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Yuvan shines for MCC (Red)

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Mumbai: Yuvan Motwani, a 13-year-old school boy played a solid unbeaten knock of 81 as MCC (Red) beat MCC (Green) by 42 runs in the second tie of the B4S (Brain4sports) MCC PRO - 40 double-leg league at Oval Maidan.

Opting to bat first after winning the toss, MCC (Red) was propelled by an unbeaten knock of 81 by Yuvan Motwani to reach 208 in the allotted 40 overs. Yuvan got good support from opener Divan Kubadia (30) and Sachin Upadhaya scored (55 n.o.). For the ‘Green’ Yash Tedhiya did well to bag two wickets for 29.

Chasing 210 runs, the MCC (Green) batsmen could muster only 166 runs. With Tanmay Buram with almost run-a-ball 75 was their most impressive batsman.

Brief Scores: MCC (Red) 208 in 40 overs (Yuvan Motwani n.o. 81, Sachin Upadhaya 55, Divan Kubadia 30; Yash Tedhiya 2/29) bt MCC (Green) 166 all out (Tanmay Buram 75; Ketan Joshi 4/38, Anuj Giri 2/26, Jitendra Paliwal 2/25, Sachin Upadhaya 2/21) by 42 runs.

Impressive Customs down champs Central Railway
Mumbai Customs dished out an impressive combined performance and sent defending champions Central Railway crashing to a 5-3 defeat in a fast-paced and exciting Super Division match of the MHAL League played at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate.

Leading Custom’s charge to victory was Iqtedar who netted a brace of goals, while Jayesh Jadhav, Mayur Patil and Joshua Vessaokar chipped in with one each to seal their win. Central Railway who fought on gamely scored through a brace of goals from Vinod Nair and one through Rajendra Pawar.
Results – Super League: Mumbai Customs 5 (Iqtedar 2, Jayesh Jadhav, Mayur Patil, Joshua Vessaokar) beat Central Railway 2 (Vinod Nair 2, Rajendra Pawar).

Divya adjudged best boxer
 Divya Rane from Palghar’s Night Boxing Academy, earned points and applause aplenty from the goodly crowd as she outpointed Nidhi Tiwari to win the youth girls final in the 3rd Poinsur Boxing Championships, held at Yuvak Krida Mandal, near Poinsur Gymkhana. She was later adjudged the best boxer in the competition.

Asad Shaikh from St.Mathew’s Academy in Mumbai Upnagar Boxing Association bagged the trophy for being adjudged the most promising boxer in the 46-48 kgs category in the boys section.

The trophy winners in various sections: Juniors: St.Mathew’s (Mumbai Upnagar Boxing Assn).Youth: Prakash College. Sub-junior : Baba Boxing Academy. Cadet: Mohan Sporting Academy.

St. Pius Mulund beat Ryan International Nerul
St Pius Mulund defeated St. Marys, Mazgaon in the semi-finals by 3-2 via penalties and in second set of semi-finals, Cambridge School, Kandivali lost 1-0 to Ryan International School, Nerul. In the finals, St Pius, Mulund put on an impressive show as they trounced  Ryan International School, Nerul by 2-0.

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