Played at CNR Ground in Telangana, Hyderabad, Team Sky Sports opting to field first restricted Hunting Boys to 143/7 in 25 overs. Opener Suhas Reddy top scored with 51 runs while rest of the batters found it difficult to get going. From the bowlers, Upendar Reddy was bang on being the pick of the lot returning with envious bowling figures of 5/26 in 4 overs. Upendar provided crucial top order breakthroughs which ensured the opposition team could not muster a threatning total on board.
Team Sky Sports XI chased down the score in 24.2 overs winning the match by 3wkts. Jilani Shaikh played a crucial innings of 38* off 34 balls to help his team pass through the victory line.
Upendar shared with Zoomcricket.in – It feels great to contribute towards my team’s win. Fifers are always special and especially when it helps your team win. I was able to provide some early breakthroughs and also recieved good support from the other bowlers. Also Jilani’s knock was very crucial at the lower middle order for us. Overall a good win and looking forward to contribute more in the coming season.
Result: Sky Sports XI won by 3 wkts, Upendar Reddy declared Man of the Match for 5wkts and 13 runs.