BC Cricket Championship: Yuvraj leads Surrey Shines into final
Surrey Shines made it to the final of the BC Cricket Championship after beating Victoria Waves by six wickets in the second semi-final played on Wednesday evening. Surrey Shines will now play BC Champions in the final on Thursday.
Match Summary-Victoria Waves v Surrey Shines, BC Cricket Championship, Second Semi-Final
Victoria Waves 169-6 (20)
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Harpreet Virk-2.4 ov), 2-56 (Ajmer Hundal-7.2 ov), 3-110 (RS Mann-13.2 ov), 4-115 (Kukki Sandhu-14.2 ov), 5-166 (Harmanpreet Dhillon-19.1 ov), 6-166 (Rajvir Singh-19.4 ov)
Surrey Shines 175-4 (18)
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Manpreet Khaira-5.5 ov), 2-63 (Parminder Dosanjh-7.1 ov), 3-93 (Prabhpreet Bhullar-10.6 ov), 4-124 (Harpreet Virk-14.5 ov)
At the Meadowbrook Park, Waves opted to bat first and posted 169 for six in their 20 overs. The stars with the bat for Waves were opener Ajmer Hundal (30: 25b, 2x4, 2x6), number three batsman RS Mann (54: 31b, 2x4, 6x6) and Rajvir Singh (51: 41b, 3x4, 4x6). Mann and Rajvir shared a 54 run third wicket stand which put the innings on track. For Surrey Shines, Sandeep Sandhu (2-24) and Gurwinder Sidhu (2-21) were the best bowlers on view.
The chase for Surrey was fashioned by the opening stand between Prabhpreet Bhullar (45: 33b, 6x4, 2x6) and captain Manpreet Khaira 933: 17b, 2x4, 3x6).
Later, player of the match Yuvraj took charge of the chase with an unbeaten 46 off 30 balls with one boundary and three sixes. The chase was achieved in the end with six wickets and 12 balls to spare as Surrey finished on 175 for four.
Victoria Waves: Harpreet Virk, Ajmer Hundal, RS Mann, Kukki Sandhu, Harmanpreet Dhillon, Rajvir Singh, Prabhjot Brar, Manish Sudiha, Sarabjeeth Singh, Harman Sangha, Vishvadeep Gill (captain)
Surrey Shines: Manpreet Khaira (captain), Parminder Dosanjh, Prabhpreet Bhullar, Harpreet Virk, Yuvraj, Dilpreet Singh, Akash Puri, Gurjeet Aulakh, Gurwinder Sidhu, Harsimran Singh, Sandeep Sandhu
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