Kirubasankar steps up (again!) with a superb all-round performance to guide WISCI to win the Plate finals of the JCA T20

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The other game of the weekend, saw WISCI Wanderers win the JCA T20 Plate after beating Mavecrics Menarians in the Plate finals. WISCI started off steadily as their openers saw off the dangers of some good swing bowling by Harish Tiwari & Faheem Butt. The entry of Kirubasankar, however changed the complexion of the game as he, in the company …

Gamantika’s knock & good bowling from Kisawa & Anjar help Garudas lift this season’s JCA T20 Cup

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Garuda Gentlemen, a team fully comprised of Indonesian players, many of whom play for the national team, emerged deserving winners of the 2017 edition of the JCA T20 tournament after defeating a strong WPP India XI side in the finals played at the Cibubur Cricket ground on Sunday. The tremendous resolve and ability to fight-back from tough situations, that the …

Harish Tiwari rolls back the years with a spectacular 86* of just 37 balls to take Mavecrics Menarians into the JCA T20 Plate finals

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In the other plate semifinals, Indorama Supergiants just couldn’t force the pace against a disciplined Mavecrics Menarians bowling attack led by Mohit Keshwani & Pradeep Patnaik. They could only manage 113 in their 20 overs with Shailesh Tulaskar & Nitin Joshi being the main contributors. Harish Tiwari, then put on a superb batting display scoring an unbeaten 86 of just …

Suhail Modak, with support from Deepak Singh & Raunak Kapoor guide WISCI Wanderers to the JCA T20 Plate finals after a crushing win over DSK

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In Saturday’s plate semifinals games, WISCI Wanderers started in blistering fashion through William Noronha & Rajeev. Daehan Super Kings (DSK) pulled things back with a few quick wickets through Sakthi Narayanan. Kirubasankar & Suhail Modak then put on a important 63 runs stand to take WISCI to 145 in their 20 overs. In reply, DSK were rocked early by a …

Gaurav Pathak’s unbeaten 50 & Ajay Kurtkoti’s tight spell help WPP India XI continue their unbeaten run to the JCA T20 Cup finals

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In the other Cup finals, an undefeated WPP India XI took on Emerio Dragons. The Emerio batsmen started well with Faisal Hashmi anchoring one end. The introduction of Maneesh Tripathi put the brakes on the scoring and a fine spell by Ajay Kurtkoti from the other end, led to more wickets falling and the Dragons could muster only 57 runs …

MAXXXXXXI Koda’s 6 wicket haul rips out Ceylon Cavaliers to take Garuda Gents to the JCA T20 Cup Finals

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Cricketing action resumed in Jakarta after a short-break in the form of the semifinals games for the JCA T20 competition. WPP India XI & Garuda Gentlemen set up a Cup finals clash after thrashing their opponents in the semifinals. Meanwhile WISCI Wanderers & Mavecrics Menarians also won their semifinals games by huge margins to move into the Plate Finals. The …

Ashish Khaitan & Sandeep Kukkar help Indorama Supergiants savor WISCI on the rocks in a close upset win this Sunday

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WISCI Wanderers needed to beat Indorama Supergiants to ensure a spot in the Cup Semi-finals line-up and despite the absence of their captain William Noronha, they would have been favorites going in to this game. Indorama lost Kaushik early to a needless run-out, but Vishwajit Tripathi steadied the innings. Suhail Modak, then took 4 wickets for just 11 runs to …

Dihan Silva blasts Ceylon Cavaliers to the top of Pool A and a place in the Cup Semi-finals with a hard-fought win over Indorama Supergiants

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The last weekend of the JCA T20 round-robin stage saw Indorama Supergiants playing two games. They lost to Ceylon Cavaliers in their first game, thus helping Ceylon top the league table and storm into the Cup Semi-finals, while in their second game, they upset the fancied WISCI Wanderers to knock them off the Cup Semifinals lineup. Dihan Silva was at …

Dwaraknath Naidu & Rahul Pagad the stars in WPP India XI’s win over Daehan Super Kings by D/L method in a rain-hit game

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Daehan Super Kings were off to a comfortable start through a good knock by Yashpal Singh. Ashit Mehta then accounted for the openers and Gaurav Pathak sparked a mini-collapse. Some good rearguard batting by Satinder Minhas with help from Vimal Mohan ensured Daehan Super Kings got to a fighting total of 142. Vimal Nair on his return from injury continued …

Karan Tiwari with support from Deepak Singh, Anand Khaira & Kirubasankar takes WISCI Wanderers to a comfortable win over JCA President’s XI

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This weekend saw the table leaders WISCI & WPP India XI comfortably win their games against JCA President’s XI and Daehan Super Kings respectively. WISCI lost their openers early to Aryan Zabi after being put in to bat by the President’s XI. Their experienced middle order led by Kirubasankar and Karan Tiwari then consolidated well and WISCI looked well set …

Shubham Patni’s 5 wicket haul proves ‘Ashubh’ for Emerio Dragons as they collapse to an upset loss against Ceylon Cavaliers

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The last game saw Ceylon Cavaliers upset Emerio Dragons on the back of a searing spell by the young Shubham Patni. The unorthodox Anjaneyulu Katta continued to rattle batsmen as he accounted for the dangerous Dihan Silva early, while David Surjit bowled tightly to squeeze out one end. A rearguard fightback by Hashmatullah & Lakmal Jayathilaka ensured Ceylon got to …

Aryan Zabi’s superb 6 wicket spell guides JCA President’s XI to a big win over Jakarta Barbarians

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The game between Jakarta Barbarians & the JCA President’s XI saw one of the best spells of this tournament when Aryan Zabi took 6 wickets for just 10 runs in his 4 overs. Good support from Waqar Ali & Raj Kapadia from the other end also helped in the Barbarians being restricted to just 88 runs in 20 overs. Vivek …

Mature performances by Agi Septiazi & Repan Desnika steer Yadavas Chairos Tigers to a convincing win over Jaguar CC

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The other Indonesian team, Yadavas Chairos Tigers also had a great day as they beat Jaguar CC by 5 wickets. Agi Septiazi started things off brilliantly for the Tigers and Nandi also chipped in with early wickets. The Indonesian women’s team star, Juni Ariyadi, then bowled brilliantly to knock off the late order and Jaguars could only manage 84 runs. …

Darma Arta & Suda Arsa shine as Garuda Gentlemen extend their dominance with a win over Mavecrics Menarians

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This weekend saw the bowlers shining as teams fought hard to defend low totals. Garuda Gentlemen, Yadavas Chairos Tigers, Ceylon CC & JCA President’s XI won their respective games in the JCA T20 tournament. The Indonesian national team, Garuda Gentlemen, continued their dominant, winning form as they comfortably beat Mavecrics Menarians by 57 runs. The openers Muhaddis & Anjar Tadarus …

Jagdeep (John) Singh’s brilliant 80no and a good all-round performance by Yashpal Rathore takes Jaguar CC to a good win over Mavecrics Menarians

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Jaguar CC prevailed over Mavecrics Menarians in a high scoring close game. Jagdeep Singh shone with the bat this time as he scored a brilliant 80 not out of just 54 balls. Good support from Yashpal Rathore at the other end, meant that the Jaguars notched up a strong total. Chasing 178 to win, Mavecrics lost Keyur early, but Milind …

Anji Katta’s superb spell with support from Aman Singh, Viraj & Faisal helps Emerio Dragons overcome Jakarta Barbarians in their T20 game

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Meanwhile, the JCA T20 tournament resumed after the lebaran break with 2 matches being played on Saturday. Emerio Dragons continued their winning run with a comfortable 5 wicket win over Jakarta Barbarians. Vivek Nair had to hold the Barbarians innings together while Anji Katta, with support from Aman Singh ran through the batting at the other end. Having to defend …

Harish Tiwari’s all-round efforts and a superb wicket-maiden in the 20th over by Nimesh Shah take Mavecrics Menarians to a close win over Daehan Super Kings

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Click for Scorecard Mavecrics Menarians prevailed over Daehan Super Kings in a close encounter in their game on Sunday. Harish Tiwari with good support from Vishav Sharma started things off well for the Mavecrics and they were well placed at 84 for 2 at the halfway stage of their innings. Breakthroughs by Jagan Krishnan & Srinivasan meant that the Mavecrics …

David Sur’e’jit’s superb spell helps the ‘Goliath’ Emerio Dragons beat the ‘David’- JCA President’s XI in their T20 game

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Click for Scorecard A strong Emerio Dragons took on the experimental side of JCA President’s XI in a David vs Goliath battle on Saturday. Some good bowling by Waqar Ali & Poonam Bumb with support from Abhishek Khurana got the President’s XI off to a good start, but a few lusty blows by Maneesh Dubey and some delightful hammering by …