In an exciting encounter at the 2023 Ungdoms U19 T20 league, Hammarby CF-U19 faced off against SCC Top Guns. The match took place on June 3, 2023, and it was SCC Top Guns who emerged victorious, winning the game by 5 wickets.
Hammarby CF-U19 won the toss and elected to bat first. They got off to a decent start with their opening batsman, Moosa Farooq, holding the innings together. However, he was eventually caught by Nischith M off the bowling of Aarav Jain after scoring 39 runs off 61 balls, including 3 fours and 1 six. Humaiz Javed and Essa Farooq were dismissed cheaply, scoring 8 and 5 runs respectively.
The Hammarby CF-U19 batsmen struggled to build partnerships as wickets fell at regular intervals. Muhammad Huzaifa, Faisal Nadeem, and Ahmed Tanveer made single-digit scores, while Maqsood Ali and Muhammad Ibrahim contributed a few runs towards the end. The team managed to post a total of 112 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
The bowlers from SCC Top Guns put up an impressive performance, restricting the opposition batsmen. Athul Lyakath was the pick of the bowlers, taking 1 wicket for 14 runs in his 4 overs. Reyansh Sarna and Aarav Jain also chipped in with 2 wickets each. Abdullah Al Umayer, Harkirat Singh, and Nischith Mokhamatam bowled economically but remained wicketless.
Chasing a target of 113 runs, SCC Top Guns got off to a shaky start, losing the wicket of Nischith Mokhamatam early in the innings. Harkirat Singh followed soon after, being caught behind by Essa Farooq off the bowling of Essa Farooq. Aatharva Kapil Sawant also couldnt stay long at the crease and was dismissed for 8 runs.
However, Abdullah Al Umayer played a crucial knock for his team, anchoring the innings and keeping the scoreboard ticking. He scored a valuable 41 runs off 37 balls, including 4 fours. Sarvesh Aravind provided good support, contributing 27 runs from 27 deliveries.
Hammarby CF-U19 bowlers tried their best to defend the total, but they couldnt prevent SCC Top Guns from reaching the target. Muhammad Huzaifa was the only bowler who managed to take a wicket, while Essa Farooq and Moosa Farooq also picked up a wicket each.
SCC Top Guns successfully chased down the target of 113 runs in 15.2 overs, losing 5 wickets in the process. The victory was a result of a collective effort from their batsmen and disciplined bowling performance. Hammarby CF-U19, on the other hand, will be disappointed with their batting performance and will look to bounce back in the upcoming matches.