ICL Mumbai Champs lost to Lahore Badshahs, 16th, Match Highlights

October 24th, 2008 Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

Oct 23, 2008, Thu (ICL Match 16) Mumbai Champs lost to Lahore Badshahs by eight wickets in a day and night encounter at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium at Ahmedabad on Thursday.

Imran Nazir led Badshahs to emphatic win as he scored an unbeaten 83 off 38 balls.

Nazir earned the man of the match award for his  knock, which contained nine sixes and five fours.

Skipper for Badshahs Inzamam-ul-Haq (27) joined Nazir when the team’s score was 67 for two.

The pair put on an unbeaten partnership of 74 runs as Badshahs won the match easily in 13.2 overs.

Mumbai Champs, who were put into bat by Lahore Badshahs, got off to a solid, but a relatively slow start.

Their openers Taufeeq Umar and Dheeraj Jadhav put on 84 runs for the first wicket in 13.1 overs before the former was caught by Hafiz Khalid off Tahir Mughal.

Umar (41) scored his runs off 42 balls

Later, Dheeraj got out while upping the tempo of Champs innings for 57 off 46 balls, which contained seven boundaries.

Disciplined bowling by Badshahs ensured that Champs lost two more wickets.

But, late onslaught by Hasan Raza (17), who scored two sixes, and Kiran Powar (12) saw to it that Champs reached 140 off their stipulated 20 overs losing five wickets.

Mohammad Sami was the most expensive bowler for Badshahs as he gave away 27 runs off three overs, while Mughal was their most successful bowler claiming three wickets after conceding 28 runs off four overs.

Openers Imran Nazir, in particular, and Imran Farhat (21) gave Badshahs a great start as the pair slammed 59 runs off just 2.5 overs.

Nazir thrashed Michael Kasprowicz for 30 runs in the bowlers first over.

Johan van der Wath claimed Farhat, who was caught by Kiran Powar.

Naved-ul-Hasan (6) couldn’t do much before he was trapped leg before by slow left arm bowler Avinash Yadav.

Nazir, who did not spare Shidhar Iyer either, reached his half century off 27 balls.

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