Jagdeep Bawa’s fiery 75 runs and 2 wickets helps axis bank win the finals of Inbox Wood Corporate T20 Championship 2019
The final of the Inbox Wood Corporate T20 Championship 2019 Cricket Tournament was played on 26th May 2019 at the Venue Sports Arena. Axis Bank and Sony Pictures Network were going head to head in the final.
Sony Pictures Network won the toss and elected to bat first. Pratik Patil was the stand in captain for final and he opened the innings. Pratik scored an unbeaten 109 of 68 balls , which included 12 fours and 4 sixes. The right handed opener scored 2 centuries and one fifty of the tournament. He was the star batsman for the Sony Pictures Network in the tournament scoring a staggering 282 runs in 4 matches with 30 fours and 12 sixes. In the final , he was well supported at the other end by Vishal Pandey who scored a quickfire 34 runs of 15 balls.
In the bowling department for the Axis Bank , Jagdeep Bawa took 2 wickets for 38 runs. The right arm medium pacer bowled in the right areas and was rewarded with wickets. Ravi Shinde was economical in his spell as he took a wicket and conceded just 19 runs from his 4 overs.
Axis needed 176 runs to win the final. Amar Padhye was superb with the bat again as he scored 65 runs of 34 balls. This knock made him the highest run scorer in the tournament with 306 runs at an average of 61.2. He made a very good partnership with Jagdeep Bawa as both the right handed batters piled on the runs. Jagdeep Bawa scored 75 runs of 50 balls. Back to back wickets got Sony Pictures Network back in the game and Axis Bank needed 10 of the last over. Anil Kushwaha bowled 3 wides in the final over before Shiva hit a straight six to seal the win for the Axis Bank. Manish Dhanwani took 2/29 and Anil Kushwaha took 2/34 , but it was Axis Bank who emerged victorious in the final.
Jagdeep Bawa was awarded the Man of the Match for his brilliant overall performance of 2 wickets and 75 runs.