Harris Shield: Rizvi Springfield's Shreyansh bags six wickets vs Hansraj

Updated: 30 December, 2016 12:29 IST | Binaisha M Surti |

Pacer Shreyansh Bogar's exceptional spell of bowling (6-18) helped Rizvi Springfield bowl out Hansraj Morarji Public School (Andheri) for 104 in 44.2 overs on Day One

Rizvi Springfield pacer Shreyansh Bogar bowls to Hansraj Morarji batsman on Day One of the Harris Shield final at Wankhede Stadium yesterday. Shreyansh bagged six wickets for 18 runs to put the defending champions in command. Pic/SAMEER MARKANDE

Pacer Shreyansh Bogar's exceptional spell of bowling (6-18) helped Rizvi Springfield bowl out Hansraj Morarji Public School (Andheri) for 104 in 44.2 overs on Day One of the Mumbai Schools Sports Association-organised under-16 Harris Shield final at the Wankhede Stadium yesterday.

Shreyansh bowled an impeccable line as he rattled the opposition batsmen.

He was well supported by off-spinners Yashasvi Jaiswal and Saad Shaikh, who bagged two wickets apiece.

Devjot Singh Chadha top scored with 29 for Hansraj Morarji, while skipper Furquan Charolia contributed 19. At one stage, Hansraj Morarji were reeling at 43 for 5 in 22.5 overs.

Rizvi’s Yashasvi Jaiswal who claimed two wickets yesterday

Rizvi Springfield ended the day in bit of strife with 58-4 in 28.5 overs. Openers Abhinav Kushwaha (5) and Al-Saad Shaikh (13) fell to left-arm spinner Aaryan Sen, while Yashasvi was trapped leg before wicket for 21 by Mitesh Pedamkar.

In-form batsman Shreyas Mandlik's was dismissed by off-spinner Ayush Sharma.

The school kids were delighted to parade their skills at the iconic Wankhede Stadium, which recently hosted the fourth Test of the India-England series and had a spring in their step.

Chief guest Wasim Jaffer (third from left) during the toss of the Harris Shield final at Wankhede yesterday. Pic/Binaisha m surti

The opening ceremony to the final was highlighted by the sound of the Anjuman Islam band. Former India opener Wasim Jaffer graced the occasion as chief guest and recalled his early years in the game. "One had to perform at the school level to get noticed and that is why I shifted to Anjuman Islam school, which had a good cricket set-up. I grew up watching Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli and dreamt of becoming a cricketer someday. I remember getting a 400 in inter-school cricket which helped me get noticed in Mumbai cricket and that is how my journey began," Jaffer recalled. He also spoke about a high point in his inter-school cricket career. "In my first year of Harris Shield, we beat Shardashram (English) in the semi-finals and defeated Shardashram (Marathi) in the final. It was a great feeling,"
he said.

Hansraj Morarji
Ayush Sharma b Shreyansh 0
Sumeet Mishra lbw Shreyansh 3
Aaryan Sen c Suraj b Shreyansh 5
Arya Jadhav b Shreyansh 2
Furquan Charolia b Shreyansh 19
Devjot Singh Chadha c Shreyas b Saad 29
Nayan Jadhav lbw Shreyansh 0
Tanishq Panikeveeti lbw Jaiswal 13
Mitesh Pedamkar c Al-Saad b Saad 11
Akshat Bhat st Abhinav b Yashasvi 0
Zeeshan Charolia not out 2
Extras (B2, Lb12, Nb5, W1) 20
Total (all out; 44.2 overs) 104
Fall of wickets 1-4, 2-14,
3-17, 4-20, 5-43, 6-43, 7-65,
8-94, 9-94.
Shreyansh Bogar 15-8-18-6
Akash Yadav 8-6-2-0
Yashasvi Jaiswal 8-1-27-2
Faizan Rabbani 6-1-16-0
Saad Shaikh 7.2-1-27-2

Rizvi Springfield
Abhinav Kushwaha lbw Aaryan 5
Al-Saad Shaikh c Nayan b Aaryan 13
Yashasvi Jaiswal lbw Mitesh 21
Yash Salunkhe not out 7
Shreyas Mandlik c Devjot b Ayush 8
Extras 4
Total (4 wickets; 28.5 overs) 58
Fall of wickets 1-9, 2-39, 3-43, 4-58
Furquan Charolia 6-2-9-0
Mitesh Pedamkar 9-3-17-1
Aaryan Sen 7-2-15-2
Ayush Sharma 6.5-1-16-1

First Published: 30 December, 2016 08:27 IST

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