Harpreet’s solid 53 and Manmohan’s 3wkts help Smashers win over Lion Warriors in the Skyline 20 Corporate League

Harpreet’s solid 53 and Manmohan’s 3wkts help Smashers win over Lion Warriors in the Skyline 20 Corporate League

Played at the Skyline Cricket Ground at Gurgaon in Haryana, Lion Warriors took on smashers in an important encounter where in Smashers won the toss & elected to bat first as the Skyline wicket is really good for batting.

Batting first, Smashers did a really good job of batting first as they managed to score 177/8 in 20 overs. A score of 160+ is always competitive and defendable in a T20 game.  Openers Kapil Nimesh (23) & Chavi Arora (29) gave a positive start with their quick 20’s while it was Harpreet Chopra who topscored with a very solid looking 53 off just 38balls consisting of 7fours and good running between the wickets too. Inder Yadav though expensive was the pick of the bowlers with 3/37 in his 4 overs while Nitin Yadav took 2/25 in his 4overs.

Chasing 174, it was a one man effort and a one man show by opener Anuj Sharma who remained not out with his fantastic 48ball 73* (10fours, 1six) while the rest of the batsman were not able to cross more than 15 runs in their individual scores which restricted them to 143/10 all out in 17.1 overs. Manmohan Acharya bowled a tight spell picking up 3/20 in his 3.1 overs.

Smashers won the match by 24runs & Harpreet Chopra was declared ‘man of the match’. Cricketgraph congratulates harpreet and the whole team while also wishes them luck for their upcoming matches.

 

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