Aryan Reddy announces himself for the season with a solid hundred for Picket CC in HCA One Day League’21
Picket CC opting to bat first at Greenview Cricket Ground could have landed in deep trouble had it not been their opener Aryan Reddy stepping up for his team with a brilliant knock. Picket CC were all out for 217 runs in 43.5 overs out of which Aryan Reddy scored 117 runs batting till the 34th over with wickets tumbling from the other end. Aryan kept the scoreboard ticking releasing pressure from the other end as he smashed 15 boundaries en-route his 99 ball 117 bringing up his 7th hundred overall under pressure situation.
Apart from Aryan, only Nagaraju (30 runs) down the order managed to score in two digits as Sutton CC bowlers kept on taking wickets at regular junctures. Rakesh with 3/34 in 8 overs was the pick of the lot from Sutton CC.
Chasing 217, Sutton CC received a good fightback from Picket CC bowlers as they restricted them to just 212 runs all out in 43 overs winning a low scoring thriller by 4 runs. Opener Anirudh played a gutsy innings of 83 but he lacked support from the other end while all-rounder Nagaraju who chipped in with 30 runs and supported Aryan with a 87 run partnership also performed well with the ball being pick of the lot with 4/39 in 10 overs.
- Result: Picket CC won by 4 runs
- Man of the Match: Aryan Reddy (117 runs & 1 wicket)
- Scorecard Link: https://cricheroes.in/scorecard/2138780/individual/Picket-Cc-vs-Sutton-Cricket-Club