Devdutt's fine show spurs St Joseph's

Devdutt Padikkal followed up his century with a 11-wicket haul for the match to set up St Joseph’s Boys’ High School’s innings and 11-run win over Holy Saint English School in the inter-school tournament (under-16, Division I) for the KSCA Cup here.

Riding on Padikkal’s 138 (151b, 20x4, 2x6), St Joseph’s posted a heathy 313 for nine in 70 overs. In reply, Holy Saint managed a paltry 176 all out in their first essay, Padikkal (4/43) and Aamir (4/37) causing the major damage. Following on, Holy Saint fared even worse as they were packed off for 126 in 56.3 overs. Padikkal added seven (7/55) more to return impressive figures of 11/98 for the match. 

Brief scores: St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School: 313/9 in 70 overs (MS Hussain 70, Devdutt Padikkal 138, Aamir 35 n.o.; Akash Ballal 5-69) bt Holy Saint English School: 176 all out in 83.1 overs (HS Rahul 48, Akash Ballal 36; Devdutt Padikkal 4-43, Aamir 4-37) and 126 all out in 56.3 overs (Mohith Verma 48, Akash Ballal 26; Devdutt Padikkal 7-55, Bhargav 2-13).

Presidency School, RT Nagar: 209 all out in 72.2 overs (Tushar 30, Sai Karthik 100 n.o.; Vinay Murugesh 5-55, Kamran Hashmi 2-55) and 133 all out in 69.3 overs (Anirudh Rao 47; Kamran Hashmi 6-47) lt to Frank Anthony Public School: 205 all out in 66.2 overs (Pranav Muthukumar 54, Luvnith Sisodia 27, Aditya Srinivasan 27, Milan Mahato 37; Vishal 6-54, Priyal 2-60, Anirudh Rao 2-31) and 138/4 in 12 overs (Mithesh Madan 66, Milan Mahato 28; Vishal 2-33).

National High School: 26 all out in 18.4 overs (Nitesh 7-3, Harsh Singhi 2-4) and 51 all out in 19.3 overs (Piyush 5-15, Harsh Singhi 2-7, Nitesh 2-12) lt to Carmel High School: 220/7 in 55.1 overs (Aryaman Math 38, Suraj Kumar 61, Manoj Manvi 47; Shreyas S 3-40, Chandan 2-54).

Bishop Cotton Boys’ School: 289 all out in 61.2 overs (Lochan Appanna 45, Tanay Valmik 65, Aneesh Vasudevan 104; Manoj M 3-23, Chandan S Raju 3-74, Prateesh S 4-81) bt School Vivekananda: 102 all out in 31.3 overs (Yogesh Kumar 33; Raghav Bhandary 5-28, CR Aiyappa 3-17) and 112 all out in 42.2 overs (Yogesh Kumar 43; Raghav Bhandary 4-11, CR Aiyappa 3-42, Abhishek Poll 2-20).

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