In the Northern California Cricket Association 2023 Summer T30 Competition on June 24th, 2023, the Cheetahs emerged victorious over All Stars United. All Stars United won the toss and decided to bat first, managing to post a total of 224 runs in the allotted 30 overs while losing six wickets in the process.
The opening partnership between Vivek Ubale and Rahul Sharma provided a solid start for All Stars United. Ubale played a well-constructed innings of 60 runs, which included 8 fours and 2 sixes, off just 44 balls. Sharma, his batting partner, went on to score an impressive 85 runs from 76 deliveries, matching Ubale’s boundary and maximum count. Other contributions to the score came from Naeem Ahmed, who scored 21 runs, and Omer Chaudhry, who contributed 29 runs.
Among the Cheetahs’ bowlers, Guruprashanth Govindaraju was the most successful, taking 3 wickets for 22 runs. Vasudevan Mahalingam also made a notable contribution with 2 wickets for 43 runs.
Chasing the target, the Cheetahs managed to achieve the required runs with just one ball to spare. Vasudevan Mahalingam, batting at number three, played a pivotal role in the chase, scoring an impressive 64 runs off only 38 balls, including five fours and three sixes. Opener Ruthvik Vemareddy was the second highest scorer for the Cheetahs, contributing 40 runs. Saravanan Manickavasagam and Guruprashanth Govindaraju also played important innings, scoring 30 and 23 runs respectively.
For All Stars United, Vishwadeep Dutta emerged as the leading wicket-taker, taking 3 wickets for 33 runs. Vivek Ubale provided support with 2 wickets for 34 runs, while Zain Haider and Raj Sonawala claimed a wicket each.
Overall, the match showcased a competitive contest between the Cheetahs and All Stars United in the 2023 Summer T30 Competition, with the Cheetahs ultimately emerging as the victors, thanks to their strong batting performance in the chase and effective bowling efforts.