Mohd. Riyaz’s 51 ball 114 steers Cosmos XI to a win in ESPL IV White Ball T20 Tournament’21
Cosmos XI Thane after being put to bat first at Goa Naka Cricket Ground in Thane were least deterred as they posted a massive total of 222 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs. Despite losing one of their openers early, Afzal Ansari and Mohd Riyaz stitched 128 runs together for the 2nd wicket which changed the game. Riyaz who came at no.3 went on to score a blistering century as he smashed 114* off 51 balls which had 12 fours and 8 sixes with a strike rate above 220.00!
Blazing Stars in reply could manage to reach 176/8 with opener Harshdeep Chavan’s 48 being the highest score. From the bowlers, Jatin Bhatia with 2/4 in 3 overs bowled an excellent spell to trouble the opposition.
- Result: Cosmos XI Thane win by 46 runs
- Man of the Match: Mohammad Riyaz
- Scorecard link: https://cricheroes.in/scorecard/1775669/ESPL-IV—WHITE-BALL-T20/Cosmos-11-Thane-vs-Blazing-Stars#scorecard