The table currently looks beautiful. Yes. I know it’s a points table of six teams playing a cricket tournament. But, hey. Don’t listen to me. Look at it yourself. The team on the top is Belagavi Panthers have seven points on the table from three wins and one abandoned match. With an over the top net run rate of +0.7620, the team is safe. For now. I say for now cos four of the other teams have six points next to their names. And the fifth team with five points. I have never seen a table with such close points. The net run rate is different of course. That’s how the ranking is done now. The last team - Bengaluru Blasters - have been blasted right out of the tournament because they haven’t had a win yet.
Today’s match is between Belagavi Panthers and Bijapur Bulls. The Panthers are yes, right on top but since the difference is really not much; they will not take any match lightly.
Bijapur Bulls (From): Mohammed Taha, Bharath Chipli(c), Naveen MG, Dikshanshu Negi, HS Sharath, Nidhish M, AM Kiran(w), Abhimanyu Mithun, Prithvi Shekawat, Ronit More, KC Cariappa, GM Rishabh, Rajat Hegde, Rishabh Singh, Raj Atul Gala, Prashanth S, Lal Sachin
Belagavi Panthers (From): Sharath BR(w), Mir Kaunan Abbas, Krishnappa Gowtham, KN Bharath, Stuart Binny, Sunil Kumar Jain, Nitin Bhille, Stallin Hoover, Sreenath Aravind(c), Shubang Hegde, Anand Doddamani, Kishore Kamat, Manish Pandey, Rakshith S, Satish Bharadwaj, Darshan Machaiah, Shashindra, Avinash D, Darshan Patil
Sharath is a good man to have. Chipli - you do not even have to ask. Same with Mithun. He has won enough man-of-the-match awards to tell you to pick him. Stuart Binny has done really well.
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