Jamshedpur, Feb 24: Adhunik Tiger crushed Johar Jharkhand by nine wickets to clinch Adhunik Cricket League (ACL) 2020 title in style. The final match was played at the Dhatkidih ground in Kandra on Sunday.
Rajesh Mahato of Tiger team was declared the best batsman along with crown of Sixer King, while Sachin Tudu of Johar Jharkhand was chosen best bowler of the league.
Adhunik Power and Natural Resources Limited conducted one-day tennis ball cricket tourney for its employees at Dhatkidih ground in Kandra on February 23.
In the final match, Adhunik Tiger won the toss and decided to bowl first. Johar Jharkhand and managed to score 45 runs in stipulated 8 overs before getting all out.
Except Sumit Mahato (18), no player could touch the double figures mark. Ravinder (7), Pradeep Sharma (5), Ravinder Aggarwal (4) contributed for their team while Ravinder from Tiger took four wickets while Rajesh Mahato clinched two, Roshan and Sumit took one wicket each for Tiger.
Thanks to Rajesh Mahato’s fiery innings Adhunik Tiger team achieved the target of 46 runs in just 3.4 overs. Rajesh Mahato scored a brilliant unbeaten 33 to be declared the man of the match in the final. Neeraj scored two runs.
Besides Adhunik Tiger and Johar Jharkhand, seven teams participated in the Adhunik Cricket League, comprising Adhunik Falcons, Sido-Kanho, HR-Admin, Birsa Munda Fighter and Team Skipper.
Raghavendra Kumar Singh, managing director of the company was chief guest on the occasion. He gave away the prizes and encouraged players. Singh handed over the championship trophy to winner and runners up team and gave away the medals. Rakesh Gupta, CEO was the guest of honour for the occasion. Senior official SD Jha, other officers and employees of the company witnessed the tournament in large numbers and cheered for their respective team.