The finals are here. The tournament that started at the beginning of this month reaches the climax. It has been a wonderful month. Quite a few tournaments and hey.. We are not complaining. We do get twice the fun and excitement don’t we? Yes, we do.
So, the second semi-finals took place between Bijapur Bulls and Namma Shivamogga. It was really some finish. Namma Shivamogga, the perpetual topper of the table was knocked out and how! Goes to show that marks and points are not everything. You can be the first ranker in the class and someone can still beat you to the top prize. Bill Gates said that too. He flunked a few exams while his classmates aced them all. He ended up owning Microsoft and they managed a job there. Well Said Gates!!
Coming back to the match. It was a high scoring match. NS hit 157 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs. Chipli backed the call to chase. Mithun connected the ball really well. He was sent in early and it paid off. He was the man of the match is what was a good chase indeed. A close match. That’s what we love. Got Negi’s heart all excited too apparently. And us. BIJ reached the target with 2 deliveries to spare.
The finals should be a cracker. Both teams are now well versed with each other’s strengths and weaknesses. They know which button to push. They are ready with the strategy. What’s yours for the lineup today?
Belagavi Panthers Squad
Stuart Binny, Manish Pandey, Sreenath Aravind, Sunil Kumar Jain, Shashindra, Nitin Bhille, Krishnappa Gowtham, Stallin Hoover, KN Bharath, Mir Kaunan Abbas, Sharath BR, Darshan Machaiah, Anand Doddamani, Kishore Kamat, Satish Bharadwaj, Darshan Patil, Rakshith S, Shubang Hegde, Avinash D
Bijapur Bulls Squad
Bharath Chipli, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ronit More, HS Sharath, KC Cariappa, Naveen MG, Nidhish M, Mohammed Taha, Dikshanshu Negi, AM Kiran , Prithvi Shekawat, GM Rishabh, Rishabh Singh, Rajat Hegde, Raj Atul Gala, Prashanth S, Lal Sachin
Gneshwar naveen(AR) has done really well in the semifinals. So if you want him, you can remove someone. I like my allrounders. So naveen won’t be in my team.
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 !!!