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Bengali CC 86/6 (10 ov)
Men In Blue CC 83/1 (10 ov)
Bengali CC won by 3 runs.
Player of the match: Shafiqur Rahman
Bengali CC won this match by 3 runs!!

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In the final over, Omar was able to find the dots as Shankar reached his half-century on the final ball of that match but was unable to get his side across the line. Only one wicket was lost for MBCC and probably not taking on the bowlers when it was needed may be the reason they ended up on the losing side in this first match-up!
The wicket lost once again slowed down the scoring rate as just one six was hit and the dot balls were starting o pile up! The pressure really was built as the required rate climbed up to 13 RPO for the final 2 overs.
49 runs were needed from 30 balls for MBCC looked tight but they had 10 wickets in hand which meant they had the license to go for the slog hits towards the end if needed. BCC then made a bowling change which did the trick for them as the 45 run stand was broken.
The duo started to the boundary in each over after that to keep the required run rate in check. BCC introduced their skippers into the attack but the MBCC batters were good to not lose their wickets.
Coming in to chase 87 runs, Shankar and Shubdeep had a slow start to the chase as no boundary was scored in the first couple of overs. The duo was playing cautiously as they did not want to lose a wicket. The duo was working the ball around but found just 1 boundary in the powerplay overs.
What a thriller this match turned out to be in the end. Needing 17 runs in the final over, Shankar Kaligatla was able to hit a maximum and kept his side into the hunt by Omar held his nerve and bowled well to bowl the right balls when it was needed the most.
Over: 10 | Summary: 1b 6 0 2 0 4 Bowler: Omar Ali Score: 83/1
9.6 Omar Ali to Shankar Kaligatla, EDGED! FOUR! Full delivery outside off stump, Shankar swings hard at it, getting a thick outside edge that runs away to the third man boundary. That's sadly not enough for the Men in Blue as they lose this game.

Bengali win the game by 3 runs.
9.5 Omar Ali to Shankar Kaligatla, DOT BALL! Good length delivery outside off stump, Shankar goes for the wild heave but fails to connect with that one. That should be curtains for MBCC unless Omar bowls a wide or a no-ball!!
9.4 Omar Ali to Shankar Kaligatla, full delivery outside off stump, lobbed towards deep cover and the batsman run back for a couple. Down to 8 runs from 2 balls now!!
9.3 Omar Ali to Shankar Kaligatla, OH! Shortish delivery outside off stump, Shankar goes for the pull but misses it completely! Dot ball!
9.2 Omar Ali to Shankar Kaligatla, SIX! Full toss and middle stump, Shankar hits it right back over the bowlers head for a maximum! Game on! That was bowled in the slot and Shankar just pounces on that one. 10 runs needed in 4 balls!
9.1 Omar Ali to Karuppasamy Soundarapandian, swing and a miss! Good length delivery outside off stump, missed by the batsman and the keeper, so the batsmen sneak a bye. Down to 16 off 5 balls!
17 runs needed from the final over for MBCC!! Shankar who is batting on 39 runs has been slow today but is the batsman who is well set and needs to get back on strike here. What an exciting first game this is turning out to be

Omar Ali comes on to bowl final over
Over: 9 | Summary: 1lb 1w 1 0 4 1 1 Bowler: Mosaraf Hossain Score: 70/1
8.6 Mosaraf Hossain to Karuppasamy Soundarapandian, good length delivery on off stump, swiped towards long on, only for a single
8.5 Mosaraf Hossain to Shankar Kaligatla, shortish delivery on off stump, jabbed towards cover for a quick single
8.4 Mosaraf Hossain to Shankar Kaligatla, FOUR! SHOT! Fullish delivery outside off stump, it's crunched towards cover as it races away to the boundary. A crucial boundary this one for MBCC, down to 19 runs in 8 balls now!
8.3 Mosaraf Hossain to Shankar Kaligatla, full delivery crashing into the pads of Shankar as he tries to flick it
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