Friendly Cricket Match with Newcastle School for Boys,UK

A friendly cricket match was organised against the visiting Newcastle School for Boys,UK. Winning the toss ,DPS RK Puram elected to bat first. Karmanya Daga(XI-Q) and Viren Laungani(X-G) opened the innings and scored 107 n.o. (6×3),(4×16) and 102 n.o.(6×5),(4×11) respectively. The huge opening stand was followed by a quickfire 80 n.o. by Siddhant Paul(XII-P) who accomplished this feat with the help of 9 sixes and 4 fours. At the end of the innings the scoreboard for DPS RK Puram stood at 359 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 25 overs.

Chasing the target of 360 runs in 25 overs, Newcastle School for Boys were all out for 80 runs. Ishir Hans(IX-M) claimed 4 wickets while Aniket Sharma (X-B) and Aditya Lakhina(XII-T) took 3 wickets each for DPS RK Puram. DPS RK Puram won the match by 279 runs.

The visiting team was introduced to the Principal before the commencement of the match.