Sagar’s 89 in vain as Athletic Kangaroos clinch a win in the Paytm First Super Games League’21

Played at Fatima Cricket Ground in Vidyavihar, Mumbai, Athletic Kangaroos opting to bat first posted a total of 207/6 in 20 overs. Openers Jigar Soni (37 runs) and Akshay Tungare gave a superb start with a 78 run opening stand in the first 9 overs. Akshay Tungare top scored for his team with a knock of 54 runs in 36 balls laced with 8 boundaries. Devesh Hirani also provided a crucial cameo at the middle order smashing 43 runs off 21 balls, an innings which had 3 sixes at a strike rate of almost 205.00

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Misfits in reply gave a brilliant fightback and it was almost a match winning performance from their opener Sagar Kamble who scored 89 runs off 51 balls (15 fours). Sagar was well supported by Hanif Shaikh (31 runs off 19 balls) however the match ended up in a nerve ending thriller where it was difficult to concluded the winner till the very last ball of the innings. Misfits eventually fell short of 2 runs reaching 205/5 in 20 overs.

Result: Athletic Kangaroos win by 2 runs and Akshay Tungare declared ‘man of the match’

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