CHANDIGARH, NOV 9 : St Anne’s School and St Kabir School joined St Stephen’s School-45 and Guru Nanak Public School-36 in the semi-finals of the 5th Moly Carver Memorial Cricket Cup being jointly hosted by St Stephen’s School and Desh Prem Azad Cricket Academy here.
St Anne’s School routed St Stephen’s School, Togan by nine wickets and St Kabir defeated Shishu Niketan School-22 by 19 runs in the quarter-final matches played today.
On Tuesday, Stephen’s-45 will meet St Kabir School in Togan and GNPS-36 will lock horns with St Anne’s School at St Stephen’s School in Sector 45 in the semi-finals.
St Stephen’s School of Togan batted first and made 150 for 6 in allotted 30 overs. Opener Daksh Aggarwal carried his bat through the innings with an unbeaten 50. It was his second successive half century in the tournament. Lovjeet (24 not out) and Prakashit Rana (10) were their other main scorers. TP Singh (3 for 26) and Shivadeep (2 for 33) were the most successful bowlers for St Anne’s School.
St Anne’s School achieved their target in 20 overs by scoring 152 for 1. Anirudh (65 not out, 8x4s, 2x6s) and Pukhraj Singh (40, 4x4s) were associated in a 125-run partnership for the opening wicket stand. Shivadeep remained not out on 25.
A 72-run partnership for the third wicket between Ashim (48, 4x4s) and Veer Sukhman (42, 4x4s) helped St Kabir oust Shishu Niketan by 19 runs in another quarter-final match.
Kabir School made 165 for 9 in allotted 30 overs. Besides Ashim and Sukhman, Joy Mandoa also made a valuable contribution of 19 runs.
Himanshu Chatrath and Nitin got four and two wickets for 28 and 32 runs, respectively.
Shishu Niketan School were dismissed for 146 in 27.2 overs. Ravi Kashyap topscored with 47. Divjot bagged 4 for 20 and Veer Sukhman 2 for 46.
Brief scores:St Stephen’s School: 150 for 6 in 30 overs (Dakash Aggarwal 50 not out, Lovejeet 24, Parnav Vashisht 14, Prakshit Rana 10, Shivadeep Singh 2 for 33, TP Singh 3 for 26, Anirudh 1 for 10, Khistij 1 for 22).
St Anne’s: 152 for 1 in 20 overs (Anirudh 65 not out, 8x4s, 2x6s, Pukhraj Singh 40, 4x4s, Shivdadeep 25 not out, Amrit Singh 1 for 16).
St Kabir School-26: 165 for 9 in 30 overs (Ashim 48, 4x4s, V Sukhman 42, 4x4s, Joy Mandora 19, Himanshu Chatrath 4 for 28, Nitin 2 for 32).
Shishu Niketan-22: 146 all out in 27.2 overs ( Ravi Kashyap 47, Prayash 16, Amandeep Singh 13, Divjot 4 for 20, Veer Sukhman 2 for 46).
Tuesday’s fixtures (semi-finals): St Stephen’s School-45 vs St Kabir School-26 at St Stephen’s School Togan.
GNPS-36 vs St Anne’s School at St Stephen’s School, Sector 45.