Clash of the kings and Grankaz wins.
In the morning match No.15 of Division 1 Grankaz kings won the crucial decider for the 4th position on the points table against Deevas kings and confirmed their spot in the semifinals.
Winning the toss Deevas kings captain Deepak Radhakrishnan opted to bat first. Batting first Deevas kings posted a score of 103/10 at the end of 20 overs with batsmen Mohan murugesan 49(47) and Ragul pillay 20(32).
Grankaz bowlers Rohit and Arup Das each grabbed 2 wickets each. Upon Chasing Tom 18(20), Rohit 19(18) Neel 24(21) lead the team to victory by 1 wicket in the last over of the match. Bowlers Prabhu and Devibalan of Deevas grabbed 2 wickets each. Rohit of Grankaz has been selected as the player of the match for his all round performance
In the afternoon division 2 match, SL united player against GSP’s 7 A.
Winning the toss captain yakesh of Gsp’s 7 A opted to bat first. Despite of loosing early wickets the mid order batsmen Ankith 21(24), yakesh 18(24) and Bhavesh Hirani 15 (8) managed to put up a score of 112/9 at the end of 20 overs with bowlers Thimeera, sampatha and Supun of SL united grabbing 2 wickets each.
Upon chasing SL.united batsmen Mayura 30(23), Thimeera 38(33) and Supun 16(21) carried their team to a win at the 19th over. Bowlers Kothandam, Lijo and selva took 1 wicket each.
Thimeera Madhusanka has been selected as the player of the match for his allround performance. On the 22nd May perseverance will witness the two semifinals of Division 1. In the morning Vijay warriors will play the Lakstars and in the Afternoon Gsp’s 7 will play Grankaz Kings. Seychelles cricket association welcomes all cricket lovers to support the ongoing tournament.
Compiled by Deepak Radhakrishnan – TD for SCA