Rising Stars beat Renegade and Advance to Semi-Final
By Terry Hardial
May 22, 2018
On a beautiful day for cricket, Rising Stars taking on Renegade in the NYSCL 20 Over President Cup quarter-finals. Rising Stars won the toss and put Renegade to bat first. Rising stars bowlers were mostly unplayable dominating the game from the beginning.
The first-half Renegade had 36-3. Coming into the second half of their innings Renegade struggled to find the boundaries and the pressure was on them to get runs. Rising stars restricted them to 101-9 in their 20 overs. With Nayan, Terry and Azad grabbing 2 wickets each, Sureain 1 wicket. Rising stars began their chase with Romel Persaud and Anup Mangar opening the batting, both batsmen were finding boundaries easily before Romel Persaud fell for 10 runs.
Joining Anup was Azad Azeez a destructive left-hand batsman, he and Anup started hitting the ball to all part of the ground. The boundaries were flowing easily then the partnership was broken when Anup was bowled for a well-played 24 runs.
Next batsman was Nayan Rudra who joined Azad at the crease and got the job done Azad Azeez made 49 not out including 6 Sixes and 1 four Nayan 8 not out, well-done fellas.