Prados Paul 7 (9), Aparajith 2 (3) and Indrajith 3 (6) were the next to make an impact in the first innings. Following this, openers Suryaprakash and Sanjay Yadav formed a large partnership.
The team was reduced to 27/3 and became 160/4 in 17.5 overs. Sanjay Yadav continued to play aggressively even after Suryaprakash was dismissed for 62 (50). He was on the field till the end and scored 87 off 47 balls including 5 fours and 6 sixes. Similarly Ajitis added 16 off 8 balls. Thus, Nellai team was unbeaten on 184/4 in 20 overs.
Jagadeesan 25 (15), Radhakrishnan 1 (4) and Sasidev 15 (16) were the only batsmen to make a comeback as opener Kaushik Gandhi and Chepauk chased down the mega-targets.
Following this, Soni Yadav and Kaushik Gandhi formed a partnership. This partnership did not last long. Sonu Yadav scored 34 (23) and Kaushik Gandhi 64 (43).
Last Over Draw:
Eventually it came to the point of having to hit 15 off 6 balls. Davidson then bowled Harris Kumar for 10 off four balls with a four off the second ball and a six off the fourth. 5th ball dot. With 5 runs needed in the last ball, Harris hit a four and the game was drawn.
Davidson threw the super over. He gave up 3 runs in the first 5 balls and hit a six off Jagadeesan in the last ball.
Following this, Sandeep Warrior bowled against Nellai’s team who won by 10 runs. With Sanjay Yadav on strike, the first ball went for two runs, including White. Bounty on the next ball. Following on the last 3 balls with 3 runs scored, the Nellie team won the thrill.
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