After last night’s rain skipped match, Chennai Rhinos Qualified to meet the Karnataka Bulldozers who were unbeaten in the tournament so far with 3 back to back wins, in the finals that was played at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad. The evening started with much fanfare and the crowd enjoyed every bit of the action from the scorching cover drives to the flashy square cuts.
Electing to bat after winning the toss, the Chennai Rhinos’ team, led by Abbas and Sarathkumar showcased some excellent batting skills, scoring 188 in 20 overs. Vikranth scored a quick fire 66 from 29 balls and key player Vishnu Vishal scored an unbeatable 61 from 37 balls.
Karnataka Bulldozers had a very much shaky start with loosing 2 of their top batsman by the second over, and finally with Bhaskar hanging around they managed to make 165 runs on board 20 overs having lost 9 wickets.
CCL FINAL MATCH SCORES
CHENNAI RHINOS vs KARNATAKA BULLDOZERS
Chennai Rhinos 188/8 in 20 overs
Karnataka Bulldozers 165/9 in 20 overs
Match Result: Chennai Rhinos won by 23 runs
Man of the Match : Vikranth(Chennai Rhinos)
Cell Champion of the Day: Soniya Agarwal(Chennai Rhinos)
Batsman of the Series : Viishnu Vishal(Chennai Rhinos)
Man of the Series : Dhruva(Karantaka Bulldozers)
The CCL First Edition lived up to the promise of some high-octane entertainment. According to the organisers, the next season is pegged to be even more explosive with two more team joining the league- Bengal and Malayalam Stars.