Shahbaz guides Tapan to victory against Bagan
2nd December 2020
Tapan Memorial registered thumping 5-wicket victory over Mohun Bagan thanks to skipper Shahbaz Ahamad's 24-ball 51 in Bengal T20 Challenge here at Eden Gardens today.
Electing to bat first Bagan got off to a steady start riding on debutant Ankur Pal's 39 off 30 balls but Tapan bowlers bowled with discipline to restrict them for 129/5 in their quota of 20 overs.
Shabaz, Ramesh Prasad, Vilash Singh and Gaurav Chauhan bagged 1 wicket apiece for Tapan.
Shahbaz said: "Toss was very crucial and we wanted to field as well, which we got anyways even after losing the toss. The wicket settled lately and this was one of the best wickets in this tournament. It was an easy target for our team and thankfully we got good start too. Bagan also got off to a good start but our team managed to restrict them for a low score. Very happy for the win."
While chasing Tapan openers Gaurav (33) and Koushik Ghosh (20) gave their team a good start while skipper Shahbqz came out blazing all guns to heat 5 sixes and 2 fours to guide Tapan 131/5 in just 16.5 overs.
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