Mumbai, January 8: A solid all-round performance enabled Cathedral and John Connon record a huge 138 runs victory against Greenlawns High School ina Group-B league match on the opening day of the inaugural Bombay Gymkhana Inter-School T20 Cricket Tournament, played at the Gymkhana’s ground on Wednesday.
Deciding to bat first, Cathedral batted confidently and piled up a massive total of 213 for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. Ayaan Jain top-scored with a fluent unbeaten knock of 69 runs, while Rohit Jogani (46 runs), Varun Desai (31 not out) and Udiyansh Yashasvi (29 runs) helped lift the innings.
Later, the Cathedral bowling attack bundled out Greenlawns for a paltry 75 in 20 overs. Kashyap Shah was the only batsman to score 30 runs. Soham Kapadia (2 for 7), Arjun Munot (3 for 26) and Priyavrat Mohta (2 for 5) picked up the wickets to complete a quick win for their school.
Earlier, in a Group-A match, St. Mary’s romped to a comfortable 7-wicket win against Campion School. Batting first Campion School were restricted to 82 for 8 wickets, in 20 overs. In reply, St. Mary’s reached 83 for the loss of just 3 wickets, in 17.4 overs to charge to victory.
Brief scores – Group-B: Cathedral & John Cannon School 213 for 4 wickets, in 20 overs (Rohit Jogani 46, Varun Desai 31, Ayaan Jain 69*, Udiyansh Yashasvi 29) beat Greenlawns High School 75 all out, in 20 overs (Kashyap Shah 30; Soham Kapadia 2 for 7, Arjun Munot 3 for 26, Priyavrat Mohta 2 for 5) by 138 runs.
Group-A: Campion School 82 for 8 wickets, in 20 overs (Rohan Ghag 27; Atin Mittal 3 for 9) lost to St. Mary’s School 83 for 3 wickets, in 17.4 overs (Aarav Rawte 30, Aran Giridhar 17*; Cyrus Kutky 2 for 14) by 7 wickets.