Rohan Bane steers Tata Power to a win in MCA Corporate Trophy ’22 

On March 11, Tata Power locked horns against JK Sports Club at Matunga Gymkhana in Mumbai during the MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association) Corporate Trophy tournament.  Tata Power won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Riding on twin half-centuries from top order batter Atharva Adhikari and middle order batter Navnath Pawar, JK Sports Club posted a competitive score of 226 in 38.5 overs. While Adhikari mustered a 59-ball 53, including five boundaries and two sixes, Pawar muscled a 47-ball 59, including half a dozen boundaries and three hits over the fence. JK Sports Club was bundled out inside 40 overs, thanks to the opening bowler of Tata Power, Wilkin Mota who struck with 3-26 in 5.5 overs. Mota was well supported by Farhan Shaikh and Abhinav Singh who scalped two wickets each as well as by Sagar Vainde and Gajanan Thakur who chipped in one wicket apiece.

In reply, Tata Power completed the formalities in just 30.4 overs as they won the match by four wickets. Their opening batter Rohan Bane top scored with 69 runs off 35 balls, including 11 boundaries and a six. Bane led the run chase from the front and stitched a 86-run partnership with his partner Akhand Singh (23 runs off 38 balls). Apart from Bane and Singh, Santosh Dighe (36 runs of 43 balls), Udya Kolambe (36 runs off 31 balls), Awais Khan (25 runs off 21 balls) and Abhinav SIngh (21 not out off 13 balls) made some useful contributions with the bat to see their side home. For JK Sports Club, the right arm off spinner Atharva Adhikari was the top performer with the ball as he accounted for 2-56 in his eight overs. Navnath Pawar, Nirek Gawand and Mihir Jadhav chipped in with one wicket each.   

Tata Power beat JK Sports Club by four wickets as the former chased down 227 in 30.4 overs during the MCA Corporate Trophy.

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