It was a nail biting finish on 4th June at Cross Maidan, Mumbai, when iGATE and TCS clashed against each other in the final match of Milan Mega Corporate T20 Tournament. Winning the toss and electing to bat first, iGATE posted a respectable 145-8 in 20 overs. Coming in at no.3, Paraj Dhurandhar top scored with 38 runs off as may balls and led his team’s batting from the front. He smacked three boundaries and a six in his wonderful knock. Opening bat Abhishek Mhatre provided a solid start by scoring a patient 35 off 44 balls. Jayram was the pick of the bowlers picking up 4-36 in his four overs and received good support from Ali who grabbed 3-31 in his four.
TCS played well to score 143-9, but in the end, were left short of just two runs. Roshan (11 runs off 17 balls) and Rahul (26 runs off 26 balls) gave a steady start to the run chase and in the middle overs, Harsh (32 runs off 26 balls) and Ravi (34 runs off 29 balls) stitched a neat partnership to take their team closer to the target. But in the end, it was iGATE, the team that could hold on to their nerves crossed the line with a thrilling 2-run win. Manoj, Abhishek and Paraj accounted for two scalps each.
Paraj Dhurandhar (38 runs off 38 balls and 2-10 in 2 overs) was announced as the Man of the Match for his all-round brilliance.