Bhaktiyar Irani scores a match winning 54* as JNS Jaguars win the finals of the Zooter’s International School Dad’s Tournament’20
The final of the Zooter’s International School Dad’s Tournament 2019-20 was played at the DY Patil Ground in Pune. JNS Jaguars went head to head with UTPAL Warriors for the title. JNS Jaguars won the toss and decided to chase in the final.
Put into bat, UTPAL Warriors managed a mere 115/9 at the end of 20 overs. The Jaguars bowlers bowled to perfect line and length and the UTPAL Warriors batsman never got going. Jairaj Bisht, the right arm fast bowler, took 2/22 from his 4 overs while Atul Ganeriwal took 2/9 from his two overs. The highest scorer for UTPAL Warriors was Asgar Khan who scored 29.
JNS Jaguars needed just 116 runs to win the final and got off to a flying start. Opener Bhaktiyar Irani scored a blistering 54* of 25 balls. His knock included 6 fours and 2 sixes! He was well supported by his opening partner Jay Pandya who scored 35 of 27 balls. This right handed duo scored 77 runs for the first wicket and the Jaguars chased down the target comfortably with 9 overs and 9 wickets to spare.
JNS Jaguars became the crowned Champions of the Zooter’s International School’s Dad’s Tournament. Bhaktiyar Irani was declared “Man of the Match” in the finals now for two years in a row.