ICL Hyderabad Heroes beat Lahore Badshahs 2nd Finals Highlights

November 16th, 2008 Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

Nov 15, 2008, Sat (ICL IInd Final) Hyderabad Heroes beat Lahore Badshahs in a nail biting day-night match on Saturday at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad and won the second finals out of the three finals that are scheduled to be played between the two teams.
Winning the second final and equaling the score, Heroes have kept the competition in the ICL alive. The two teams will again battle out to win the ICL Season 2 trophy in the third and final one day match on Sunday. 

The Lahore Badshahs chased the total of 159 runs, set by the Heroes in the one day encounter of Twenty20 match.
The Badshahs suffered a big blow in the second over after the team lost Imran Nazir (6) and Naved-ul-Hasan (0).

At the end of seven overs, Badshahs had scored 52 runs at the loss of three wickets and the team was in visible distress after loosing three wickets on a meager score.
Shahid Yousuf showed a ray of hope to the Badshahs after he scored blazing 51 of just 27 balls, but there was no other batsman to support Yousuf for making those valuable runs.

Badshahs kept losing wickets every couple of overs and that finally proved fatal to the team.

Badshahs were all out in 19.1 overs at a score of 150 runs. They lost to the Heroes in the second finals, making way for the third and last final to be played.

Earlier, Hyderabad Heroes began their batting in an explosive style, after Badshahs won the toss and sent them to bat.

The opening pair of Heroes played a responsible innings and after hitting great knocks all over the ground, scored 78 runs in eight overs.

Losing their firebrand opener James Maher on a score of 56, the Heroes suffered their first setback in the eight over.
The Heroes kept losing wickets at frequent intervals thereafter. None of the batsmen following the opening pair could stay on the crease for long time.
Thus Heroes could make only 158 runs in 20 overs at the loss of seven wickets, at the rate of 7.9 runs per over.
James Maher was given man of the match for his 56 of 31 balls.

ICL Hyderabad Heroes vs Lahore Badshahs 2nd Final Highlights 1 Nov 15, 2008

ICL Hyderabad Heroes vs Lahore Badshahs Second Final Highlights 2 Nov 15, 2008

ICL Hyderabad Heroes vs Lahore Badshahs IInd Final Highlights 3 Nov 15, 2008

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