Warriors fight back to score Super Over win over Typhoons

SPORTS REPORTER
Sunday, 18 February 2018

Typhoons made their task difficult when they bowled one wide ball that added to the Warriors’ total.

PUNE: Aarav Vij’s six-ball 18 with 1 four and 2 sixes propelled Warriors to 3-run Super Over win that made Group B equations interesting in the Poona Club Premier League Cricket tournament at the Poona Club cricket ground here.

Forced to decide the outcome of the match in Super Over, Warriors posted 19 without loss in the one over they got thanks to Aarav Vij, who faced all the balls and scored 18 runs at an amazing strike rate of 300. 

Typhoons made their task difficult when they bowled one wide ball that added to the Warriors’ total.

Batting second, Warriors were propped up by Ashwin Shan and Tariq Parwani, who both scored 6 runs each but failed to match Vij’s strokeplay and ended three runs short.

Earlier, Tyophoons had scored 56 for 3 in their allotted 6 overs with Parwani hitting 20 and Rajit Pardeshi scoring 26. Warriors matched their challengers run for the run as opener Jaideep Patwardhan  scored 6-ball 15 before Kapil Punjabi (18 not out) and Rahil Mirchandani (20 not out) made sure they lived on for the final hurrah.

In other matches of the day, DPES defeated opponents Destroyers by six runs riding on Kapil Sareen’s 36; Tigers defeated Waves by five wickets thanks to Malhar Ganla’s 32; Lions got the better of Jetsby 10 runs as Kiran Deshmukh scored 44; and Sailors defeated Eagles by eight runs with Kunal Agarwal contributing 33 runs.

BRIEF SCORES:
DPES 57 for 4 in 6 overs (Kapil Sareen 36) beat Destroyers 51 for 5 in 6 overs (Ravikant Samoj 28, Kunal Borawake 3-5).
Waves 63 for 3 in 6 overs (Nihal Hemdv 22, Zameer Shaikh 21) lost to Tigers 67 for 3 in 5.5 overs (Malhar Ganla 32, Arnav Lulla 19).
Lions 92 for 1 in 6 overs (Kiran Deshmukh 44, Tushar Aswani 18) beat Jets 82 for 3 in 6 overs (Chirag Lulla 53, Puneet Samani 20,).
Sailors 69 for 4 in 6 overs (Kunal Agarwal 33) beat Eagles 61 for 2 in 6 overs (Umesh Pillay 29, Aryaman Pillay 16*). 
Typhoons 56 for 3 in 6 overs (Tariq Parwani 20, Rajit Pardeshi 26) lost to Warriors 56 for 3 in 6 overs (Jaideep Patwardhan 15, Kapil Punjabi 18*, Rahil Mirchandani 20*, Ashwin Shah 2-4).
Super over: Warriors 19 for no loss (Aarav Vij 18) lost to Typhoons 16 for no loss (Ashwin Shah 6, Tariq Parwani 6).
Jaguars 47 for 5 in 6 overs (Rajesh Bansode 18, Mohammed Ali Khan 2-10) lost to All Stars 51 for 1 in 4.3 overs (Rohit Acharya 34*).

Related News