KPL 2019 - Stallin Hoover and Manish Pandey make short work of Belagavi Panthers' 176-run target
Stallin Hoover and Manish Pandey shared 15 fours and 10 sixes between them, both going at a strike rate of over 200.
A stunning display of batting from the Stallin Hoover and @im_manishpandey hand @Belagavi_kpl a nine wicket win over the @shivamoggalions. #BPvSL #KPL8 #NammaKPL #KPLNoduGuru pic.twitter.com/tifiH9ZKwk
Shivamogga Lions 175-4
Belagavi Panthers 180-1
Belagavi Panthers won by 9 wickets
After the dismissal of their star batsman Nihal Ullal in the second over, Shivamogga Lions consolidated with opener Arjun Hoysala and skipper Abhimanyu Mithun going well. Both scored at around a strike rate of 130.
Mithun was dismissed in the eighth over by Darshan MB. Hoysala went on to make a 58-ball 77. He well-assisted by a half-century from Pawan Deshpande.
Despite the three wickets from Avinash D, Shivamogga Lions posted 175-4, which was probably 10-15 runs short on a flat wicket.
After Ravikumar Samarth was dismissed in the fourth over, Stallin Hoover and Manish Pandey took things in their own hands for Belagavi Panthers. The two shared 15 fours and 10 sixes between them, both going at a strike rate of over 200.
Hoover notched up the second-fastest century while Manish Pandey raced to a half-century as Panthers completed a clinical win with more than five overs to spare.
Belagavi Panthers- Ravikumar Samarth, Stallin Hoover, Dikshanshu Negi, Manish Pandey, Abhinav Manohar, Shubang Hegde, Mir Kaunain Abbas, Ritesh Bhatkal, Avinash D, Darshan MB, Zahoor Farooqui
Shivamogga Lions- Arjun Hoysala, Nihal Ullal, Akshay Ballal, Pavan Deshpande, Abhimanyu Mithun, Sujit N Gowda, M Nidhish, HS Sharath, S P Manjunath, Prithviraj Shekawat, Pradeep T
A stunning display of batting from the Stallin Hoover and @im_manishpandey hand @Belagavi_kpl a nine wicket win over the @shivamoggalions. #BPvSL #KPL8 #NammaKPL #KPLNoduGuru pic.twitter.com/tifiH9ZKwk— Namma KPL (@KPLKSCA) August 25, 2019
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