Ruby Kanchi Warriors beat Lyca Kovai Kings by four runs via the super over in the third match of the India Cements Tamil Nadu Premier League at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Friday. This was the first match to go down to the wire in the 2016 Tamil Nadu Premier League.
Earlier, Lyca Kovai Kings had finished on 126/7 (20) in their first essay. Ruby Kanchi Warriors came out all guns blazing and managed to tie the game in their stipulated 20 overs. Come the Super Over and it was Ruby which batted first and scored 14 with B. Indrajith hitting a six off the fifth delivery. In the run chase, Jesuraj bowled brilliantly and managed to take the wicket of Harish Kumar. Despite a six from Murali Vijay, Kings fell short by five runs in the end.
Earlier, Ruby Kanchi Warriors won the toss and elected to bowl first. They put up 126 runs on
Anirudh B (39) and Harish Kumar (25) played good knocks and set the platform for a huge total. The partnership was broken as Kumar was brilliantly run-out by a direct hit. Ruby Kanchi Warriors were fantastic in the field as they effected three run-outs. Also, the outfield was a little slow due to the rain in the evening.
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