CM Gautam & S.Tiwary set up a fascinating win
After a good start in the tournament & after winning matches in the 20 over format, India's Emerging Player Team are riding high even in the longer format of the game winning against New Zealand A.
After tasting success in the 20 over format matches, the India's Emerging Players Team were raring to do well in the longer format in the Tournament too.India's Emerging Players Team were batting 1st against the New Zealand A. In the 1st Innings they lost the top 3 in quick successions being reduced to 22 for 3.
The Tiwary's in action:-
The Tiwary's were in action on the field. Manoj Tiwary was looking good and Saurabh Tiwary was looking even better. Both of them had set their mind-set from the very beginning and were determine to do well as the team was in trouble. Manoj Tiwary played a gem of the innings scoring a magnificent ton almost missing on his Double just by 12 runs. On the other end RCB player Saurabh Tiwary was looking in solid touch and went on to make a healthy partnership with Manoj that of 100 runs. Saurabh Tiwary was very fluent with the bat and he eventually got out scoring a useful 42 runs as he missed scoring his fifty by 8 runs. X-RCB player Manish Pandey was in devastating touch making 96(75).
CM Gautam on song:-
On the other hand another emerging RCB player CM Gautam, who came in this tournament wanted to do really well grabbed this opportunity with both the hands.In the 1st Innings CM Gautam's batting knock of 41 runs came in just 56 balls which enabled the team to score quickly and the team went on to make 404/6 and declared their innings. After New Zealand A were bowled out for 272, In the 2nd Innings India's Emerging Players Team needed target of just 108 runs. Captain Dhawan fell for just 3 runs but then RCB player CM Gautam was promoted to no.3 and gave company to AM Rahane till the end both remained unbeaten on 45 and 44 runs respectively as the Team went on to chase the Target in just 17.3 overs. CM Gautam was in great touch and remained unbeaten in both the innings of this match and helped the team to secure a neat win.