The latest instalment of the Carribean Cross Linke (CCL) tournament held in Mumbai on the 30th of December, saw an exciting clash between the Mumbai Heroes and Punjab De Sher. Both sides played to their maximum potential, and the match went down to the final over.
In the end, with two wickets remaining, the Mumbai Heroes managed to edge out the victory and secure their place in the semi-finals. With a total of three wickets, the Mumbai Heroes scored 203 runs, led by the excellent batting performance of Sachin Ahuja, with 51 runs off 42 balls.
The Punjab De Sher were not to be left behind either, as they too managed to put up a strong fight to take the match to the last over. With eight wickets remaining, the Punjab De Sher scored 199 runs with an unmatched batting effort by Wasim Akram, scoring 63 runs off 42 balls.
The semi-finals will see the Mumbai Heroes competing against the Trinidad and Tobago St Kents. With excellent performances from both sides and a tantalizing atmosphere going into the match, this could be the turning point of the tournament.
The final is expected to be held in early January, with the winner of the match being rewarded with a berth in the 2021 CCL Finals. A thrilling tournament for all cricket lovers awaits us, as the CCL 2023 culminates.
CCL 2023 Mumbai Heroes Thrash Punjab De Sher By 22 Runs
Mumbai Heroes claimed a staggering victory over Punjab De Sher at the CCL 2023 tournament held in Mumbai on Sunday.
Batting first, Mumbai Heroes posted a huge score of 232 runs. Punjab De Sher, in reply, got off to a brutal start, with the likes of Jitender Singh and Surendra Singh hitting big sixes. However, the star of the match was Mumbai’s Muhammed Ali Khan, who picked up five wickets to restrict the opposition to just 210 runs and help his side win by a margin of 22 runs.
Khan garnered plenty of praise from the fans who witnessed the match for his exceptional bowling performance. His effort ensured the Heroes registered a comfortable victory. The batsmen managed to score plenty of runs, and together with the bowling line-up, they delivered a convincing performance. Mumbai Heroes now looks all set to reach the next stage, with their points tally looking healthy.
“We put up an excellent performance today,” said Khan after the match. “Our bowlers were disciplined, and the batsmen put on an excellent show. We always knew we could beat Punjab De Sher, but with a margin of 22 runs, we are elated.”
The victory saw Mumbai Heroes continue their unbeaten streak, and has made them clear favourites to lift the CCL 2023 trophy. Punjab De Sher, on the other hand, will hope for a better showing in their next match.
CCL Mumbai Heroes Vs Punjab De Sher Live Score
In an exciting match for the Indian Premier League, the CCL Mumbai Heroes clashed against their opponents, the Punjab De Sher. Fans and viewers of the match were thrilled all the way through until the last second, as the Heroes and the De Sher were neck and neck in the match.
The first innings saw the Heroes dominate, scoring 130 runs in total, off of 18 cricket balls. The De Shers fought back, with Ravinchandra scoring an impressive 60 runs, while Uppal and Rakesh scored 40 and 25 respectively. The Heroes were left shell-shocked as the De Shers scored 120 runs, leaving them with a 10-run lead.
In the second innings, the Heroes bounced back, with Amrita hitting 22 runs in the first 6 overs. However, the De Shers put up a strong fight, with Ravinchandra and Deepankar scoring back to back half centuries, taking the De Shers to winning the game.
The Heroes fought hard, but in the end the Punjab De Shers were too strong, winning the match by 10 runs. The final score was Mumbai Heroes 130 Vs Punjab De Shers 140.