Bengal Tigers beats Mumbai Heroes by 32 runs at Celebrity Cricket League 2016 held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad, on Saturday, 30 January at 2.00pm to 6.00pm IST
Bengal Tigers won the toss and elected to bat first. Joy and Indrashish open the innings while Riteish Deshmukh bowls the first over. After nine overs, Bengal Tigers had scored 90 for the loss of 1 wicket and then immediately second wicket goes!
Mumbai Heroes make a great comeback to the game by taking 3 wickets consecutively and Bengal Tigers score was 93/3 in 10.2 overs. But at the end of 20 overs, Bengal Tigers scored 176/5 in 20 overs.
In the second innings, Deshmukh and Kocchar were the opening batsmen. The Bengal team picks two wickets in one over. 16-2 in 2.5 overs. Mumbai Heroes were in deep trouble as they lose their fourth wicket in the form of Aftab Shivdasani. 24-4 in 5 overs. In the bowling department, Vivek stole the show by picking up 4 wickets.
The Bengal Tigers were on fire and Mumbai Heroes wanted 134 runs in 10 overs which was difficult to chase at this point of time and finally Bengal Tigers defeated Mumbai Heroes by 32 Runs!
Joy’s magnificent innings of 64 runs played a crucial role in their victory for which he was presented the Man of the Match Award.