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T20: Helsinki CC had a fruitful outing today!

HCC A broke the 3 year jinx against SKK, beating them by 8 runs in a tightly contested game. Highlights of the game were a highly entertaining and match defining 111 runs partnership between Zahid and Aniketh which included massive sixes all around the park. SKK got off to a good start, however during the crucial part of the chase, they kept losing wickets and some tight bowling and fielding towards the end, helped Helsinki in clinching the tie.

In their second game against Tampere Eagles, HCC A marched to victory. Winning by 8 wickets.

Scorecards here:

SKK vs HCC

HCC vs Tre Eagles

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HCC victorious by huge margin in season opener

HCC played Finn-Cricket club in their season opener of SM40 division 2 competition at Kauniainen. HCC batted first and recorded a huge total of 324 for the loss of 7 wickets riding on a good opening stand by Zahoor and Vineet, and later a blistering century by debutant Khaled, supported by cameos by Kamran and Srikishan.

While Vineet scored a well paced 58 to lay a solid foundation for the innings along with Zahoor, Khaled’s innings was special as it came up in 49 deliveries and literally knocked the stuffings out of the Finn-Cricket bowling attack.

Set the daunting total, Finn-Cricket openers were cautious to start with. However after testing the outside edge of the openers a few time, HCC opening bowlers broke through the ranks with both Khaled and Affan removing a batsman each within the first 5 overs. The batting side tried to consolidate for a while with good knocks by Ganesh and Ram , however it was the persistence of the HCC bowlers and efficient field placements by our Skipper Venkat, that resulted in periodic breakthroughs and dismissals of the Finn-Cricket batsmen.

We were able to bundle them up for a meagre total of 147 runs in the 26th over, with Venkat leading from the front with 3 wickets followed by Zahoor and Akhil with 2 wickets each. Arjith, Khaled and Affan picked a wicket each.

It was a tremendous performance, both in batting and bowling. Hope the form continues throughout the season. See the scorecard here

Match Scorecard

FinnCricket Vs HCC 2

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