10 January, Birgunj. MES, Moonlight and Gyan Jyoti have entered the quarterfinals of the 7th Pubson Inter School Knockout Cricket Tournament. By winning the pre-quarterfinal stage match on Tuesday, he has confirmed his place in the quarterfinals.
Pubson spokesperson Ashok Sangraula said that MES beat Gyanada, Himalaya Pyramid beat Moonlight and Little Angels, Gyan Jyoti Mavi made it to the quarterfinals. MES School continued its journey towards the title by defeating Gyanada Academy by 1 run.
Batting first after winning the toss, MIS played the entire 15 overs and scored 122 runs at the loss of 8 wickets. With a target of 123 runs, Gyanada, who came out to bat in reply, could score only 121 runs at the loss of 5 wickets after playing the entire 15 overs. Krishna Sarraf of Gyanada, who took 3 wickets, became the man of the match.
Moonlight defeated Himalayan Pyramid Mavi by 5 wickets to enter quarter finals. Himalayan Pyramids, who won the toss and elected to bat, scored 75 runs for the loss of all wickets in 14 ten and 4 overs. Returning to bat, Moonlight lost 5 wickets in nine ten overs and three overs, giving a target of 76 runs. Siraj Hawari of Moonlight was declared man of the match.
Similarly, Gyanjyoti Mavi made it to the quarterfinals by defeating Little Angels by 30 runs in the pre-quarterfinal match. Gyanjyoti won the toss and decided to bowl first. He played the entire 15 overs and scored a total of 129 runs losing 9 wickets.
Batting with a reply target of 130 runs, Little Angels could only add 99 runs losing 6 wickets while playing the entire over. Ayush Gupta of Little Angels, who contributed 60 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 8 fours, was declared man of the match.
Under the competition, the quarter-finals will be played from Wednesday. According to the organiser, there will be a match between Mankamna Mavi and Gyan Jyoti Mavi, MES and Adarsh and South Zone and Moonlight on Wednesday. 25 institutional schools participating in the competition will be operated till January 14.