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Marsa CC 131/5 (10 ov)
Southern Crusaders CC 88/5 (10 ov)
Marsa CC won by 43 runs.
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Right then, that brings an end to our coverage of this Semi-Final game of the European Cricket Series Malta T10 League, 2020. Do join us at 6pm IST as the Marsa CC will lock horns with the Atlas UTC Knights CC for a shot at lifting the coveted trophy. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for the latest news as well as live commentaries of matches from all across the globe. This is me, Maanas Upadhyay, and my partner, Lavil Saldanha, signing off. Stay safe!
Marsa CC beat Southern Crusaders CC by 43 runs and cement a spot in the Final

Chasing 132 runs, the Souther Crusaders CC got off to a flier courtesy a quick fire 13- ball 33 knock by Ryan Ricky Bastiansz, which included three huge maximums and two boundaries. However, Waseem Abbas nailed a yorker and sent him back to the pavilion following which the Crusaders' innings completely crumbled.

The Crusaders lost wickets at regular intervals which prevented them from accelerating when they needed to do so. Zeeshan Yousaf departed for a slow 8-ball 4 while skipper Michael Goonetilleke could not salvage a sinking ship as he was dismissed for just a solitary run. Gopal Thakur tried his best as he smacked an 18-ball 24 but perished while trying to keep up with the required run-rate.

Gaurav Maithani played a painstakingly slow knock of 4 from 11 deliveries while Muhammad Bilal could manage only a 7-ball 5. Waseem Abbas was the pick of the bowlers, returning with match-defining figures of 2-11 while Haroon Mughal, Fanyan Mughal and Noshair Akhter too chipped in with a wicket each. Glenn Tavilla, despite not picking up a wicket, conceded just 6 runs from his two overs.

Fanyan Mughal has been adjudged as the Man of the Match for his 14-ball 36 blitzkrieg while also picking up a wicket with the new ball in hand. 
Over: 10 | Summary: 0 2 0 1 W 0 Bowler: Fanyan Mughal Score: 88/5
9.6 Fanyan Mughal to Mohammed Bilal, back of a length delivery tapped back to the bowler, no run. With that dot delivery, Marsa CC advance into the final to play alongside Atlas UTC Knights
9.5 Fanyan Mughal to Gopal Thakur, CAUGHT!! Back of a length delivery outside off, Thakur looked to swivel pull this hard, gets the top edge and lands straight in the third man fielders hand
9.4 Fanyan Mughal to Mohammed Bilal, FLUFFED !! Back of a length delivery on the top of middle stump, Bilal pulls the ball but a running fielder drops it. Doesn't matter here as they have almost won the game
9.3 Fanyan Mughal to Mohammed Bilal, back of a length delivery, Bilal swings his bat in the air but only connects it to fresh Malta air, no run
9.2 Fanyan Mughal to Mohammed Bilal, misses the yorker by inches there, Bilal clears his foot and sends it to deep square leg for a brace
9.1 Fanyan Mughal to Mohammed Bilal, back of a length delivery outside off, Bilal slices his bat in the thin air, no run
Glenn Tavilla bowls a tight over. The batsmen are bamboozled by his change of pace and lengths. With 47 runs required off the last over, just mere formalities remain now. Meanwhile, Tavilla finishes with outstanding figures of 0-6 from his two overs. 

Fanyan Mughal to bowl the final over!
Over: 9 | Summary: 0 1 1 0 1 1 Bowler: Glenn Tavilla Score: 85/4
8.6 Glenn Tavilla to Gopal Thakur, length ball outside off, hit straight to the fielder, no run
8.5 Glenn Tavilla to Mohammed Bilal, back of a length delivery, swivel-pulled to deep square leg for a single
8.4 Glenn Tavilla to Gopal Thakur, length delivery on the middle stump, hit on the leg side for a single
8.3 Glenn Tavilla to Mohammed Bilal, back of a length delivery, Bilal swats the ball on the leg side for a single
8.2 Glenn Tavilla to Gopal Thakur, length delivery outside off, thumped down the ground for a single
8.1 Glenn Tavilla to Gopal Thakur, length ball outside off, Tavilla reverses the ball and Thakur has a play and a miss, no run
Noshair Akhter is brought back into the attack and bowls a brilliant second over after being taken to the cleaners in his first. Some decent bowling from him as he bowls some clever variations which keep the batsmen guessing. He picks up a wicket too while the Crusaders' run-chase deteriorates even further! 

Southern Crusaders need another 51 runs from the last 2 overs!

Glenn Tavilla to bowl the penultimate over!
Over: 8 | Summary: 0 1lb 1 W 4 1 Bowler: Noshair Akhter Score: 81/4
7.6 Noshair Akther to Gopal Thakur, length ball tapped away to the fielder for a single
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