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IE VS Sonseca Cricket Club

Written on May 6, 2015 by Campus Life in Other Activities

photo 1Last Sunday, IE played its first home of Madrid League’15 match against Sonseca Cricket Club.

IE won the toss and elected to ball first. Batting first, the Sonseca cricket club managed to post a very good score on board, with their innings culminating at 231 for 9 in 40 overs. It was a complete team effort with top 3 batsman scoring more than 30 runs and later Javeed scoring a quick 46 runs this helped the team to put a huge total on board. Mridul of IE did a very good job with ball as he took the first 5-wicket haul of Madrid League’15.

Following the target, IE started well in initial two overs but after that fall of two photo 2quick wickets changed the entire scenario. Later, middle order wasn’t able to cope up with pressure of huge target and the entire team collapsed in 32nd over making only 175 runs on board.

IE lost its first match of the Madrid League and will be looking forward to win its next match against Madrid United on 31st May and continue to be on the top of league table.

Highlights from match:
Sonseca won the match by 56 runs.
Sonseca – 231/9; Javeed – 46, Ishaan – 39, Sohail – 36; Mridul – 5/45
IE – 175/10; Uzair – 40, Vignesh – 21, Mohit – 21; Waqqas – 4/25


cricketOn a cloudy morning, Vignesh won the toss for IE and looking to make use of the conditions elected to bowl first. The bowlers backed up the decision and had MCC 3 down for only 37 runs on the board. Sumon, coming in at number 5 for MCC, rescued the team with a belligerent innings of 84 that contained 5 sixes and 8 boundaries. Helped with a 42 not out from Krishna, MCC ended with a competitive total of 218/9 off the 40 overs. Joel, Anshul and Ankit took 2 wickets each. IE started off the chase strongly. Uzair and Siddhant shared an opening stand of 52 runs. Once the stand was broken Vignesh and Mohit chipped in with 42 runs and 33 runs respectively. After fall of 3 quick wickets in the middle order Shaun took it up to himself to play till the end and take the team to victory. He finished with 37 not out hitting the winning boundary in the 39th over. For his match winning innings and steady bowling, Shaun was declared man of the match.

Scores: 1st innings – MCC – 218/9 off 40 overs. Sumon: 84, Krishna: 42*, Joss: 28. Anshul: 2/13, Joel: 2/23, Ankit: 2/37. 2nd innings – IE – 219/6 off 38.5 overs. Vignesh: 42, Shaun: 37*, Uzair: 33, Mohit: 33. Angappan: 2/40, Saurabh: 1/24, Dinesh: 1/29

Man of the Match: Shaun Andrady Result: IE won by 4 wickets with 1.1 overs to spare. 


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