What a day of cricket it was

What a day of cricket it was on the 26th of May, with the match between Kolding and Billund showcasing numerous twists and turns. The game kept spectators on the edge of their seats, highlighting the unpredictable and thrilling nature of the sport.

Billund started batting cautiously, steadily scoring 100 for 1 wicket in the first 15 overs, aided by 20 extras. However, our team managed to control the game significantly through disciplined bowling, reducing the run rate and building pressure on the opposition. Billund ultimately scored 216 all out in 36.5 overs. Shahid and Sowmyajit Kumar each took 2 wickets, while Siva, Santosh, Ankur, and Mahesh claimed 1 wicket each. Notably, Mahesh secured his first wicket of the career with a wicket maiden, contributing to the team's impressive performance.

Kolding began batting with Shahid and Ankur, scoring 29 runs for the first wicket partnership. We lost the second wicket in the 9th over at 49 runs. The real game and fight began then, with our third-wicket partnership. Shahid and Ajanta who is playing his debut match, showcased excellent talent under immense pressure from the bowling team, scoring a remarkable partnership of 119 runs.

It was an unforgettable day for Mohammed Shahid, who scored a spectacular 100 runs with a strike rate of 100. This significant achievement was bolstered by the amazing support from Ajanta, who scored 26 runs off 76 balls, building the partnership and ensuring wickets were kept in hand.

We needed to score a run a ball until the 32nd over, with a target of 48 runs from 48 balls. Unfortunately, we lost the great partnership as Ajanta got out, and we lost our third wicket at 168. Immediately after, Shahid also got out in the 34th over. Billund bowled exceptionally well in their last 5-6 overs, controlling their extras and building pressure on us with dot balls. This created pressure on our remaining batsmen, leading us to lose wickets in quick succession, and unfortunately, we lost the match at the end.

There were intense emotions within the team, losing such a close match after fighting so well and showcasing our bowling and batting skills. That's cricket, with twists and turns until the last ball of the match. Finally, it was a great day to remember in KIF with a maiden century by Shahid.

I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to every player, coach, and Paradesi, who stood by us throughout the day. Your unwavering support and encouragement mean a lot to the team.

Although we faced a tough loss in this match, we remain determined and focused on our goals. We will give our best effort in the remaining games, aiming to secure victories in all four remaining matches of Division 4. With trust in our team's abilities and your continued support, we are confident that we can achieve success.

Thank you once again for being with us every step of the way. Let's continue to work hard and strive for excellence together.

Næste kamp 

1 Div.

04 Aug.

 Kolding 1 - Køge 1

Lane @ Kolding

kl. 11

Turneringsplan 2024

 

4  Div Vest.

28 July.

 Kolding 2 - Esbjerg 2

Lane @ Kolding

kl: 11

Turneringsplan 2024

 

T20

3 Aug.

Kolding 1 - Billund 1

kl 12

Lane @ Kolding

Turneringsplan 2024

 

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