St Bede’s emerges Chennai champion

Chennai: Vignesh S Iyer (101) struck a brilliant century as St Bede’s AIHSS defeated Santhome HSS by 97 runs to come up trumps in the Chennai phase of the Muthoot Group Junior Super Kings Inter-School T20 Championship.

Vignesh was well supported by fellow opener M Mithul Raj, who scored an unbeaten 95. St Bede’s posted a mammoth score of 202 for one. The winner then restricted Santhome to 105 for nine in 20 overs in the second innings, ensuring an easy win. Former India captain Rahul Dravid presented the trophy to the winning team.

Brief scores: St Bede’s AIHSS 202 for 1 in 20 overs (Vignesh S Iyer 101, M Mithul Raj 95*) beat Santhome HSS 105 for 9 in 20 overs (Vijay Hasan 40*, Vignesh S Iyer 2/11, Kamaleshwaran

NT Bureau