Cricket |29 September 2022
Thrilling tie-breaker to finish last Savy and Sons Super league T20 league match
The last league match of the Savy and Sons Super league T20 tournament was played between Vijay Vikings and Spartan Warriors A on Sunday at the Persévérance cricket ground.
The game was indeed a nail biter as the winners would seal a spot in the semifinals and the losers would be knocked out.
Winning the toss, Vijay Vikings opted to bat first and scored 100 runs, losing 10 wickets. Anil Jumar of Vijay Vikings scored 47, bowler Praveen grabbed 3 wickets and three other bowlers ‒ Anish, Mohan and Ganesh ‒ scored two wickets apiece.
While chasing the score, Spartan Warriors A lost wickets in regular intervals with Mahendran (25) and Viji (22) among their best batsmen.
Sudhakar, Sunil and Sonoo each grabbed 2 wickets and restricted Spartan Warriors A to within 100 runs, eventually leading the match to end on a tie. To play the tie-breaker both teams had to play the super over.
Batting first, Spartan Warriors A scored just 6 runs, losing 1 wicket in 1 over but it was not enough for them as Vijay Vikings batsman Anil Kumar won the match in just 2 balls, hitting 2 fours.
Anil Kumar of Vijay Vikings was selected as the player-of-the-match.
At the end of the league stage, the top four teams are Spartan Warriors, BD Tigers, Vijay Vikings and Patel Youth who will play the semifinals in the coming weeks.
Lakstar A win against Spartan Warriors in SCA T10 league
On Saturday at the Persévérance field, Lakstar A won against Spartan Warriors.
After winning the toss, Spartan Warriors were elected to bat first. Parthi (44), Siva (11) were among the best performers who managed to set up a target of 78 runs.
Chasing the target, Lakstar A’s openers Harshan (41) and Pathum (21) made things easy for their team to score 79 and win against Spartans Warriors by 7 wickets.
Harshan of Lakstar A was named the player-of-the-match.