Hari Mohan Kandari’s vicious spell of 6 for 17 resulted in a Johnson and Johnson win against Greensole Titans in T20 Masters cup 2019-20.
T20 MASTERS CUP (PINK) 2019-20, 19 January 2020 in Mumbai : Johnson and Johnson VS Greensole TITANS, played at ELF Vengsarkar Oval on 19th January. Titans won the toss and elected to FIELD first. It was better of a batting pitch.
Opener Sumedh Tare was very productive with the bat, he provided a solid base for the innings to grow. He scored 45 runs off 35 balls. He had an outstanding partnership with No.4 batsman Nishant Shivalkar and they piled on a partnership of 74 runs. Nishant also played with a very positive mindset, both of them kept the tempo of their innings up. Nishant scored a classy innings of 66 runs off 48 balls that consisted of 10 fours. Providing the final touch, Safal sood played a quick 39 off 16 balls. Eventually, they reached to a score of 192 runs losing 4 wickets in 20 overs.
The batting performance by Titan was a near debacle. They lacked big run scorers on the day and eventually were not able to nurture partnerships in the middle Abhimanyu Khanna scored a decent 33 off 19 balls, except him no other batsman looked promising. They were all out at the score of 97 runs in 14.4 overs. For Johnson and Johnson, Keyur Pawaskar picked up a figure of 3 for 13 and other bowlers were also eye catching. The pick of the bowlers and the star performer of the day was left arm spinner Hari Mohan Kandari who was extremely prolific with the ball. He bowled an incredible spell of 6 for 17 in 3.4 overs. He stuck to his basics and trapped the opposition batters with his orthodox turners. Overall, it was a 360 degree performance by Johnson & Johnson.
Result- Johnson and Johnson won by 95 runs.
MAN OF THE MATCH- Hari Mohan Kandari