It was a tight match between two competitive teams namely L&T Infotech & Reliance at the Sachivalaya Ground in Mumbai. Reliance won the toss & elected to field first since the wicket appeared good to bowl first and restrict them to a low total to put L&T under pressure.
Their decision to bowl first was quite spot on as L&T managed to score only 133/7 in 20 overs which is chaseable for any team in a T20 game. Opener Nisadh Mutalik & Shiva Yadav batted really well scoring 49 & 42 respectively. In fact they were looking good enough to reach 150+ score but the rest of the batsman below them could not convert their starts or make much of a difference. Ramesh S was the pick of the bowlers taking 2/15 in his 4 overs followed by 2/37 by Bharat & 1 for Ajinkya.
Chasing 134, Reliance chased down the score in style in 17.1 overs and won the match by 8wkts. Opener Sandesh Amrute scored a solid 42ball 56 to steer his team towards victory. Laced with 9 boundaries, Sandesh smashed the bowlers at will and gave a good start while Bharat finished off the remaining chase with his quikfire 44* off just 29balls.
Reliance won the match & opener Sandesh Amrute was declared ‘man of the match’. Cricketgraph congratulates the winning team and wishes all the players luck for a great cricketing year ahead.