TROJAN CRICKET CLUB
University of Southern California
Marshall Sixers vs Cardinal Knights match reportApr 18, 2016 03:41 PM | Cardinal Knights won by 3 wickets | Scorecard
Cardinal Knights registered their fourth win of Spring 2016 by defeating Marshal Sixers by 3 wickets to finish second in the league stage.
Cardinal Knights won the toss and elected to bowl first. Sairaj Kappari and Aayush Ghand came out to bat for Marshal Sixers to start their innings. Marshal got off to a good start as they scored 30 in the first 4 overs. Prateek Rohela gave Cardinal Knights their first breakthrough by taking the wicket of Aayush Ghand. Sairaj Kappari held one end of the innings. Akshya Rajendra Prasad and Karthik Swaminathan both scored quick fire 21 and Krupa Pratap Brahmkstri scored 14 of 4 balls to take Marshal Sixers to 156 for 6 at the end of 16 Overs.
Prateek Rohela was the pick of the bowlers for cardinal knights ending with figures 3-0-23-2.
Chasing 157 for the win, Cardinal Knights started the innings with Shruti Narula . After this, Vikas Rajgopal and Bhumik Patel came out to bat for Cardinal Knights. Bhumik Patel scored 18 off 9 balls to give Cardinal Knights a quick start in their run chase. Once Bhumik Patel got out, Vaibhav Oberoi and Vikas Rajgopal continued to score briskly to keep required run rate in check. Aayush Ghand came into bowl and took 3 wickets in 2 overs, to slow down Cardinal Knights in their run chase. Vikas Rajgopal continued to play his shots from one end and Sohan Shetty gave him good support to take Cardinal Knights closer to victory. Vikas Rajgopal and Sohan Shetty then got out in quick succession. Cardinal Knights needed 21 runs off the remaining 2 overs. Chethan Venkatesh scored 13 off 5 balls, to take Cardinal Knights to their 4th win of the season.
Aayush Ghand was the pick of the bowlers for Marshal Sixers by taking 3 wickets.
Vikas Rajgopal was declared Man of the Match for his innings of 62(36).