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  • Double hundred in a T20 game

    A NJSCUA T-20 game played on Sept 26, 2010 will perhaps go into cricket record books due to one of the epic innings ever played in a T20 game, anywhere across the world.

     

    On a gloomy and overcast day, Amir Rafique of Dynamic Cricket Club scored 208 not out in a New Jersey State Cricket Umpires Association (NJSCUA - http://NJSCUA.com) T20 match held at Wilmington, DE against AIM Cricket Club on Sunday, September 26, 2010.

     

    After winning the toss, Dynamic Cricket Club opted to bat. Amir who also happens to be the captain of the team opened the batting with Waqas Shahid.

     

    The opening pair put on super quick fire 100 runs in the first eight overs; however, the next twelve overs saw some unprecedented hitting that would have given Sehwags and Afridis of the Atlantic Region some stiff competition.

     

    200+ plus runs were plundered. The opposition bowlers tried all the tricks up their sleeves but could not stop Amir in clearing the boundaries effortlessly.

     

    No Mongoose was used, no

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  • KPL Match 27: Bangalore Brigadiers Urban won by 49 runs

    The last match of the league fixture for Brigadiers brought some smiles to the team as it garnered winning points at the cost of Bijapur Bulls.

     

    Brigadiers who had the first tenancy of the pitch put on 91 runs for the first wicket through its openers – S Ibrez and D Chougule. 

     

    Another useful stand between D Chougule and NA Kashyap 48 runs for the fifth wicket ensured them to post a match winning total of 184 for 5 in its 20 overs.

     

    S Ibrez {29}, D Chougule {61}, VP Narayanan {20}, NA Kashyap {34 not out} with their contributions with the willow were the contributors to Brigadiers' total.

     

    DV Anish  {2 for 27} was the most successful bowler for Bulls.

     

    Chasing 185 for a win, Bulls lost its way and were all out for 135. Bulls became the fourth team in the competition to be dismissed all out.

     

    STR Binny's valiant 44 and DT Patil's 22 went in vain. TK Ananth {3 for 22} and VP Naryan {3 for 26} were the wreckers-in-chief.

     

    Summarised scores : Bangalore Brigadiers Urban 184 for 5

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  • KPL Match 26: Shamanoor Davangere Diamonds won by six wickets

    Diamonds beat Maharajas by six wickets to finish the tournament with eleven points. Put into bat, Mysore team managed to total 122 for 9 in its 20 overs and failed to defend it.

     

    Their innings was built around the useful contributions from C Raghu {25} and skipper CJ William {37 not out}.

     

    C Raghu opened the innings in the place of out of form KB Pawan who batted lower down the order.

     

    Controlled and disciplined bowling by skipper SB Joshi {2 for 17} and DC Rajesh {2 for 30} restricted Mysore's total.

     

    Diamonds reached the target losing four wickets.

     

    Opening batsman PU Deshpande was amongst runs again by scoring 51 not out while MA Agarwal made 27.

     

    The openers added 49 runs for the first wicket in 7.2 overs. PU Deshpande forged useful stand of 22 runs with YKT Goud for the third wicket and 28 runs with BN Bharath for the fourth wicket which hastened Diamond's victory.

     

    C Raghavendra bowled well for the losers to bag 2 for 19.

     

    Summarised scores : Mysore Mahaarajas 122

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  • KPL Match 25: Belgavi Panthers vs Mangalore United – Match abandoned

    Mangalore United won the toss and inserted the opposition. Belgavi Panthers had made 43 for 4 in 10.4 overs when the rain halted play. The match had to be abandoned, as the rains did not relent.

    Panthers' opener MK Pandey remained not out on 20. J Arunkumar {06}, KS Ponnappa {zero}, BMV Uthappa {04}, R Vinay Kumar {04} were the batsmen dismissed. S Hoover was not out on 7.

    D Sequeria {2 for 09} and UB Patel {2 for 08} shared the wickets that fell in Panther's innings

    Both the teams shared a point each from this no result game.

    Summarised scores : Belgavi Panthers 43 for 4 in 10.4 overs {MK Pandey 20 not out, D Sequeria 2 for 9, UB Patel 2 for 8} shared a point each with Mangalore United as the match was abandoned due to rain.

  • KPL Match 23: Shamanoor Davangere Diamonds won by four wickets

    Diamonds won this game with two balls to spare chasing a formidable target of 174 set by Bulls who batted first.

     

    Bulls innings was centered round useful contributions from RB Kane {25}, MR Beerala {36} DT Patil {27}, STR Binny {13} and J Shetty {51}. 

     

    Openers RB Kane and MR Beerala added 59 runs for the first wicket. J Shetty's 51 runs came in 29 balls and contained six fours and two sixes.

     

    DC Rajesh with 3 for 37 was amongst the wickets for Diamonds. YKT Goud had a good day with leather as he had a bag of 2 for 30.

     

    Diamonds chased the target with out much ado – thanks to a MA Agarwal {29}, PU Deshpande {52} and V Bharat Kumar {40}.

     

    There were two fifty plus runs partnerships in Diamonds' innings – 62 runs for the second wicket between PU Deshpande and YKT Goud : 56 runs for the fifth wicket between V Bharat Kumar and CM Gautham – which was also a contributory factor to Diamond's win.

     

    PU Deshpande's 52 came in 32 balls with five fours and a six. V Bharat Kumar's 40 was

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  • KPL Match 22: Bangalore Provident Rural won by five wickets

    The match was curtailed to 17.0 overs a side due to the overnight rain and soggy condition of the outfield. Put into bat, Mysore Maharaajas totalled 130 for 6, thanks to the contributions of HT Sudhir Rao {41} and Nitin Bille {39}.

     

    Mysore lost its first wicket with just one run the board, but its innings was propped up by a 53 run partnership for the second wicket between HT Sudhir Rao and N Bille.

     

    Mysore could not pace the innings and stroke freely as they wanted to, may be due to slowness of outfield which was damp.

     

    HT Sudhir Rao's 41 came in 32 deliveries with five fours. N Bille hit four fours and a six in his 39, which came in 35 deliveries.

     

    A Jagan {2 for 41} and AU Shetty {2 for 11} shone with the leather for Provident.

     

    Provident had a comfortable start with reliable openers MK Manjunath and VST Naidu adding 49 runs for the first wicket.

     

    They lost two quick wickets in the space of seven runs, but found a batsmen in Amit Verma who was willing to stay at the crease.

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  • CLT20 Finals: Chennai Super Kings vs Warriors – Statistical Highlights

    - CSK's winning this game by eight wickets provides its fifth win in the tournament. The five wins are – won by 57 runs vs Cent Dists at Durban on 11.09.10, won by 97 runs vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10, won by 10 runs vs Warriors at P Elizabeth on 22.09.10, won by 52 runs vs RCB at Durban on 24.09.10 {DLM] and won by eight wickets vs Warriors at Jo'burg on 26.09.10.

     

    - CSK became the fifth team in the tournament to win five games. Others are NSW,  Tri & Tob and Victoria.

     

    - M Muralitharan returned with figures of 4.0-0-16-3 in this game providing the 46th occasion of a bowler capturing three or more wickets in the tournament. His bowling figures is one of the 17 occasions of a bowler, conceding 20 and less than 20 runs and capture three or more wickets in the tournament.

     

    - M Muralitharan became the third CSK bowler to capture three or more wickets conceding 20 and less than 20 runs. Others are – 4 for 23 by R Ashwin vs Wayamba at Centurion on 15.09.10 and 3 for 20 by L Balaji

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  • KPL Match 21: Mangalore United won by 54 runs

    Mangalore United posted 135 for 6 in its 20,0 overs after being inserted. Their innings centered around opening batsman B Chipli who scored 57. He departed at the fall of the third wicket with the scorecard reading 98.

     

    He added 23 runs for the first wicket with YK Sabharwal and 23 runs for the second wicket with Nidhuvan Kumar. B Chipli departed in the 15th over {first delivery} and Mangalore United added 37 runs in 35 balls for the loss of three more wickets to finish at 135 for 6.

     

    B Chipli's 57 came in 51 balls with four fours and three sixes. He was at the crease for 60 minutes.

     

    M Vinod was amongst the wickets by capturing 3 for 24.

     

    Brigadiers in its chase faltered and lost wickets in a jiffy. They lost six wickets for 33 runs and never recovered. Two run outs in these six wickets added to its misery.

     

    SH Kirmani shone amidst the ruins scoring 24. NA Kashyap {16} and NV Prasad {11} were the other batsmen to reach the double figures.

     

    UB Patel with four for 31 was

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  • KPL Match 20: Mysore Maharaajas won by four wickets

    Put into bat, Panthers struggled against a disciplined bowling by Maharaajas bowlers and made a none-too-comfortable 122 for 9 in 20 overs.

     

    Panthers were off to a good start by inform openers J Arun Kumar and KS Ponnappa who put on 40 runs for the first wicket. But after the departure of J Arunkumar, wickets fell at regular intervals.

     

    None of the Panthers batsmen were able to forge useful partnerships after the fall of the opener J Arunkumar. J Arunkumar {25} and KS Ponnappa {22} are the only two batsmen who scored 20 plus runs.

     

    AB Sagar {2 for 35}, T Muthanna {2 for 17}, AA Kazi {2 for 12} and CS Rahavendra {1 for 19} not only shared the wickets that fell to bowlers but also restricted the Panthers to score freely by sticking to the basics of bowling – line and length.

     

    Maharaajas in their chase had a good opening stand of 51 runs between KB Pawan and HTS Rao. Useful contributions from N Bille {24} ad S Manager {21} hastened Mysore’s victory. S Hoover with his 2 for 19 was

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  • CLT20 2nd Semi-final: South Australia vs Warriors – Statistical Highlights

    - Warriors won this game by 30 runs providing the 24th occasion of a team winning a game by runs margin in the tournament.

     

    - Warriors posted 175 for 6 in 20.0 overs providing the 12th occasion of a team posting a total of 175 plus runs in the tournament. It also represents the highest total posted by Warriors.

     

    - AG Prince scored zero in this game providing the 59th occasion of a batsman scoring a duck in the tournament. He is the 54th batsman to suffer such an ignominy. His duck in this game provides the first occasion of a Warrior batsman scoring a duck in the tournament.

     

    - DJ Jacobs of Warriors and CJ Ferguson of South Australia scored 61 and 71 respectively in this game to provide the 54th and 55th occasion of a batsman scoring fifties in the tournament.

     

    - DJ Jacobs's 61 provides the 15th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty while batting at number one and 33rd occasion of an opening batsman scoring a fifty in the tournament.

     

    - DJ Jacobs became the second batsman in the

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