HBS 2 -148 all-out in 37th Over
Sudeep-8-0-36-4 Deva- 8-1-24-2
Vidya- 8-1-26-2 Vishwa- 3-0-21-1
Qui Vive 3 -152/8 in 34th Over
Vidya- 31 * Amith- 27
Satish- 24 Sudeep- 16
Debutant– Deva, Satish and Touseef.
Man of the Match
Vidya (31 runs and 2 wkts)
On a partly rainy weather, Qui Vive 3 started their 1st match of the season 2019 against HBS 2 at our home ground.
HBS won the toss, opt to bat first.
Vidya started off with new ball and got 1st wicket for Qui Vive 3 in 6th over. On other end, our debutant swing bowler Deva picked up couple of wickets. At the end of 15th overs, they scored 55 runs for 3 wkts. With consistent bowling from Sudeep and Siva, Other HBS batsmen were not able to score easy runs. Vishwa took a wicket and put even more pressure on HBS Batsman.
One of the HBS batman started taking chances and scored runs by hitting boundaries & sixes.Skipper brought Sudeep back and he gave us a breakthrough with 2 quick wickets and vidya wrapped up the HBS tail enders cheaply. At the end of 1st innings, HBS were all out for 148 runs.
Satish and Prasanna started chasing 149 runs for Quivive 3. Prasanna was cleaned up by their opening bowler at the beginning. After 1st wkt, Sudeep and Satish gave us 40 runs partnership by scoring boundaries. With the slow loopy delivery from one of their bowlers, Qui Vive started losing 4 wkts within 20 runs. End of 20th over, Qui Vive 3 were 86 for 6 wkts.
Under pressure Amith played with all his temperament and took the score to 112 runs along with Siva at other end. HBS players almost decided that the match is on their way without knowing Vidya’s hitting ability. He bagged 30 odd runs in a quick manner by hitting three sixes & two boundaries and took Qui Vive 3 team to a winning path. End of 34th over, Qui Vive 3 registered their 1st win against HBS 2.
~ Naga Siva