Opener Kevin Almeida steers Muslim United Sports Club to a win in T20 Salar Jung Tournament’21
PJ Hindu Gymkhana after being put to bat first on their home ground at Marine Lines were all out for 108 runs in 16.5 overs. PJ Hindu Gymkhana has a very strong batting line up but it might be one of those bad days in the office for them as only 4 players could score in two figures with Utkarsh Raut’s 26 at no.7 being the highest score. The bowlers did an excellent job with Fardeen Kazi (3/21 in 4 overs) & Vaibhav Choughule (3/22 in 2.5 overs) being the pick of the lot.
Chasing 109, Muslim United team also lost early wickets with scoreboard reading 2/8 and 5/50 in the 9th over. With the match evenly poised at halfway down the stage, it was opener Kevin Almeida who brought in his experience to carve out a fluent innings of 66* in 50 deliveries anchoring Muslim United Sports Club to a comfortable win. Kevin smashed 7 fours and 3 sixes while he was well supported by Rajesh Tandel (22* off 24 balls) as Muslim United Sports Club crossed the victory line with 4 overs to spare.
- Result: Muslim United Sports Club win by 5 wickets
- Scorecard link: http://tripoturf.com/Tournament/match-details/64285/tournament-details/71sSalComOpeInvCriTou202T20