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Shreyas, Aman shine as Blasters beat Lions

DNMUM409612 | 3/13/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :201



Mumbai: Namo Mumbai Blasters began their T20 Mumbai League campaign on a winning note, beating Shivaji Park Lions by 12 runs at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday.
Put in to bat first, Blasters scored 182/5, riding on half centuries from skipper Shreyas Iyer and Aman Khan. Lions ended up scoring 170/9.
Lions couldn’t get the kind of start that was required in such a stiff chase. Just like the opponents, Lions couldn’t make the best use of Power-play overs, and the asking rate kept climbing up steadily. Bravesh Shetty kept finding boundaries from one end, but couldn’t get the support from the other end long enough to really threaten the Blasters’ total. Shetty scored 52 from 35 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes.Read full story


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