Sudip, Mukesh help Barrackpore Bashers thrash
Kanchenjunga Warriors by 9 wickets
16th September 2021
Mukesh Kumar bagged 4 wickets while skipper Sudip Chatterjee struck unbeaten 78 to help Barrackpore Bashers register a massive 9-wicket victory against Kanchenjunga Warriors in Byju's Bengal T20 Challenge today at Eden Gardens.
The decision to bat first after winning the toss backfired for Kanchenjunga as they were bundled out for a paltry 122 runs.
While chasing skipper Sudip Chatterjee along with Ankur Pal (37) ensured Barrackpore's victory with 38 balls left to play.
Sudip struck 78 not out off 49 balls crafted with 6 boundaries and 4 sixes to stich a 109-run partnership with Ankur to set up a foundation for a comfortable win.
Earlier Mukesh, playing his first match Barrackpore picked 4 wickets leaking 15 runs while spinners Vikash Singh (3-27) and Sujit Yadav (2-26) shared 5 wickets between them to rattle Kanchenjunga batting lineup.
Youngster Sudip Gharami fought a lone battle with 52-ball 55 containing 5 boundaries and 1 six. Anustup Majumder (13), Avirup Gupta (22) added some crucial runs to help Kanchenjunga reach 122 as no other player could reach the double digit mark.
Vikash sent Avirup and in-form Sumanta Gupta on back-to-back deliveries shift the momentum towards Barrackpore. While Mukesh and Sujit kept the noose tight around opponents' batters to set up a stage for massive victory.
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