ARKANSAS/USA – Titans cricket club rebounded nicely with an emphatic win over Mavericks as action in the Arkansas MCL 2023 continued at Roger’s Park on Saturday.
After their opening loss in the morning against Udaan, last year’s runners-up Titans cricket club needed a win to get back in contention for a place in the finals. They ran into Mavericks who had an opening win over World Stars.
Mavericks scored a competitive 134 all out with Shahriyar Amir scoring a beautiful 77 off 51 balls with four sixes and seven fours. Lending support to him was Jalal Khan who scored 15. Bowling for Titans Sam Das, Mahidhar Mullapudi, Rahul Nama and Gurjinder Brar each took two wickets.
Titans in response looked positive and they racked up victory in the 15th over at 135/4 – taking the game by six wickets. They owed their success to Mullapudi 36, West Indian Trevon Griffith 30 not out and Geethamruth Seshu Nemalipuri 28.