Sudeep with His Karnataka Bulldozers Team
Kiccha Sudeep with his team members.CCl Website

Karnataka Bulldozers have beaten Bengal Tigers at the Celebrity Cricket League 5 (CCL 5) held at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore between 7.00 pm and 11.00 on 18 January.

A large number of fans had gathered at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Kannada stars' team Karnataka Bulldozers won the toss and chose to bat first. The team scored 100 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 8 overs. The team collected 255 runs in 20 overs for the loss of six wickets.

Rajeev displayed fantastic performance in batting. Having hit 15 sixes and 2 fours, he scored 111 from 33 balls. With his superb batting, he set a new record in the fifth edition of CCL 5. Rahul, Druv Sharma and J Karthik also batted well and scored 25 runs (18 balls), 39 runs (31 balls) and 26 runs (13 balls) respectively.

Chasing the target set by Karnataka Bulldozers, Bengal Tigers tried their best and scored 141 for the loss of eight wickets. Debraj and Yusuf collected 43 runs (36 balls) and 25 runs (18 balls) respectively. But the team had very tough time in reaching the target as Karnataka Bulldozers showed a powerful performance in both bowling as well as fielding.

Here is the ball by ball update of the CCL5 match between Karnataka Bulldozers and Bengal Tigers:

Karnataka Bulldozers innings Runs Balls 4s 6s
Pradeep c Amitabh b Indrasish 32 16 6 1
Darsan c Mohan b Debraj 1 8 - -
Rahul c Jisshu b Yusuf 25 18 4 -
D Sharma b Debraj 39 31 6 -
Rajeev not out 111 33 2 15
K Sudeep lbw b Uday 5 3 1 -
J Karthik c Indrasish b Sandy 26 13  2 2
Mahesh not out 0 0 - -
K Abhimanyu did to bat
T Sudhir did to bat
T Chandra did to bat
Extras (4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 9 w) 16
Total (6 wickets, 20 overs) 255
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Pradeep, 3.4 ov), 2-37 (Darsan, 4.2 ov), 3-91 (Rahul, 9.5 ov), 4-129 (Sharma, 13.3 ov), 5-144 (Sudeep, 14.2 ov), 6-216 (Karthik, 18.3 ov)
Bengal Tigers bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Wides No-Balls
Raja 3 0 47 0 3 -
Indrasish 4 0 33 1 2 -
Debraj 3 0 35 2 - 1
Sandy 4 0 45 1 - -
Yusuf 4 0 58 1 - 1
Uday 2 0 32 1 4 -
Bengal Tigers innings Runs Balls 4s 6s
Joy c sub (Sunil Rao) b Sharma 9 12 1 -
Indrasish b Sharma 10 22 - -
Jisshu c Mahesh b Sudhir 12 15 - 1
Raja run out (Mahesh->Sudeep) 1 2 - -
Debraj b Pradeep 43 36 5 1
Yusuf c Abhimanyu b Rahul 25 18 2 1
Dev lbw b Rahul  0  2  -  -
Sandy c sub (Sunil Rao) b Sudhir  1  3  -  -
Uday not out 12 10 1 -
Suman not out 1 2 - -
Amitabh did to bat
Extras (5 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 10 w) 27
Total (9 wicket, 20 overs) 141
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Joy, 3.4 ov), 2-48 (Indrasish, 7.2 ov), 3-50 (Raja, 7.5 ov), 4-52 (Jisshu, 8.3 ov), 5-96 (Yusuf, 14.2 ov), 6-96 (Dev, 14.4 ov), 7-100 (Sandy, 15.3 ov)
Karnataka Bulldozers bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Wides No-Balls
Pradeep 4 0 14 1 4 1
Sharma 4 0 18 2 1 1
Chandra 2 0 20 0 - -
T Sudhir 4 0 24 2 3 -
Mahesh 2 0 19 0 - -
Rahul 4 0 31 2 1 -