Chavan takes 6wkts while RIAMS Stars XI clinch a close shave win over Hellbenders in the AT20 Championship’19
Architect’s T20 Championship Trophy – Season 8 – Mumbai : 28 December, 2019 – Played at the Chereshwar Club, Trombay, RIAMS Stars XI after being put to bat first could only post a total of 124/10 in 20 overs. Top order players, Sajid Shaikh (26) and Fahim Ansari (26) top scored for their team while the rest of the batters found it difficult to get going. The architect in chief for RIAM’S collapse was Ninad Chavan who came up with excellent bowling figures of 6/27 in 4 overs. Ninad was spot on with the ball as he brought up the best bowling figures of this season in AT20.
Despite a spirited bowling performance by Hellbenders led by Ninad, it was some good fightback by the RIAMS stats bowlers as they kept it tight and brought the game till the very last over. Hellbenders eventually fell 4 runs short managing 120/8 in 20 overs. Farukh Momim with 2/20 was the best bowler for RIAMS while the rest of the bowlers also bowled really well to keep the batsman in check.
Result– RIAMS Stars XI won by 4 runs while Sajid Shaikh was declared ‘man of the match” for his all round performance of 26 runs and 1/17 in 4 overs.