Opener Vicky Patil smashes a match winning 101* for IDBI Federal Life Insurance in the Jolly Friends Matunga 2 Premier League’20
IDBI Federal Life Insurance opting to bat first at DPC Cricket Ground, Matunga posted a healthy total of 187/1 in 20 overs. Opener Vicky Patil who is one of the prolific players of IDBI continued to impress scoring a superlative unbeaten century off mere 69 balls. Vicky scored 101* smashing 11 fours and 4 sixes while he received good support from Rohan Thakkar (31) and Akshay Hanjekar (35* off 19) as IDBI were put in a strong position.
JFC Blasters gave a very good fight and the match did turn out to be a thriller thanks to some great start provided by their opener Akshay Tungare (48 off 35) & a blazing 37 ball 64 by Aditya Gawade at no.3. Despite such a solid start, the batters below them failed to capitalize.
The match quite interesting with 4 runs required off the last 3 balls with just one wicket in hand and Vicky Patil who bowled the penultimate over ensured that JFS Blasters were kept in a leash as they lost the game by a narrow margin of mere 1 run getting all out for 186 runs.
Result-IDBI Federal Life Insurance won by 1 run, Vicky Patil for his 101* and 2/22 was declared man of the match.
Scorecard Link- http://cric-score.in/series/matchscorecard/JFSMPL2/M3317