Ferocious Bowling attack of Sparta 3 has proved it again. Defeated Hercules 2 at their Home Ground (Promotie Grand Finale)
Sparta has convincingly defended the total of 138 in no more than 28.3 overs. In a direct confrontation to win championship, the Spartans were supreme on their field and bowling. Shahzad Khan exhibited a wonderful bowling spell (36-5) to help Sparta lift their cup.
This was the second occasion Spartans were facing Hercules (away ground on both). Spartans opted to bat first. The opening batsmen gave a good start for Sparta with a total of 60 runs in 12 overs. Unfortunately, a bunch of quick dismals led Sparta into a weak position. A mature Innings from Lovepreet Singh (35) and good contribution from Vishwdeep Vaid (40) and Wahab Umar (21) helped Sparta putting a total of 138.
Even though the Spartans were not able to put a big score on the screen, their confidence was no less.
Captain (Pradeep Chaudhary Kumar ) with his proven track record, proved it again with the selection of Bowlers. Shahzad and Rocky Pathania , took the new ball in their hands and started doing their magic. By end of 15 overs, the duo were able to restrict Hercules at 62 for 6 wickets down. Tom Hoornweg and Vishwdeep Vaid were able to do the incomplete job and led Hercules Back to Pavilion by the end of 28th over.
With “Never Give Up Attitude” from each Spartan, they were able to defend a low score. They exhibited their True class.