Second Semi finals of KPL 2017 – Bijapur Bulls make it to the Finals in an exciting finish

Second Semi Final – Bijapur Bulls Vs Namma Shivamogga at Hubballi on Sept 22, 2017 – Bijpur Bulls won by four wickets with two balls to spare

Three cricketers – R Jonathan, M Nidesh and AA Joshi – were making their 45th appearance in KPL in this game. They occupy the second place jointly in the list of cricketers who have played most games in KPL. The first place is occupied by Amit Verma who has played 45 games in KPL.

R Jonathan’s run aggregate in KPL read 967 at the end of this game. He now stands second in the list of batsmen who have scored most runs in KPL. The first place is occupied by MA Agarwal who has scored 1419 runs. MA Agarwal and R Jonathan are the only two batsmen who have aggregated 950 plus runs in KPL. R Jonathan went past B Chipli who has an aggregate of 949 runs on his way to second place. {stats as at the end of Namma Shivamogga innings}

B Chipli joined MA Agarwal and R Jonathan as the third batsman to total 950 plus runs. He made 10 in Bijapur Bulls innings to take  his aggregate in KPL to 959  runs.

B Akhil’s boundary sixes aggregate in KPL read 42. He occupies the third place in the list of batsmen who have scored most sixes in KPL. Others are – MA Agarwal {52} and Mohd Taha {49}.

M Nidish became the seventh batsman in KPL to score 36 or more boundary sixes. The complete list read thus. B Chipli and R Jonthan joined the list when they scored two and one boundary six in this match. B Chipli became the  fourth batsman to score 40 plus boundary sixes in KPL.

No Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave C HC 0 4s 6s
1 MA Agarwal 41 41 6 1419 119* 40.54 3 6 0 134 55
2 Mohammed Taha 31* 30 1 889 93 30.65 0 7 0 91 49
3 B Akhil 42* 35 12 754 69* 32.78 0 5 0 56 42
4 B Chipli 44* 42 1 959 89 23.39 0 8 5 89 41
5 AA Joshi 45* 39 16 708 56* 30.78 0 2 1 46 37
6 R Jonathan 45* 42 9 967 77 29.30 0 6 3 74 37
7 M Nidesh 45* 40 10 845 70 28.16 0 4 2 50 36

S Manager’s aggregate runs at the end of this game read 510. He became the 28th batsman to total 500 plus runs in the tournament.

Bijapur Bulls posted its 27th win in KPL when it won this game by four wickets and own the record for most wins in KPL. Close behind is Belagavi Panthers with 25 wins

Bijapur Bulls won this game with two balls to spare to provide the ninth occasion of a team winning a KPL game by exact two deliveries to spare. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Provident 7 wkts 2 142 19.4 20.0 v Brigadiers Bengaluru 19 Sep 2010
2 Diamonds 4 wkts 2 175 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Bengaluru 26 Sep 2010
3 Bulls 7 wkts 2 168 19.4 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 14 Sep 2015
4 Shivamogga 4 wkts 2 159 15.4 16.0 v Bellary Hubballi 18 Sep 2016
5 Bulls 7 wkts 2 189 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 19 Sep 2016
6 Mysuru-W 4 wkts 2 162 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2016
7 Hubli Tigers 5 wkts 2 174 19.4 20.0 v Mangalore Hubballi 25 Sep 2016
8 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 14 Sep 2017
9 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017

Bijapur Bulls won this game with two balls to spare to provide the third occasion of Bijapur Bulls winning a KPL game by exact two deliveries to spare. Mysuru Warriors has  won two KPL games  with  exact two deliveries  to  spare. All such occasions are tabulated below. Thus Bijapur Bulls has  won most KPL games with exact two deliveries to spare

No Winner Margin BR Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date
1 Bulls 7 wkts 2 168 19.4 20.0 v Mysuru-W Mysore 14 Sep 2015
2 Bulls 7 wkts 2 189 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 19 Sep 2016
3 Bulls 4 wkts 2 158 19.4 20.0 v Shivamogga Hubballi 22 Sep 2017
                   
1 Mysuru-W 4 wkts 2 162 19.4 20.0 v Bulls Hubballi 23 Sep 2016
2 Mysuru-W 3 wkts 2 155 19.4 20.0 v Hubli Tigers Hubballi 14 Sep 2017

 

 

 

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