Kovai Kings defeats Karaikudi Kaalai

Chennai:  Shahrukh Khan made a fifty as Lyca Kovai Kings edged iDream Karaikudi Kaalai by 15 runs in the Sankar Cement Tamilnadu Premier League 2019 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.

Chasing 155 for victory, Karaikudi could only score 139 for seven in its 20 overs. M Shajahan played a late cameo of 41 not out off 23 balls and was the side’s top-scorer. Malolan Rangarajan and Antony Dhas took two wickets each for the winning side. Kovai remains fifth in the standings with six points from as many matches.

Scores: Lyca Kovai Kings 154 for 7 in 20 overs (Shahrukh Khan 59, R Rajkumar 2/38) vs iDream Karaikudi Kaalai 139 for 7 in 20 overs (M Shajahan 41*, Malolan Rangarajan 2/10, Antony Dhas 2/26).