Goutam, Tauseef shine in Oriental CC's victory

Goutam struck an unbeaten half-century and Md Tauseef scalped four wickets as Oriental Cricket Club scored a hard-fought eight-run win over Vivekanagar Cricketers in the Dell-KSCA Group I, Division IV tournament for the Metro Shield.

After posting 282/9 in 50 overs, thanks largely to Goutam’s 80 n.o. and Abdul Rehman’s 71, Oriental restricted Vivekanagar to 274 for nine to eke out a narrow victory. Tauseef starred with the ball for Oriental with a haul of four for 62.

In another match, Vivek-ananda Union crushed Unique Cricket Club by nine wickets.

Brief scores: Oriental Cricket Club: 282/9 in 50 overs (Abdul Rehman 71, Rajesh 51, Goutam 80 n.o.; Subramanya 5-50, Venkatesh 2-40, Chinmay 2-50) bt Vivekanagar Cricketers: 274/9 in 50 overs (Roger 31, Bhagesh 39, Venkatesh 63, Paramananda 42, Subramanya 46 n.o.; Md Tauseef 4-62).

Unique Cricket Club: 139 all out in 36 overs (Girish 27, Harsha 32 n.o., Gangadhar B 28; Veeresh Kumar 2-16, Raghavendra Kolal 4-16, Vrijesh 2-1) lt to Vivekananda Union CC: 144/1 in 15.1 overs (Vrijesh NG 56 n.o., Somesh 76).

KSCA U-16 (Div II) tournament: St Paul’s English School: 187 all out in 43.5 overs (Karthik 57, Shivkumar 47 n.o.; Nikhil S Bharadwaj 2-37, Vikram 2-30, Akhil Vasisth 2-30) lt to Carmel High School, Padmanabhanagar: 188/6 in 35.5 overs (Akshay 39, Akhil Vasisth 37, Adithya 26; Abhay 2-40).

Government Pre-University Fort High School: 127 all out in 23.3 overs (Chandan Rao 4-18, Suman Sagar 2-15) lt to Holy Cross School: 130/3 in 21.5 overs (Abhijith C 48 n.o.).

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