ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Chandigarh Lions, 35th Match Highights

November 10th, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Chandigarh Lions, 35th Match Highights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

Nov 9, 2008, Sun (ICL Match 35) Ahmedabad Rockets beat Chandigarh Lions by 39 runs in a day encounter on Sunday at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Murray Goodwin made a quick 61 of 31 balls, with six fours and one six, to help the Rockets to post a victory over the Lions.
Electing to bat, Ahmedabad Rockets began their innings at rocket speed. Rockets blazed all their cylinders to set up a handsome target of 197 runs in their stipulated 20 overs.
Even after losing first wicket in third over, the Rockets didn’t loose their nerves and carried on in great style to make a big score at a rate of 9.93 runs per over.
Martin Sanjeev (31), who scored three sixes and a four, and skipper Ryan Campbell (28) also chipped in for Rockets.
Skipper Andrew Hall was the most expensive bowler for lions conceding 47 runs in four overs, while Love Ablish took four wickets for 35 runs.
Lions started disastrously as they lost three wickets with just 12 runs on board.
Jason Gillespie, who took two wickets conceding 13 runs, and Rakesh Patel bowled tightly to put Lions on the back foot.
Hall (22) tried to put Lions in the chase, but ended his innings holing out to Reetinder Sodhi off Suman Kalia.
By the time Karanveer Singh (42) and Amit Uniyal (45) launched into late counter-attacks with seven sixes between them, Lions had already lost the advantage to Rockets.
Sodhi was outstanding in the field for Rockets taking three catches and effecting one run-out.
Goodwin was adjudged ‘man of the match’.

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ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Chandigarh Lions, Free Live Cricket Streaming

November 9th, 2008 1 Comment   Posted in 20-20, ICL, Live Matches, Twenty 20

Looking at the start Ahmedabad Rockets got, looks like even Chandigarh is out from this tournament now. Chandigarh needs to win and win with damn good Net Run Rate to have a chance for Semis.

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ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Dhaka Wariors, 29th Match Highlights

November 4th, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Dhaka Wariors, 29th Match Highlights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

29th Match: Ahmedabad Rockets v Dhaka Warriors at Panchkula, Nov 3, 2008 Highlights

Dhaka Warriors 181 for 7 (Nazimuddin 48, Karim 45*, Gillespie 3-29) beat Ahmedabad Rockets 168 for 8 (Goodwin 59, Rafique 3-31) by 13 runs

Nazimuddin and Karim are joint winners of man of the match.

 

ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Dhaka Wariors, 29th Match, Free Live Cricket Streaming

November 3rd, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Dhaka Wariors, 29th Match, Free Live Cricket Streaming Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

Dream of making it to the semi-finals for Ahmedabad Rockets may be over but a win today for Dhaka Warriors will take them closer to semi-finals dream for which they are competing with Lahore Badshahs and Chandigarh Lions. Race is getting close for the semi-finals and if Dhaka warriors want to make it, they need to make sure they not only win the next two matches but also win with good margin to improve net run-rate.

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ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Hyderabad Heroes, 23rd Match, Highlights

October 30th, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Ahmedabad Rockets vs Hyderabad Heroes, 23rd Match, Highlights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

Oct 29, 2008 Wed (ICL Match 23) Hyderabad Heroes defeated Ahmedabad Rockets by three runs in a thrilling day-night match at Tau Devi Lal stadium in Gurgaon on Wednesday.A disciplined bowling attack and fielding from Hyderabad Heroes saw them register victory against Ahmedabad Rockets by a narrow margin.Just when it seemed Rockets would clinch an easy win with nine wickets in hand, Heroes fielder Ambati Rayudu took a blinder of a catch near boundary line to send Rockets skipper Martyn (16) into the pavilion in the 17th over. The same over saw opener Murray Goodwin’s wicket putting pressure on the Ahmedabad team at the crucial stage of the game. Goodwin scored 59 runs, while Reetinder Sodhi hammered 41 runs off just 15 balls that included four 6s and one 4 for the Ahmedabad team. Captain Chris Harris took two wickets for just 18 runs and Nicky Boje picked up one wicket for Heroes.Earlier, invited to bat first, Heroes put on a total of 166/6 despite loosing four early wickets thanks to some good middle-order batting from Nicky Boje (47), Stuart Binny (48) and Chris Harris (37).Rockets bowler Jason Gillespie and Rakesh Patel scalped two wickets each, while Heath Streak and Sumit Kalia shared two wickets. Ambati Rayudu was adjudged Man of the Match.

ICL Ahmedabad Rockets beats Royal Bengal Tigers, 15th, Match Highlights

October 23rd, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Ahmedabad Rockets beats Royal Bengal Tigers, 15th, Match Highlights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

Oct 22, 2008, Wed (ICL Match 15) Ahmedabad Rockets registered one of the easiest victories of this ICL 2008 as they beat Royal Bengal Tigers by   in a day and night encounter at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium at Ahmedabad on Wednesday.

Bhima Rao, who bowled an excellent spell conceding only 15 runs and claimed four wickets, and openers Murray Goodwin and Ryan Campbell helped Rockets register an easy win over Tigers.

Royal Bengal Tigers, who won the toss and elected to bat, were all out for 131 in the last ball of their stipulated 20 overs.

They lost their first wicket in Deep Dasgupta, who was bowled by Rakesh Patel, for 11 runs when their score was 31.

Opener Hamish Marshall, looking dangerous again, was unluckily run out for 20 off just 16 balls.

In-form Craig McMillan (21), Rohan Gavaskar (15) and Lance Klusener started off well, but could not sustain their run. None of the other batsmen got any starts.

This caused Tigers, who were 98 for four at one stage, to lose their last six wickets for just 33 runs.

Sumit Kalia was the most expensive bowler for Rockets conceding 38 runs off four overs.

Ahmedabad Rockets got off to a flying start as they scored 58 runs off just five overs.

Both openers Goodwin and Campbell were looking in good nick as they did not spare any of the Tigers bowlers.

They also put in the first century partnership of this ICL tournament. They achieved this feat in only 8.5 overs.

Campbell (66) was looking more ominous as he scored two sixes and a four in one over of Shiv Sagar Singh. His innings, which came off  only 35 balls, comprised eight boundaries and four sixes.

Goodwin’s 61 runs came off in 38 balls and contained 10 boundaries and a six.  

Bhima Rao, who bowled an excellent spell and also instrumental in running out Marshall, won the ‘man of the match award’. 

ICL Lahore Badshahs defeated Ahmedabad Rockets, 12th, Match Highlights

October 20th, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Lahore Badshahs defeated Ahmedabad Rockets, 12th, Match Highlights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

October 19 (ICL Match 12) Lahore Badshahs defeated Ahmedabad Rockets by 31 runs in a day and night encounter at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday.

Ahmedabad Rockets, who won the toss, asked Lahore Badshahs to bat first.

Azhar Mahmood led the team from Pakistan in place of Inzamam-ul-Haq.

Lahore Badshahs openers Imran Nazir and Imran Farhat gave a brisk start, but Farhat perished when he was caught off skipper Damien Matryn off Jason Gillespie’s bowling for 18 when their team was 28.

Sumit Kalia struck thrice for Rockets when he had Imran Nazir, Naved-ul-Hasan and Shahid Yousuf in three overs putting the Pakistan team on a back foot.

At the halfway mark of 10 overs, Badshahs were 72 for four.

Naved Latif and wicketkeeper Hafiz Khalid tried to build a partnership, but they were both removed by Parvex Aziz in a single over.

Aziz also accounted for skipper Mahmood who caught at the boundary ropes by Gillespie for eight.

Then, Badshahs only managed to score 136 for the loss of nine wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.

Hafiz Khalid (27) was the highest scorer for Badshahs.

Ahmedabad Rockets got off to a poor start as they lost both Ryan Campbell and Damien Martyn at twenty.

Azhar Mahmood and Mohammad Sami claimed wicket apiece.

Murray Goodwin (4) also did not last long as he was caught by Nazir off Naved. Sridharan Sriram (2) also followed suit as he was caught plumb before Saqlain Mushtag.

Rockets were in a shaky ground with a score of 39 for four off eight overs at this stage.

Sodhi (14) played on to his wickets off Shahid Nazir’s bowling, while Pervez Aziz (26) missed the line off the same bowler.

By the time Streak (8) holed out to Khalid off Mughal’s bowling and Kalia (1) was bowled by Mushtaq, it was all over for Ahmedabad Rockets.

Mushtaq was the most successful bowler for Badshahs with figures of three for 26.

Azhar Mahmood was the named the ‘man of the match’ for his captaincy.

 

 

ICL Ahmedabad Rockets defeat Mumbai Champs, 9th, Match Highlights

October 18th, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Ahmedabad Rockets defeat Mumbai Champs, 9th, Match Highlights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

October 17 (ICL match 9) – Ahmedabad Rockets defeat Mumbai Champs by nine wickets at Sardar Vallabhai Patel stadium in Ahmedabad

ICL Chennai Superstars Beats Ahmedabad Rockets, 6th, Match Highlights

October 14th, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Chennai Superstars Beats Ahmedabad Rockets, 6th, Match Highlights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

October 14 (ICL Match 6) Chennai Superstars defeated Ahmedabad Rockets by 35 runs in a day and night encounter at the Lal Bahadur Shastri stadium in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

Disciplined bowling and tight fielding by Superstars made it difficult for Ahmedabad Rockets batsmen to score runs.

Ahmedabad Rockets lost both the openers – Ryan Campbell (5) and Parvez Aziz (2) with just 13 runs on board.

Reetinder Sodhi who put up scintillating batting performance during his last match against Delhi Giants, teamed up with captain Damien Martyn to take the score to 84.

Sodhi was run out on individual score of 22.

Soon after Sodhi’s departure, Martyn fell on 52 caught by Hariesh off Jesuraj.

After the departure of Martyn, Ahmedabad Rockets batsmen were unable to put up resistance against the Superstars bowlers and wickets fell at regular intervals.

Put into bat, Chennai Superstars scored 135 losing five wickets in 16 overs. The stipulated quota of 20 overs could not be bowled due to waste of time following power cut.

The target for Ahmedabad Rockets was revised to 143 in 16 overs according to the VGD system.

In the Chennai Superstars innings, Russel Arnold (46) and Ganapathi Vignesh (38) helped their team reach a score of 135 in 16 overs, after Superstars lost two early wickets.

Ian Harvey and Jaikumar Hariesh, both were run out when the scoreboard read five.

Arnold scored 46 off 38 deliveries. His innings was studded with four boundaries and a six, while, Vignesh scored 38 of 29 balls. He hit three sixes and two boundaries.

Sodhi picked up two wickets giving away 25 runs in three overs.

Kunal Lal proved to be the most expensive bowler for Ahmedabad Rockets.

Man of the match award was given to Russel Arnold.

ICL Delhi Giants vs Ahmedabad Rockets, 3rd, Match Highlights

October 14th, 2008 Comments Off on ICL Delhi Giants vs Ahmedabad Rockets, 3rd, Match Highlights Posted in 20-20, ICL, Match Highlights, Twenty 20

October 13 (0600 hrs) Despite Reetinder Sodhi’s 51 off 25 balls, Rockets score 154 for nine, 13 runs short of Giants total.