BC Cricket Championship Match 10 Khaira's all-round show leads Surrey Shines to win
Surrey Shines beat BC Champions by eight wickets in the final league match of the BC Cricket Championship thanks to Manpreet Khaira's all-round show. Surrey Shines finished level on points with Vancouver Vibes on six points. But Shines (1.33) finished second on the table because Vancouver Vibes (2.084) because of an inferior run-rate.
Match Summary-BC Champions v Surrey Shines BC Cricket Championship Match 10
BC Champions 121-7 (20)
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Yudhbir Singh-2.4 ov), 2-23 (Vinod Minas-3.1 ov), 3-29 (Aravinda Khosa-5.1 ov), 4-30 (Parag Sood-5.3 ov), 5-43 (Ajay Sohal-7.6 ov), 6-80 (Amit Rana-14.3 ov), 7-87 (Harjinder Singh-15.5 ov)
Surrey Shines 122-2 (11.4)
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Manpreet Khaira-7.2 ov), 2-110 (Prabhpreet Bhullar-10.4 ov)
Result-Surrey Shines won by eight wickets
BC Champions finished on the third place with Victoria Waves in fourth place and Kings 11 Kelowna bringing up the rear on the table.
Coming back to the final league match at the Meadowbrook Park, BC Champions posted 121 for seven in their 20 overs after opting to bat. There was a collapse leading to BC Champions tottering at 43 for five. Later, captain Amit Rana (39: 27b, 5x6) allied himself in a 37-run sixth wicket stand with Amandip Singh (31 n.o.: 24b, 3x4).
For Surrey Shines, the best bowler was Manpreet Khaira (3-19).
The chase for Surrey was scripted by opener Prabhpreet Bhullar's terrific 83 off 31 balls with eight boundaries and seven sixes. Bhullar shared a fantastic 78 run opening stand with Khaira. Surrey achieved the target in just 11.4 overs with eight wickets to spare. The only blip in the chase was when one-drop batsman Harpreet Virk had to retire hurt.
BC Champions: Yudhbir Singh, Vinod Minas, Aravinda Khosa, Parag Sood, Ajay Sohal, Amit Rana (captain), Harjinder Singh, Gurtej Singh, Paramjot Singh, Amandeep Singh, Lovepreet Singh
Surrey Shines: Prabhpreet Bhullar, Manpreet Khaira (captain), Anmol, Malkiat Singh, Gurwinder Sidhu, Lovejeet, Akash Puri, Dilpreet Singh, Gurjeet Aulakh, Harsimran Singh, Barinder Singh