26 Jul 2019, 00:18 IST
Natham, Dindigul, July 25: Tuti Patriots rained sixes galore to publish an enormous whole of 155-5 in opposition to Lyca Kovai Kings, after rain lowered the 4th Sankar Cement Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) match to a 13-over-a-side affair on the NPR School Cricket Floor, right here on Thursday.
Batsmen after batsmen didn’t hesitate to make use of the lengthy deal with and so they did it with telling impact to equal the league report of most sixes hit in an innings. In all, Tuti Patriots smashed 15 sixes matching the variety of sixes by Karaikudi Kaalai in opposition to VB Thiruvallur Veerans in 2017 and Dindigul Dragons in opposition to Madurai Panthers in 2018.
Opener Akshay Srinivasan started the onslaught smashing 4 sixes in his 11-ball 31 earlier than captain Subramania Siva took cost by carting 5 sixes and two fours in his 21-ball 44. Collectively they raised 54 runs in simply 19 balls for the second wicket. S Abishiek (20 off 13 balls, Three sixes) too joined the six-fest earlier than veteran S Vasanth Saravanan (29 not out off 12 balls, 2 fours, 2 sixes) and SP Nathan (11 not out off 9 balls, 1 six) closed out the proceedings in model. Saravanan and Nathan collected 44 runs in 21 balls for the unbroken fifth wicket.
Medium-pacer Anthony Dhas (3-42) was probably the most profitable bowler for LKK, choosing two of his three wickets in his second over. He first claimed Tuti captain Subramania Siva and later dismissed Abisheik in an area of 4 balls.
General, 132 minutes had been misplaced within the recreation on account of rain lowering the match to 13-over-a-side contest. The Powerplay overs had been restricted to 4 and solely three bowlers may bowl a most of three overs.
Each groups subsequent journey to ICL-Sankar Nagar floor, Tirunelveli for his or her subsequent matches. Tuti Patriots face final yr’s finalists Dindigul Dragons within the first match of the double-header on Saturday whereas Lyca Kovai Kings tackle Ruby Trichy Warriors within the second match on the identical day.
Transient scores:Tuti Patriots 155-5 in 13 overs (Akshay V Srinivasan 31, V Subramania Siva 44, S Abishiek 20, Vasanth Saravanan 29 not out; Krishnamoorthy Vignesh 2-27, Anthony Dhas 3-42) vs Lyca Kovai Kings.
Toss: LKK, choose to bowl
Debutants: Mohammad Ashik (LKK)
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