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KPL: Belgavi stun Bangalore (U), enters final

Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 8:47 [IST]
 
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Bangalore: KPL's richest team and table toppers Bangalore Brigadiers made a shocking exit from the KPL as they were beaten by Belgavi Panthers in the semi-finals.

A sensational performance from captain R Vinay Kumar helped Belgavi to beat Brigadiers by 15 runs and book a place in the finals of KPL.

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Chasing 160 runs for victory, Bangalore Brigadiers were bundled out for 144 runs in 20 overs.

Batting first, Belgavi Panthers managed to score 159 for 7 in their alloted 20 overs, thanks to a brilliant half century by Arun Kumar.

It was ArunKumar who stole the honours of the day by scoring 54 off 30 balls. He also shared a useful 94-run partnership for the third wicket with R Vinay Kumar.

In reply , Uthappa and Shekawat looked as though they were in a hurry to wrap up the match. But they lost wicket at regular intervals and finally fell short of 15 runs.

Scorecard

Belgavi Panthers-159/6 in 20 overs

Bangalore Brigadiers-144 all out

Belagavi Panthers won by 15 runs

Man of the match-J Arunkumar

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