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Tamil Thalaivas Triumph: Champions of MPL Season 1 Cricket Tournament

Sunday, August 13, 2023
Tamil Thalaivas Triumph: Champions of MPL Season 1 Cricket Tournament

In a thrilling culmination to the inaugural season of the Murqab Premier League (MPL) Cricket Tournament, Total 10 teams (Lulu Exchange CC, LULU MONEY DUNGARPUR, KING CITY XI, RAIGAD KE TIGERS, TAMIL THALAIVAS, ULTIMATE KNIGHT, INDIAN BOYS, FRIENDS X1, MASTER BLASTER CC, CHENNAI SUPER KING) played each other’s once and the top 4 qualified for Semi Final, the Tamil Thalaivas emerged victorious, etching their name in history as the inaugural champions. The journey of the team from adversity to triumph showcased their dedication, teamwork, and skill, making them a force to be reckoned with in the cricketing world.

The Tamil Thalaivas began their journey in the MPL Season 1 Cricket Tournament with mixed results. The early matches saw the team struggling to find their rhythm, facing tough opponents and encountering their fair share of challenges. Players were encouraged to give their best, focusing not only on individual performances but also on contributing to the team's overall success. Key players stepped up, delivering stellar performances with both bat and ball. The middle-order batsmen formed the backbone of the team's batting lineup, consistently posting competitive totals. The bowlers, on the other hand, showed remarkable discipline and precision, defending modest totals with fiery spells and intelligent variations.

However, true champions are defined by their ability to rise from the ashes, and that's exactly what the Tamil Thalaivas did.

The Semifinal Showdown

In the semifinals, the Thalaivas faced off against the table topper Team King City It was a high-stakes encounter that had cricket enthusiasts at the edge of their seats. Tamil Thalaivas won the Toss and elected to bat first and

Tamil Thalaivas lost early wickets in 5 overs 30 for 3 from their Jobin 42(29) & Saifulla khan 58(26) made 100 runs partner ship and Srikanth 26(6) & Anand raj 23*(8) helped for posting very good total of 189 Runs in 16 overs.

Chasing 190 King city started brilliantly 8 overs 90 for 2 then Tamil Thalaivas captain Raju Ravi came to bowl and took 3 wickets in the 9th over and well supported by Srikanth who also contributed 3 more wickets, Raju completed the innings with his 5 wickets The Tamil Thalaivas won by 17 Runs held their nerve and moved to Final

Grand Finale

The grand finale of the MPL Season 1 Cricket Tournament was a spectacle to behold. The Tamil Thalaivas faced the Raigad Ke Tigers, earlier Tamil Thalaivas lost the match in the league stage against this opponent, the final was a clash of titans, a true test of the Tamil Thalaivas' mettle.

Batting first, the Tamil Thalaivas set a competitive total of 170 in 16 overs, courtesy of a collective effort from their batsmen’s Milhan Faris 49(22), Iljo 45(30), Manaf 28(12) and their bowlers Master took 2 Wickets, Srikanth & Manaf took 3 wickets each made them all out for 108 In a tense climax, handing the Tamil Thalaivas a hard-fought victory and the teamwork, and dedication coveted championship title.

Champions of the Tournament – Tamil Thalaivas

Runners of the Tournament – Raigad Ke Tigers

Third Position of the Tournament - Lulu Exchange CC

All Rounder of the Tournament -Akhil (Lulu Exchange CC)

Batsman of the Tournament - Akhil with 564 Runs (Lulu Exchange CC)

Bowler of the Tournament - Shahzad Lalloo with 22 Wickets (King City)

Hero of the Final – Manaf Shukoor (Tamil Thalaivas) is now on WhatsApp Channel    Follow Channel

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