GMSSS-26 canter to comfortable win
■ CHANDIGARH: Government Model Senior Secondary School-26 defeated hosts St John’s High School-26 Blue team by eight wickets in the 14th Blessed Edmund Rice Cricket Tournament for under-17 at St John’s-26 on Friday.
Batting first, St John's-26 could only manage 93 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Skipper Kartavya Sharma played a good knock and was the highest scorer for the team with 28 runs.
Pawan scored 22 runs. For GMSSS26, Parshant picked up two wickets. Chasing, GMSSS-26 overhauled the target in 13.2 overs making 95 runs for the loss of two wickets.
Deepak scored an unbeaten 26, while Anish scored 20 runs in the win.
In the second match, the St John's Red team managed to register a seven wickets win over Millennium School.
Batting first, Millennium School could only score 90 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. Abhishek scored 25 runs, while Manyu made 23 runs. Dipankar picked up two wickets for St John's-26. Chasing, St John's26 overhauled the target, making 91 runs for the loss of four wickets in 13.2 overs. Shubranshu made 28 runs, while Tejas scored 24 runs.
A match of 14th Blessed Edmund Rice Cricket Tournament in progress at St John's High School-26 on Friday.