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ACC 3 wins thriller against Centurions

[door Mudi Allah Raka] In a riveting cricket match between ACC 3 and Centurions 1, ACC 3 emerged victorious in a closely fought battle. The international NL cricketer Roelof van der Merwe was in the attendance to watch the two teams play.

Centurions 1, having won the toss and choose to bat, faced the challenge of setting a competitive total. Despite this disadvantage, they managed to post 161 runs for the loss of 10 wickets in their allotted overs. ACC 3's bowlers, notably Abdul Manan and M Khan, made significant contributions, with Manan claiming 4 wickets for 26 runs in 8 overs and Khan taking 3 wickets for just 9 runs in 3 overs.

In response, ACC 3 began their chase with determination, led by a stellar innings from Irfan Alim, who scored an impressive 79 runs at the top of the order. Despite losing wickets at regular intervals, ACC 3 maintained their composure, with each batsman making valuable contributions. As the match progressed, the tension mounted as Centurians' bowlers sought to defend their total.

With the required runs within reach, ACC 3 found themselves with only 2 wickets remaining and 10 balls left in the innings. However, they held their nerve, displaying resilience and determination in the face of pressure. Despite facing tough periods during the innings, ACC 3 eventually achieved the target with 10 balls to spare, securing a hard-fought victory. Not to mention in the last few overs Akhil Gola remained calm and took care of the last runs and victory was achieved.

The match showcased the competitive spirit and skill of both teams, providing spectators with an enthralling display of cricketing action. Irfan Alim's outstanding performance with the bat set the foundation for ACC 3's successful chase, while the collective efforts of the bowlers ensured Centurions faced a challenging task. As the players exchanged handshakes at the end of the game, both teams could take pride in their efforts, having displayed talent and sportsmanship on the field.

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