The City Hawks Sports registered an impressive 4-wicket victory over the Madan Lal Cricket Academy in the ongoing Cricplex Kalinga Cup at the Cricplex Cricket Academy ground in Noida. Tarun and Vikrant picked four and three wickets respectively to rattle the Madan Lal Cricket Academy for a total of 127 runs. The City Hawks Sports team chased down the total in just 20.5 overs.
After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Madan Lal Cricket Academy got off to a disappointing start losing key wickets at the top. The trio of Parth, Anish Raut and Arman got out quite early leaving their team in a deep trouble. In the middle-order, the likes of Gurdaat Singh, Ahteshyam, Ram Pandey and Vedant did get some respectable starts but all of them failed to convert them into bigger knocks.
Vedant was the top run-scorer as he scored 30 runs off 40 balls that included 6 boundaries and eventually the Madan Lal Cricket Academy got bowled out for 127 runs in 32.4 overs. For the City Hawks Sports, Tarun Upadhyay picked four wickets and Vikrant Pratap Singh took three crucial wickets as well.
In the second innings, the City Hawks Sports got off to a horrible start as they lost four quick wickets quite early. The pair of Rajat Khandelwal and Subhash then got together and stitched a crucial partnership to lead their team forward in the run-chase. Rajat scored 29 runs off 20 balls that included 3 fours and 2 sixes.
Subhash remained unbeaten at 25 off 27 balls and Vikrant smashed an unbeaten cameo of 26 runs off only 8 balls as the City Hawks Sports chased down the target in just 20.5 overs. For the Madan Lal Cricket Academy, Rajat Chaudhary picked three wickets. Tarun was named the Man of the Match for his excellent four-wicket spell.