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The UP T-20 League match is being held at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. The first match took place on Friday between Kanpur Super Stars and Meerut Mavericks. In which Kanpur defeated Meerut by seven wickets. Now the second match is being played between Noida and Gorakhpur. Noida won the toss and decided to bat first.
Coming out to bat, Samarth and Almas Shaukat had just started scoring runs for the team when on the fourth ball of the second over, Almas Shaukat gave a catch to Shivam Sharma off Gorakhpur Lions bowler Dhruv Pratap Singh. Almas returned to the pavilion without opening the account.
In the sixth over, Shatanu (5) was caught by CK Singh off the bowling of Dhrup Pratap. Noida captain Nitish Rana (4) returned to the pavilion by catching CK on the fifth ball. Noida got the fourth blow in the form of Samarth Singh. Samarth missed out on his half-century. In the 12th over, Samarth (45) caught Abhishek Goswami on the ball of Ankit Chaudhary. Noida’s fifth wicket fell in the form of Prashant Veer in the 20th over. Prashant Veer (40) caught Harshit Sethi off Vijay Kumar. Noida scored 182 runs losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. For the fifth wicket, a 98-run partnership between Samarth and Prashant took the team towards a strong score. Gorakhpur Lions bowler Dhruv Pratap Singh took three wickets. Ankit Chowdhary and Vijay Kumar took one wicket each. Noida’s Aditya Sharma scored an unbeaten 70 off 45 balls. Saurabh Kumar remained unbeaten on one run.
Gorakhpur’s innings started at a slow pace
Abhishek Goswami and Harshit Sethi of Gorakhpur Lions come to the crease. Harshit Seth (3) played a shot at the logoff off Naman Tiwary and as soon as he ran for the run, Bhuvneshwar Kumar hit a through and ran Harshit out. Gorakhpur’s score is 11 runs at the loss of one wicket in 4 overs.
Kanpur beat Meerut by 7 wickets, Sameer scored 122 runs in 59 balls
Mir Rizvi put the match in the hands of Kanpur by scoring a century.
Kanpur won the toss and bowled first. Batting first, Meerut gave a target of 205 runs to Kanpur. Kanpur got off to a great start in the second innings. Sameer Rizvi put the match in the hands of Kanpur by scoring a century. However, it was an exciting contest till the last ball. Sandeep hit a six on the last ball to win the match for Kanpur by 7 wickets.
The pair of Swastik and Shoaib started brilliantly.
Swastik Chikara and Shoaib Siddiqui gave a good start
The pair of Swastik and Shoaib entered the field and started batting furiously. Shoaib Siddiqui (29) returned to the pavilion after catching wicket-keeper Saini on Prashant’s fifth ball in the sixth over. Shoaib hit four fours and a six. At that time the team’s score was 58 runs.
Swastik Chikara salutes on completion of century.
Meerut captain Madhav Kaushik (12) shot down the gully off Aaqib Khan. But, Rahul Rajpal present there took the catch. For the third wicket, there was a partnership of 79 runs between Swastik and Rinku Singh.
Ankit Rajput bowled Rinku Singh in the 19th over. At this time Rinku’s personal score was at 42 runs. At the same time, Swastik Chikara scored an unbeaten 100 runs in 57 balls with the help of 13 fours and 3 sixes. Divyansh Joshi scored 17 not out. Meerut scored 204 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in 20 overs.
Meerut player hitting a shot.
Sameer’s century won Kanpur Super Star
Kanpur Superstar’s team won by seven wickets thanks to Sameer Rizvi’s blistering 122 runs innings. As soon as the second innings started, Kanpur got a big blow in the very first over. On the ball of Meerut’s Kunal Yadav, Rahul Rajpal caught Owais Ahmed and returned to the pavilion without opening the account. At this time the team’s score was 1 run in 3 balls. Ansh Yadav got a life donation in the 13th over. On the first ball of Kunal Yadav, Ansh hit the logon but the catch was missed by Divyansh. Ansh’s personal score at that time was 41 runs. On the third ball of the over, Ansh (48) shot in the air and Divyansh Joshi caught the catch and showed the way to the pavilion.
Meerut team players making strategy.
Ansh Yadav and Sameer Rizvi shared a 129-run partnership for the second wicket. Akshdeep Nath and Sameer Rizvi shared a 69-run partnership for the third wicket. In the 19th over, Sameer caught Purnak off the bowling of Akshay Sain.
Sameer scored 122 runs in 59 balls with the help of 6 fours and 11 sixes. Kanpur needed 1 run on the last ball of the over when Sandeep Tomar hit a six off Akshay Sain to win the match. Akshdeep Nath scored an unbeaten 25 and Sandeep scored an unbeaten 7 runs.
Players of both the teams practiced hard.
A day before, the Noida Super Kings team practiced fiercely at the Kamla Club ground. Captain Nitish Rana has also prepared a match strategy with the players after practicing. At the same time, Akshdeep Nath, the team captain of Kanpur Superstars, held talks with all the players regarding the match at Hotel Landmark. Whatever mistakes were made in the last match, the team talked about improving them and focusing on winning ahead.
Spectators struggling to enter the stadium.
There will be an exciting contest between Gorakhpur and Noida.
Both the teams Gorakhpur Lions and Noida Super Kings have won their first match. Noida beat Kanpur by 16 runs. So there Gorakhpur Lions defeated Lucknow Falcons in the super over. Both the teams will go with the intention of retaining their victory. Now it has to be seen which team will win in this match.