result
1st Semi-Final (N), Hyderabad (Deccan), Apr 2 2008, ICL 20s Grand Championship
(19.5/20 ov, target 148)143
ICL Hyd won by 4 runs
Player Of The Match
47 (38)
nicky-boje
13y
• Cricinfo staff

Heroes hold nerve to knock out Superstars

Chennai Superstars, the winners of the first two ICL tournaments, were knocked by the Hyderabad Heroes

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Scorecard summary
Hyderabad Heroes147/6(20 overs)
Chennai Superstars143/10(19.5 overs)

Phew! what a close match. Heroes scrape home by four runs and would know fully well that it could have swung either way. Boje, for his allround performance has been awarded Man of the match

19.5
W
Kemp to J Syed Mohammad, OUT

on the middle stump and swinging away, Syed looks to run it down to third man but misses and Khaleel collects it cleanly and runs Shabbir out . It's all over

Shabbir Ahmed run out (†Khaleel) 7 (2m 2b 0x4 1x6) SR: 350
19.4
1
Kemp to Shabbir Ahmed, 1 run

on the off stump, off the bottom edge onto the pitch for a single

19.3
6
Kemp to Shabbir Ahmed, SIX runs

fuller on the off stump, Shabbir lofts it above long on for a six

19.2
W
Kemp to Parore, OUT

full on the off stump, and swinging in. Parore looks to whip it away and is beaten and is bowled

Adam Parore b Kemp 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
19.1
W
Kemp to J Syed Mohammad, OUT

on the off stump and a slower delivery, Syed misses it and runs, but Thiru cant reach in time and is run out

Thirunavukkarasu Kumaran run out (†Khaleel) 5 (8m 2b 1x4 0x6) SR: 250
end of over 1911 runs
CStrs: 136/7CRR: 7.15 RRR: 12.00
Thirunavukkarasu Kumaran5 (2)
Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad17 (11)
Abdul Razzaq 4-0-29-2
Chris Harris 3-0-19-2
18.6
4
Abdul Razzaq to Kumaran, FOUR runs

outside the off stump, Thiru cuts it but flies off the outside edge to third man for a boundary

18.5
1
Abdul Razzaq to J Syed Mohammad, 1 run

short of a length delivery cut to point for a single

18.4
1
Abdul Razzaq to Kumaran, 1 run

outside the off stump, pushes to point for a single

18.3
1
Abdul Razzaq to J Syed Mohammad, 1 run

outside the off stump, cut to point for a single

18.2
4
Abdul Razzaq to J Syed Mohammad, FOUR runs

on the leg stump, lofts straight down the ground for a boundary

18.1
Abdul Razzaq to J Syed Mohammad, no run

outside the off stump, looks to turn it away but misses

end of over 1810 runs • 1 wicket
CStrs: 125/7CRR: 6.94 RRR: 11.50
Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad11 (7)
Thirunavukkarasu Kumaran0 (0)
Chris Harris 3-0-19-2
Nicky Boje 4-0-31-0
17.6
1
Harris to J Syed Mohammad, 1 run

on the leg stump, turns it away to short fine leg for a single

17.5
W
Harris to Sathish, OUT

on a good length on the leg stump, pulls to deep midwicket where Kemp pouches it easily

Rajagopal Sathish c Kemp b Harris 25 (32m 17b 2x4 1x6) SR: 147.05
17.4
6
Harris to Sathish, SIX runs

on the off stump and a full toss lofted over long on for a six

17.3
1
Harris to J Syed Mohammad, 1 run

on the leg stump, lofts to long on for a single

17.2
1
Harris to Sathish, 1 run

full on the middle stump, pulls to long on for a single

17.1
1
Harris to J Syed Mohammad, 1 run

full on the off stump, drives to long off for a single

end of over 1710 runs
CStrs: 115/6CRR: 6.76 RRR: 11.00
Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad8 (4)
Rajagopal Sathish18 (14)
Nicky Boje 4-0-31-0
Chris Harris 2-0-9-1
16.6
1
Boje to J Syed Mohammad, 1 run

on the leg stump, turns it short fine leg for a single

16.5
Boje to J Syed Mohammad, no run

on the off and full, rapped on the pads and is plumb but ruled not out

16.4
6
Boje to J Syed Mohammad, SIX runs

fuller on the off stump, Syed lofts it over long on for a six

Best performances - batters
Hemang Badani player portrait
HK Badani CStrs
50 runs (37)
6 fours
1 six
Control87%
Productive shot
on side drive on front foot
21 runs
3 fours
1 six
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Nicky Boje
N Boje HydHr
47 runs (38)
6 fours
1 six
Control92%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
21 runs
3 fours
0 six
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Best performances - bowlers
Justin Kemp profile
JM Kemp HydHr
O
3.5
M
0
R
21
W
2
ECO
5.47
Chris Harris portrait
CZ Harris HydHr
O
3
M
0
R
19
W
2
ECO
6.33
Match details
Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad, Deccan
TossHyderabad Heroes, elected to bat first
SeriesICL 20s Grand Championship
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Nicky Boje
Series resultHyderabad Heroes advanced
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 days2 April 2008 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
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Roy Palmer
Pakistan Image
Shakeel Khan
TV Umpire
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Alfred Burrows
Match Referee
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Ajit Wadekar