MI Junior: Swami Vivekanand, IES VN Sule, KC Gandhi move into Boys U-14 quarters
Swami Vivekanand International School (Borivali), IES VN Sule English School (Dadar), KC Gandhi English School (Kalyan) and others reached the Boys Under-14 quarterfinals of the Mumbai Indians Junior Inter School Cricket tournament here on Friday.
Powered by rollicking centuries from the willows of Vedant Nirmal (109) and Yug Asopa (105), Swami Vivekanand International School (Borivali) cruised into the Boys Under-14 quarterfinals.
Put in to bat by Sane Guruji English Medium School (Dadar), the Borivali school racked up 288 for 3 in their stipulated 40 overs. They then bundled out the Dadar boys for just 94 in 26 overs, with Manthan Mestry (3 for 7) and Arnav Lad (3 for 15) doing the damage. Swapnik Waghdhare waged a lone battle, managing 54.
In another Boys U-14 pre quarter-final match, IES VN Sule English School (Dadar) too rode on two centuries to book their place in the Last 8. Shon Korgaonkar (145 n.o) and Ved Tendulkar (135 n.o) were in an attacking mood as IES raced to 309 for 2 in 40 overs.
In reply, Vibgyor High School ICSE (Goregaon) could manage just 28, losing all their wickets in 17.4 overs. Shaurya Rai set up the win, taking 4 without conceding a single run.
In a thriller that went to the penultimate ball of the match, KC Gandhi English School (Kalyan) beat IES New English School (Bandra) by a solitary wicket in another pre quarter-final match.
Riding on brilliant performances from Gandharva Bhike (66), Om Malkar (63) and Adved Raut (4 for 8), VPMS Vidya Mandir Dahisar East beat Vibgyor High (Malad East) by 193 runs in another Boy's U-14 match. Chasing a target of 236 runs, Vibgyor High were bowled out for just 42 runs.
Aayush Shinde's fine fifty (64), Anjuman-I-Islam Allana English Medium School posted a total of 199 runs and then bowled out Don Bosco High School (Matunga) for 79 runs with Yuvan Sharma (3 for 13) and Zaid Khan (3 for 21) producing match-winning producing match winning performances.
Meanwhile, brilliant outings from Aarya Karle (82), Marlesh Shinde (75) and Evyaan Shaw (3 for 7), RR Education Trust (Mulund) registered a 108 run-win over Oxford Public School, Kandivali, who were bowled out for 93 in another pre-quarter match.
Riding on fifties from Neeraj Dhumal (87) and Samridh Bhat (52), Parag English School (Bhandup) posted a total of 276 for 5. In reply, St Mary's High School SSC (Mazgaon) were bowled out for 71 as Parin Dalvi claimed a sensational fifer (5 for 17).
In another Boy's U-14 match, Vedant Patil's unbeaten fifty (67 not out) led Swami Vivekananda International School (Kandivali) to 8-wicket win over Modern English School (Chembur). The likes of Vedant Patil (3 for 19) and Kishan Yadav (3 for 32) bowled out Modern English School (Chembur) for 170 before Vedant's match-winning knock.
Brief scores: UNDER-14 (PRE-QUARTERS)
VPMS Vidya Mandir Dahisar East 235 for 4 in 40 overs (Gandharva Bhike 66, Om Malkar 63; Sparsh Master 4 for 50) beat Vibgyor High (Malad East) 42 all out in 18.2 overs (Adved Raut 4 for 8)
Player of the Match: Gandharva Bhike
Swami Vivekanand International School (Borivali) 288 for 3 in 40 overs (Vedant Nirmal 109, Yug Asopa 105) beat Sane Guruji English Medium School (Dadar) 94 all out in 26 overs (Swapnik Waghdhare 54; Manthan Mestry 3 for 7, Arnav Lad 3 for 15)
Player of the Match: Yug Asopa
IES New English School (Bandra) 101 all out in 23.4 overs (Gandharv Kuvlekar 29; Harsh Kiran Nadkar 4 for 23, Soham Ahire 4 for 30) lost to KC Gandhi English School (Kalyan) 102 for 9 in 39.5 overs (Neel Shinde 33 not out, Kalpesh Mishra 25)
Player of the Match: Soham Ahire
IES VN Sule English School (Dadar) 309/2 in 40.0 Overs (Shon Korgaonkar 145 n.o, Ved Tendulkar 135 n.o) beat Vibgyor High School ICSE (Goregoan) 28 all out in 17.4 overs (Shaurya Rai 4 for 0)
Player of the Match: Shon Korgaonkar
Anjuman-I-Islam Allana English Medium School 199 all out in 40 overs (Aayush Shinde 64; Vedant Chile 3 for 29) beat Don Bosco High School (Matunga) 79 all out in 21.5 overs (Yuvan Sharma 3 for 13, Zaid Khan 3 for 21)
Player of the Match: Zaid Khan
RR Education Trust (Mulund) 201 for 7 in 40 overs (Aarya Karle 82, Marlesh Shinde 75; Siddhant Jadhav 3 for 29) beat Oxford Public School, Kandivali 93 all out in 36.4 overs (Evyaan Shaw 3 for 7)
Player of the Match: Evyaan Shaw
Parag English School (Bhandup) 276 for 5 in 40 overs (Neeraj Dhumal 87, Samridh Bhat 52; Shivang Kale 3 for 23) beat St Marys High School SSC (Mazgaon) 71 all out in 20 overs (Anish Shetty 42 n.o; Parin Dalvi 5 for 17)
Player of the Match: Neeraj Dhumal
Modern English School (Chembur) 170 for 9 in 39.5 overs (Kanav Saini 43; Vedant Patil (c) 3 for 19, Kishan Yadav 3 for 32) lost to Swami Vivekananda International School (Kandivali) 172 for 4 in 36.2 overs (Vedant Patil 67 n.o)
Player of the Match: Vedant Patil