Ruby Trichy Warriors grew to become the primary finalist of the Tamil Nadu Premier League 2021 after defeating Chepauk Super Gillies by 5 wickets in Qualifier 1, on Tuesday, 10 August.
Half-centuries from Nidhish Rajagopal and Adithya Ganesh helped the Warriors ease previous the goal of 153 runs with a ball to spare. Earlier, S. Radhakrishnan made 82 in 54 balls after the Super Gillies misplaced two early wickets.
Kaushik Gandhi and N. Jagadeesan faltered when it mattered probably the most. Both have been undone by Saravan Kumar. Radhakrishnan then held the innings and saved putting recurrently. He reached his half-century with a six over the backward sq..
Uthirasamy Sasidev by no means checked out ease. He took 29 balls for his 23. Rajagopal Sathish (29) made a vital contribution because the Super Gillies posted 153/3.
The Warriors misplaced opener Santos Shiv early, however Nidhish Rajagopal began attacking straightaway. He added 93 for the fourth wicket with Adithya Ganesh.
By the time Rajagopal was run out for 55, he had already accomplished his job. Adithya hit a six over mid-wicket on the penultimate ball of the innings to take his staff the ultimate.
Brief scores: Ruby Trichy Warriors 153/8 in 20 overs (Radhakrishnan 82*; Saravan 2-32) misplaced to Chepauk Super Gillies 157/5 in 19.5 overs (Ganesh 66*; Manimaran 2-23) by 5 wickets with 1 ball to spare. Player of the Match: Adithya Ganesh.