Lucknow beat Al-Barkaat MMI to lift under-16 title
Sports College (Lucknow) beat Al-Barkaat MMI (Kurla) by 24 runs to win the inter-state leg of the 3rd edition of Coca-Cola Cricket Cup under-16 school tournament at HPCL ground (Chembur) yesterday.
It was a 50-run fifth wicket partnership between Vijay Yadav and Nitin Singh that stood out as the Lucknow team was bowled out for 188 in 43.5 overs. Later, the Kurla school were dismissed for 164 in 42.2 overs despite skipper Shoeb Khan’s 61. Later, Shoeb’s all-round performance (61 & 2-45) earned him the man-of-the-match award.