The Beacon's House School of Lahore team which is playing a two-match series against St John's School, Sector 26 in Chandigarh.Theindiapost Photo CHANDIGARH, APRIL 13:A deadly bowling spell by Jatin Sanghwan (4 for 7, including hat-trick) helped St. John's High School defeat Beacon's House School of Lahore by five wickets in the first of the Under-13 20-20 two-match series being played at St. John's High School in Sector 26 here.The Lahore School team scored 86 runs in the stipulated 20 overs. Ali topscored with 34 runs. Jatin (4 for 7), Vardaan (2 for 22) and Shashya (2 for 20) were the successful bowlers for St. John's School
Chasing a victory target of 87 runs for victory, St. John's lost their skipper Vaibhav Kaushik without any run on the board. Thereafter Shakti Singh (15) and Shashya (23 n.o) saw their team through with five wickets to spare.
Earlier Brother Sarto inaugurated the match.
Brief scores: Beacon's House: 86 all in 18 overs (Mohammand Ali 34, Jatin 4 for 7, Vardaan 2 for 20). St. John's: 88 for 5 in 9.2 overs (Shashya 23, Shakti 15, Abdul Basist 3 for 15).The second match will start tomorrow at 8 a.m.