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Padova 92/6 (10 ov)
Lonigo 94/3 (9.4 ov)
Lonigo won by 7 wickets
Player of the match: Gurjeet Kundlas
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Lonigo faltered last time around chasing 109, and it did look like they were in a bit of a bother this time around as well, but they have managed to get past the line and finally get a win, after having lost some close encounters. Much-needed victory for them this to keep their hopes alive of making it to the top four. They did not have a good start again, as they lost wickets early and kept losing a few on their way, but the good thing for them was, they kept getting the runs and a few productive overs towards the end helped them go the distance and knock the target down. Lots of extras on the way as well that eased the pressure off a bit, it all counts in the end and adds to the outcome of the game. 

Padova fought hard and did keep themselves in the hunt as they started well with the ball, keeping it tight in the powerplay and picking up wickets as well. What did not work for them was that they did not have enough runs on the board, and they also ended up giving away too many extras that made the job tougher for them to defend the total. 

Some heated moments in the field as well which they will regret. that probably cost them dear and something that they, or any team for that matter, would want to happen on the field. It's all a part of the game anyway and you only learn from experiences going forward. They needed to keep picking wickets, which they could not after a point and they failed to control the flow of runs, apart from a tidy over or so when it looked like this might just go till the very end. Fortunately for Lonigo though, it did not as they finished it before it could go into the final over and breathe a sigh of relief with this win in the end! 
Too many extras off the over, making things easier for Lonigo and they should certainly be winning this game hands down now, which they will, finishing with a boundary, in style and this time around, they have managed to come out victorious in a run-chase! 10 balls to spare as well for a comfortable win in the end! 
8.4 Kalum Warnakulasuriya to Rohit Adia, FOUR! SHOT! Full ball on the pads, Adia gets down on one knee and sweeps that magnificently through the backward square leg region for a boundary! Right then, that will do it for Lonigo as they beat Padova by 7 wickets!
8.3 Kalum Warnakulasuriya to Sandeep Singh, full ball on the pads, nudged towards mid-wicket for a single.
8.3 Kalum Warnakulasuriya to Sandeep Singh, watches the batsman danced down the track and bowls one well outside off. The keeper effects the stumping but the batsman has dragged his bat back in. 
8.2 Kalum Warnakulasuriya to Rohit Adia, full ball on the off stump angling away, drilled towards sweeper cover for a single.
8.1 Kalum Warnakulasuriya to Rohit Adia, full ball and on the pads, Adia watchfully defends it into the leg side. No run!
8.1 Kalum Warnakulasuriya to Rohit Adia, slides this one down the leg side and that will be another WIDE ball
8.1 Kalum Warnakulasuriya to Rohit Adia, starts off with a wayward delivery outside off. WIDE ball
Alright this just seems to be getting all the more interesting now with a couple of decent overs, which looked like it but Sandeep has turned it on again with two big hits and that will surely ease the nerves now for Lonigo as they get closer and closer! 

8 more needed off 12
Over: 8 | Summary: 0 1 0 1 4 6 Bowler: Salinda KodiKara Score: 85/3
7.6 Salinda Kodikara to Sandeep Singh, SIX! BANG! Full ball on the leg stump angling in, Singh backs away and nonchalantly whips that over the square leg region for a huge maximum!
7.5 Salinda Kodikara to Sandeep Singh, FOUR! STREAKY! Skiddy length ball on the middle stump, Singh loses his shape as he looks to pull it away. Gets the top edge that flies over the keeper's head and it runs away to the fence!
7.4 Salinda Kodikara to Rohit Adia, length ball on the leg stump, pushed gently towards mid on as the batsmen scamper across for a quick single.
7.3 Salinda Kodikara to Rohit Adia, no run, length ball outside off, stays low and evades the attempted hoick by the batsman
7.2 Salinda Kodikara to Sandeep Singh, length ball on the off stump angling in, skiddy and rushes Singh into the pull. Miscues it towards the vacant mid-wicket region for a single.
7.1 Salinda Kodikara to Sandeep Singh, no run, back of a length ball outside off, Singh backs away and looks to slap it downtown but swings in the wrong line. 
A decent over this from Damith and this might just be getting somewhat interesting again as we get closer to the finish of the game. Padova need wickets though and that is the only way they can try and comeback in this game. At the moment, advantage Lonigo it is! 

20 more needed off 18
Over: 7 | Summary: 0 1 0 0 1 1 Bowler: Damith Kosala Score: 73/3
6.6 Damith Kosala to Sandeep Singh, length ball on the leg stump, the batsman gets the inside edge towards fine leg for a single. 
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