MATCH: VTV vs KK, 2nd Match, Tamil Nadu Premier League, 2016.
TOSS: VB Thiruvallur Veerans won the toss and elected to bowl first.
VENUE: NPR College Ground, Dindigul
VB Thiruvallur Veerans: Hari Nishanth, NS Chaturved, Malolan Rangarajan, Rahil Shah, Baba Aparajith (c), R Kavin (wk), Vignesh, Lakshmi Narayanan, Abhishek Tanwar, Ramalingam Rohit, Jaganath Sinivas
Karaikudi Kaalai: Srikkanth Anirudha, M Vijay Kumar, S Lokeshwar (wk), S Badrinath (c),S Sujay, S Mohan Prasath, R Rajkumar, Suresh Babu, Chandrasekar Ganapathy, Rajhamany Srinivasan, Kiran Akash
Karaikudi Kaalai Innings
|Srikkanth Anirudha||lbw b Abhishek Tanwar||7 (11)||1x4s, 0x6s|
|M Vijay Kumar||c Rahil b M Rangarajan||43 (39)||4x4s, 1x6s|
|Rajhamany Srinivasan||c NS Chaturved b Rahil||50 (38)||6x4s, 0x6s|
|S Badrinath (c)||c R Kavin b M Rangarajan||7 (8)||1x4s, 0x6s|
|R Rajkumar||c & b Abhishek Tanwar||34 (13)||3x4s, 3x6s|
|Chandrasekar Ganapathy||b Abhishek Tanwar||8 (4)||0x4s, 1x6s|
|S Mohan Prasath||not out||2 (3)||0x4s, 0x6s|
|Kiran Akash||not out||5 (4)||0x4s, 0x6s|
Total: 165/6 (20)
5 highlight points in 1st inning:
- Srinivasan and Rajkumar played such a good innings and helped his team to reach a defending total of 165 runs.
- Abhishek Tanwar picked up 3 wickets for VTV.
- Rajkumar smashed 3 fours and 3 sixes in just 13 balls.
- Srinivasan is the second player to score 50 after Dinesh Karthick.
- VTV’s Rangarajan conceded just 18 runs in 3 overs and picked up 2 wickets.
VB Thiruvallur Veerans Innings
c Vijay Kumar b C Ganapathy
|0 (2)||0x4s, 0x6s|
|NS Chaturved||c C Ganapathy b Suresh Babu||7 (12)||0x4s, 0x6s|
|Baba Aparajith (c)||not out||118 (63)||12x4s, 6x6s|
|Vignesh||b Sujay||3 (4)||0x4s, 0x6s|
|R Kavin (wk)||c Sujay b Rajkumar||6 (11)||0x4s, 0x6s|
|Malolan Rangarajan||c Anirudha b C Ganapathy||30 (20)||4x4s, 0x6s|
|Abhishek Tanwar||not out||0 (0)||0x4s, 0x6s|
Total: 167/5 (18.4)
5 highlight points in 2nd inning:
- Baba Aparajith played an such a brilliant innings and registered their first win in TNPL.
- Aparajith and Rangarajan are the only VBTV players to have double digit scores.
- Aparajith smashed 5 sixes, no VBTV batsmen hit a single six.
- Baba Aparajith is the first player to score century in TNPL.
- KK’s Prasath conceded just 22 runs at an economy of 5.50 which is least by any KK bowlers.
RESULT: VB Thiruvallur Veerans won by 5 wkts
Man of the Match: ‘Baba Aparajith‘ for his unbeaten winning knock of 118 off 63 balls.