KPL 5: KPMG NOIDA WINS A THRILLING ENCOUNTER
RAHUL SINGH (email@example.com)
GHAZIABAD: KPMG Noida won a thrilling encounter with Adobe on the last delivery of the match thus winning the game by 3 wickets on Saturday at Mohan Mekins Ground Ghaziabad. KPMG Noida put Adobe into bat first after winning the toss.
Shubham Vijay’s 22 off 17 balls, Hari’s 28 in 23 deliveries and a crucial 39 run knock by the captain Saurabh Dhawan helped Adobe reaching 136 at an expense of 7 wickets. KPMG’s Atul Dhyani picked up 3 wickets for 24 and Varun’s couple of wickets restricted Adobe to a under par score.
In response KPMG’s Sandeep Sangwan and Hitesh Girdher added 59 runs for the third wicket which laid the foundation for a successful chase. Sandeep scored 45 in 34 balls whereas Hitesh played a 33 run knock. The match went into the last over where Varun scored couple of runs on the last ball of the match to win it for the team from Noida. Arjun of Adobe picked up 2 wickets but couldn’t help his side to win the match. Sandeep Sangwan’s 45 run knock was decided as the most important contribution and was given the man of the match award.
SPARK MINDA DEFEATS ROYAL HAWKS COMPREHENSIVELY
Spark Minda’s successful winning run continues as they defeated Royal Hawks very comprehensively on Saturday at Mohan Mekins Ground Ghaziabad. Spark Minda’s skipper Ankur Dhankar won the toss and elected to bat first. Kuldeep’s 59 run innings and the captain’s 30 run knock helped Spark Minda reaching to a decent total of 148 at an expense of 7 wickets. Shashank Vharney conceded 40 runs in his 4 overs but also picked up 2 crucial wickets.
Chasing 149 Royal Hawks fell short of 45 runs with 9 balls left. Amit Chaudhary and Yogesh Sharma scored 25 and 24 odd but couldn’t add more. No other batsman could show any intent due to Ravinder Yadav’s 4 wickets for 11 runs. His 4 wickets completely pulled Hawks on the backfoot. Spark Minda’s Kuldeep won the Man of the match award.