Crescent CC v Optimists Cricket Club 1st XI on Sun 22 May 2016 at 16:00
Optimists Cricket Club Won By 3 wickets

Match report Recharging quickly to go again is not always easy as Hasselt CC began their innings in marginally dryer conditions. A wicket second ball, and a couple more later meant Vikram Vijh ended with 3 for 28 supported well in the field by good catches from the Sharma's (Rakesh and Sankalp). The highlight then followed with Saransh taking 3 wickets in a maiden over (hat trick avoidance was noted) to reduce Hasselt to 110 for 9 off 16 overs. Perhaps thinking the job was done and prematurely relaxing, the final pair were allowed to somehow add 24 scratchy runs which would prove decisive. In reply, a change of order was thought needed, but batsmen tended to get in and then hole out too regularly with only the skipper reaching double figures. It was left to Rakesh Sharma to get 27 off the last over with 9 down. Two huge sixes threatened a West Indian-style shock but the target was too far and we ended up losing by 12 runs. A classic T20 cricket lesson learned indeed.

All in all, the team left with heads held high and much to chat about for the journey home. These results mean OCC will not qualify for the final stages (recording 2 wins from 4) and must now concentrate on the BCF 45 over league and the challenge of 9 key games ahead. For the record, Umpire Scotty sends his best regards to all in Luxembourg.

Crescent CC Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
1nb 6w 1lb 
for 7 wickets
138 (20.0 overs)

Optimists Cricket Club 1st XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Vikram Vijh4.0030130.007.50
Mohit Dixit4.0023123.005.75
Shiva Arunachalam4.0020120.005.00
Sankalp Sharma2.00800.004.00
Luka Galliver-Dacic3.0031215.5010.33
Saransh Kulshrestha2.002600.0013.00

Optimists Cricket Club 1st XI Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
16w 6b 1lb 
for 7 wickets
Rakesh Sharma Bowled  0
Nasir Zubairi Run out  1
Murali Ravichandran Run out  6
Ananth Srisailapathy Run out  1
Saransh Kulshrestha Not Out  40
Tony Whiteman Caught  34
Mohit Dixit Bowled  29
Sankalp Sharma Caught  0
Vikram Vijh Not Out  5
Luka Galliver-Dacic  
Shiva Arunachalam  

Crescent CC Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
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