Swiss Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup Champions 2020

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2020 T20 Semi-Final – Olten CC VS Winterthur CC

The Olten Cricket Club played against the Winterthur Cricket Club in the semi-finals of the T20; Sufiyan Cheema and Chamith Dheemantha opened the batting for the Winterthur Cricket Club. Olten CC got two early wickets thanks to Ali Nayyer. He removed Dheemantha and Murali Gnanasegaram in the same over. Sufiyan Cheema scored 82 Runs in 56 Balls (11 fours and 3 sixes) until he was beaten by Shathees Thanasegaram. Olten kept the line and length very tight, which made it hard for the Winterthur side to score runs. Winterthur managed to get a total of 131/7 in 20 Overs.

Jaso Thirunakrasu and Shahid Awn opened the batting for the Olten side. They managed to get a 48 Runs partnership in 4.6 Overs. Jaso scored 35 Runs in 22 Balls (4 fours and 2 Sixes) and was removed by Sufiyan Cheema. Captain Ali Nayyer came at Nr.3, but got unlucky bowled off the inside edge. Shahid and Pratheepraj lead the Olten Cricket Club to a total of 120/2 in 15.2 Overs before Pratheepraj (34 Runs in 35 Balls with 4 fours and 1 Six) got bowled by Cheema. Shahid with his unbeaten 36 Runs in 33 Balls stayed at the crease till the end and finished the game in the 17. Over. Olten won by 6 wickets.Β 

2020 T20 Grand Final – Olten CC v Geneva CC

The 2020 T20 Final was played between the Olten Cricket Club and Geneva Cricket Club; Geneva opened the batting with Idrees Haque and Ali Shah. The openers managed to get a 31 Runs Partnership in 4 Overs til Ali Shah (17 Runs in 15 Balls with 4 fours) was caught by Pratheepraj in the deep to Ali Nayyer’s ball. Ali Usman got two quick wickets by removing both Leo Joseph and U.Bandaranayake in the 7. Over. Olten kept their line and length ver tight, which made it difficult for geneva to score runs. Geneva fought well and managed to get a total of 114/9 in 20 Overs.

Shahid Awn and Jaso Thirunakrasu opened the batting for the Olten side. Olten lost their first wicket already in the first over. Hamidi got Jaso’s Wicket after he rapid fired 10 Runs in 5 balls. The Partnership from Pratheepraj and Shahid with 32 Runs helped Olten to find their rhythm. After 6 Overs Olten were 42/2. Pratheepraj (9Runs in 19 Balls with 1 Six) was run out by Ali shah. Olten lost two quick wickets; Raja Jacob run out by KA Ashfaq and Robert Freemas lbw by Ali Shah. The Scoreboard after 12 Overs was 78/4. Captain Ali Nayyer came to bat and started to build a partnership with his Vice-Captain Shahid Awn. They lead the Olten side to a score of 111/4, till Shahid got retired hurt on 61 runs (9 fours). Ali Nayyer finished the game in the 17. Over alongside Ali Usman. Olten won by 6 wickets.Β 

Swiss Mr. Pickwick T20 Cricket Cup Champions 2020: Olten Cricket Club

For his outstanding performance in the final game, Shahid was named Man Of The Match. Because Shahid had delivered top performances in the T20 all year round, he got the award for the best batsman in the Western Division.