A super human effort by Rishabh Drall (204 runs, 3/21) and Ayush Badoni (209 runs, 5/48) with good supporting hands from Ekansh Dobal 20, Vikas Solanki 3/37 and Satyarth Singh 3/22 helped Delhi defeat J&K by an innings and 199 runs and secure complete 7 points in the ongoing Vijay Merchant U-16 Trophy.

Rishabh Drall
Rishabh Drall

Rishabh Drall & Ayush Badoni shared a record 3rd wicket partnership of 41o runs. It was Rishabh’s 2nd double century of the tournament, first one coming against Himachal Pradesh- 219.

Rishabh is the student of Mr. Sanjay Bhardwaaj, head coach, Lal bahadur Shastri Club and has already played 3 national school tournaments. On the Ayush Badoni is the pupil of Mr. Tarak Sinha, head coach, Sonnet Club.

Brief Scores:

J&K 1st Innings: 170 all out in 45.3 overs (Muneer Zulf 72, Ayush Badoni 5/48, Rishabh Drall 3/21)

Delhi 1st Innings: 503/6 dec in 83 overs (Ayush Badoni 209, Rishabh Drall 204, Javed Ahmed 3/102)

J&K 2nd Innings: 134 all out in 60 overs (Abdul 38, Satyarth 3/22, Vikas Solanki 3/37)