (Medh Daiya 21*)
Player of the match: Ansh Rana
2.National Kannada, Wadala 19/9 in 10 overs (Avadhut Rawool 3-7) lost to Swami Vivekanand International School (Kandivali) 20/0 in 1.2 overs.
Player of the match: Avadhut Rawool
3.Sir Cowasjee Jehangir High School, Mumbai Central 97 all out in 22.5 overs (Sholk Kharate 47; Arham Jain 5-19) lost to Vibgyor Roots and Rise (Malad) 98/2 in 10.3 overs (Arham Jain 55*).
Player of the match: Arham Jain
4.Vibgyor High, Malad East 292 all out in 35.5 overs (SPARSH MASTER 72, KARTIK BAID 71; Yuraj Patil 6-53) beat Vidya Vikasini ICSE School, Virar 37 all out 14.2 overs (MAAN SINGH WALIA 5-15, SABYASACHI MAHAPATRA 4-10)
Player of the match: SABYASACHI MAHAPATRA
5.VIBGYOR High, Goregaon (IGCSE) won by walkover against Vasant Vihar High School, Thane
6.RBK Global Bhayandar won by walkover against UTPAL SANGHAVI GLOBAL SCHOOL, Juhu
1.Shishuvan School (Matunga) 86 all out in 22.5 overs (Arnav Gupta 3-27) lost to Don Bosco High School, Matunga 88/1 in 11.1 overs (Prasana Jaibahar 50*)
Player of the match: Arnav Gupta
2.IES Secondary School (Mulund) 234/5 in 30 overs (Deven Shinde 116*, Tejas Morey 73) beat St Mary's High School SSC (Mazgaon) 113 all out (Mann Koli 5-17, Tejas Morey 2-11)
Player of the match: Tejas Morey
3.Vibgyor Roots and Rise (Malad) 323/9 in 36 overs (Mehul Mehta 144; Sunny Shah 2-71) beat Ryan International CBSE (Malad) 87 all out in 24.2 overs (Veer Shah 3-3)
Player of the match: Mehul Mehta
4.St. Annes Convent School (Vasai) won by walkover against Ryan International School (Nerul)
5.R. V. Nerker Secondary won by walkover against SIES, Matunga