Mumbai: Syed Mushtaq Ali TournamentAndhra Pradesh thwarts Kerala’s unbeaten run by defeating Mumbai, Delhi and others. Today’s Sharad Pawar Cricket Academy Stadium in Mumbai could not see any of the heroes of the previous matches. Andhra set a target of 113 for the loss of six wickets with 17 balls to spare.
Kerala won the toss and elected to bat firstKerala Cricket Association) The innings started a little slow. Kerala could score only 112 runs in 20 overs when the wickets went down slowly. Kerala lost their first four wickets for 17 runs.
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In the last 10 overs, former Kerala captain Sachin Baby and guest Jalaj Saxena defended and tried to increase the team’s score. When Tendulkar left the defense in the last over and started attacking, Kerala’s score crossed 100. For Andhra Pradesh, Shoaib Mohammad Khan and Manish Golamaru did well. Mohammad Khan conceded just 13 runs in four overs.
In reply, Andhra Pradesh was almost in the same situation as Kerala. Though Kerala put pressure on Andhra Pradesh by taking wickets at intervals, Ambati Rayudu became experienced (Ambati rayudu) Was leading the team to victory. With three forwards out, Rayudu was joined by opener Ashwin Hebbar to lead the team to victory.
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For Kerala, Jalaj Saxena bowled well and Saxena took two wickets for just 9 runs in four overs. Sreesanth (S Sreesanth) Sachin Baby took the other two wickets. Kerala’s last match in the group stage will be against Haryana on the 19th. If they had won today’s match, Kerala could have easily entered the quarterfinals.