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Swami Vivekanand in Giles Shield final after 9 years

Mumbai: Swami Vivekanand International (Borivli) have entered the final of the Mumbai Schools Sports Association's Giles Shield Elite Division after a gap of nine years.

Swami Vivekanand celebrate their semis win. Pic/Sameer Markande
Swami Vivekanand celebrate their semis win. Pic/Sameer Markande

In the semi-final, the Borivli school beat Don Bosco (Matunga) by an innings and 125 runs at Azad Maidan on Saturday.

Don Bosco were bowled out for a paltry 100 in the first innings. Riding on a century by Aman Sharma (129), Swami Vivekanand scored 326 in the first essay.

All-rounder Suved Parker's 3-26 and two wickets each by left-arm-spinner Hem Patel (2-27) and off-spinner Rutwik Rathod (2-19) saw the Matunga school reeling at 101-7 in their second innings. Both captains decided to end the match after completing the mandatory overs.

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