Summer League – week 2
The Eagles beat the Tigers in a high-scoring, close match. The Eagles made 183/8, lead by 52 from Saeed Khan, and 66 (in 31 balls) from Raheel Zaman. Indranil Malik took four wickets. In reply, the Tigers put up a strong fight, Adeel Ilyas making 51, Mubasshir Khan 37 not out, M Zilani 30* and Fahad 29. Needing 23 from the last over, they hit 16 to fall just 7 short.
The Avengers hit a big total against the Royal Challengers. After losing two early wickets, Rahul Vashishtha (94) and Gurman Khurana (71) put on 168 in just 12 overs. Maanik Arora hit a quick 50, taking the Avengers to 258/7. This proved too much for the Royal Challengers, who made 132/9, with Aakash Singh making 41 and Mukul Dhawan 33.
On Sunday a devastating bowling performance from NSK dismissed the Tigers for just 42. Nick Baxter (2/10), Deep Patel (2/14), Neelav Diwan (2/6) and Rakesh Negi (2/8) led the attack, and extras (19) were the top scorer. NSK took just 4 overs to record a ten wicket win, with Rakesh Negi making 23.