Monaghan VS Cavan Match 06.08.2017
As the ground in Monaghan was unfit to play, Cavan hosted the match in The Rugby Club, Swellan Park. Thanks to the whole Monaghan Club team for coming here and playing a friendly match with us.
Cavan won the toss and we let the away team bat first.Dhana and Aravind started the innings for Monaghan steadily.Hassan and Sone kept Monaghan openers tightly in their first spell.Both openers showed their class in the first six overs,they rotated the strike and didn't even look for any risky shots.Sone gave Cavan the first break-through by taking Aravind in point region by an outstanding catch by Sithosh then Monaghan started loosing wickets in quick sessions and at the end Chirag came and played a quick 18 runs including a massive six that lead the away team to a fighting total of 91/8 in 20overs.
For Cavan Sanu claimed two wickets,Hassan,Sone,Sithosh and Zakku claimed one each.
Waqas and Hassan started the innings for Cavan.Hassan tried to clear the boundary in the second over of Jaye and ended in mid-wicket,then Cavan started loosing wickets in a quick session.Three unwanted run outs in the middle over was a bad set back for the cavan team.Pranoob came at number 6 and played a quick 14 runs and he also tried to clear the boundary and ended in safe hands of Bupendra.Extras were coming in each over which was a bonus for the Cavan team and in the last over they wanted 14runs,Jojo and Safi tried their level best and the Cavan team was short by 1 run when the last ball bowled off.
Even though Cavan lost the match it was a promising start for a new club.The whole Monaghan team applauded the efforts and dedication of our Cavan players.