Dhaval Panchal scores match winning 57 as Ajanta Pharma win a thrilling final of Milan memorial league T40 by 2 wickets.
The final of the Milan Memorial League T40-40 was played at the Sunder C.C , Cross Maidan on 8th June 2019. Ajanta Pharma and TCS were the 2 teams in the final.
TCS won the toss and decided to bat first. TCS could only manage to score 149 runs but on a dry wicket that was a fighting score. Jayram top scored with 39 runs of 26 balls and Vinayak scored 27 of 26 balls. For Ajanta Pharma , Gitesh was the star with the ball. The right arm medium pacer made full use of the conditions as he ended with the brilliant figures of 4/13 from his 8 overs , which also included 4 maidens.
Ajanta Pharma needed 150 runs to win the final but got off to the worst possible start. They were 15-4 and 45-5 at one stage. Captain Hanumant who was the hero in their semi final win against Reliance, got out LBW on the very first ball he faced. With the match seemingly going away from them Dhaval Panchal stepped up and scored a brilliant 57 of 54 balls. Ajanta Pharma still needed 47 runs with just 2 wickets in hand. Krishna Humane scored 36 of 57 balls , while Gitesh Pandere scored 12 and both remained not out as they guided Ajanta Pharma towards a thrilling win ! For TCS , Raj took 3/31 but to no avail.
Dhaval Panchal was the Man of The Match for his match winning 57 runs.