DTDC Express Ltd won convincingly against Teleperformance DIBS in the RCF T20 Tournament. After batting first, DTDC amassed a massive total of 207 in 20 overs losing just 4 wickets only. The openers Japjeet Randhawa and Anish Chaudhery put up a dominant opening stand. Japjeet went on to score 63 off just 34 balls as Anish hammered a blistering 90 in 55 balls. Together they formed an opening partnership of 141 as Japjeet was the first to fall. Apart from them, southpaw Omkar Ghule joined the party and chipped in a quick-fire 35 to help his team pass the 200-run mark. From Teleperformance, Shashank Mistry was able to claim 2 wickets.
With a massive total to chase down, Teleperformance set out to chase but lost their openers in quick succession. A small partnership brewed between Chabria and Usmani but DTDC managed to dismiss batsmen at regular intervals. Aayush Raghuvanshi was able to score 32 at the back end of the innings but it wasn’t enough as DTDC defended the target successfully with 75 runs in hand.
Aniket Singh and Omkar Ghule managed to claim 3 wickets a piece as the former bowled at an exceptional economy rate of just 3 r.p.o in his 3-over spell. A cumulative bowling performance saw them defend the total and emerge as champions.
Anish Chaudhary was named as the Man of the Finals but he wasn’t the only DTDC player to go away with a trophy that evening. Ankit Singh was awarded the Best Bowler of the tournament as Maxwell Swaminathan was crowned as the Best Fielder for his safe pair of hands. The Man of the Series was given to Omkar Ghule for his monumental all-round performances throughout the tournament. Despite just ending up as runners up of the tournament, Teleperformance’s Raunak Sharma was awarded the Best Batsman of the tournament.
DTDC were coached by Coach Kishor Waghela who guided and managed the team to the best of their abilities. Apart from the champion corporate team, Waghela also takes care of the Advance CricketGraph Academy located at Cross Maidan in Mumbai. Coach Waghela’s academy falls under the CricketGraph Academy Partnership Program where Cricketgraph helps existing academies develop.