Kunal Tiwari does his dad, Harish Tiwari proud, as his knock helps Menara CC pummel Rebels CC in their T20 game

Scorecard Menara CC annihilated Rebels CC in the last game of the weekend. Short bowling by the Rebels bowlers helped the Menara batsmen, especially Deepak Khullar & young Kunal Tiwari pepper the square-leg fence at will. Menara piled on a massive 183 runs in their 20 overs. Alfhariz picked up a 5 wicket haul, amid the mayhem. Rebels were never …

Kartik Kapoor’s all-round act helps Menara CC claim condominium bragging rights by defeating Mavecrics CC

Click for scorecard The other 35 overs game saw the two teams from Menara square off for Condominium bragging rights. Menara CC lost their top order early, but sensible batting in the middle order through Usman, Harish & Kartik helped them set up a good platform. Wickets to Pradeep Patnaik & skipper Keyur Moradia, however, ensured that Menara were bowled …

Vishvanath Kaushik’s blazing unbeaten 50 helps Indorama CC extend their unbeaten run with an easy win over Menara CC

An unbeaten Indorama CC took on a struggling Menara CC in the first of the two T20 games on Sunday. After having been put in to bat, Vinod Verghese got Indorama off to a quick start, but Amit Bhat in partnership with the keeper, Faheem Butt, struck back with 4 quick wickets and Menara looked in control with Indorama at …

Bond Sidhu & Praveen Uppal continued their good recent form to give Jaguar CC a comfortable win over Menara CC

Click for Scorecard Jaguar CC took on a struggling Menara CC in a 35 overs game on Saturday and were put in to bat on a wet ground. Harish Tiwari struck three times in his first spell to have the Jaguars in a bit of bother early on, but Asghar Ali steadied the ship to bring Jaguars back into the …

Mr. Consistent Rajeev Kumar’s all-round performance with help from Baba Sivasankaran the key to Ceylon CC comfortable win over Menara CC in their T20 game

Click for Scorecard Usman Muhammad & Faheem Butt had helped Menara CC recover well after a good spell by Rajeev Kumar, to help Menara CC put on 141 runs in their 20 overs which would have been competitive, but a tough target to defend on a batting friendly weekend. In reply, Dihan Silva helped with a good start & later …

A mature knock by Deepak Khullar & a top opening spell by Faheem Butt the key contributors to Menara CC’s win over the debutants, Rawamangun CC

Menara CC prevailed over the debutant, Rawamangun Cricket Club (RCC) in the third game of the weekend, a low-scoring, Division 2, T20 match. The Rawamangun side, playing their first ever season in the JCA League, is comprised entirely of budding Indonesian talent including some players from the Indonesian women’s national team. The young RCC side bowled well, led by Juni …

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

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 …

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

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 …

Harish Tiwari, Mohit Keshwani & Keyur Moradia spark celebrations in Condominium Menara as they lead Mavecrics Menarians to an easy win over Yadavas Chairos Tigers

Harish Tiwari anchored the Mavecrics Menarians batting innings while Keyur Moradia provided some middle order impetus to take their team to a par score of 132 runs in their 20 overs. Agi Saptiazi & Repan Desnika were the star bowlers for Yadavas Chairos Tigers. Except for young Aditya Haryanto, none of the Tigers batsmen had answers to a good Mavecrics …

Mature, fighting knocks from Gamantika & Lucky Kusuma guide Yadavas Senayan CC to a hard-fought win over Menara CC

Click for Scorecard The senior Yadavas side took on Menara CC in what they would have expected to be a relatively easy game. However, Menara CC were not going to give without a fight. Their openers Ishaq Khan & Deepak Khullar started things off well, but the introduction of Manbhir Singh & Lucky Kusuma, sparked of a collapse and yet …

Gaurav Pathak’s ‘pathaka’ 93* of just 45 balls rockets WPP India XI to a big win over Menara CC in their T20 game

Menara CC’s batting struggles continued as they could only make 116 runs in their T20 match against WPP India XI. Pallav Malhotra, Garika Vamshi & Gaurang Kapadia were the best bowlers for WPP India XI. Gaurav Pathak then made an absolute mockery of the low target by hitting an explosive 93 not out of just 45 balls which included a …

Sabu Joy with great support from Sakthi Narayanan help Metro Indians comfortably beat Menara CC in 35 overs game

The introduction of Sabu Joy ripped out a big hole in the Menara CC batting after their openers had kept away the opening bowlers. In one of the best bowling spells seen in the league this year, Sabu Joy took 4 wickets in 5 overs for just 6 runs. He also affected a run out to single handedly have Menara …

Vivek Nair’s breezy 95 helps Jakarta Barbarians record a facile win over Menara CC in their T20 game

It was the turn of Vivek Nair to shine with the bat as he plundered the Menara CC bowling to hit 95 off just 53 balls. While he decided to not run & clear the boundaries instead, five of his team-mates had other ideas as they decided to run themselves out. Jakarta Barbarians, score of 172 in the end proved …

Opponents would be seeking ‘Raksha’ from the Rakshesh duo of Rakshan-Rakesh as they combined well once again to take TKCC to a comfortable win over Menara CC

The Rakshan & Rakesh show was on once again this weekend and they ensured there was no R&R for Menara CC as TKCC Royals comfortably won the contest. The Menara batting finally clicked with Harish Tiwari & Ishaq Muhammad playing aggressively while Prakash Kewlani held the other end up. Menara would have been reasonably pleased with reaching 167 in their …

Dhiraj Nagpal, Arun Rajain & Pallav Malhotra take WPP India XI to a crushing win over Menara CC in their 35 over game

WPP India XI resumed their league action with a comfortable thrashing of a struggling Menara CC side. After electing to bat, Menara CC were in early trouble as Dhiraj Nagpal struck twice in his second over. Usman Mohammad tried to fight-back, but Arun Rajain and Ajay Kurtkoti bowled well to run through the other end. Mohit Keshwani hit a few …

Rajeev Rajeswaran, Muhammad Zahir & Big Dave help WISCI Wanderers convincingly beat a struggling Menara CC

WISCI Wanderers got back to winning ways with a comfortable 56 run win over a struggling Menara CC. Rajeev Rajeswaran (42) & Muhammad Zahir (37) laid the foundation for Big Dave (24) to blast WISCI to 158/6 in 20 overs. Menara CC just couldn’t get going as Vipin Chawla (3/15), Suhail (2/13) & Dave (2/22) ran amok to bowl Menara …

Amar Kapadia & Viraj Bhammar help Yadavas Senayan CC win big over Menara CC in their T20 game at GMIS grounds

The Yadavas Senayan CC (playing 5 Indonesian players) won comfortably against Menara CC in the second T20 game of the day. Viraj Bhammar (50) & Amar Kapadia (46no) set up a good platform and a few lusty blows by Anjar Tadarus (18) took Senayan CC to 173/7 in 20 overs. In reply, Menara CC couldn’t force the pace well enough …

Jagdeep (John) Singh’s hat-trick, the first in this season, sets up an easy win for PHM Jaguar CC over Menara CC

Menara CC, put into bat by PHM Jaguar CC in their T20 game, started briskly with Harish   pinging the fence a few times. The introduction of leg spinners Rehan Ghaffer (2/20) & Amit Lala (2/20) at both ends led to Menara losing regular wickets as they slumped to 61 for 7 in 12 overs. A gritty 31 run 8th wicket …

Gaurav Pathak & Maneesh Tripathi with help from Pallav & Aaresh power TKCC Royals into JCA T20 playoffs

In the crucial 2nd game of the day, Menara Devils won the toss and chose to bat first against TKCC Royals. The Menara batsmen came in with a very aggressive mind-set but a very good burst of fast, short-pitched bowling by Aaresh (3/28) had them reeling, with their top 3 big guns succumbing early to a combination of their own …

Harish Tiwari’s all-round act helps Menara Devils demolish DKI Tigers by 10 wickets and 11 overs to spare

Harish Tiwari, who captains the Menara Devils team once again demonstrated why he is topping the charts for the Most Valuable Player awards at the half way stage of the JCA T20 league, when he came up with yet another stellar performance with the bat, ball and on the field to help his side demolish the Indonesian development team, DKI …