Oct 12th: Semi-Final - New York Knights vs Philadelphia Terminators (2:30PM)
Philadelphia Terminators will face Global Challengers in the NuWare New Jersey T20 finals on Oct 18th.

Congratulations to the Terminators
Amir Siddique wins the Man of the Match for his effort with the bat.


OUT - caught at long-on! All over! Terminators win and enter the finals.
Knights 135/9 (18.5 ov)
3 runs - Higgins
Higgins is the last batsman
OUT - Bowled him! Keon swings and misses, ball crashes into the off-stump.
Keon b Amique 2 runs
2 runs - Keon
DOT ball
Knights 130/8
1 run - Andrews swings and misses. Leg bye.
Amique will bowl the penultimate over

End of 18th over - Knights 129/8 (18.0 ov)
Andrews - 5, Keon - 0

1 run - Andrews
1 run - Leg bye
Keon Lake is the new guy. He will face Imran.
Knights 127/8 (17.4 0vs)
OUT - Imran is on FIRE!Bowled him! Fahad goes for the swing, misses and clean bowled.
DOT ball
Fahad is the new batsman
OUT - Dead plumb! Umpire has no doubts.
Walters walks back.
3 runs - mis-field at fine leg results in 3 runs

End of 17th over - Knights 124/6 (17.0 ov)

Walters is the new batsman
OUT - Kalimooto plays across the line and misses. Ball hits the pad and umpire raises the finger.
Knights 124/5
2 runs - Kalimooto
DROPPED - by Dawood in Gully. Batsmen run for 2.
FOUR - Top shot! Kalimooto pulls it for a four.
1 run - Andrews
Ron Andrews walks in
OUT - Bowled! Dwayne goes for a big pull, misses and is clean bowled.
Dwayne b Junaid 8 runs
Junaid to bowl the next over.

End of 16th over - Knights 115/4 (16.0 ov)
Dwayne - 8, Kalimooto - 24

DOT ball
DROPPED - by the keeper. That was a quick one knicked to the keeper. 1 run
DOT ball
DOT ball
Knights 114/4
1 run - Dwayne
Knights 113/4
DOT ball
WIDE ball
Imran Awan will bowl from the Colony end.

End of 15th over - Knights 112/4 (15.0 ov)
Dwayne - 7, Kalimooto - 23

1 run - Dwayne
DROPPED - at the boundary. Batsmen run for 3. 1 run - Kalimooto
2 runs - Kalimooto
DOT ball
2 runs - Kalimooto
Junaid will bowl the next over
End of 14th over - Knights 105/4 (14.0 ov)
Dwayne - 5, Kalimooto - 18

2 runs - Dwayne DOT ball
DOT ball
1 run - Kalimooto
FOUR - Nice shot by Kalimooto. Pulled over fine leg for four.
1 run - Dwayne
End of 13th over - Knights 96/4 (13.0 ov)
Dwayne - 3, Kalimooto - 10

DOT ball
2 runs - Dwayne
DOT ball
1 run - Kalimooto
1 run - Dwayne
1 run - Kalimooto
End of 12th over - Knights 91/4 (12.0 ov)
Dwayne - 0, Kalimooto - 8

3 runs - Kalimooto
OUT - Dean mis-times his pull and ball pops up to mid-off for an easy catch. Dean c Dawood b Badar 11 runs
1 run - FREE hit ball did not yield much.
No ball - Its a FREE hit!
1 run - Dean
3 runs - Kalimooto
DOT ball - huge shout for caught behind. Umpire not interested.

End of 11th over - Knights 82/3 (11.0 ov)
Dean - 10, Kalimooto - 1

1 run - Kalimooto
1 run - Dean
DOT ball
FOUR - Good pull shot, beats the fielder for four.
DOT ball
DOT ball
End of 10th over - Knights 76/3 (10.0 ov)
Dean - 5, Kalimooto - 0

OUT - WHAT a catch! Excellent running catch on the boundary. Stanford c Imran b Badar 7 runs
2 runs - Stanford
1 run - Dean
2 runs - DROPPED! Dean dropped at mid-on.
1 run - Stanford
1 run - Dean
Badar will continue from the Colony end

End of 9th over - Knights 69/2 (9.0 ov)
Dean - 3, Stanford - 4

1 run - Dean
1 run - Stanford
DOT ball
1 run - Dean
DOT ball
DOT ball
End of 8th over - Knights 66/2 (8.0 ov)
Dean - 1, Stanford - 3

DOT ball - excellent delivery. good line by Badar
DOT ball
DOT ball - close call! mixup between batsmen, could have been another run out.
OUT - Run out! Evans is run out. Batsmen push for the second but Junaid throws an accurate return at the keeper. Evans was long way out.
Badar Choudhry to bowl next

End of 7th over - Knights 61/0 (7.0 ov)
Dean - 0, Evans - 31

Dean walks in next
OUT - Ganesh c Dharmesh b Zaheer 16 runs. Good tight bowling by Zaheer.
WIDE ball
DOT ball
Zaheer Abbassi will bowl some spin now

End of 6th over - Knights 59/0 (6.0 ov)
Ganesh - 16, Evans - 35

1 run - guided towards third man
1 run - appeal for leg before turned down by the umpire. Batsmen run for one. Good running between wickets.
FOUR - Pulled towards mid-in, mis-field results in a four. Poor fielding.
50 up for Knights
End of 5th over - Knights 45/0 (5.0 ov)
Ganesh - 13, Evans - 30

End of 4th over - Knights 40/0 (4.0 ov)
Ganesh - 9, Evans - 29

1 run - Evans
DROPPED! Ganesh dropped by Dawood in the slips. It was a quick regulation slip catch. Ganesh gets a lifer. Batsmen run for 1.
FOUR - Top shot! This time Ganesh cuts the ball over Gully for four.
1 run - Evan
FOUR - Evan flicks the ball to the fine leg for four
FOUR - Top shot! Evans cuts a quick one over the gully for four.
Imran Awan is the new bowler

End of 3rd over - Knights 25/0 (3.0 ov)
Ganesh - 4, Evans - 19

1 run
WIDE ball
1 run - Evans
FOUR - Evans cuts it to the slip area for four.
2 runs - Evans
End of 2nd over - Knights 14/0 (2.0 ov)
Ganesh - 2, Evans - 12

End of 1st over - Knights 10/0 (1.0 ov)
Ganesh - 1, Evans - 9

New York Knights need 151 to win in 20 overs.
Welcome back for the chase. Dawood will begin the bowling attack for Terminators and Karan Ganesh and Dennis Evans will open the batting for Knights.

Philadelphia Terminators end their innings on an excellent score of 150 runs. It is definitely a comfortable score to defend on this pitch and given their bowling attack they should be well placed to win this one.

Knights have a tough chase ahead and the young guns will have to come out blazing to win this one.

End of 20th over - Terminators 150/8 (20.0 ov)
Badar - 17, Chaminda - 11

1 run - Badar
1 run - Chaminda
2 runs - Chaminda
1 run - Badar
1 run - Chaminda
1 run - Badar
WIDE ball

End of 19th over - Terminators 142/8 (19.0 ov)
Badar - 14, Chaminda - 7

2 runs - Chaminda drives and results in a mis-field.
2 runs - Chaminda swings and misses. 2 byes
1 run - good fielding in the out field and good throw.
3 runs - Chaminda
DOT ball
1 run - Badar
End of 18th over - Terminators 133/8 (18.0 ov)
Badar - 11, Chaminda - 2

1 run - Badar
DOT ball - slower delivery
DOT ball
2 runs - Badar
DOT ball
2 runs - Badar
End of 17th over - Terminators 128/8 (17.0 ov)
Badar - 6, Chaminda - 2

DOT ball. Almost yorked himself.
1 run
FOUR - Badar cuts over the square fielder for four
End of 16th over - Terminators 119/8 (16.0 ov)
Badar - 0, Chaminda - 0

Fahad has put his team back in the game with 3 wickets in his first over.
OUT - Amique caught behind bowled Fahad.
1 run
WIDE ball
On a hatrick. Badar Choudry is the new batsman
OUT - One more! Fahad uproots the off-stump. New bastman Imran walk back on a duck
OUT - Clean bowled! Fahad Mugal bowls an excellent delivery and Amir misses. Amir b Fahad 45 runs.
FOUR - Top shot by Amir towards mid-off for four.
End of 15th over - Terminators 111/5 (15.0 ov)
Amir - 41, Amique - 1

OUT - Zaheer Abbassi steps out to the spinner and misses. Regulation stumping by Nagamooto. Zaheer st Nagamooto b Walters 10 runs

End of 14th over - Terminators 109/4 (14.0 ov)
Amir - 39, Zaheer - 7

DOT ball
DOT ball
DOT ball
1 run
1 run
FOUR - Zaheer pull the fulltoss to mid-on and a mis-field results in a four. Poor fielding.
End of 13th over - Terminators 102/4 (13.0 ov)
Amir - 39, Zaheer - 2

DOT ball
DOT ball
1 run Zaheer
1 run - Amir
DOT ball
1 run - Zaheer
End of 12th over - Terminators 99/4 (12.0 ov)
Amir - 38, Zaheer - 0

16 runs in the over
DOT ball
FOUR - He is on fire! Amir pulls another ball towards fine leg for four.
DOT ball
SIX - HUGE ONE! Fulltoss dispatched for a huge six.
FOUR - Amir pulls and beats the fielder.
End of 11th over - Terminators 83/4 (11.0 ov)
Amir - 22, Zaheer - 0

Zaheer Abbassi, the Pakistani first class player walks in

OUT - Junaid c Kalimooto b Walters 15 runs. Pulled towards mid-on for an easy catch.
2 runs - Junaid
2 runs - Amir. They ran 3 but 1 short called by umpire.
FOUR - Excellent square cut by Amir. He is in good touch
1 run - Junaid
Walters to bowl next over

End of 10th over - Terminators 74/3 (10.0 ov)
Amir - 20, Junaid - 9

1 run
1 run
FOUR - Another shot! Drive to the left of long-off for four. Strong shot, no chance for the fielder.
FOUR - Top shot! Amir pulls over the cover
3 wides
1 run
2 runs - 1 overthrow
End of 9th over - Terminators 58/3 (9.0 ov)
Amir- 11, Junaid - 6

1 run - off the pads. Batsmen run for a cheeky single.
1 run - pulled to mid-wicket by Junaid.

End of 8th over - Terminators 55/3 (8.0 ov)
Amir- 10, Junaid - 4

2 runs
1 run
1 run
SIX - Super shot! by Amir. Lofted over long-off for a six
End of 7th over - Terminators 45/3 (7.0 ov)
Amir- 3, Junaid - 2

2 runs to Junaid
Junaid Rasheed is the new batsman.
Terminators 41/3
OUT - Excellent ball, bowled through the gates. Dawood b Higgins 12 runs.

End of 6th over - Terminators 39/2 (6.0 ov)
Amir- 2, Dawood - 10

Terminators won the toss and elected to bat

Match started at 2:30PM EST
Oct 12th: Semi-Final - North Jersey Renegades vs Global Challengers (10:00AM)
This is Mahender Bohra signing off. I will be back in 30 minutes (2:30PM EST) to cover the next semi-final.

Challengers will now face the winner of next match - New York Knights vs Philadelphia Terminators

Neil McGarrell gave his 200% and probably won this match for his team. He was the difference with 35 runs and 3 wickets.
Neil McGarrell wins Man of the Match for the top performance.

No one outside the Challengers bench thought they could defend this total. But they believed in themselves and came back strong and won an unbelievable match! Kudos to the Global Challengers for storming into the finals.

Challengers come back strong and race to the Final of the NuWare New Jersey T20.

OUT - BOWLED! Saleem is yorked by Neil. All over.
1 run - Renegades 101/9
Saleem is the last batsmen
OUT - Wasim Arif run out for 1 run. Pulled to mid-wicket and batsmen go for the second. Good throw to the keeper and its an easy run out.
Neil will bowl the last over.
17 runs required in 6 balls, 2 wickets left

End of 19th over - Renegades 99/8 (19.0 ov)
Hunain - 31, Wasim - 1

DOT ball - excellent ball on the off by Nandhlal
DOT ball
2 runs - Renegades 99/8 (18.4 ov)
2 runs - Renegades 97/8 (18.3 ov)
DOT ball
2 runs - Renegades 95/8 (18.1 ov)
23 runs required in 12 balls

End of 18th over - Renegades 93/8 (18.0 ov)
Hunain - 25, Wasim - 1

Renegades 93/8 (17.6 ov)
Renegades 92/8 (17.5 ov)
Renegades 91/8 (17.4 ov)
Wasim Arif is the new batsman

Renegades 91/8 (17.2 ov)
OUT - Wahab goes for another swing and cleaned bowled by Neil. Neil comes back strong and downs the wickets.
SIX - Super shot! Wahab launches the ball to the long on area for a six. First six of the match.
End of 17th over - Renegades 85/7 (17.0 ov)
Hunain - 24, Wahab - 2

Renegades 84/7 (16.5 ov)
Wahab Munir is the next batsman

Renegades 81/7 (16.1 ov)
OUT - Fahad mis-hits and ball flies to Gully. Neil takes an easy catch. Fadad c Neil b Nandhlal 7 runs
Nandhlal will bowl the next over.

End of 16th over - Renegades 81/6 (16.0 ov)
Hunain - 22, Fahad - 7

2 runs - Swings again and missed. Ball runs through the slip area. Batsmen run for two.
FOUR - Top shot! Hunain drives the ball straight dissecting long on and long off for four.
Renegades 756 (15.4 ov)
2 runs - wild swing, misses and balls runs to third man region. Batsmen run for easy two.
1 run - Renegades 73/6 (15.3 ov)
2 DOT balls by Santosh Dani
44 required in 30 balls

End of 15th over - Renegades 72/6 (15.0 ov)
Hunain - 14, Fahad - 6

CLOSE CALL! Good stumping but batsmen pulled back his leg on time. Umpire says no.
Renegades 71/6 (14.4 ov)
Renegades 70/6 (14.2 ov)
Good cover drive by Hunain - 2 runs

End of 14th over - Renegades 68/6 (14.0 ov)
Hunain - 11, Fahad - 5

End of 13th over - Renegades 62/6 (13.0 ov)
Hunain - 9, Fahad - 1

OUT - Asad goes for a drive, mis-hits and skies the ball in the gully region. Fielder run back and takes a well judged catch. Asad c Neil b Nandhlal 1 run.
Nandhlal gets his first wicket

End of 11th over - Renegades 57/5 (12.0 ov)
Hunain - 6, Asad - 1

Good drive by Hunain towards long-off. William comes charging at the ball and mis-fields. Batsmen run for three.
Hunain Munir is the new batsman
OUT - Sarosh does not learn from the previous miss and goes for a wild swing again. Plays across the line and clean bowled! Sarosh b Santosh Dani 8 runs.

FOUR - Sarosh goes for a wild swing this time and knicks the ball to the slip region. No slips and ball runs to the boundary.
Sarosh drives to the left of long on and batsmen run for two.

End of 11th over - Renegades 46/4 (11.0 ov)
Sarosh - 3, Asad - 1

End of 10th over - Renegades 42/4 (10.0 ov)
Sarosh - 2, Asad - 0

Sarosh Nadeem is the new batsman.

Renegades lose the 4th wicket and its game on! Challengers are back in the hunt.
OUT - Good length ball knicks the pad and all the fielders are in sync with their appeal. Umpire raises the finger and signals the end for Waheed. Waheed lbw Santosh 6 runs.

Slower delivery by Santosh bamboozled Waheed. But he dug it out at the last minute.
Santosh Dani is the new bowler.

End of 9th over - Renegades 38/3 (9.0 ov)
Waheed - 6, Asad - 0

Excellent over by Neil. Maiden wicket!
. Asad Hussein is the next batsman.

Neil takes a wicket in his first over
OUT - Vijay goes for a pull shot. Not enough power in the shot and an easy running catch by William. Vijay c William b Neil 11runs

End of 8th over - Renegades 38/2 (8.0 ov)
Waheed - 6, Vijay - 11

Square drive by Vijay and batsmen go for an easy two.
Two consecutive singles. Rotating the stike here.
Rudy to continue from the Forrest end.
This is a cautious start by the Renegades.

End of 1st over - Renegades 32/2 (7.0 ov)
Waheed - 4, Vijay - 8

Straight shot by Waheed and batsmen run for a single. Waheed opens his account.
Waheed Akhtar, the Sehwag like hitter, walks in. Waheed generally opens the innings for Renegades.

OUT - Shehzad drives towards the bowler and MacDonald grabs an excellent low catch. Good catch! This should encourage the rest.

End of 6th over - Renegades 26/1 (6.0 ov)
Shehzad - 14, Vijay - 7

Two quick singles in this over.
Rudy will continue from the Forest end.

End of 5th over - Renegades 24/1 (5.0 ov)
Shehzad - 13, Vijay - 6

FOUR - Top shot! Beautiful cover drive by Vijay. Ball races to the boundary.
DROPPED AGAIN - Shehzad gets another lifer. Pulls the ball towards the deep and dropped again. Very poor fielding by Challengers.
DROPPED - Shehzad skies the ball towards long-off and David drops a regulation catch
End of 4th over - Renegades 16/1 (4.0 ov)
Shehzad - 10, Vijay - 2

Vijay Nap is one down. Vijay top scored in the last Renegades match. Hopefully, he will carry his excellent form

Renegades 13/1 (2.5 ov)
OUT - Clever stumping by Nagamooto. Ivan misses a slower delivery, steps out of the crease and Nagamooto was sharp to take off the bails. Ivan st. Nagamooto b MacDonald 4runs (8 balls)

End of 1st over - Renegades 11/0 (2.0 ov)
Shehzad - 9, Ivan - 2

FOUR - This time driven to cover. Over pitched ball punished by Shehzad.
FOUR - Top shot. Shehzad goes for the big one towards the long-on. Ball bounces in front of the ropes and races to the boundary.
End of 1st over - Renegades 1/0 (1.0 ov)
Shehzad - 1, Ivan - 1

Shahid Shehzad and Ivan Ravi will start the chase for Renegades
Derrick MacDonald will bowl from the Colony end.

This is Mahender Bohra and I will be back in 15 minutes to cover the chase.

Global Challengers lost early wickets and the wickets continued to fall. Neil and Rudy stabilized the innings with a partnership of 40 runs.
Neil and Rudy fell in the 15th over right when the Challengers needed to accelerate. Challengers ended with 115 runs.
It may not be a defendable total against the strong Renegades batting lineup. Challengers will need some magic from their experienced bowlers today.

End of 20th over - Challengers 115/9 (20.0 ov)
David Forbes - 1*

Challengers 115/9 (19.6 ov)
OUT - Santosh Dani run out, 20 runs (16 balls)

Challengers 114/8 (19.5 ov)
Challengers 112/8 (19.4 ov)
FOUR - Wide off the legs. Four wides signaled. Challengers 110/8 (19.3 ov)
Challengers 106/8 (19.3 ov)
Challengers 106/8 (19.2 ov)
Challengers 105/8 (19.1 ov)
End of 19th over - Challengers 102/8 (19.0 ov)
Santosh - 12, David Forbes - 0

Challengers 101/8 (18.3 ov)
OUT - Nandhlal goes for a big shot over the long-off. Saquib runs to his left and juggles the ball but finally takes it. Nandhlal - 3 runs

100 up for Challengers in 18.2 ovs

End of 18th over - Challengers 98/7 (17.0 ov)
Santosh - 11, Nandhlal - 2

Nandhlal goes for a big heave, gets an edge and Hunain drop an easy catch. Batsmen run for two.
FOUR - Santosh pulls a short pitched delivery from Vijay for four. Good confident pull.

End of 17th over - Challengers 89/7 (16.0 ov)
Santosh - 4, Nandhlal - 0

OUT - MacDonald goes a wild swing and get a slight nick. Keeper takes an easy catch. MacDonald does not wait for the umpire's signal and walks. Good sportsman spirit. MacDonald 5 runs
MacDonald gets another run
Next ball driven straight down to long-off. 1 run for Santosh
Santosh goes for a wild swing and misses

End of 16th over - Challengers 86/4 (16.0 ov)
Santosh - 3, MacDonald - 4

Quick single in the circle.
Mis-field at long-on gives MacDonald 2 runs

End of 15th over - Challengers 82/4 (15.0 ov)
Santosh - 2, MacDonald - 1

Derrick MacDonald walks in
OUT - Rudy goes for a cut but finds Shehzad. Shehzad takes a safe catch to his right. Rudy - 14 (21 balls).
Santosh Dani is the new batsman

Challengers 78/5 (14.1 ov)
OUT - Neil flicks to the ball to deep. Ali Cheema covers good ground in short time to keep his balance and takes an excellent catch. Neil - 35runs
Saquib will bowl the next one.

End of 14th over - Challengers 78/4 (14.0 ov)
Neil - 35, Rudy - 13

FOUR - Neil guides the next ball for a four in the third man area. Neil - 34
Yorker length delivery, played to the deep by Rudy. They run 2 and the fielder comes charging and throws over the keeper. Batsmen run for an extra run. 3 runs.
Vijay starts with a wide ball. Still warming up
Vijay Nap is the new bowler. He will bowl from the forest end.

End of 13th over - Challengers 69/4 (13.0 ov)
Neil - 30, Rudy - 10

Challengers 64/4 (12.1 ov)
Neil flicks the first delivery of Asad's overto the leg for four. Good touch. Neil - 24
End of 12th over - Challengers 60/4 (12.0 ov)
Neil - 22, Rudy - 7

Another quick single. Good running between the wickets by Rudy and Neil.

Good cover drive by Rudy to the left of long-off. Batsmen run for easy two. Rudy 7
Asad to continue from the forest end

End of 11th over - Challengers 56/4 (11.0 ov)
Neil - 21, Rudy - 5

Challengers 51/4 (10.2 ov)
Another quick single, overthrow gives Rudy an extra run.
Good ball, Neil plays off the pads. Batsman take a quick single. Neil 21
Saquib starts the next over

Time for drinks break

End of 10th over - Challengers 48/4 (10.0 ov)
Neil - 20, Rudy - 2

FOUR - Mis-field at the boundary and bowl goes over the rope for four. Sloppy work by the fielder. Neil - 17 runs
Asad Hussein will bowl the next over

End of 9th over - Challengers 41/4 (9.0 ov)
Neil - 13, Rudy - 2

Challengers 41/4 (8.5 ov)
Excellent delivery, appeal for caught behind but the umpire does not budge. It was probably off the pads. Neil was the batsman
Saquib Saleemi will bowl the new over

End of 8th over - Challengers 36/4 (8.0 ov)
Neil - 13, Rudy - 1

Challengers 33/4 (7.2 ov)
OUT - Hooper run out Ivan 0
Suicide running by the new batsman. He did not wait for Neil's call. Easy work for the fielding side.

Challengers 33/3 (7.1 ov)
FOUR - Neil hits a beautiful square cut to the boundary
Wasim Arif will bowl the next over
Hooper walks in next

Challengers 29/3 (7.0 ov)
OUT - Shaun c Asad b Wahab 4runs
Slower delivery did the trick and Shaun tossed an easy catch at mid-off.

Wahab showing some excellent pace bowling
Wahab starts his 4th over

End of 6th over - Challengers 28/2 (6.0 ov)
Neil McGarrell - 8, Shaun - 4
8 runs from the over

End of 5th over - Challengers 20/2 (5.0 ov)
Neil McGarrell - 1, Shaun - 3
Excellent over by Wahab

Neil McGarrell, the former West Indies international walks in next
Challengers 19/2 (4.1 ov) - Salman bowled Wahab Munir 12 runs
Challengers 19/1 (4.0 ov)
Challengers won the toss and elected to bat.

Match starts at 10:00AM EST