The fourth match of the Legends League Cricket brought India Capitals and Bhilwara Kings against each other. India Capital emerged as the victors in a one-sided contest.
Let’s look at the match report of the LLC game.
Match 4: India Capitals vs Bhilwara Kings
India capitals were without a win in the LLC so far but the Gautam Gambhir-led side had enough talent to move towards the top of the table. The game got off with Bhilwara Kings winning the toss and choosing to bowl first. IC had made some changes to the team with opener Hamilton Masakadza demoted to number three. Solomon Mire and Gautam Gambhir opened the inning in this match but could not give their team a good start. Gambhir was the first to depart at just 12 runs. Masakadza came in next and played a good knock of 48 runs. Mire did one better and made 82 in just 38 deliveries with seven boundaries and six sixes.
With great top order batting the India Capitals made a score of 198 runs after losing five wickets. Yusuf Pathan was India Capitals’ best bowler, taking three wickets in four overs.
Coming onto chase the humongous score, Bhilwara Kings got off to a poor start as they lost their first wicket at just six runs. While Naman Ojha (20) and Tanmay Srivastava (27*) tried to halt the fall of wickets, none of the other batters could sting up a decent partnership to lead the team out of misery.
Bhilwara Kings on the back of poor batting could only reach 120/10 in 19.2 overs and lost the match by a massive 78 runs.
Pankaj Singh, Pravin Tambe and Rajat Bhatia took two wickets each from the India Capitals side. Solomon Mire was adjudged the Player of the Match for his quickfire half-century.
India Capitals: 198/5
Solomon Mire: 82(38), Hamilton Masakadza: 48(30)
Rajat Bhatia: 1.2-6-2, Pankaj Singh: 3-17-2
Bhilwara Kings: 120/10
Tanmay Srivastava: 27(30), Naman Ojha: 20(13)
Yusuf Pathan: 4-28-3, Tino Best: 2-19-1