Charles Sam scores 62 runs as OSM win the Jolly Friends Sports Matunga League 2019
Mumbai : – OSM and Johnson & Johnson faced of in the final of the Jolly Friends Sports Matunga League 2018/19 on 1st June 2019 Which is Organised by Jolly Friends Sports Club Mumbai. The match was played at the Kamath Cricket Club Ground , Shivaji Park, Dadar, Mumbai.
OSM were fresh from a sensational win in the semi finals when they beat IDBI by 144 runs ! OSM scored 210 runs batting first, with Santosh Palve scoring 86 of 40 balls and Patrick Allen scored 32. OSM bowlers then restricted IDBI for just 66 runs. Left arm spinner Hashim Sayyed picked up 4 wickets in an over which included a fantastic hat trick. Sandeep Gadiyar took 2 for 12 as OSM cruised to a victory.
In the final , OSM won the toss and decided to bat first. They scored a mammoth 212 for the loss of 6 wickets. Charles Sam scored 62 of the 39 balls. The right handed opener was well supported by Patrick Allen who scored 42. Johnson & Johnson bowlers had a tiring day in the field as OSM piled on the runs. Shreyash took 2/31 and Sumit Tare took 2/24.
Johnson & Johnson needed a miraculous effort with the bat to win the game and their hopes were ended early into their innings. The right arm fast bowler Dhanraj Shetty took early wickets along with fellow fast bowlers Sandeep Gadiyar and Mahesh Kanojia. Sandeep Gadiyar , the left arm pace bowler took 2/5 , while Dhanraj took 3 wickets for 23 runs and Mahesh Kanojia finished with 2 for 20.
Johnson & Johnson were all out for a mere 63 as OSM won by 149 runs to win the Jolly Friends Sport Matunga League
Charles Sam was the Man of the Match in the final. Sandeep Gadiyar was awarded the Man of the series