Shivamogga Lions misplaced its third match on the trot, succumbing to Mangalore Dragons by 15 runs within the Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium right here on Thursday.
Requested to bat first, the Dragons had been powered by Thippa Reddy’s blitzkrieg (82, 47b, 11×4, 2×6). He mixed for essential partnerships with M.G. Naveen (16, 10b) and Aniruddha Joshi (34, 20b, 4×4, 1×6), for the fourth and fifth wickets respectively, pushing the whole nearer to 200.
A healthful bowling efficiency afterward, the place all six of those that rolled their arms over picked up no less than a wicket, helped the Mangaluru aspect prohibit the Lions to 176 for 9 and safe the win.
The Shivamogga aspect’s center and lower-order batters threw their bats round, with Abhinav Manohar (25, 16b, 1×4, 2×6), Pranav Bhatia (39, 18b, 2×4, 4×6) and Kranthi Kumar (21, 7b, 5×4) scoring brisk runs. However they had been left with an excessive amount of to do.
Mystics beat Blasters
Within the second encounter of the day, Gulbarga Mystics prolonged Bengaluru Blasters’ distress, handing the aspect its eighth loss in as many matches, beating it by 5 wickets.
Put into bat, the Blasters might solely rating 113, with no batter apart from D. Nischal (36, 33b) crossing 20. Sharan Goud, the participant of the match, picked up two wickets (4-0-28-2). The Mystics then made quick-work of the goal with greater than 5 overs to spare.
The scores: Mangalore Dragons 191/7 in 20 overs (Thippa Reddy 82, Aniruddha Joshi 34, Aditya Somanna 3/38) bt Shivamogga Lions 176/9 in 20 overs (Rohan Kadam 25, Abhinav Manohar 25, Pranav Bhatia 39); PoM: Thippa Reddy.
Bengaluru Blasters 113 in 19.3 overs (D. Nischal 36, Abhilash Shetty 3/19, D. Avinash 3/22) misplaced to Gulbarga Mystics 114/5 in 14.5 overs (Macneil Noronha 28, R. Smaran 29); PoM: Sharan Goud.
Friday’s matches: Bengaluru Blasters vs. Mysuru Warriors; Hubli Tigers vs. Shivamogga Lions.