A brilliant century by Mahboob Shaikh of Anjuman I-Islam Allana English School helped them to defeat APs Sree Valmeeki High School by huge margin of 195 runs on the first day of the U-16 Inter-State leg Coca-Cola Cricket Cup,played at the Police Ground,Civil Line,New Delhi,on Wednesday.
Winning the toss and elected to bat first,Mumbais school put huge total of 283 runs in 45 overs. Mahboob Shaikh was the top scorer 100 runs in only 70 deliveries with 11 boundaries. He got good support from Hashir Dafedar,who scored 64 runs (69b,5×4,1×6) and Mohammad Aman 42 runs. For AP school,P.Girinath Reddy captured three wickets,while S Praveen Kumar got two.
In reply,Sree Valmeeki High School all out in just 88 runs in 35.5 overs. S J Shakeer was the top scorer with 38 runs. Usman Gani took three wickets in just 15 runs,while Sanath Wagal and Shoaib Khan captured two wickets each.
In another match,Man of the Match Harsh Sharma from CAV Inter College,Allahabad took 3 wickets,which helped his team to register an easy 10 wickets win over Navrachna School,Baroda. Navrachna School,Baroda was all out for 76 in 35.4 overs,whereas CAV Inter College,Allahabad chased the target of 76 runs in just 7.1 over with 10 wickets in hand.
All round performance by Nitin Tanwar from Salwan Boys Senior Sec. School,Delhi,who scored 67 runs and took 3 wickets,helped his team win by 128 runs. Salwan Boys Senior Sec. School,Delhi,while batting first scored 261/8 in 45 overs. In reply DAV Sr. Sec School,Punjab found it difficult to chase the target against the brilliant bowling and fielding by Salwan Boys Senior and were all out for 133 runs in 36.2 overs.
Brief Scores: Anjuman I-Islam Allana Eng. SchoolMumbai: 283 for 8 in 45 overs (Mahboob Shaikh 100 runs (70 b,11×4),Hashir Dafedar 64 runs (69b,1×6,5×4),Mohammad Aman 42 runs (57b,2×4); P.Girinath Reddy 3 for 57 in 9 Overs,S Praveen Kumar 2 for 40 in 7). Sree Valmeeki High School AP: 88 All out in 35.5 overs (SJ Shakeer 38 runs (59b,6×4,P Girinath Reddy 23 (62b,3×4),Usman Gani 3 for 15,Sanath Wagal 2 for 23 in 9 overs,Shoaib Khan 2 for 24 in 8.5 overs). Navrachna School Sama-Baroda :76 all out in 35.4 overs (Siddharth Patel 15 runs (37b),Aryan Pradhan 14 runs (24b),Harsh Sharma 3 for 11 in 7.4 Overs,Amar Chaudhary 3 for 15 in 8 Overs,Anupam 2 for 10 in 6 overs. CAV Inter College,Allahabad-UP: 77 for no loss in 7.1 overs (Rangarajan 43 n.o (19b,3×6,3×4),Vipin Kumar 25 n.o. (24b,3×4).