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Thrills and Cheers as Rowdies Beat Hurricanes


CHICAGO, IL- : Chicago Cricket lovers in Chicagoland area had an adrenaline rush inducing performance to watch as Rowdies vs Chicago Hurricanes match held at the Skokie Sports Park in Skokie.

Both teams were in the running to claim the top spot which would ensure a direct entry to the finals.

Rowdies decided to bat first. Sohel Patel and Mohsin Detraliya showed aggression with their partnership of 55 runs. Ayaz Patel who came after Sohel also managed to put in a good partnership with Mohsin for 44 runs. Javid Patel’s 33 off 12 balls was the highlight of the game. At a strike rate of 275.00 it was a sight to be seen. The Rowdies managed to end at 216 runs –a massive target to chase.

Sargam Patel, started off slow but gained momentum. He managed to put up 2 partnerships back-to-back with Pruthvish for 81 runs and with Manan for 79 runs.

All the efforts from Hurricanes could only get them close to total but not to the win. Rowdies won this exciting match by 6 runs. Javid Patel was adjudged the Player of the Match.

The guest of honor Manishkumar Patel from Nirav Foods was also present to view the game.

Manish believes in giving back to the community and what better way to give back than to give back to a game that has been the core of the Southeast Asian community. He reminisced that 25 years ago Indians and Pakistanis would have to find a way to congregate, and cricket helped them, just like the Nirav brand helped the immigrant families keep their culture alive!

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