Hubli Tigers (HT) and Shivamogga Lions (SL) are set to clash in the first semi-final match of the Maharaja T20 League 2023 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on August 28. Hubli Tigers are riding high on their convincing victory against Mangalore Dragons in the last game, which surely boosted their confidence for this crucial match. Shivamogga Lions earned their spot in the semi-final by defeating the Bengaluru Blasters in their previous encounter.
In their recent match against Mangalore Dragons, Hubli Tigers emerged victorious with a five-wicket win. The standout performances came from Manish Pandey, who scored an impressive 56 runs off 33 balls, and Mohammad Taha, who contributed 51 runs off 23 balls. Manvanth Kumar made a mark in the bowling department by taking five wickets.
On the other hand, Shivamogga Lions secured an 11-run win against Bengaluru Blasters in their previous match. Abhinav Manohar’s powerful knock of 58 runs off 25 balls and Shreyas Gopal’s quickfire 43 runs off 23 balls highlighted their batting prowess. Aditya Somanna contributed with two wickets in the bowling department.