NFC WINS A NAIL BITING ENCOUNTER AGAINST ZEAL
RAHUL SINGH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ghaziabad:KPL T20 Season 5 is well underway now as NFC won a nail biting encounter by 2 wickets against the ZEAL on Sunday at Mohan Mekins Cricket Ground, Ghaziabad. A total of three matches were played this weekend.
After putting into bat first The ZEAL managed to get to a fighting total of 162 in 20 overs. In response NFC fought really well with the match entering into the last over. With 6 runs needed and two wickets in hand NFC held their nerves and clinched a crucial win over ZEAL in the 20th over.
The second match was a low scoring affair as Konnect Academy only managed 96 on the board. It looked like Bhawani Fire will easily chase it down but another shock result awaited at the other end. Bhawani Fire were bowled out at just 47 due to some impressive bowling by Konnect Academy as they won the match by 49 runs.
In the third encounter of the day Royal Strikers played RSCC Noida. Batting first Royal Strikers set a target of 162 which RSCC were unable to chase and losing the match by 22 runs.
Brief Scores:ZEAL 162/10 in 20 overs lost to NFC163/8in 19.4 overs by 2 wickets. Best Performances- Harsh Sharma 41 (25), BabbalMehra 3-10 (2 overs)
Konnect Academy & Educations 95/10 in 15.1 overs defeated Bhawani Fire47/10 in 11.1 overs by 49 runs.Best Performances- Asif 21(25), Anand Rawat 3-7 (3.1 overs)
Royal Striker161/10 in 19.5 overs defeated RSCC139/8 in 20 overs by 22runs. Best Performances- Nikhil Katyayan 56(43), SourabhDogra 4-28 (4 overs)