Kanpur: UP T-20 League running in Green Park (UP T20 League) Ka Muqabla Kanpur Super Stars (Kanpur Super Stars) and gorakhpur lions (Gorakhpur Lions) Played between.
After winning the toss and opting to bat first, Kanpur Super Stars team scored 212 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs. Kanpur gave a target of 213 runs to Gorakhpur Lions. In reply, Gorakhpur Lions could score only 175 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. Kanpur won by defeating Gorakhpur by 37 runs. Sameer Rizvi was the man of the match.
Won the toss and decided to bat.
The team of Kanpur Superstars, who came to bat first, made a great start. Openers Rahul Rajpal and Adarsh Singh attacked Gorakhpur’s bowling unit to end the powerplay at an impressive score of 59/1. However, both the openers were out to Sparsh Jain in quick succession, leaving Kanpur Superstars’ score at 61/2 in 6.5 overs.
Kanpur scored 84 runs in the last five overs
Sameer Rizvi came third and tried to maintain his hold. In the 11th over, Shivam Sharma made a partnership of 36 runs with Sandeep Tomar before breaking the partnership with Tomar’s wicket. By the end of 15 overs, Kanpur had scored 128 runs at the loss of three wickets and Sameer Rizvi and Ansh Yadav were present at the crease. Thanks to the stormy innings of Sameer Rizvi in the death overs, Kanpur scored 84 runs in the last five overs.
Sameer Rizvi started the attack with three sixes on Vijay Kumar and completed his half-century in the 16th over. Eventually, after nine sixes and eight fours, Sameer Rizvi brought up his second century of the tournament in 47 balls in the 20th over, but was dismissed by Abdul Rehman. Kanpur’s score ended at 212/4 in 20 overs.
Added 62 runs in powerplay
In response, Gorakhpur Lions gave a strong reply to Kanpur. Openers Dhruv Jurel (29) and Siddharth Yadav (50) added a brilliant 62 runs in the powerplay. Jasmer Dhankar of Kanpur gave important success by dismissing Jurel in the seventh over. After this, Dhankhar took the wicket of Siddharth Yadav immediately after completing his half-century in the ninth over. When the score was 85/2. Abhishek Goswami (41) looked in good form, using his legs to deny the turn.
Couldn’t show amazing batting
Sameer Chaudhary (12) became the victim of Karthikeya Yadav after a quick partnership of 34 runs. In the 15th over, Gorakhpur Lions’ score was 142/3 and they needed 71 runs from 30 balls. While trying to cross the boundary, Yashovardhan Singh (12) became the victim of Karthikeya Yadav in the 16th over, who gave only one run. Despite Goswami’s struggle, Vineet Panwar dismissed him as the target proved to be too much. Due to the half-hearted intentions of the Lions in the last few overs, they could only score 175 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. Gorakhpur had to face a crushing defeat by 37 runs.
Kashi Rudras won against Lucknow Falcons by 9 wickets
Another match of the ongoing UPT20 League was played between Kashi Rudras and Lucknow Falcons at Green Park Stadium. Kashi won the toss and decided to bowl. Lucknow team, coming to bat first, scored 142 runs at the loss of 9 wickets in 16 overs. By scoring runs, the target of 143 runs was given to Kashi. In reply, Kashi’s team won the match by 9 wickets by scoring 143 runs at the loss of 1 wicket in 13 9 overs. Atal Bihari, who was the hero of Kashi’s victory, got the man of the match.
The weather worsened after the toss.
The weather deteriorated after the toss in the first match at Green Park on Tuesday, due to which the match was converted into 16 overs. The Lucknow team, which came to bat first, had a very good start. Openers Shaurya Singh (52) and Harsh Tyagi (31) gave a good start to Lucknow Falcons.
The pair made a partnership of 50 runs in less than five overs. Harsh Tyagi hit two sixes. But he failed to take advantage of the good start as Bobby Yadav clean bowled him in the sixth over and the score became 62-1. Soon after this, Mohammad Aman (3) and Sudhanshu Sonkar (8) also suffered a similar loss at the hands of Bobby Yadav. While Shaurya Singh completed his half-century with five fours and two sixes. His wicket signaled a change in momentum as he was dismissed by Atal Bihari Rai in the 14th over.