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All-rounder Jaden shines in St. Thomas fluent win


Mumbai : All-rounder Jaden Rodrigues shone with both bat and ball and guided St. Thomas Academy (Goregaon) a convincing 72 runs victory against BKM School (Grant Road) in a second round match played at Kamat Memorial ground, Shivaji Park.

First with the bat, Jaden top-scored with 31 runs as St. Thomas were bowled out for 135 runs. Pradeep Vishwakarma (4/22) and Sumit Salvi (4/55) did a good job to restrict the Goregaon school.

Later, Jaden had a good run with the ball and finished with 3 for 19. Utkarsh Tyagi 3 for 7 also played a role to demolish the rival batting, for a mere 63 runs to complete their victory.

Brief scores: SPS Shree Mumbadevi Vidya Niketan (Borivali): 129 (Ishang Shah 55; Sagar Sonawane 4/44, Aryan Sarangdhar 4/47) lost to Rajhans Vidyalay (Andheri): 130/2 (Aryan Sarangdhar 58, Atharvan Chavan 44*) by 8 wickets.

VPMS English School (Mulund): 93 all out 36.4 overs (Amrit Hareendran 43, Yugadhikrit Bajaj 4/6) lost to The Cathedral & John Connon School (Fort): 94/1 (Arnav Shah 31*) by 9 wickets.