Commonwealth Cricket League
Game Summary – Long Island Lions vs Long Island Titans
Game Type: Division Final (2A)
Host Team: LI Titans
Toss: LI Lions won the toss and elected to bat first
Result: LI Lions win the (final) game by 34 runs and hence win the CCL Division 2A for 2014 season.
Long Island Lions 207/7 in 30 overs
Batting first Long Island Lions got off to a great start with both in-form openers Varun Chitkara and Abhishek Gulati giving yet another 100 plus runs opening partnership. The middle order could not capitalize on the start but got to a respectable 207 at the end of the allocated 30 overs loosing seven wickets.
Varun Chitkara 62 (40)
Abhishek Gulati 74 (52)
For Titans Simi took 3 wickets.
Long Island Titans 173 all out
Chasing almost 7 runs an over LI Titans got off to a shaky start losing 2 quick wickets in the first 5 overs but were back into the game with some great performances by the middle order batsmen Charan, Ajith and Pradeep. Titans fought hard but fell short in the end due to some tight and disciplined bowling by LI Lions lead by Abhishek who took 4 wickets for just 28 runs in his 5 overs.
Abhishek Gulati 4 for 28 in 5 overs
Kunaal Kapoor 2 for 23 in 5 overs
Varun Chitkara 2 for 24 in 5 overs
Man of the Match: Abhishek Gulati