I.E.S. V N Sule Guruji and Shardashram Vidyamandir English School became the first two teams to enter the semi-finals,winning their encounters against Anjuman Allana English School and Swami Vivekanand International respectively in the boys under-16 Boost Cup inter-schools cricket tournament,promoted by Procam International,at the Cross Maidan,here on Friday.
While Sule Guruji won by 183 runs,Shardashram Vidyamandir English were victors by 7 wickets.
I.E.S. V N Sule Guruji started off their quarterfinal encounter on a positive note. After a bright start,Man of the Match winner Aakash Parkar led the scoring and a number of his teammates lent him a helping hand. Parikshit Valsankar scored a crucial knock of 52 from 48 balls and Shivprakash Jaiswal scored a quickfire 45 with five fours.
Brief Scores: Swami Vivekanand International (Borivali) 77 in 29 overs (Sagar More 3-28,Vikrant Auti 3-21 Akash Saraswat 2-18) Lost to Shardashram Vidyamandir English School (Dadar) 78 for 3 in 18.4 Overs (Vikrant Auti 33 n.o. (4×4),Akshay Sawant 2-20) MOM: Vikrant Auti. I.E.S. V N Sule Guruji (Dadar) 300 for 7 in 45 Overs (Vriushal Satrdekar 44,Sivprakash Jaiswal 45,Aaksah Parkar 60,Parikshit Valsankar 52,Ibrahim Chavhan 2-52) bt Anjuman Allana English School (CST) 117 all out in 34.5 overs (Mehboob Farooqi 26 n.o. (3×4),Pranav Pedankar (RM) 4 for 22 in 9 Overs,Aakash Parkar (RM) 2 for 31 in 9 Overs,Omprakash Jaiswal (OB) 2 for 10 in 6 Overs) .