Sivanandan’s belligerent 83 helps JP Corporation secure a 5 runs win over Kotak Mahindra in Jolly friends sports Shivaji Park premier league 2019-20
JOLLY FRIENDS SPORTS SHIVAJI PARK PREMIER LEAGUE 2019, 18 January 2020, Mumbai : The match between JP Corporation (JPC) and Kotak Mahindra Sports Club (KMSC) was played at Dadar union cricket ground, Matunga on 18th January 2020. KMSC won the toss and elected to field first. The pitch was damped for the first half an hour but it got better with the roll of play.
JP Corporation openers were unable to give them a decent start, No.3 Sivanandan took charge and yielded a good partnership with Pratik. Starting from ball one Sivanandan slammed the opposition bowlers and played with a very positive intent. Out of the first 147 runs, he alone scored 83 runs off just 51 balls. With a collective effort at the end, JP Corporation reached to a total score of 172 runs in 20 overs losing 6 wickets. KMSC bowlers had a decent outing except Nishikant sawant who went wicket less in 4 overs and gave away 50 runs. Mayur Ghag was impressive with the ball as he picked up 3 wickets for 18 runs.
KMSC’s Mayur Ghag and Manish telge were very promising during their stay at the crease. Mayur scored a handy 41 runs off 34 balls before getting out lbw to Gopi kumar. Middle-order batsman Subhraman C (26 off 21) and Sagar Khatri (26 off 11) tried their best but fell short by just 6 runs. Indeed it was an intense and a tight match and eventually JP Corporation won. JP Corporation also experimented with lot of bowling options that might have let the match drag too far.
RESULT- JP Corporation won by 5 runs.
MAN OF THE MATCH – Sivanandan