St John's emerge champions

St John's emerge champions

St John's emerge champions

Helped by an all-round performance from Tanish R, St John’s High School beat Sri Venkateshwara Educational Trust, Chintamani by 113 runs to emerge champions in the under-16 inter-school tournament (Div III) for the KSCA Cup.

Batting first, St John’s rode Tanish’s patient 83 (111b, 6x4), skipper Deepak Shanker’s 77 (84b, 13x4) and Abhishek S (52) to post a challenging 265/8 in the stipulated 50 overs.

In response, Sri Venkateshwara batsmen were undone by a fine bowling by Tanish (5/41) and were all out for 152 in 30 overs. Abhishek S was also among wickets for the winners claiming three for 44.

Brief scores: St John’s High School: 265/8 in 50 overs (Deepak Shanker 77, Tanish R 83, Abhishek S 52; Praneet 2-28) bt Sri Venkateshwara Educational Trust, Chintamani: 152 all out in 30 overs (Rahul V 40; Abhishek S 3-44, Tanish R 5-41).

Yogesh shines
Yogesh followed up his two-wicket burst (2/14) with an unbeaten 59 to fashion Spartons Sports Club’s fivewicket win over Rajajinagar Colts CA in the KSCA Group I, Division IV league for the Metro Shield.

Brief scores: Rajajinagar Colts CA: 133 all out in 32.4 overs (Murali 67; Vineet 2-18, Yogesh 2-14, Naveen 3-8) lt to Spartons Sports Club: 134/5 in 39 overs (Vineet 26, Yogesh 59 n.o.; Rajiv 4-20, Murali 2-25, Rajul 2-24).

Sri Jayachamarajendra Cricket Club: 153 all out in 45.2 overs (Clint M 52, Nagaraj 28; Mohsin 2-17, Ramanand 4-42) lt to Friends Cricket Team: 155/6 in 32.5 overs (Katke Subash 50, Sagar 32; Arjun 2-52).

Jayanagar Cricketers: 161 all out in 43.2 overs (Dhruv 45; C Raghu 3-23, Adithya 4-36) lt to Chinthamani Sports Club, Chithamani: 163/2 in 37.5 overs (Sarfarz 61 n.o., Kanthesh 38, Nidhuvan 38 n.o.)