The biggest upset of MiLC this season is Seattle Thunderbolts have been out of the tournament. Yes, Thunderbolts who won the tournament last season, has been out of the race, their campaign has to an end in Week 7. The highlights of MiLC Week 7 were the Somerset Cavaliers beat the Manhattan Yorkers and the Philadelphians by 7 wickets each. That means the Somerset Cavaliers have still the chance to be made in the Super 8 round-robin clash that will commence in Houston, Texas next week. The Cavaliers thumped the Yorkers by seven wickets with the outstanding show of Karima Gore who thrashed the batting lineup despite the batting favorable conditions at the Mercer County Park. He begs four wickets to stop the Manhattan Yorkers at 66 runs in 20 overs.
Cavaliers Spinner Gore Shines In Must-Win Against the Yorkers
After resisting the Yorkers batters at 66 runs in 20 overs, the Cavaliers sent its openers with the intention to finish the match as soon as possible as it was a great chance to improve the net run rate. The Cavaliers’s Sunny Patel’s quick 42 not out took the Cavaliers to target. Spinner Karima Gore again showcased a great spell as he conceded only 10 runs in his four-over spell. Furthermore, spinner Karima Gore also scored not out 21 in the chase in front of the table toppers to keep the Cavaliers’ campaign alive.
The Philadelphians and The New Jersey Stallions shared the honors in their last 2 league matches pitted against one another. Ryan Scott’s rocking 31 led the Philadelphians to make it to the Super 8s. The Philadelphians finished on the top in the table after a comfy 6-wicket win over the Stallions while chasing 112 in the Eastern division. However, The Stallions finished on the second number in the table from the Eastern Division by beating the Yorkers by 34 runs on the next day, thanks to Dominique Rikhi’s 42 runs that propelled the Stallions to 128 on a bowling favorable ground.
The Empire State Titans quite dramatically lost against the New England Eagles and handed four vital points to the Titans to stand equal with the Cavaliers in the third position. Therefore, the Eagles will take on the Cavaliers to make it to the Super 8s. The winner will play against the Stallions to win a ticket to the Super 8s. Atlanta Lightning’s pole position booked their spot into the Super 8s and wait for the clash between Ft. Lauderdale Lions and Atlanta Fire to decide the team that joins them in the next round of the tournament.