Truganina Green & Gold wins the 4th Truganina Premier League T20 Friendship Cup Competition played at Mainview Boulevard Reserve in Truganina. The T20 competition was organised by Truganina Cricket Club for multi-cultural communities under the banner of Harmony in Cricket.
The Friendship Cup T20 Grand Final match was played between Truganina Green & Gold and Chinnar Shaheen at MAINVIEW BOULEVARD RESERVE in TRUGANINA. The Grand Final match started after paying respect to traditional owners of the Land with a barefoot circle.
Truganina Green & Gold batted first after winning the Toss and opener Munawar Bhatti played an excellent innings of 67 Runs playing all around wicket and was well supported by Abdul Qader Faisal. For Chinnar Shaheen bowlers Mustafa and Najib bowled well. Truganina G&G made 150 for 5 wickets in 20 overs of their batting. Chinnar Shaheen lost 4 early wickets in their reply, where Truganina G&G fast bowler Imtiyaz Ahmed took 3 wickets in an over and taking 4 wickets in total to get the player of the match and also best bowler of the competition award. Chinnar Shaheen could make only 123 chasing 151 runs with 4 batters getting out for ducks and finishing their innings losing all their wickets in the 18th over of their innings. Only Najib played well making 60 runs and lost regular wickets at the other end.
Harmony in Cricket representative Rohail Akhtar from Cricket Victoria thanked both the teams for playing the Gentleman’s game in the Sporting Spirit. Rohail also appreciated the efforts of Truganina Cricket Club in promoting cricket in multi-cultural communities. Truganina Premier League T20 Competition Organiser and Truganina Cricket Club President Jamal Mohammed thanked all the participating teams, sponsors and supporters of the Truganina Cricket Club.
Truganina Premier League T20 Competition was sponsored by TRUE VALUE REAL ESTATE, RIA Money Transfer, Deccan Builders, National Foods, Faculty Homes, Good Health Compounding pharmacy, Jupiter Real Estate, AJ VALLEY HOMES, Indians Together Groceries and Pearl Yogurt. National Food provided catering for the Grand Final Lunch.
T20 Competition Umpires Qadeer Mohammed and Najeeb Mohammed did excellent umpiring throughout the competition. Wining Captain Hassan Ahmed of Truganina Green & Gold thanked all the players from both the teams, while Chinnar Shaheen Captain Mustafa Turi thanked his team for reaching the Grand Final after topping the 7 round competition.