The quarterfinal of the Millenium Cricket League USA- Forty 40 , Division B was played between Global C.C and United Falcons. The Global C.C won the toss and decided to bat first.
Global C.C got of to a great start with opener Sean Stanslaus scoring 44 but the innings really kicked off when Praneeth Nemarugommula came into bat. He scored a blistering 96 of just 63 balls , which included 12 fours and 3 huge sixes ! This helped Global C.C to end their innings with a match winning total of 244. Shariq Zia Khan was the star with the ball for United Falcons , as he took 3/64.
Chasing 249 runs for a place in the semi finals , United Falcons could only manage 202. Shariq Zia Khan followed his impressive bowling display with a half century as he scored 52 of 38 balls. The star with the ball for Global C.C was Neil McGarrell ! He took 4/20 and formed a formidable bowling partnership with Bhargav Patel who took 3/31 !
Global C.C won the match by 46 runs and were confirmed as the semi finalists ! Praneeth Nemarugommula was the “Man of the Match” for his match winning knock of 96.