Military School beats MCC, KIOC romps home again

Published: Sunday, April 17, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Bangalore:Military School, Bangalore, defeated Marian Cooray School of Cricket (MCC) Sri Lanka by 8 runs in the Under 13 ITC Windsor Sheraton triangular series being played at the Military School grounds.

Batting first, Military School were all out for 107 in 27.3 overs with the Sri Lankan boys displaying some brilliant fielding skills. All-rounder Nagendar was the only batsman to offer resistance with a hard fought 26.

Chasing 108 for a win, Marian Cooray Cricket School were rattled by some sharp and accurate medium pace bowling by Nagendar and Jayprakash. The Military schoolboys threw themselves at everything and made run making a difficult job. With two brilliant run outs the local lads snatched an exciting eight run victory.

Brief Scores:

Military School Bangalore 107 all out in 27.3 overs (Nagendar 26, Charith 2 for 12, Maven 2 for 23 and Ruvan 2 for 14) beat Marian Cooray Cricket School 99 (Sadeepa 18, Nagendar 3 for 17, Jayprakash 2 for 12 and Vibhas 2 for 18) by 8 runs.

Meanwhile in the Under 15 category, KIOC beat Marian Cooray Cricket School by 42 runs. The star performers for KIOC were Manish Pandey (69), Vishnu M (50) and Nishanth Singh Shekhawat (39 and 3 for 22). Shajih scored an unbeaten 54 for the losers.

Brief Scores:

KIOC 216 for 5 in 30 overs (Nishanth Shekhawat 39, Manish Pandey 69, Vishnu Manoharan 50, Abrar Kazi 28, Ashan 2 for 22) beat Marian Cooray Cricket School 164 for 7 in 30 overs (Shajih 54 not out, Nishanth Singh Shekhawat 3 for 22, Deepak Kumar 3 for 23) by 42 runs.

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