All-round display by Prashant helps Salwan win
All-round peformance by Prashant Vashishth (36, 4 for 10) helped Delhi's Salwan Boys Senior Sec. School beat Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith, West Bengal by 141 runs in Coca-Cola Cricket Cup (U-16) Inter State Challenge 2014 at Trombay Ground, here today.
Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith, West Bengal won the toss and elected to field first. The Salwan boys had a fine start as Dipesh Nailwal and Mukulit Bhatt scored 42 and 37 runs respectively. Prashant Vashishth also contributed 36 runs to achieve decent 228 runs all out in 45 overs. Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith's Arindam Poddar was the highest wicket taker with 2 wickets in 4 overs.
In reply, West Bengal's Dehinagar K.C.R School were bundled down in just 87 runs in 27 overs. Delhi's Prashant Vashishth was the top bowler, who captured 4 wickets for 10 runs, while Sahil Khatri took 3 wickets for 8 runs. Rahul Chanda was the highest scorer with 28 runs for Dehinagar K.C.R. Vidya Pith.
Prashant was later adjourned Man of the match for his all-round performance.
In another match, Al. Barkat Malik M. I. English School, Mumbai bowled out AVR E Techno School, Vijayawada for 59 runs in 18.3 overs. Al. Barkat Malik M. I. English School, Mumbai chased their target in 12.3 over and won the match by 10 wickets in hand.
While, Sports College, Lucknow won the match by 24 runs against Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai. In the last match of the day, Kiddys Corner Higher Secondary School, Gwalior (MP) won the match by huge margin of 183 runs against Shreyas Samarpan Vidyalay, Baroda on the second day of Coca-Cola Cricket Cup, Inter State leg.
(Posted on 16-04-2014)