Omaha Cricket Association


Omaha Cricket Association Omaha Chargers v Titans on Sat 14 May 2011 at 9:00 AM
Omaha Cricket Association Won by 12 runs

Match report Match started on Saturday morning between chargers and Titans. This is a crucial game between two teams which are yet to register a victory in the league. Chargers were asked to bat and they opened their innings again with Anbu and Vinesh. Openers gave a decent start with Anbu(10), Vinesh (10) and saw through the new ball. Two openers wickets were taken by Naveen ( Stand in captain) with his flight and stump to stump bowling. Followed by them was Sandeep and PJ who stabilized the middle order with some sensible singles by PJ and power hitting by Sandeep. In the process our reliable captain Sandeep (60) scored his second fifty of the season. Once the final few overs came Sandeep (60), PJ (11), Sami (3), Devkanth(8), Vijay(2) and Hari (1) got out trying to increase the run rate. In the end Chargers scored 149 runs in 20 overs with the help 40 odd extras as well. Naveen and Prashant took 4 and 2 wickets respectively for Titans.

Titans started their batting and their top three batsman collapsed with out scoring from the bowling of Aditya thota and Anbu. Then came the Naveen and Yashveen. They saw through the new ball and defended the good deliveries to stop the wicket flow from tight bowling from PJ, Anbu and Vijay. By the end of 10 overs they were 50 odd runs for 3 wickets.Then Naveen started to punish the bad deliveries, once he gained the confidence and yashveen was rotating the strike equally well. Then came the master piece of Umesh Leg spin who bowled with consistent flight and good line. He took the wicket of Yashveen who tried to hit against the leg spin and was caught at long on by Sandeep. In the mean time run rate climbed to 10 an over and then came Raj who started to time the ball well from ball one. They scored 30 from 2 overs and brought the run rate down. Once again Umesh came back for his second spell and was not scared to give the flight to Naveen and took his wicket. He was caught at long on by good running catch by Sandeep. Even after Naveen's wicket Raj was still scoring well. But the wicket were falling at other end and he took the challenge to score it alone. But he was caught at short midwicket for 30runs by the stunning reflex catch by Hari. In the end, titans were all out for 137 runs.

For chargers, thanks to Aditya Bade for his all round fielding and Vijay Yajjala's tight bowling with out any extras. For Titans, thanks to the contribution of Naveen, Yashveen and Rajshekar's batting. End of the day, it was a closely fought contest and Chargers won by 12 runs. Man of the match to be shared between Sandeep Nandagiri(60 runs and two important catches) and Naveen Alakunte(58 runs and 4 wickets).

Omaha Cricket Association Omaha Chargers Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
for 7 wickets

(0.0 overs)
Anburaj Muthumani ct Naveen Alakunte 10
Vinesh Krishnan st Naveen Alakunte 10
Prapunja Pokhrel b Prashant Apshinge 11
Sandeep Nandagiri ct Naveen Alakunte 60
Sami Rahmanzai b Prashant Apshinge 3
Devkanth Rao ct Naveen Alakunte 8
Vijaya kumar Yajjala Not Out  2
Umesh Pokhrel Run out  0
Hari Bhumana Not Out  1
Aditya Bade  
Aditya Thota  

Titans Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Naveen Alakunte4.003047.507.50
Prashant Apshinge4.0023211.505.75

Titans Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
for 7 wickets
137 (0.0 overs)
Asad ct Aditya Thota 0
Ashish Joshi ct Anburaj 0
Prashant Apshinge ct Aditya Thota 0
Yashveen ct Umesh 14
Naveen Alakunte ct Umesh 58
Rajshekhar ct Prapunja 30
Satya ct Umesh 5
Giri Not Out  4

Omaha Cricket Association Omaha Chargers Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Aditya Thota3.0026213.008.67
Anburaj Muthumani4.0030130.007.50
Vijaya kumar Yajjala4.003200.008.00
Prapunja Pokhrel3.0010110.003.33
Umesh Pokhrel4.0031310.337.75
Sandeep Nandagiri1.00600.006.00