Prathamesh Patil’s heroics in vain as Sandeep Borkar’s 76 steers HUL to a win in the Jolly Friends Matunga 2 Premier League’20
1ST FEBRUARY, 2020 IN MUMBAI – JOLLY FRIENDS SPORTS MATUNGA 2 PREMIER LEAGUE 2019-20 : Hindustan Unilever (HULL) Ltd VS JP Corporation (JPC), the match was held at Dadar Union cricket ground on 1st February 2020. HUL won the toss and they elected to BAT first.
HUL Opener Sandeep Borkar scored 76 runs off 50 balls and no.3 Sujay Lotankar also scored a decent innings of 38 off 34 balls. Both of them laid a strong base for a big score. Prasad Shetty also nailed some solid shots at the end as he scored 38 runs off 17 balls. They scored a total of 190 runs in 20 overs. They lost 4 wickets in the process.
After a loose start, No.3 Prathamesh Patil tried to take the control in his hands and was able to get the scoreboard ticking comprehensively with the aegis of the middle order batsmen. They were 77/4 in 11 overs when Pratik Jadhav walked in. he dominated the bowlers and took them to cleaners. They took to the score to 146 runs in the 16th overs. In the 16th over, JPC suffered 2 blows in the form of Pratik and Vishnu that made the job tougher. In the final over, JPC needed 19 runs to win. Despite Prathamesh hitting a six and a four in the over, they fell short by 2 runs. In the last ball, Prathamesh was at strike and needed 3 runs but he was only able take a single. For HULPatil’s heroics in vain as Sandeep Borkar’s 76 steers HUL to a win in the Jolly Friends Matunga 2 Premier League’20, Mario Fernandes, Prasad Shetty and Sanjay mane picked up 2 wickets each. It was an exhibition of valiant efforts and determination and at the end it’s the game that was the true winner.
Result- Hindustan Unilever won the match by 1 runs.