Nirmith century spurs Young CC

Batting first, Young Challenging Cricketers notched up a respectable 237 all out in 48.3 overs with Nirmith (109 not out) and C Sunil (33) doing the bulk of the scoring. KR Kishore (3/68), M Rammurthy (3/50) and Rafiq (2/29) were the pick of the bowlers for Friends CC.
Srinivas (52) anchored Friends’ reply with a half-century but his knock went in vein as YCC bowlers Madhusudhan (3/58), C Sunil (2/41) and Deepak Kaushik (2/25) wreaked havoc to bowl out their opponents for 171.

Brief scores: Young Challenging Cricketers: 237 all out in 48.3 overs (N Nirmith 109 n.o., Sunil C 33; KR Kishore 3-68, Rafiq 2-29, Rammurthy M 3-50) bt Friends Cricket Club: 171 all out in 43.2 overs (Srinivas 52; R Madhusudhan 3-58, Sunil C 2-41, Deepak Kaushik 2-25).

Virendra shines

Presidency School, RT Nagar cruised to a 158-run win against Jain International Residential School in the KSCA inter-school under-16 (first phase) knock out tournament.

Virendra Singh scored an unbeaten 128 while Akash (33) and Sufiyan Syed (60) chipped in with useful contributions to carry Presidency through to 265 for five in the allotted 50 overs. Sharan Gowda (3/25), Rajesh Kumar (2/9) and Vignesh (2/9) reduced Jain to 107 in 23.1 overs.

Aditya Somanna grabbed four wickets to power Bethany School to a 87-run win over Bangalore Higher Secondary School. Batting first, Bethany relied on Amit Kataria’s 36 and Nitin Lazarus 30 to post 190 all out in 34,1 overs.

Brief scores: Bishop Cotton Boy’s High School: 237/9 in 50 overs (Prithviraj 61, Sankalp 29, Sachin 32, Karthikeyan RS 29 n.o.; P Suraj 2-49, Anurag 3-24) bt KV Hebbal School: 197 all out in 40 overs (S Akshay 50, Atul 80; RS Karthikeyan 3-28, Adit 2-20).

Bethany School: 190 all out in 34.1 overs (Amit Kataria 36, Nitin Lazarus 30; Bimal Kumar 3-27) bt Bangalore Higher Secondary School: 103 all out in 33.3 overs (Aditya Somanna 4-18, Rahul Pinto 2-10, Bhaveesh 2-14, Nitin 2-15).

Presidency School, RT Nagar: 265/5 in 50 overs (Akash 33, Virendra Singh 128 n.o., Sufiyan Syed 60; Ronak Bucha 2-27) bt Jain International Residential School: 107 all out in 23.1 overs (Sharan Gowda 3-25, Rajesh Kumar 2-9, Vignesh 2-9).

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