A thrilling Super Over Finals | Mustang wins Platinum Finale of JFSC 40+ League’22
The Platinum finals of the JFSC 40+ League ensured a nail biting finish with both the teams giving their 100% to lift the coveted title. The grand finale was simply unbelievable with twists and turns, with some brilliant moments as well as individual performances. Mustang opting to bat first posted a total of 138/10 in 20 overs. Vikas Linga at no.3 played a very sensible innings smashing 51 off 38 balls hitting 5 fours and 2 sixes at a strike rate of 134.21 despite lacking support from the other end. From the bowlers, Subhash Kumar (3/6) and Sunil Nair (3/20) were the pick of the lot.
Men In Blue were in deep trouble at one stage with scoreboard reading 4/15, 5/31 and 6/79 at the end of the 14th over. However, Sunil Sangle at no.7 played a brilliant innings almost taking the game away single handedly with a knock of 71* off 39 balls smashing 5 fours and 5 sixes. The match from nowhere became so close that it ended into a draw. From the bowlers, Rohit Saraf, Hitesh Patel and Jairaj Bisht bagged 2 wkts each.
In the Super Over, Men In Blue batted first managing 8 runs in 1 over with Ajit smashing a six in his 3 ball 7. Mustang in reply finished the match in style in mere 3 balls with Vikas Linga smashing 8* off 3 balls completing the job for his team with perfection. Vikas Linga was declared Man of the Match for his brilliant half century as well as his finishing cameo in the super over.