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Patient Kuvlekar takes IES New English to Harris Shield semis – Times of India

Mumbai: Gandharva Kuvlekar fought bravely and made 46 runs in 191 balls while spending 252 minutes at the crease to help his team IES New English School (Bandra) draw against Al Barkaat MMI and make it to the semifinal of the Harris Shield inter-school semis on Friday.In the last four matches, IES New English will meet Swami Vivekanand Intl School (Borivli) while Springfield (Khar) will face General Education Academy (Chembur). Both the matches will be played on November 28, 29.Brief Scores (Qfs): Al Barkaat MMI 362/6d drew with IES New English 201/7 (Gandharva Kuvlekar 46, Atharva Dhond 45, Indrajit Shinde 42; Yuvraj Patil 3/31) Springfield 403/4d & 196/5d (Elton Soares 106, Meet Patel 51) bt VK Krishna Menon 103 (Subhan Shaikh 3/21, Dev Damania 3/29) on first innings lead. Swami Vivekanand 184 & 202/3d (Arjun Lotlikar 79, Advait Kandalkar 61*, Yash Jambbulkar 54) bt Swami Vivekanand Kandivli 135 (Yatharth Yadav 48; Aditya Songhare 5/57, Arnav Lad 3/30) on first innings lead. General Education Academy 350/3d (Ayush Shinde 120*, Atharva Shelke 78, Hrugved More 48, Yuvraj Bhingare 47*) bt IES VN Sule Guruji Eng. 157 (Aryan Lone 47, Shreyansh Rai 38; Anuj Kori 4/69, Rohan Patil 4/45) on first innings lead.Ramkumar, Siddharth in ITF semifinals Indian Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramanathan and National Champion Siddharth Vishwakarma entered the semifinals of the men’s singles event of the MSLTA $25000 ITF Tennis Championship on Friday. Ramkumar along with Indian partner Purav Raja advanced to the men’s doubles final.In the singles quarterfinals, third-seeded Ramkumar beat Japan’s fifth seed Ryuki Matsuda 7-6(6), 3-6, 7-5. He will face Germany’s second seed Louis Wessels who cruised past India’s S D Prajwal Dev , 6-4, 6-3.In an all-Indian affair National champion Siddharth upset sixth-seeded Sidharth Rawat 6-3, 6-3 and will clash with qualifier Harrison Adams of USA who caused the biggest upset of the event toppling top seed Evgeny Donskoy of Russia 6-3, 7-6(4).Vengsarkar Cricket Academy triumphsDream 11 Vengsarkar Cricket Academy won the Dream 11 Cup for the under-12 boys organized by the Dilip Vengsarkar foundation at its ground at the Oval by beating Bhosle Cricket Academy by 10 runs on Friday.Brief Score: Vengsarkar Academy 105/9 in 20 overs (Kartikeya Sharma 42, Aradhya Kamble 44; Ankit Mhatre 2/10, Vivek Yadav 2/13) bt Bhosle CA 95/5 in 20 overs (Kanha Upadhyay 42, Agasta Kashikar 44; Ayan Garg 2/9). MoM: Ayan Garg.St. Andrew’s College emerge championSt. Andrew’s College (Bandra), representing Mumbai District, emerged Maharashtra State champions by beating Pune District 1-0 to clinch the boys’ under-19 title in the DSO Maharashtra state-level inter-schools hockey tournament, organized by the Sports & Youth Services Association, Pune at the Balewadi, Pune. Jayden Pereira scored the winner.

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