Blasters led by Ankur Jhaveri opened the 2016 season on a winning note by beating Hawkeyes by 7 runs.
Batting first Blasters made 100 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Shamit and Himanshu were the main contributors. From Hawkeyes, Umer Arshad was the pick of the bowlers taking two wickets.
While chasing, Hawkeyes lost Armaan pretty early. Mudassir and Priyank then consolidated the innings but run rate crept up quite considerably. In the effort of scorig quick runs, oth Mudassir and Priyank got out. At one point Hawkeyes needed 70 runs from 7 overs. Umer Arshad played a blinder and got his team close to the score but eventually got out in last over and Hawkeyes ended short. Anushth and Araf bolwed very well from Blasters and helped their team to win the first match of the 2016 Ramblers T20 season.
Scorecard can be seen here Blasters vs Hawkeyes Scorecard