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Msida Warriors CC 103/4 (10 ov)
Msida Warriors CC won by 31 runs.
Player of the match: Justin George
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Msida Warriors CC won this match by 31 runs!

A comprehensive victory for Msida Warriors as the American University of Malta batsmen just had no intentions of chasing the target down and win the match. At the start of the second innings, 104 runs looked quite getable for the University but horrible planning and execution with the bat has cost them the match.

Coming into bowl, the Warriors got the first breakthrough quite early in the innings as Darshit Patankar (3 of 4) who was desperately trying to get boundaries to hit one straight to the fielder in the deep. He was unfortunate as we found the only fielder who was patrolling the boundary.

Later on, Jitesh Kumar Patel and Abhishek Prajapati played really weird innings where they looked to just collect the ones and twos and never looked to get the boundaries and keep up with the scoring rate. The required run rate for AUM just kept creeping up the boundaries came just once every 3 over.

Abhishek finally decided to hit one down the ground but lost his wicket for 14 of 14. Zoheb Malek who has been regarded as the big hitter for the University side entered when things were way out of reach as 60 runs were needed from 18 balls.

Jitesh remained not out and batted till the end as he scored 34 of 33 which consisted of 3 fours. Zoheb Malek managed to clobber the last two balls of the match out of the park and registered the only 2 sixes for his side in this match.

Every Warriors bowler bowled brilliantly but the pick of the bowlers was Tom Thomas who conceded the fewest of runs amongst all his teammates and also added a wicket to his tally. 

So with that, the chances for the American University of Malta diminish to qualify for the finals day from here! Msida Warriors still keep their hopes alive in this competition.

That's it for this game everyone!! We hope that you enjoyed this live coverage between Misda Warriors CC and the American University of Malta. Stay tuned on Sportskeeda for all the live cricketing updates from around the world. This is Navjeevan Rajput and alongside me, Karthik Raj signing off till then take care and stay safe!!
Some fireworks towards the end for AUM, they get to add the 2 sixes for their innings in the match. AUM also avoided registering the lowest total for the tournament. Rahul the skipper came on to bowl the final over but his economy has been spoiled a bit as 3 boundaries came from his over. MSW have won this match by 31 runs!
Over: 10 | Summary: 1 1 4 1 6 6 Bowler: Rahul Nair Score: 72/2
9.6 Rahul Nair to Zoheb Malek, another six!! Full-on the stumps, Zoheb smashes it straight down the ground for a consecutive maximum. Needed those a few back but 2 sixes in the whole inning nonetheless for AUM!
9.5 Rahul Nair to Zoheb Malek, slower ball, and Zoheb pulls it behind square for a six. It is the first six of the innings. Finally, AUM will be pleased that they won't register the lowest total for the tournament!
9.4 Rahul Nair to Jitesh Kumar Patel, full toss outside off, Jitesh plays it to the sweeper for a single.
9.3 Rahul Nair to Jitesh Kumar Patel, full outside off, Jitesh gets a thick outside edge to third-man for a boundary. A boundary after ages, some consolation for AUM!
9.2 Rahul Nair to Zoheb Malek, full on the stumps, Zoheb drives it to long-on for a single. 
9.1 Rahul Nair to Jitesh Kumar Patel, full on the stumps, Jitesh plays it to long-on for a single.
Just formalities now, AUM will be going back to the drawing board and do some chopping and changing to their side. Jitesh skied one high in the air on the last ball of the previous over. The Warriors have just switched themselves off here and the fielder just drops a dolly! AUM are 51 runs away from the target here!
Over: 9 | Summary: 2 0 1w 0 0 0 1 Bowler: Shijil Joy Score: 53/2
8.6 Shijil Joy to Jitesh Kumar Patel, slow and full, Jitesh looks to swipe it but he gets a leading edge behind point. The fielder then drops it as the batsmen take a single.
8.5 Shijil Joy to Jitesh Kumar Patel, short and wide, Jitesh looks to cut and misses it.
8.4 Shijil Joy to Jitesh Kumar Patel, length ball outside off, it doesn't bounce and Jitesh can't put bat on ball.
8.3 Shijil Joy to Jitesh Kumar Patel, length ball, Jitesh inside-edges it to the keeper. He almost runs himself out but the keeper couldn't collect the ball.
8.3 Shijil Joy to Jitesh Kumar Patel, short and it is too wide.
8.2 Shijil Joy to Jitesh Kumar Patel, short outside off, Jitesh looks to cut but is beaten by the pace.
8.1 Shijil Joy to Jitesh Kumar Patel, full outside off, Jitesh manages it get it behind point for two runs.
AUM after restricting the MSW to 103, they surely looked will into this match. Unfortunately, the lack of intent from them costing them this match. Just 2 overs remain and they have given up on the chase and looking to practice their shots here! AUM now need 55 runs in 12 balls!
Over: 8 | Summary: 0 2 1 1 0 0 Bowler: Rahul Nair Score: 49/2
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