Cheetahs Mumbai Stars after being put to bat first at Western Railway Ground in Lower Parel could’nt muster a big total on board this time scoring 133/8 in 20 overs. Niraj Dalal at the middle order with 27 ball 36 was the top scorer while most of the batters found it difficult to get going that day. Youngster Aryan Babardesai impressed one and all with impressive bowling figures of 3/21 in 4 overs as he was amongst the pick of the lot from Markopolo Lions team.
Markopolo Lions in reply made the chase look very easy as they crossed the victory line in 11.2 overs with almost 9 overs to spare. The openers gave a flying start which set the stage while opener Shiten Kadakia was the top scorer with 51 off just 24 balls. Shiten smashed 4 sixes and 3 boundaries while Dilip Agarwal played the finishers role scoring 49* off just 20 balls (7 fours and 2 sixes) coming at no.3.
Result: Markopolo Lions won by 8 wkts, Aryan Babardesai declared ‘man of the match”