© Getty Images (Representation photo)
© Getty Images (Representation photo)

 

Mumbai: Apr 20, 2014

 

Sports College, Lucknow pipped local rivals Al Barkat Malik English School by 24 runs to clinch the Coca-Cola Cricket Cup Boys Under 16 Inter-State Challenge.

 

Opting to bat first, Sports College lost four quick wickets before middle-order batsmen Vijay Yadav (38) and Nitin Singh (29) anchored the innings by stitching a 50-run partnership, but the team was bundled out for 188 runs.

 

Jahangir Ansari and Shubham Singh scalped three wickets apiece for the Mumbai school. In reply, Al Barkat Malik were bowled out for 164 runs despite skipper Shoeb Khan’s fighting 61.

 

Mohammed Shahid grabbed three wickets, while Ankit Singh picked up two for the visitors.

 

Brief Scores:

 

Sports College Lucknow 188 in 43.5 overs (Vijay Yadav 38, Nitin Singh 29; Jahangir Ansari 3 for 46, Shubham Singh 3 for 25) beat Al Barkat Malik English School 164 in 42.2 overs (Shoeb Khan 61; Mohammed Shahid 3 for 22, Ankit Singh 2 for 21) by 24 runs.