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Cromwell Champs vs Leavey Lions match reportNov 22, 2014 10:27 PM | Cromwell Champs won by 4 wickets | Scorecard
In the third match of CPL,playing there first game of season both teams Cromwell Champs(CC) and Leavey Lions(LL) put in a great show for quite a large number of spectators.CC won the toss and decided to bowl.LL got of to a brilliant start with rookie Tejas playing a steady innings of 43 which was well supported by opener Sohil Suchde ,both putting up a good opening partnership.It was the matter of just one wicket and after that CC bowlers were back in game to control run rate and eventually getting some wickets.Some fine bowing by Rana and a beautiful display of fielding by CC players restrict LL to total score of 139.
Coming into second innings of game,CC send in veteran player Sushil Premjani and a rookie Gopi which gave them a decent start and put on 40 run partnership.With some good bowling experience in LL,there bowlers pulled back game in there hands by taking 5 quick wickets which made the match more interesting with CC required more than 10 runs per over with 7 overs left in the game.Some fine batting and decent strokes from Rana Aijaz andSiddharth Thakur saw CC getting close to target with 15 required in 12 balls .In the end,CC won the game with 3 balls to spare as Siddharth and Ankith Nagarle guided CC to there first win of season in close-knit game.Rana was declared Man of the Match with 3 wickets and crucial 22 runs under his name.