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Sparta 1888 96/5 (10 ov)
Excelsior 20 98/3 (7.3 ov)
Excelsior 20 won by 7 wickets
Excelsior 20 comfortably win this match by 7 wickets and 15 balls to spare!

Sparta 1888 tried to surprise Excelsior 20 by bringing in the part-time bowler Tim de Kok for the first over which surely backfired as Kroesen hit him for a six and couple of boundaries and took Excelsior 20 off to a perfect start Lorenzo Ingram managed to hit a couple of sixes but his stay was short-lived as he lost his wicket while trying to hit a third six in a row. 

Lorenzo Ingram departed for 14 runs, Joost Kroesen tried to form a partnership but departed in the fourth over for a well made 29 runs in 13 balls. 

Sparta 1888 getting the wickets of both the dangerous openers surely fancied their chances of winning this match but unfortunately, their hopes were shattered as Sanjit Shankar stepped up for Excelsior 20 and battled till the end, taking his side across the line by scoring 46 runs in just 15 balls which consisted of 4 fours and 4 sixes.

And with this Sparta 1888 finally have their first defeat in the tournament, Excelsior 20 still marching on undefeated in the tournament, it will be interesting to see if Sparta 1888 come back strong or have the other teams have formulated a plan to win against Excelsior 20 which only time will tell as the matches unfold.

That's it for this game everyone!! We hope that you enjoyed this live coverage between Excelsior 20 and Sparta 1888. Stay tuned on Sportskeeda for all the live cricketing updates from around the world. This is Navjeevan Rajput and alongside me, Pradeep Somashekar signing off till then take care and stay safe!!
7.3 Manin Singh to Sanjit Shankar, SIX! Flighted delivery as it was in the arc and Sanjit finishes off in style as he POUNDED that one towards deep mid wicket region for a maximum and gets his team across the line. They just proved what they are capable off here, some excellent bowling and now with the bat Sanjit looked in brilliant touch and never looked in any trouble as they beat Sparta 1888 convincingly!
7.2 Manin Singh to Sanjit Shankar, FOUR! Quicker delivery on the outside of off and Sanjit smashes this one towards the deep cover region as he crunched that one nicely for a boundary. They now need just 5 runs to win this match!!
7.1 Manin Singh to Rens van Troost, tossed up, Troost had enough time to rock back and punch it on the on side for a single.
At the end of 7th over EXC are 87/3. They now need 10 runs in 18 balls at 3.33 RPO! Sanjit playing the most crucial knock for his side as he manages to collect a couple of boundaries in the previous over.

M Singh comes on to bowl for the first time in this match.
6.6 Joost Martijn Snoep to Rens van Troost, full delivery, yorker length and Troost digs it out and drills it down the ground to long on for a single.
6.5 Joost Martijn Snoep to Sanjit Shankar, over pitched and Sanjit chops it on the off side to pick up a quick single in the end.
6.4 Joost Martijn Snoep to Sanjit Shankar, SIX! Short delivery and Sanjit SMOKES this one over deep square leg region and that was hit with some power, goes all the way for a maximum! What a match winning innings from Sanjit this is turning out to be.
6.3 Joost Martijn Snoep to Sanjit Shankar, FOUR! Sanjit smashes that full delivery on the extra cover region and that races away to the boundary, it was in the slot for him and he collects four runs for it!
6.2 Joost Martijn Snoep to Rens van Troost, back of a length and Troost looks to pull that one and gets a top edge, goes up in the air and the fielder from long on runs forward but it falls short of him, single in the end.
6.1 Joost Martijn Snoep to Rens van Troost, on the good length, middle and off, Troost looks to tap it on the on side to take a single, but hits it straight to the short mid wicket fielder, no run.
At the end of the 6th over EXC are 74/3. A pretty good over by Max as no boundary was scored and 7 runs came off that one.SPC will need to create this pressure from both ends. EXC needs 23 runs in 24 balls at 5.75 RPO!
5.6 Max Hoornweg to Sanjit Shankar, short delivery and Sanjit clubbed it on the on side and the deep square fielders fields well to stop that from going to the boundary, 2 runs taken in the end.
5.5 Max Hoornweg to Rens van Troost, full delivery on the leg stump, Troost flicks it on the on side for another single! 5th one of the over
5.4 Max Hoornweg to Sanjit Shankar, short delivery and Sanjit has pulled this one towards front square and pick up another single.
5.3 Max Hoornweg to Rens van Troost, it was touch short, back of a length delivery, Troost punches this one on the off side and they scamper for a single.
5.2 Max Hoornweg to Sanjit Shankar, short delivery, Sanjit comes down the track and a little inside edge on the on side and they scamper for a quick single.
5.1 Max Hoornweg to Rens van Troost, it was full on the middle and leg, Troost flicks it on the on side to pick up an easy single.
At halfway through the innings, EXC are 67/3. They now need 30 runs in 30 balls. Musa gets the wicket of Niels at the start of the over and as it looked like the momentum was going towards SPC, Sanjit blasted a couple of sixes and has created a balance.
4.6 Musa Ahmad to Sanjit Shankar, tossed up this time on the good length, Sanjit looked to guide it fine towards third man and is beaten.
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