Gopi Birla romp to 74-run victory in the Bombay Gymkhana Interschool Tournament’20

Mumbai, January 14: Gopi Birla Memorial School bowlers produced a disciplined bowling performance which inspired them to record a comfortable 74-run win against Greenlawns High School in a 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 Tuesday.

Electing to bat first Gopi Birla managed to score 139 all out in 19.3 overs. Dishant Shah 25 and Aadit Shah 28 runs propped the Gopi Birla innings.  Greenlawns bowlers Yug Kukadia (3 for 28), Dev Sisodia (2 for 27), Kenil Sanghvi (2 for 31), Khush Godani (2 for 24) picked up the wickets.

Later the Gopi Birla bowling attack bundled out Greenlawns for a paltry 65 in 14.3 overs. Medhansh Shah (3 for 7), Bhavya Shah (2 for 20) and Jinay Sarvaiya (2 for 2) were responsible for bowling Gopi Birla to a big win.

Earlier, Dhirubhai Ambani International School registered a convincing 7-wicket win against Campion School in a Group-B match. Batting first Campion School made 137 for 2 wickets in 20 overs. Rohan Ghag top-scored with 69 runs and Soham Rathod scored an unbeaten 44 runs. Dhirubhai Ambani easily chased the target scoring 139 for loss of 3 wickets in 18.3 overs. Abhiviraj (30 runs), Veer Kapoor (34 not out) and Shanay Ambani (35 runs) ensured their team crossed the finish line.

Brief scores: Campion School 137 for 2 wickets in 20 overs (Soham Rathod 44*, Rohan Ghag 69) lost to Dhirubhai Ambani International School 139 for 3 in 18.3 overs (Abhiviraj 30, Veer Kapoor 34*, Shanay Ambani 35) by 7 wickets.

Gopi Birla Memorial School 139 all out in 19.3 overs (Dishant Shah 25, Aadit Shah 28, Yug Kukadia 3 for 28, Dev Sisodia 2 for 27, Kenil Sanghvi 2 for 31, Khush Godani 2 for 24) beat Greenlawns High School 65 all out in 14.3 overs (Medhansh Shah 3 for 7, Bhavya Shah 2 for 20, Jinay Sarvaiya 2 for 2) by 74 runs.

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