Sameer Patil’s quickfire 75 runs and 5 wickets seals a win for JSW in the Milan Mega Corporate League T20
On 1st June 2019, the semi final of the Mega Corporate League T20 was played between JSW and First Data at the Karnatak ground at Cross Maidan.
First Data won the toss and asked JSW to bat first. JSW made a slow start to the innings before Sameer Patil played a blistering knock of 75 runs in just 35 balls. The all rounder looked excellent in his impressive partnership with Ashok , who scored 43 of 25 balls. These contributions and a late surge of runs took JSW to a commanding 198/8 at the end of their quota of 20 overs. It was a tough day at the office for the First Data bowlers as they were taken for runs but Ajinkya managed to take 3 wickets for 43 runs , while Akshay took 2 for 49.
Needing 199 runs to win a place in the final , First Data got of to a slow start. Sanket tried to accelerate the innings and scored 45 runs of 32 balls. Amogh scored a 34 ball 30 as First Data could only manage 134/8 at the end of 20 overs. Sameer Patil was again brilliant with the bowl as he was with the bat ! He took 5 wickets for just 27 runs and Ravindra took 2/22.
JSW won by a comprehensive 64 runs to book a place in the final. Sameer Patil was the Man of the match for his heroic all round performance.