English Reds won the toss and elected to bat first on a dry wicket. Ian Bell’s team were off to a steady start with umang and amrit.
However, Amrit Basra departed for just 14 runs in his bag as English Reds suffered an early blow.
Bell’s team were 63 for 1 after the first 8 overs against Scottish Mulberries.
While the next 6 overs came with some quick fire runs for the English Reds,
Thanks to the attacking performance of Adil, who was sent back to the pavilion by Zaheeruddeen after striking 41 off just 30 deliveries.
While Umang looked steady at the crease and played some quality shorts alongside Adil to sum up a partnership of 78 runs.
At the end of 14 overs the score card displayed 112 for 2 for the English Reds.
The last 6 overs saw Ian Bell’s team averaging almost 10 runs per over.
Sandeep and Krishna could make a big impact but opening Batsman umang was set to fire shorts all across the ground.
Thus, the English Reds ended the innings with 172 for 4.
Umang helps the English Reds to set up a fighting total
Umang started off the innings quite slowly but as the match progressed, he catched up with the strike rate.
The English Reds’ opener stayed till the last ball of the innings scoring 87 off 62 balls.
While the other opening Batsman saw a quick departure as Amrit was dismissed for just 14 runs off 8 balls.
Adil played a good cameo scoring 41 of just 30 balls. While Sandeep and Krishna added just 10 and 9 runs respectively.
For Scottish Mulberries, Irshad put an stop to the scoring rate until some extent. He ended his spell with 1-25 in his 4 overs.
While Vasishth, Kashih, and Zaheeruddeen each ended up taking 1 wicket having almost similar economy rates.
Meanwhile, Naveen turned out to be the most expensive out of all giving away 24 runs in his 2-over spell.
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