Usaid, Karan combine to guide Souvenir to victory in “70th Nawab Salar Jung Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament 2019”
Karan Tiwari : Souvenier Karan Tiwari Medum pacer Karan Tiwari picked 4 wickets for 31 runs in Souvenir CC’s 82 runs win against Marwari CC in in a first round match of the 70th Nawab Salar Jung Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament 2019.
Usaid Cutlerywala: Opening batsman Usaid Cutlerywala scored 69 runs in Souvenir CC’s 82 runs win against Marwari CC in in a first round match of the 70th Nawab Salar Jung Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament 2019.
Mumbai, April 22: Opening batsman Usaid Cutlerywala batted steadily in scoring 69 runs and medium pacer Karan Tiwari bowled well to finish with impressive bowling figures of four for 31 runs, and their combined efforts guided Souvenir Cricket Club to a comprehensive 82 runs win against Marwari Cricket Club in a first round match of the 70th Nawab Salar Jung Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament 2019 and played at the Islam Gymkhana ground.
Souvenir amassed a massive total of 185 for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs while Marwari CC chasing 186 for a win were bundled out for a paltry 103 runs in 16.3 overs.
Sent in to bat first Souvenir CC suffered an early jolt as opener and captain Usman Malvi was dismissed after scoring just five runs. But, Usaid and number three batsman Swapnil Salvi 43 runs added 64 valuable runs of second wicket in 6.4 overs. Later Usaid and number seven bat Akshay Ambike (18 runs not out) put on 43 quick runs in 4.3 overs to boost the Souvenir innings which closed at 185 for 7 wickets. Medium pacer Imran Haq (2 for 21), and off spinners Aman Farooqi (2 for 34) and Kabir Ahmeed (2/31) were the Marw
ari bolwers who got the wickets.
In reply, Marwari CC started positively as left-handed batsman Ehsan Ahmeed struck a 35-ball 47 runs but with not much support from the other batsmen they badly fell short of their target. Medium pacer Karan Tiwari caused all the damage taking 4 for 31 to secure Souvenir’s big win.
Brief scores :-
1st Match : – Souvenir CC 185 for 7 wickets in 20 overs (Usaid Cuttlerywala 69, Swapnil Salvi 43; Imran Haq 2/21, Aman Farooqi 2/34, Kabir Ahmeed 2/31) beat Marwari CC 103 all out in 16.5 overs (Ehsan Ahmeed 47, Karan Tiwari 4/31) by 82 runs.