TROJAN CRICKET CLUB
University of Southern California
Cardinal Knights vs Viterbi Vultures match reportNov 22, 2014 10:26 PM | Cardinal Knights won by 2 wickets | Scorecard
In the first match of the Fall 2014 season, Cardinal Knights (Gaurav Nilakantan) took on Viterbi Vultures (Mayur Shah). CK won the toss and put VV in to bat. VV got off to a decent start with Ankit Harsora hitting a few quick boundaries, however CK bowlers were able to quickly get their rhythm and curtailed their batting. At the end of 11 overs, VV had just 63 runs on the board. However Saikarthik Desiraju, playing only in his second season started blasting boundary af...ter boundary to make a rapid 28 off 9 balls and along with extras, VV reached 122 all out in 14.5 overs. CK got off to a poor batting start with the openers quickly dismissed. Akshay Satish, last year's MVP, came in to bat and blasted a few boundaries to reach 24 in 8 balls before he was caught at the boundary, and things weren't looking too good for CK. However a stellar innings from Ishaan Bahl of 62 runs in 39 balls saw CK regain control of the match. The match got very close with CK needing some 5 runs off the last over to win. Rookie Ayman Siraj hit a 4 off his very first ball in Cromwell, to give CK their win. Ishaan Bahl was declared man of the match, the first of the season.