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Cardinal Knights vs Trojan Tigers match reportSep 01, 2015 03:23 PM | Cardinal Knights won by 56 runs | Scorecard
Cardinal Knights won the finals against Trojan Tigers and were crowned the winners of CPL Spring 2015.
TT won the toss and elected to field first. CK started on a bad note losing Sushil in the first over of the game. Ankit (45 from 30) and Ayush (12 from 14) consolidated the innings with a 70-run partnership for the 2nd wicket. Decisive knocks from the middle order batsmen - Kaushal (22 from 15), Vinith (44* from 27), and Ashwin (38 from 27) provided momentum to CK's innings as they scored 100 runs in the last 8 overs of the innings and finished at 212/5. Karthik (2 for 38) was the most successful bowler for TT.
TT began their innings steadily and scored 30 runs in the first 4 overs without losing a wicket. After losing Gaurav N. in the 5th over, Kapil (2 for 27) derailed the chase by dismissing both Bhumik and Gaurav M. in the 6th over. Rohan (17 from 13) and Vikrant (39 from 30) tried to get the chase back on track but the loss of wickets meant TT were always behind the required rate. The innings folded on 156 in the 19th over and CK won the game by 56 runs. Ankit (3 for 20), Kaushal (2 for 29), and Kapil picked up the wickets for CK.
Ankit Harsora was the MVP Finals for his all-round effort.