|Lucky XI win Innaugural DIVII T20 Title. (see scorecard for more commentary)|
Lucky XI won the first DIV II T20 night Tournament as they edged out the strong Vijay CC. Having won the toss, Vijay elected to field. The first over of the match set the tone for a exciting final as Khalil was out LBW for 0 to Siddarth. Man in form Mohsin walked in but was out for 1 when he was caught by Vicky off the bowling of Apurva. Samir of Lucky XI managed to get he scorecard ticking for his team with a tricky 28 off 30. Bhavesh got the better of the Lucky XI as he spinned a web on the players when he bowled a brilliant 3-0-13-3.
With 119 to chase, Vijay CC started the innings with Happyen and Alpesh. The partnership did not last much as they were both sent back to the hut. An exciting match this was as the results kept bouncing between both teams. Nobody seemed to have an upper hand, until a couple wickets lost in a flurry by the VIjay had the match tilting towards the Lucky XI who had started sensing victory.
In the end with some intelligent bowling from Rafiq -4-0-29-3 and Sharif-3-010-2 the Lucky XI ended up on the winning side as they won by 18 runs.
A crowd of almost 100 + was gathered to watch this exciting final. The Trophies were handed out by the Father of the Late Vijay Patel (the tournament named after him)
The Awards presented to the teams included:
1) Runners up Trophies-- Vijay CC
2) Winners Trophies---Lucky XI
3)Best Bowler of Tournament-- Mehul Patel - Tigers (Night)
4) Best Batsman --Mohsin Detraliya (Lucky XI)
5) MVP(Selected by Umpires)--Bhavesh Shah (VIjay CC) for his spell of 3-0-13-3 and fighting batting