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CricketerPro T20 Cup: Batting disappointment for Super Lions, congratulations to Eagles CC

Super Lions playing its 2nd Cricket Switzerland CricketerPro T20 Cup of this Season 2024, endured a staggering 92-run defeat as batting collapsed for 50/10 against the formidable opponent Eagles CC on 16 June 2024. Super Lions are still in search of their first-ever victory in Season.

Draw: CricketerPro Cup Division II

Date & Time: 16th June 2024, 0900 hrs CET

Venue: Deutweg, Winterthur

Toss: Eagles won the toss and elected to Bat

Captain Sara took the charge of the Super Lions blowing attack and created 2 catching opportunities in the 1st over, but unfortunately fielders failed to capitalize on it. Super Lions had a field day let Eagles CC to score fluently and were 67/3 at the end of 10 overs. Super Lions came back by clinching two important wickets in the 11 over as the score for Eagle CC was 77/5. From this point Super Lions were looking to restrict Eagles around 120 score but towards the end of Eagles batsman, Irfan played scored vital 19 runs (4s*1 / 6s*1) and supported by Jeyarajah, who scored 13 runs. However, fielding woes continued and opponent batters continue to build partnership setting a competitive target of 142/9 in their allotted 20 overs.

From Super Lions, Sara and Aditya took two wickets each. Extras played a big role in Eagles total with (w 20, b 4, lb 1) 25 runs.

In pursuit of 143 runs for victory, Zurich Super Lions CC faced a daunting challenge as their batting lineup struggled against the disciplined bowling attack of Eagles CC. Super Lions lost half of their top order by 10th over at a meagre score of 36/5. Middle to lower order could not recover from the top order collapse and could only manage 50 runs before being bowled out in 13.4 overs, thus falling short by a substantial margin of 92 runs.

Eagles Cricket Club emerged victorious with a commanding 92-run win over Zurich SuperLions CC. This result underscores Eagles CC's dominance in both batting and bowling departments, while highlighting areas for improvement for Zurich SuperLions CC in future matches.

This match serves as a learning experience for newly formed Super Lions as they regroup and strategize for upcoming fixtures, aiming to bounce back stronger in the remainder of the season.



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