Giles Shield: Aryan stars with bat and ball as Billabong win

Aryan Irani's all-round show (7-58 and 65 not out) helped Billabong High (Juhu) register a seven-wicket win over Christ Church (Byculla) in the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) Giles Shield U-14 inter-school match at Azad Maidan yesterday.

Aryan Irani
Billabong High's Aryan Irani  in action  against Christ Church at Azad Maidan yesterday. Pic/Shadab Khan.

Electing to bat, the Byculla school got out for 142 in 37.5 overs. Siddhant Karmalkar was the highest scorer for Christ Church with 36 runs. Of the 16.5 overs that the 13-year-old Aryan bowled, 10 were maidens.

In reply, the Juhu team reached their target in 27.3 overs losing three wickets with Aryan scoring 65. His 91-ball knock was laced with five boundaries.

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