DHARWAD: Hubli’s St. Paul’s HS and Rotary English Medium School won their first super-league matches in the second Saptagiri Trophy under-15 inter-schools cricket tournament at the RN Shetty Stadium here on Thursday.
Ramachandra Hegde (86 not out) helped Rotary EMHS shock reigning champion Basel Mission English Medium High School (Dharwad) by nine wickets.
KE Board’s HS 138 for nine in 25 overs (Sanket Diwan 38, Shreyas Murdeshwar 36, Akshay Angadi three for 23) lost to St. Paul’s HS 139 for three in 23 overs (Sushant Masalwad 82 not out, Akshay Angadi 40 n.o.).
BMEMHS 144 in 25 overs (Parteek Kulkarni 31, Murali Rajagopal five for 25) lost to Rotary EMHS 145 for one in 22.4 overs (Ramachandra Hegde 86 not out, Murali Rajagopal 27).