Melbourne vs Sydney Kugan Cup held in Sydney: Melbourne Jolly Stars Won
Posted on: 25/09/2016 (Sunday)
Kugan Cup annual cricket match between Melbourne and Sydney was held on Sunday, the 25th Sep 2016, at the Kareela Reserve Eastern Rd, Doonside, NSW 2767. The Melborune team was captained by Garthik Sivapalan and the Sydeny team was captained by Muhunthan Thuraisingam. The Melbourne team arrived in Sydney on Saturday, 24th Sep 2016 and Kugan Cup pre dinner was arranged for both teams on Saturday.
Commencing the match, the Sydney captain won the toss and opted to bat first. Losing all wickets in 28.3 overs they scored 144 runs. Murali with a superb 61 runs was the top scorer for Sydney team.
In reply, Jolly Stars Melbourne, with the target for win set at 145 runs, played well and scored 146 runs in 29 overs losing 5 wickets. Sivane aided their win with the top score of 76 runs. Melbourne team won the match and clinched the Kugan Cup for the second time in a series. Following cricketers bagged the best batsman, bowler, fielder and man of the match trophies.
Best Batsman - Murali
Best Bowler - Kethees (3 wickets for 11 runs)
Best Fielder - Garthik
Man of the Match - Sivane
The match was umpired by Mr.Narendiran Murugesu and Mr.Kirupaharan Bala.