Airtel team wins by a run in a thriller match against Hindustan Times


Tournament – The Dreamz Champions Trophy White ball Regular|  Venue :-Cross Maidan  |  Date : 7  Mar 2015

This was a match straight from a Bollywood thriller, wherein everyone was on the edge of their seats to witness an epic finish.

Toss was won by Hindustan Times and they elected to field first. Airtel  team lost an early wicket which slowed down batting initially. Vishal K the classy lefty opener of Airtel team started off cautiously only to unleash his strokes for the later part of the game. Vishal K scored 67 off 51 balls. He was supported well at the other end by Jitesh Purabia 37(42) . Airtel managed to put an aggressive total of 174 on the board for loss of 6 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. The only notable bowler from Hindustan Times was Hemant who finished with 4 overs 33 runs and 1 wicket.

Vishal Kambli from Airtel
Vishal Kambli from Airtel

When Hindustan Times came into bat, no one knew what was in store for everyone.Vijay from Hindustan Times played a sensible knock of 47 runs off just 20 balls with some powerful hitting  . Airtel bowlers bowled a good line and kept a tight noose. Swapnil from Airtel finished with 4 overs 29 runs and 2 wickets , supported by Jitesh Purabia (4-33-1wicket).

Vivek from Hindustan Times who is well known for his hard hitting never lost control of the game scoring a gutsy 16 runs of 5 balls. Hindustan Times continued to claw their way right till the end requiring 14 runs off the last over off Mayurs.  It all came down to the last ball of the match, wherein 3 runs were required. As luck would have it, a brilliant run out was engineered and HT fell short by 1 run.

Jitesh Purabia  of Airtel
Jitesh Purabia of Airtel

It was a match where one would have paid to watch this match. In the end Airtel won the match by a run.

Vishal was adjudged man of the match however one would have also spared a thought for the gutsy performance by Vivek with his cameo performance.

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Article Courtesy – Raju Jaiswal (Official Scorer)

Raju Jaiswal Dreamz Scorer
Raju Jaiswal Dreamz Scorer




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