It was yet another brilliant performance by the Kerala
Strikers on last Saturday (February 1), against their match
with Veer Marathis. Kerala Strikers battled to get yet another
terrific victory and repeats their success.
Yes, the whole stadium was filled with crowd to see the match
between the Kerala Strikers and Veer Marathis. The match, which was
held in Dubai, was indeed a treat for all the Kerala
The Veer Marathis batted first and struggled to get a score of
124 runs from 20 overs. An outstanding performance was shown by the
Kerala Strikers' bowlers that the Veer Marathis found it very
challenging to reach a good target.
Kerala Strikers stared off quite well. Rajeev
Pillai, who was the opener this time, gave a bashing
performance this time. He was injured in the previous match. Rajeev
managed to get 41 runs of 37 balls, thus keeping Kerala Strikers
onto a safer side.
Things began to change when the wickets began to fall. A huge
pressure surrounded when Kerala Strikers were in their last over.
Seven runs were needed to win in the last over. Ritesh Deshmukh was
the bowler then. The match was moving when Kerala needed 6 runs
from 4 balls. With so much of pressure, the Kerala Strikers'
batsman Sleeba managed to get a boundary, and thus Kerala Strikers
repeats their success, winning by 3 wickets against Veer
Rajeev Pillai, who is also the captain of the team, won Man of
Veer Marathis - 124/9
Kerala Strikers - 127/7