Riding on Dashrat Chauhan and Nabijaan Ansari’s innings, Al-Barkaat (Kurla) fought back to end Day Three of the MSSA Giles Shield inter-school boys U-14 cricket final with a 152-run lead against Rizvi Springfield (Bandra) at Oval Maidan yesterday.
Al-Barkaat's Nabijaan Ansari (left) and Dashrat Chauhan during their Giles Shield match against Rizvi
The Kurla school were 260-6 in their second innings with Gaurav Mhatre (35) and Raj Rocky (31) were unbeaten.
Earlier, Nabijaan (49) and Dashrat (67) stitched a fifth-wicket partnership of 116 runs.
In the first inning, Rizvi were bowled out for 225 with Ajit Yadav scoring 97. Al-Barkaat’s Dashrat scalped three wickets giving away 23 runs in 11 overs.
Rizvi bowled out Al-Barkaat for 117 in their first innings to earn a 108-run lead.
The Kurla school made a spirited comeback in the their second innings and will hope to bowl their opposition out today to win the title.