Kharagpur Blasters victorious
18th September 2021
In a rain hit Byju's Bengal T20 Challenge match today Kharagpur Blasters defeated Kolkata Heroes by 6 runs at Eden Gardens today.
The rain affected match was reduced to a 5 overs per side affair. Put to bat first Kharagpur skipper Kazi Junaid Saifi struck a fluent 15-ball 29 containing 3 boundaries and 2 sixes to post a total of 42/4 in their quota of overs.
While chasing Kolkata Heroes were restricted to 36/3 in front of a disciplined Kharagpur bowling attack.
Kaif removed Karan Lal early as Kolkata lost their opener to get reduced to 3/1. Subhankar Bal (18) along with Ritwik Roy Chowdhury (7) tried to resurrect the innings with a 22-run partnership till Sandipan Das (jr) sent back the Kolkata wicketkeeper.
After that Pradipta Pramanik bagged 1 wicket and Kaif bowled a tight over to help Kharagpur win the game.
Earlier Pintu Kumar removed Kazi to reduce Kharagpur to 35/1.
Experienced spinner Ramesh Prasad starred with the ball bagging 3 wickets leaking just two runs in the last over to send back Abhimanyu Easwaran (4), Mohit Roy (6) and Md Kaif.
CAB MEDIA DESK