An explosive opening stand of 89 runs between left-handed Vrishbhanu Singh (45, 16b, 6x4, 3x6) and Vishal Adlakha (41 n.o., 12b, 4x4, 4x6) helped Delhi Public School (R.K. Puram) thrash Salwan Public School by nine wickets and reach the quarterfinals of the inaugural Fast Trax Daredevils Twenty20 cricket tournament here on Wednesday.
In other pre-quarterfinal matches, Ganga International School defeated Laxman Public School (Hauz Khas) by six wickets and Salwan Boys Senior Secondary School (Rajinder Nagar) beat Frank Anthony Public School (Lajpat Nagar) by 36 runs.
Sawlan PS 91 for eight in 20 overs (Anmol Chabra 21) lost to Delhi PS (R.K. Puram) 93 for one in 4.3 overs (Vrishbhanu Singh 45, Vishal Adlakha 41 n.o.).
Laxman PS 66 for seven in 15 overs (Rishabh Pratap 19) lost to Ganga International School 67 for four in 12.2 overs (Jatin Dalal 29 n.o., Rishabh Pratap two for six).
Salwan Boys SSS (Rajinder Nagar) 86 for four in 10 overs (Sufiyan Alam 46, Shivam Chauhan 30) bt Frank Anthony PS (Lajpat Nagar) 50 for six in 10 overs (Aman Jhakkar three for 14).