St. Bede’s thrashes Shreyas HS

Mumbai: St. Bede’s ‘A’ (Tamil Nadu) beat Shreyas High School (Baroda) by 128 runs in the pre-quarterfinals of the BCCI all-India inter-schools tournament for the Polly Umrigar Trophy at the Dr. D.Y. Patil Sports Academy ground here on Saturday.

Opener B. Ananth scored an unbeaten 123 (146b, 9x4s) and B. Aparjith also an unbeaten 120 (125 balls, 9x4s, 1x6). Ananth and Aparjith put on 246 for the third wicket.

In another match played at the BKC ground, KDMA (Uttar Pradesh) beat Sundargarh Public School (Orissa) by 36 runs.

The scores: St. Bede’s ‘A’ (Tamil Nadu) 302 for three in 50 overs (B. Ananth 123 not out, B. Aparjith 120 not out) bt Shreyas HS (Gujarat) 174 in 40.4 overs (Dharam Kahar 40, Hens Kahar 55, Aswin Crist three for 35, Bharat Shankar three for 30)

KDMA (Uttar Pradesh) 171 in 45.1 overs (A. Panda three for 23, S. Mohanand three for 6) beat Sundargarh Public School (Orissa) 135 in 44.1 overs (Ravi Rajpoot three for 23). — Special Correspondent

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