Author : Abhinandan
Otago Volts defeated Kandurata Maroons with an easy 6 wicket win to notch up their second win in their latest Champions League T-20 campaign. Maroons had posted a total of 154 runs for 9 wickets at the end of their 20 overs.
Upul Tharanga was the highest scorer for the Maroons with 76 runs in 56 balls, including 6 fours and 3 sixers, while the rest of their batting line-up couldn’t stand the bowling assault of the Volts, losing wickets in quick succession.
Ian Butler performed magic with the ball as he clinched 3 for 21 in his 4 overs.
Volts were in control of the game through their effective batting as they chased down the target and scored 157/4 in just 18 overs. Ryan ten Doeschate was the top scorer for the Volts. He punished the Kandurata bowlers, scoring 64 runs in just 32 balls consisting of 2 fours and 5 sixers.
Dilhara Lokuhettige had the best bowling figures for the Maroons as he took 3 wickets for 20 runs in his spell of 4 overs.