Patna: Parmeshwar Dayal Memorial Inter School Under-13 Cricket Tournament, sponsored by Agastya Classes, got off to a spectacular start at the Cricket Academy of Bihar (CAB) ground on Friday. In the first match of the day, Exceed India High School beat Happy High School by three wickets.
Earlier, the tournament was jointly inaugurated by Patna Mayor Sita Sahu, Deputy Mayor Reshmi Chandravanshi, PMC Empowered Committee member and Ward Councillor Indradeep Chandravanshi, President of Bihar Players Association Mrityunjay Tiwari, Ward Councillor Asfar Ahmed and Ward Councillor Rajni Sinha by releasing the balloons in the air. They were also introduced to the players.
CAB Director and Organising Committee Chairman Amikar Dayal presented bouquets and mementos to the guests. Santosh Tiwari, General Secretary of Sardar Patel Sports Foundation proposed a vote of thanks. BJP leader Sumit Sharma and MD of Learning School of Cricket, Naveen Kumar were present on the occasion.
In the first match, Exceed India High School won the toss and invited Happy High School to bat first. Happy High School scored 133 runs losing all wickets in 24.5 overs. In reply, Exceed India High School won the match by scoring 137 runs for 7 wickets in 22.4 overs. Shreyansh Raj was awarded the VTech Player of the Match award.
In the second match, St Michael’s High School B won the toss and batting first scored 231 runs for five wickets in 22 overs. In reply, St Michael’s High School C team was all out for 78 runs in 21.2 overs. Aman Bhaskar was awarded the VTech Player of the Match award.
Happy High School: All out for 133 in 24.5 overs Kriti 25, Prince Raj 26, Tilak Ranjan 25, extra 20, Shreyansh Singh 2/20, Ayansh Avi 2/23, Shreyansh Raj 2/26, Roshan 2/16, run out -2
Exceed India High School: 137 for seven in 22.4 overs, Abhinav Anand 19, Rachit 17, Prateek 15, Extra 54, Aniket 2/26, Naitik 1/28, Tilak 1/29, Aniket 1/19, run out-2
St Michael’s High School B: 231 for five in 22 overs, Aman Bhaskar 56, Prathamesh 34, Kaustubh 34, Extra 67, Vedant Thakur 2/34, Daksh 1/33, Kushagra 1/12, run out-1
St Michael’s High School C: 78 all out in 21.2 overs Daksh 10, Vedant 12, Extra 32, Shivam 3/8, Aman 3/6, Shaurya Anand 1/10, Abhyudaya Raj 1/10