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Dindigul Dragons dominates Siechem Madurai Panthers to storm into final

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14 Aug 2019, 00:11 IST

Sarath Raj A of Siechem Madurai Panthers scored 32 runs off 23 balls against Dindigul Dragons in the qualifier game 2 in the Sankar Cement TNPL 2019 at the NPR College Cricket Ground, Natham, Dindigul
Sarath Raj A of Siechem Madurai Panthers scored 32 runs off 23 balls in opposition to Dindigul Dragons within the qualifier sport 2 within the Sankar Cement TNPL 2019 on the NPR School Cricket Floor, Natham, Dindigul

Natham, Dindigul, August 13: Dindigul Dragons turned in an excellent batting and bowling show to snuff out Siechem Madurai Panthers’ problem in Qualifier 2 of TNPL on the NPR School Floor, right here on Tuesday.

After posting a hefty 175-6 in 20 overs, the league toppers bowled out the defending champions for 130 in 19.5 overs for an emphatic 45-run victory.

DD, who had misplaced to Chepauk Tremendous Gillies in Qualifier 1 by 5 runs on the India Cements Restricted-Sankar Nagar Floor, Tirunelveli, will meet the identical opponents once more within the closing on Thursday (August 15) at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

SMP’s innings started to unravel as soon as their greatest batsman KB Arun Karthick (11 off eight balls, 2 fours) was dismissed within the third over, pulling pacer Rohit Ramalingam straight to deep midwicket the place Mohan Abhinav juggled it earlier than catching it on the second try. The way in which DD gamers celebrated and rushed to Mohan indicated how prized Karthick’s wicket was.

Spinners Mohan Abhinav (2-18) and Munnusamy Silambarasan (3-18) then took over and did a lot of the harm to SMP. It was an ideal outing for DD, who had been with out their inspirational captain Ravichandran Ashwin as he needed to depart for nationwide obligation for the Check sequence in West Indies.

The opposite opener A Sarath Raj (32 off 23 balls, 1 4, Three sixes) took the battle into the rival camp by hitting a 4 and two sixes in succession off medium-pacer Adithya Arun within the fifth over. However within the subsequent over, SMP had been dealt one other physique blow when their captain and second-best batsman, Shijit Chandran (3), was out miscuing left-arm spinner Silambarasan to mid-on.

Leg-spinner Abhinav twisted the knife additional with a double-wicket maiden by first dismissing SMP wicketkeeper Nilesh Subramanian (12), who lifted the bowler straight into lengthy off fielder Rajendran Vivek. He then flummoxed Sarath with a googly and bowled him.

Thereafter Jagateesan Kousik (40 off 32 balls, 2 fours, Three sixes) waged a lone battle and was the best scorer for the group. The 24-year-old from Coimbatore was dismissed within the 17 over when his slog off Silambarasan did not go the gap and was safely pouched by Vivek at lengthy on.

Silambarasan claimed his third wicket off the following ball when Ramachandran Mithun tried to loft the bowler over extra-cover however ended up holing out to mid-off.

Pacer Rohit Ramalingam (3-20) cleaned up the tail by selecting two wickets in his final over to the delight of the Dindigul Dragons’ supporters, who had turned up in massive numbers to cheer for his or her favorite group.

Earlier, a late cost by N Sarangarajan Chaturved (35 off 13 balls, 1 4, four sixes) and Mohammed Mohammed (32 off 9 balls, 2 fours, Three sixes) powered DD to a robust complete, who determined to bat first after profitable the toss. The final yr’s finalists smashed 73 runs within the final 5 overs with each batsmen collectively raining seven sixes and three fours.

Chaturved and Mohammed’s late assault offered a grand end to the innings after openers Narayan Jagadeesan (50 off 48 balls, four fours, 1 six) and C Hari Nishaanth (51 off 46 balls, Three fours, 2 sixes) had patiently raised 101 runs in 14.four overs for the primary wicket.

It was the fourth fifty every for the Coimbatore lads and third century partnership for essentially the most prolific opening pair of the season. They took their time to get going, Nishaanth breaking free within the fourth over with two boundaries off pacer Kiran Akash. Jagadeesan, who led the facet in Ashwin’s absence, adopted swimsuit within the subsequent over, with again to again fours off left-arm spinner N Selva Kumaran.

Thereafter boundaries had been far and few in between till the 12th over when Nishaanth clouted a straight six and a four-over mid-off, off medium-pacer Lokesh Raj. As soon as left-arm spinner Rahil Shah got here in for his second spell (2-0-9-1), simply 15 runs got here off three overs and he additionally claimed Jagadeesan. 

The wicketkeeper-batsman had survived two shut calls earlier. The primary reprieve got here within the eighth over, when a swipe off off-spinner Ramachandran Mithun was misjudged by Abhishek Tanwar at deep midwicket and it spilled over the fence for a six. Jagadeesan then was on 23 and the group rating 40-0. The second probability was comparatively simple as A Sarath Raj let a dolly slip between his arms after Jagadeesan’s try to tonk Shah took a vanguard and ballooned upto level. The DD captain was on 45 and their rating 87-0.

Jagadeesan’s wicket was adopted by the dismissal of Rajendran Vivek (1) and it introduced Chaturved to the crease. The 29-year-old didn’t waste any time, wading into the SMP assault by clouting two successive off the second and third ball he confronted from Kiran Akash. Whereas Nishaanth had gone quiet on the different finish, Chaturved continued along with his big-hitting amassing a straight 4 off Selva Kumaran within the subsequent over.

Nishaanth was trapped lbw within the 18thover however it spelt extra hassle for SMP as Mohammed walked in with the identical intent as Chaturved. He too started his innings in spectacular vogue hoicking two again to again sixes off Tanwar.

Chaturved took cost within the subsequent over smashing two sixes off Lokesh Raj earlier than holing out to Kousik at long-on. Mohammed was not completed but as he hit two fours and a six off Kiran Akash as 18 runs got here off the ultimate over.

Kiran Akash claimed two wickets to prime the wicket-takers checklist of the season with 17 scalps however he was additionally the costliest bowler of the match conceding 44 runs in his 4 overs.

Earlier, each groups made two modifications every. For DD, off-spinner Yazh Arun Mozhi and medium-pacer Adithya Arun changed captain Ravichandran Ashwin and Baaskaran Praanesh whereas medium-pacer Lokesh Raj and off-spinner Ramachandran Mithun got here instead of Akash Sumra and MS Promoth for SMP.

Code of conduct 2.1.four given to M. Silambarasan as he was charged 20% of the match charges for abusive language.

Toss: DD, elected to bat

Umpires:Okay Srinivasan, JR Madanagopal; TV umpire:GR Sadashiv Iyer.

Match referee:S Suresh.

MATCH AWARDS

Sankar Cement Man of the Match:C Hari Nishaanth (DD)

Sankar Cement Most 6s:NS Chaturved (DD)

TCM-Nippon Paint Atom Finest All-rounder:M Mohammed (DD)

SNJ VSOP Adhiradhi 4:Narayan Jagadeesan (DD) 

BKT Tyres Commander of the Match: Mohan Abhinav (DD)

Sprite Juicy+ Refreshing Participant:Munnusamy Silambarasan (DD)

TVS Most Helpful Participant of the Match:Narayan Jagadeesan (DD)

Sharon Ply Robust Performer of the Match:Jagatheesan Kousik (SMP)

FINAL

August 15 (Thursday)at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Chepauk Tremendous Gillies v Dindigul Dragons, 7:15 p.m.

Toss: DD, elected to bat

Umpires:Okay Srinivasan, JR Madanagopal; TV umpire:GR Sadashiv Iyer.

Match referee:S Suresh.

MAtCH AWARDS

Sankar Cement Man of the Match:C Hari Nishaanth (DD)

Sankar Cement Most 6s:NS Chaturved (DD)

TCM-Nippon Paint Atom Finest All-rounder:M Mohammed (DD)

SNJ VSOP Adhiradhi 4:Narayan Jagadeesan (DD) 

BKT Tyres Commander of the Match: Mohan Abhinav (DD)

Sprite Juicy+ Refreshing Participant:Munnusamy Silambarasan (DD)

TVS Most Helpful Participant of the Match:Narayan Jagadeesan (DD)

Sharon Ply Robust Performer of the Match:Jagatheesan Kousik (SMP)

FINAL

August 15 (Thursday) at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Chepauk Tremendous Gillies v Dindigul Dragons, 7:15 p.m.

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Arihant Chopra
Arihant Chopra has been working in the Sports industry. He currently contributes for Trevino by writing about sports content. He started his career with Trevino to get started as a journalist.

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