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Bombay Gymkhana Inter-School T20 Tournament: Taher's 88-run knock helps Ambani School to a 135-run win

Meanwhile, in a low-scoring match, Gopi Birla Memorial School defeated G.D. Somani Memorial School by eight wickets in a Group-B league match

Bombay Gymkhana Inter-School T20 Tournament: Taher's 88-run knock helps Ambani School to a 135-run win
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Taher Kudrati hogged the limelight at the inaugural match of Bombay Gymkhana Inter-School T20 Cricket Tournament. He stuck a commendable knock of 88 runs. It was his solid performance that enabled Dhirubhai Ambani International School to a massive 135 runs victory against Aditya Birla World Academy in a Group-A league match. The match was held at the Gymkhana’s ground.

After electing to bat first, Dhirubhai Ambani amassed a huge total of 177 for 5 wickets, in 20 overs. Taher inning came off just 61 balls and was studded with 15 boundaries whereas Abhiratj Goel contributed 30 runs.

Aditya Birla team was bowled out for just 42 runs in 12.2 overs. Dhirubhai Ambani bowlers Arhan Maker (2 for 5), Abhiviraj (2 for 2) and Rishi Mody (2 for 4) shared the wickets.

Later in a low-scoring match, Gopi Birla Memorial School defeated G.D. Somani Memorial School by eight wickets in a Group-B league match.

Sent in to bat first, G.D. Somani could only score 70 runs for 8 wickets, in 20 overs. Neil Verma 22 runs and Yash More 15 runs lifted the total. In reply, Gopi Birla scored 71 for 2 wickets, in 11.3 overs with Dishant Shah (25 not out) and Armaan Rathod (18 not out) taking the team to victory.

Brief scores

Group-A: Dhirubhai Ambani International School 177 for 5 wickets, in 20 overs (Taher Kudrati 88 (61b, 15x4), Abhiraj Goel 30 (3x4) beat Aditya Birla World Academy 42 all out, in 12.2 overs (Arhan Maker 2 for 5, Abhiviraj 2 for 2, Rishi Mody 2 for 4) by 135 runs.

Group-B: G.D. Somani Memorial School 70 for 8 wickets, in 20 overs (Neil Verma 22, Yash More 15; Dishant Shah 2 for 9) lost to Gopi Birla Memorial School 71 for 2 wickets, in 11.3 overs (Dishant Shah 25*, Armaan Rathod 18*; Swesh Gala 2 for 18) by 8 wickets.

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