BC Cricket Championship: Bhullar leads Surrey Shines to title triumph
Surrey Shines emerged triumphant in the BC Cricket Championship with a six-wicket win in the final over BC Champions.
Match Summary- BC Champions v Surrey Shines, Final, BC Cricket Championship
BC Champions 134-7 (20)
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Parag Sood-0.1 ov), 2-0 (Vinod Minas-0.2 ov), 3-57 (Kay Bhakshi-10.6 ov), 4-65 (Harjinder Singh-12.1 ov), 5-79 (Yudhbir Singh-13.1 ov), 6-97 (Amit Rana-15.4 ov), 7-134 (Ajay Sohal-19.6 ov)
Surrey Shines 135-4 (19.2)
Fall of wickets: 1-93 (Manpreet Khaira-11.5 ov), 2-102 (Malkiat Singh-13.5 ov), 3-120 (Dilpreet Singh-17.4 ov), 4-123 (Yuvraj-18.2 ov)
Result - Surrey Shines won by six wickets
On Thursday afternoon at the Meadowbrook Park, Surrey Shines elected to bowl first. BC Champions posted 134 for seven in their 20 overs. Only Ajay Sohal (32), Harjinder Singh (27) and Kay Bhakshi (25) played knocks of any note. For Surrey Shines, Sandeep Sandhu (2-9) and Gurjeet Aulakh (2-19) were the best bowlers on view.
In their chase, opener Prabhpreet Bhullar played a stellar role with an unbeaten 77 off 60 balls with seven boundaries and four sixes. Bhullar shared a 93 run opening stand with captain Manpreet Khaira (36). That set the tone for the victory as Surrey won in the final over with four balls and six wickets to spare. Surrey finished on 135 for four. For BC Champions, Paramjot Singh (2-15) was the best bowler.
The title winning strike came from Bhullar which was a huge six over deep mid-wicket.
BC Champions: Parag Sood, Vinod Minas (captain), Kay Bhakshi, Harjinder Singh, Yudhbir Singh, Amit Rana, Ajay Sohal, Aravinda Khosa, Gurtej Singh, Paramjot Singh
Surrey Shines: Prabhpreet Bhullar, Manpreet Khaira (captain), Malkiat Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Harpreet Virk, Yuvraj, Gurjeet Aulakh, Gurwinder Sidhu, Gurjeet S, Sandeep Sandhu, Parminder Dosanjh
©Cricket World 2020