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TNPL 2018: Ruby Trichy Warriors Vs LYCA Kovai Kings: Live Score, Commentary & Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 23, 2018 22:10 IST

Follow the live action as Ruby Trichy Warriors take on LYCA Kovai Kings.


22:10 (IST)23 JUL 2018

That's it from this match. Do catch us for the live updates of the next TNPL match between Dindigul Dragons vs Jones Tuti Patriots at the NPR college ground in Natham, Dindigul. Till then, this is Vignesh Ananthasunbramanian signing off

22:10 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Ruby Trichy Warriors' unbeaten start in the 2018 TNPL comes to an end as they were handed an eight-wicket loss by Lyca Kovai Kings at the NPR college grounds in Natham, Dindigul.

22:06 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Second wicket down for Kovai! Antony Dhas tried to pull a short delivery and gets a faintest of edges. Keeper Mani Bharathy colelcts it cleanly to send the batsman back to the pavilion.

W Antony Dhas c Mani Bharathy b D Tamil Kumaran 7 (9)
LKK 113/2 after 13 overs

22:03 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Kovai are in a touching distance for a win as they need just 16 runs off eight overs. 

LKK 109/1 after 12 overs

21:56 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Too little, too late for Trichy? D Tamil Kumaran gets the wicket of Shahrukh Khan and gives him a send-off before the batsmen gave it back to the bowler. Skipper Abhinav Mukund had to intervene to settle things between both the batsmen. 

M Shahrukh Khan c Sonu Yadav b Tamil Kumaran 67 (40)

21:53 (IST)23 JUL 2018

10 runs came off the tenth over. Shahrukh is cutting loose after reaching his fifty. Things look dull for Trichy.

LKK 94/0 after 10 overs

21:46 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Shahrukh hit a huge six which helps the Kings take 11 runs off the ninth over. They are cruising towards an easy win here. 

LKK 75/0 after 9 overs

21:44 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Fifty off 30 balls for Shahrukh Khan with the help of six fours and two sixes.

21:43 (IST)23 JUL 2018

While Shahrukh is going all guns blazing, Abhinav is perfectly playing the second fiddle to the right-hander. He is in some kind of form in the tournament. As we speak, just 13 runs were scored off the last two overs. 

LKK 64/0 after 8 overs

21:34 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Perfect end to the powerplay for the Kovai Kings as Shahrukh Khan does what he does best and sends a couple of balls to the ropes. He is looking ominous here and the Warriors will do well to get rid of him quickly.

21:33 (IST)23 JUL 2018

19 runs were scored off the last two overs as Shahrukh has raced his way to 32 in quick time.

LKK 51/0 after six overs

21:33 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Tight over from K Vignesh and that is just what the bowling side would have wanted. Especially considering how explosive both batsmen can be.

LKK 38/0 after 5 overs

21:22 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Shahrukh shows his class yet again as he cuts a delivery from MS Sanjay through the point region for a boundary. How good has he been so far! Eight runs came off the fourth over bowled.

LKK 32/0 after 4 overs

21:18 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Abhinav gets the third over underway with a four over the bowler's head before Vignesh staged a good comeback by conceding just three off the next five balls.

LKK 24/0 after 3 overs 

21:14 (IST)23 JUL 2018

M Shahrukh Khan hit two boundaries, one through the third man and then one through the covers, and helps his team take 14 runs off the second over bowled by C Ganapathy. 

LKK 17/0 after 2 overs

21:08 (IST)23 JUL 2018

A good start for Trichy as the Kovai openers take just three runs off the opening over. 

Lyca Kovai Kings 3/0 after 1 over

21:06 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Abhinav Mukund and M Shahrukh Khan are out in the middle. K Vignesh to bowl the first over. 

20:49 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Lyca Kovai Kings need 125 runs to win. We will be back for the chase in around 15 minutes. 

20:48 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Trichy were never in the game, especially after losing two wickets off two balls to S Manigandan. S Suresh Kumar and Sonu Yadav tried their best to take their team to a total in excess of 120.

20:48 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Ruby Trichy Warriors 124/9 after 20 overs

20:46 (IST)23 JUL 2018

S Suresh Kumar goes for a wild slog and ended up top-edging one straight to the bowler T Natarajan. 

S Suresh Kumar c and b T Natarajan 35 (33)

20:42 (IST)23 JUL 2018

A run out and eight runs came off the penultimate over bowled by MP Rajesh. S Suresh Kumar, batting on 35 off 32, will be facing the first ball off the last over. 

RTW 121/8 after 19 overs

20:41 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Another mix-up. This time, MS Sanjay falls short of the batting crease and to make things worse, Suresh Kumar will be at the non-striker's end. There was two runs for taking but a direct throw from Antony Dhas found Sanjay short of the crease. 

MS Sanjay run out (Antony Dhas) 3 (9)

20:32 (IST)23 JUL 2018

S Suresh Kumar is giving his best as he is keeping Trichy in the game with some lusty blows. Debutant S manigandan finishes his spell with figures of 4-0-18-2. Trichy will look to score at least 30 runs in the last three overs.

RTW 107/7 after 17 overs

20:25 (IST)23 JUL 2018

K Vignesh strikes! Lakshmi Narayanan tried to pull a length delivery over the fine-leg fielder but ended up finding MP Rajesh just inches inside the boundary rope. 

M Lakshmi Narayanan c MP Rajesh b K Vignesh 11 (9)

20:22 (IST)23 JUL 2018

A boundary and two runs came off the 15th over bowled by MP Rajesh. The Kovai bowlers are hardly giving anything away for the batsmen. 

RTW 94/6 after 15 overs

20:18 (IST)23 JUL 2018

S Ajith Ram bowls out after conceding eight runs off his last over. His figures read 4-0-26-2. 

RTW 88/6 after 14 overs

20:16 (IST)23 JUL 2018

MP Rajesh maintains the pressure the other bowlers had applied on Trichy as he gave away just six runs in his first over and took the wicket of Sonu Yadav. 

RTW 80/6 after 13 overs

20:13 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Leggie MP Rajesh comes into the attack and strikes in the first over. After hitting a boundary earlier in the over, Sonu Yadav tried to cut a ball and ended up offering V Ashwin an easy catch at backward point. 

Sonu Yadav c Ashwin Venkataraman b MP Rajesh 21 (20)

20:11 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Productive over for Trichy. W Antony Dhas comes into the attack and concedes 15 runs off the over with a four and a six. 

RTW 73/5 after 12 overs

20:05 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Just six runs came off the last two overs as the Kovai bowlers are keeping the pressure on Trichy batsmen. 

RTW 58/5 after 10 overs

19:56 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Fifty up for Trichy in the ninth over as a boundary from Sonu Yadav helps his team take six runs off the ninth over. 

RTW 52/5 after 9 overs

19:53 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Yet another successful over for Kovai as Ajith Ram concedes just three runs and takes the wicket of Ganapathy. 

RTW 46/5 after 8 overs

19:50 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Ajith Ram comes into the attack and sends Trichy's hero from the last match, C Ganapathy back to the pavilion. 

C Ganapathy c and b S Ajith Ram 1 (2)

19:49 (IST)23 JUL 2018

WOOOF!!! What a way to begin a career! S Manigandan starts off his career by taking two wickets and conceding just one run off his first over.

RTW 43/5 after 7 overs

19:47 (IST)23 JUL 2018

S Manigandan on a hat-trick in his debut game. 

19:46 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Two in two for Manigandan. What a debut for Manigandan! K Mani Bharathy was beaten for pace and was bowled by the spinner. 

K Mani Bharathy b S Manigandan 10 (12)

19:45 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Debutant S Manigandan comes on to bowl and starts off in the best possible way as he dismisses S Aravind off his second delivery caught by M Shahrukh Khan at deep mid-wicket. 

S Aravind c M Shahrukh Khan b S Manigandan 0 (2)

19:42 (IST)23 JUL 2018

T Natarajan comes into the attack and almost had a wicket off his first ball but Mani Bharathy was dropped by MP Rajesh at mid-wicket. Later, skipper Abhinav Mukund made up for that by running K Bharath Shankar out. A boundary off the last ball makes it six off the over. 

RTW 42/2 after six overs

19:41 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Brilliant piece of fielding from Abhinav Mukund. Bharath Shankar tried to steal a single by hitting the ball to Abhinav Mukund at covers but Abhinav collected the ball and rolled it at the stumps and found Bharath short of the crease.

K Bharath Shankar run out 24 (17)

19:37 (IST)23 JUL 2018

K Vignesh bowls his third over and yet again, he concedes a boundary. And again, he came back brilliantly by conceding four more runs in the remaining five balls and made it eight runs off the over.

RTW 36/1 after 5 overs

19:32 (IST)23 JUL 2018

A successful over for Kovai as Ajith concedes just five runs and takes the wicket of Indrajith. They have put on pressure on the Trichy batsmen. 

RTW 27/1 after 4 overs

19:30 (IST)23 JUL 2018

S Ajith Ram strikes! He takes the all-important wicket of B Indrajith by trapping him in front of the wickets. But, the replays are suggesting that the ball might be going down the leg side. 

B Indrajith lbw S Ajith Ram 3 (8)

19:28 (IST)23 JUL 2018

K Vignesh continues and starts his over with a boundary off the first ball. But, he came back brilliantly by conceding just off the next five balls to make it six off the over. 

RTW 22/0 after 3 overs

19:24 (IST)23 JUL 2018

K Bharath Shankar hit two boundaries through the covers and propel his team to nine runs in the second over bowled by Ajith Ram. 

RTW 16/0 after 2 overs

19:21 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Seven runs came off the first over bowled by K Vignesh, which is the most he conceded in his first over in the tournament so far, something that speaks volumes about the way he started the innings for Kovai. Out of the seven runs, four came off a bye. Brilliant start by the pacer again. 

RTW 7/0 after 1 over

19:13 (IST)23 JUL 2018

K Bharath Shankar and B Indrajith open the batting for Ruby Trichy Warriors. K Vignesh to open the bowling for Kovai

18:53 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Ruby Trichy Warriors Playing XI: Bharath Sankar K , Indrajith B, Aravind S, Suresh Kumar S, Ganapathi Chandrasekar, Sonu Yadav R, Mani Bharathy, Lakshminarayanan M, Tamil Kumaran D, Sanjay M S, Vignesh K

Lyca Kovai Kings Playing XI: Shahrukh Khan, Abhinav Mukund, Ashwin Venkataraman, Rohith R, Akkil Srinaath, Antony Dhas, M P Rajesh, Ajith Ram, Vignesh K, Natarajan T, Manigandan S

18:53 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Lyca Kovai Kings have won the toss and have elected to field first

18:51 (IST)23 JUL 2018

Barring the super over thriller that they won, LYCA Kovai Kings don't have another win to their name this season whereas Ruby Trichy Warriors are the only team in TNPL 2018 to be unbeaten so far. Can Trichy make it three in a row and beat Kovai? Before we can answer that, the all important toss is just minutes away.
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