Raju picks up 5/18 as Reefit Gym Warriors win a thriller by 3 wickets in the Mahi Corporate Cup,19
The league match of the Mahi Corporate Platinum Cup 2019 was played on 15th September between B.B.Bhondsi and Reefit Gym Warriors at the Mahi Sports Park Bhondsi in Gurugram.
B.B.Bhondsi won the toss and elected to bat first. In their quota of 20 overs , they managed to score 135. Jackie was the only batsman to put up a fight as the right handed batsman scored an impressive 50 runs of 24 balls . Raju was the star with the ball for Reefit Gym Warriors , as he finished with brilliant figures of 5/18 ! The right arm medium pacer bowled in the right areas and was richly rewarded with match winning figures.
Needing just 136 runs to win , Reefit Gym Warriors almost had a mess of the run chase. Bunty Raghav , the right arm fast bowler, took early wickets and was the star with the ball for B.B.Bhonsdi as he finished with figures of 3/28, which allowed his team a way back in the game. However , Manoj Bedi had other plans ! The right hand batsman scored 61 runs of just 33 balls and had a match winning 4th wicket partnership of 51 runs of just 25 balls with Pankaj Thakran. In the end Reefit Gym Warriors held their nerve to win the game with 3 wickets in hand and with 2 overs to spare.
Raju was awarded the Man of the Match for his impressive 5-fer .