It was a match between two promising teams namely Empire Cricket Club & Titans at the Skyline Cricket Ground at Gurgaon on 30.07.17. Empire CC won the toss & elected to bat first as the wicket looked good to bat on.
Batting first, Empire CC made a decent score of 164/7 in 20 overs which is a defendable total in a T20 match. Opener Jitesh Tripathy was the highlight of the Empire CC innings top scoring with a 46 ball 68 which included 8fours & 4 sixes while the rest of the batsman chipped in with 10’s and 20’s. From the bowling side, it was Vaibhav Yadav who was the pick of the bowlers taking 4/25 in his 4 overs. Vaibhav’s spell was not only economical but he kept on taking crucial wickets at the right time.
Chasing 165 at just over 8runs per over, Opener Shukhwinder Singh scored a solid yet attacking 59 off 48balls (7fours, 3sixes) while Sonu Banjara at no.4 chipped in with a quick 40(32b). Jasvinder chipped in with 25 while Dharmendra remained 28* off just 12balls helping his side win the match by 5wkts and 3balls to spare.
Titans won the match by 5wkts & Vaibhav Yadav was declared ‘man of the match’ for his tight bowling spell.