The Finals are finally here. It has been a really exciting tournament with the talents of many players seeing the light of day.
Head to head count between these two matches shows that in the past five matches, the Patriots have always been the better team and have won consistently. Chepauk Super Gillies will want that to change and make sure that history doesn't repeat itself yet again. Some matches have been fairly one-sided as well. The finals on September 18th, 2006 saw the Patriots hit 215 runs with the Super Gillies managing only 93. It is hard to tell if it is the pressure of the finals but I am sure they are working on it this time. They met the Patriots at Qualifier 1 and lost, yet again. Gillies hit 114 and in reply, the Patriots had no trouble hitting 118 runs in just 12.3 overs. The Patriots clearly want to defend their title and in style. They not only want to win but want to dominate the finals.
Tuti Patriots are on a roll. They would not want to change the winning combination, would they? When it has worked so well for them.
Chepauk Super Gillies (From): Gopinath, Thalaivan Sargunam, S Karthik(w), Rajagopal Sathish(c), Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Antony Dhas, Sathiamoorty Saravanan, Yo Mahesh, R Alexander, Arun Kumar, Uthirasamy Sasidev, Joel Joseph, Dakshinamoorthy Kumaran, Baskaran Rahul, Ashwath Mukumthan, Aditya Barooah, Jothimani Gowjith Subhash, Rangaraj Suthesh, S Radhakrishnan
TUTI Patriots (From): Washington Sundar, Kaushik Gandhi, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Abhinav Mukund, Subramanian Anand, SP Nathan, Akash Sumra, Aswin Crist, Aushik Srinivas, M Ganesh Moorthi, V Athisayaraj Davidson, Maaruthi Raghav, Lakshmipathy Balaji, R Sathyanarayan, Umashankar Sushil, R Vishaal, Siddarth Ahuja, V Lakshman, G Nicul Anand, Santosh Shiv, S Aravind
The team that played on Aug 15th - Qualifier 1
Chennai - H Gopinath, T Sargunam, S Karthik, SV Saravanan, U Sasidev, Anthony Dhas, R Sathish, VY Mahesh, DT Kumaran, Sai Kishore, R Alexander
Tootikodi - Washington Sundar, KM Gandhi, KD Karthik, A Mukund, A Davidson, S Anand, Aushik Srinivas, Asvin Crist, Akash Sumra, M Ganesh Moorthi, SP Nathan
Let’s pick the consistent and dependable ones.
The points on the app will give you an idea who has performed exceedingly well through the tournament. Washington Sunder is probably the highest. He has won many hearts. Are the national selectors watching?
P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!