Young Strikers took on Sultan Sports in the first T20 match of Pool B of New Year Cup 2016 that is being played in Delhi. Young Strikers posted a defendable target of 135-7 in their full quota of 20 overs. Sukhman Mori (39) was the highest scorer for Young Strikers and received good support from Chetan (33) and Gaurav Kataria (23). Mil Sharma and Brij Bhushan were the pick of the bowlers for Sultan Sports as they grabbed three wickets apiece.
In reply, Sultan Sports fell short of eight runs as the Young Strikers restricted them to 127-8 in 20 overs. Vimat (27) played his role but the other Sultan Sports batsmen failed to chip in. Sukhman Mori (3-8) and Chetan (3-21) bowled well, not allowing Sultan Sports to chase down the target. Sukhman Mori’s all-round performance (39 runs and 3 wickets) that won the game for Young Strikers was awarded the Man of the Match prize.