result
(N), Panchkula, Mar 9 2008, ICL 20s Grand Championship
(20 ov, target 159)139/6
Ahmedabad won by 19 runs
Player Of The Match
59 (43)
wavell-hinds
13y
• Cricinfo staff

Rockets' opening blast wins them ICL opener

Fifties from openers Wavell Hinds and Sachin Dholpure and a disciplined bowling performance helped the Ahmedabad Rockets prevail over Chandigarh Lions

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Scorecard summary
Ahmedabad Rockets158/5(20 overs)
Chandigarh Lions139/6(20 overs)
end of over 2013 runs
ChLns: 139/6CRR: 6.95 
Andrew Hall10 (10)
Sarabjit Singh14 (6)
Heath Streak 4-0-25-2
Rakesh Patel 4-0-22-1

That's it, Ahmedabad Rockets win by 19 runs, good tight bowling from the bowlers to restrict them. They were on top from the beginning and the bowlers kept up the momentum till the end. Hinds picks up the Man-of-the-Match for his 59 runs. Thanks for being with us, do join us for the next match between Delhi Gaints and Mumbai Champs tomorrow at 19:00 local time. I am Binoy George along with Raymond signing off.

19.6
Streak to Hall, no run

misses the full toss, Vohra collects it and breaks the stumps, loud appeal for a stumping, not called by the umpire.

19.5
1
Streak to Sarabjit Singh, 1 run

trying to lap it around, the ball takes the bottom of the bat and goes to in front of the wicket on the off side.

19.4
6
Streak to Sarabjit Singh, SIX runs

down the wicket and hits it well high and over the fence right over the bowler.

19.3
4
Streak to Sarabjit Singh, FOUR runs

good shot, times it well, backs away and plays it well past the backward point to the fence.

19.2
1
Streak to Hall, 1 run

squeezed out to the sweeper cover.

19.1
1
Streak to Sarabjit Singh, 1 run

down the wicket and takes it on the full, driven to long off.

Streak to bowl the final over. 33 runs required.

end of over 198 runs
ChLns: 126/6CRR: 6.63 RRR: 33.00
Andrew Hall9 (8)
Sarabjit Singh2 (2)
Rakesh Patel 4-0-22-1
Reetinder Sodhi 4-0-29-1
18.6
2
Patel to Hall, 2 runs

outside edge in the air down to thirdman, excellent diving stop to save couple of runs.

18.5
1
Patel to Sarabjit Singh, 1 run

good ball in the block-hole outside the off stump, played to backward point, excellent fielding by Goodwin to his left.

18.4
1
Patel to Hall, 1 run

good ball nice and full, mistimes the shot down the ground to long on.

18.3
2
Patel to Hall, 2 runs

driven down the ground to long on for couple of runs.

18.2
2
Patel to Hall, 2 runs

short ball hit in the air to wide long on.

18.1
Patel to Hall, no run

cuts and misses outside the off stump.

Patel is back.

end of over 184 runs • 1 wicket
ChLns: 118/6CRR: 6.55 RRR: 20.50
Andrew Hall2 (3)
Sarabjit Singh1 (1)
Reetinder Sodhi 4-0-29-1
Heath Streak 3-0-12-2
17.6
1
Sodhi to Hall, 1 run

inside edges onto the pads and the ball rolls along square of the wicket on the onside.

17.5
1
Sodhi to Sarabjit Singh, 1 run

swings and hits it to deep-square leg for a single.

17.4
W
Sodhi to Manish Sharma, OUT

comes down the wicket and misses the shot on the onside, you miss I hit, the ball strikes the stumps, Sodhi is pumped up.

Manish Sharma b Sodhi 3 (7m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85
17.3
1
Sodhi to Hall, 1 run

hit in the air down the ground to long off.

17.2
Sodhi to Hall, no run

driven firmly to Martyn at extra cover.

17.1
1
Sodhi to Manish Sharma, 1 run

makes room and mishits it along the ground to midwicket.

45 runs required in 18 balls. Sodhi is back.

end of over 172 runs • 1 wicket
ChLns: 114/5CRR: 6.70 RRR: 15.00
Manish Sharma2 (5)
Andrew Hall0 (0)
Heath Streak 3-0-12-2
Jason Gillespie 4-0-21-1
16.6
1
Streak to Manish Sharma, 1 run

good ball in the block-hole, dug out square behind the wicket to the off side.

16.5
Streak to Manish Sharma, no run

slower delivery outside the off stump, swings and misses.

Best performances - batters
Wavell Hinds
WW Hinds AhRck
59 runs (43)
3 fours
5 sixes
Control79%
Productive shot
no shot
12 runs
0 four
1 six
271689218
Sachin Dholpure, Portrait, 2000
Sachin M Dholpure AhRck
54 runs (43)
4 fours
3 sixes
Control93%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
24 runs
3 fours
1 six
102388178
Best performances - bowlers
Dinesh Mongia
D Mongia ChLns
O
4
M
0
R
18
W
2
ECO
4.5
Heath Streak
HH Streak AhRck
O
4
M
0
R
25
W
2
ECO
6.25
Match details
Tau Devi Lal Cricket Stadium, Panchkula, Chandigarh
TossAhmedabad Rockets, elected to bat first
SeriesICL 20s Grand Championship
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Wavell Hinds
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.20, Interval 20.20-20.40, Second Session 20.40-22.00
Match days9 March 2008 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
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Roy Palmer
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Trevor Jesty
TV Umpire
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Ranmore Martinesz
Match Referee
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Ajit Wadekar
PointsAhmedabad Rockets 2, Chandigarh Lions 0