Uthappa returns with 48 but Rahul steals the show as Tigers win

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Updated: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 10:53 [IST]
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Mysore, Sep 3: Robin Uthappa played his first game in Karbonn Smart Karnataka Premier League (KPL) today but his knock of 48 was upstaged by KL Rahul's 91 which helped Hubli Tigers defeat Bellary Tuskers by 7 wickets here.

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Uthappa, who missed Tuskers opening two games due to a niggle, scored a 41-ball 48 in team's 160/8. In reply, Rahul hit 10 fours and 4 sixes on way to a fine 91. He departed with the team needing just 1 run for victory.

Uthappa returns with 48 but Tuskers lose

This was Tigers first win in three games of KPL 2014. Tuskers too have one victory from three.

Brief Scores

Bellary Tuskers 160/8 in 20 overs (Robin Uthappa 48 (41 balls, 6X4), M Vinod 39 (22b, 5X4, 1X6), Mayank Agarwal 38 (30b, 4X4), S Aravind 3/31, M Kranthi Kumar 2/42, Vinoo Prasad 1/21)

Hubli Tigers 161/3 in 16.1 overs (KL Rahul 91 (43b, 10x4, 4x6), Mohammed Taha 27 (19b), Shoaib Manager 21 (17b), IG Anil 2/39, Mayank Agarwal 1/8)

Result - Tigers won by 7 wickets

Man-of-the-match - KL Rahul

Tomorrow (September 4) - Rest day

Matches in Bangalore from September 5 to 7


Story first published:  Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 16:45 [IST]
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