Trivandrum: In the first match of SBT JPL cricket tournament Thiruvananthapuram kesari won victory against kollam royals.Kollam royals initiated the batting by gaining toss and they were able to score only 37 runs out of 8 overs.But kesari dashed to their aim in 7 over albeit lost one wicket.Kesari emerged as victors with 41 runs.Kollam lost 3 wickets.
B.V.Biju of kesari turned out to be a star of the match with 26runs for 16 balls.Biju obtained 26 runs with three sixes and one boundary. Suresh of kesari had one wicket to his credit with 7 runs in two overs.Shiju gained one wicket for kollam royals.
The unity of team members and active training enabled them to attain success according to the team captain Sudesh.Kollam royals captain Manoj opined that the lack of training and expert players were the major causes for their failure. He added to it that this experience was a call for the success in coming matches.