Karnataka Bulldozers, which had lost in finals in the last two seasons of Celebrity Cricket League, has broken the jinx, as the team convincingly beat Telugu Warriors at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, on Sunday (March 10). The Sandalwood team won the match by 26 runs.
The Kannada team won the toss on the slow track and decided to bat first. Sudeep opened the batting along with Pradeep to give a flying start. But the captain's decision went wrong as he lost his wicket after facing four balls. Kiccha was sent to the dugout without scoring runs and that put the Karnataka Bulldozers under pressure.
The next batsman Karthik could not survive long and Telugu Warriors bowler Raghu took his second wicket. With two wickets down, the Karnataka team was struggling with 28 runs. However, D Sharma and Pradeep took the responsibility of bailing out the home team from crisis.
They both together put up 52 runs for the third wicket. Opener Pradeep ended his good innings by scoring 45 runs from 31 balls. He had hit two sixes and four boundaries. However, the Karnataka Bulldozers scored 148 in 20 overs at the loss of five wickets. Continue reading on the slideshow...