K Gowtham Shines with Ball in DD vs LKK in TNPL 2023


K Gowtham was the star of the show as Lyca Kovai Kings defeated Dindigul Dragons by 59 runs in their TNPL 2023 match on Monday. In DD vs LKK match, Gowtham took 3 wickets for 18 runs in his incomplete spell of four overs as he finished with 5 balls of his last over to spare.

Earlier, Dindigul Dragons won the toss and elected to field first. Lyca Kovai Kings got off to a good start, with openers S Sujay and S Kumar putting on 60 runs together for the first wicket.

The openers laid a good foundation and set the tone for other batsmen to further build the inning. The middle-order batter, who has been in scintillating form, had hit the fourth fifty of the tournament. He gathered an astounding 83. With great contributions from the batters, the Lyca Kovai Kings put on a mammoth total of 206 to further put the responsibility on their bowlers.

In reply, DD got off to a good start, with Shivam Singh 61 runs off 42 balls. However, Gowtham struck again, dismissing their leading batter Baba Indrajith and B Kumar. DD’s batting then collapsed, and they were bowled out for 147 in the 19th over. Gowtham finished with figures of 3-18.

The win takes LKK to the top of the TNPL 2023 points table. They have won 4 of their 5 matches so far. DD, on the other hand, have lost two of their three matches out of 4 they have played and are ranked 3rd on the table.

Gowtham’s Performance

Gowtham’s performance was a reminder of his all-round abilities. He has been a consistent performer in the TNPL over the years and is a valuable asset to any team. He is a good batsman, and can also bowl both spin and pace.

Gowtham’s performance will be a boost for LKK as they look to defend their TNPL title this year. They have a strong team, and with Gowtham in their ranks, they will be confident of going far in the tournament.