Prithvi Edifice Cup 2016 : Tieto Software survive Maersk GSC chase

Debutants Maersk Global Service Centre put on a valiant fight but fell short by 4-runs against Tieto Software in the 2nd Prithvi Edifice Cup 2016 Inter IT T20 Cricket Championship at the Deccan Gymkhana, here on Sunday.

Electing to bat first after winning the toss Tieto aided by Viktant Mali (56) and Prashant Dudhane (28) ran up a 145/8 total. For Maersk,  Dinesh Wadkar (3/12), Mahesh Menon (3/42) did well.

Maersk began well and was on track after Venkatesh Iyer (40) took the lead in pushing his team’s innings.

Valuable contributions from Dinesh Wadkar (23) and Mahesh Menon (20) added to the total. However, timely wickets by Vikrant Mali (2/27), Javed Hussain (2/19) stalled the Maersk who ended up with at 141/9.

In a Group-4 encounter, Cybage rode on Saurabh Rawal’s unbeaten 74 as they cruised to an easy 89-wicket win over BMC Software after scoring 185/6 off their 20 overs.

In reply, BMC Software ended at 96/3. Saurabh Hire (38 n.o; 56 balls, 3×4), Vivek Kanchan (31; 46 balls, 4×4) did well, but it was Cybage’s Vikas Sagar (2/8) which made the difference eventually.

In Group-1, Barclays Technology Centre chased ACI Worldwide’s target of 116/9 by losing two wickets. Barclays achieved the target in 12.2 overs. For Barclays, Kumar Saurav’s unbeaten 42 off 37 balls and quick-fire 28-ball innings by Abhishek Shrivastav (46) was enough to get to the target.

In the other match, Mphasis scored a 76 run win over Pub Matcic. The encounter witnessed the lowest total of the day posted by Pub Matic after Mphasis bowlers Rizwan Khan (3/5) and Akhilesh Ubale (2/5) did the containment act restricting Pub Matis to a 75-run total.

BRIEF SCORES

Man of the Match: Vikrant Mali (Tieto)
Man of the Match: Vikrant Mali (Tieto)

Group-2: Tieto Software: 145/8; in 20 Overs (Vikrant Mali 56 (47, 11×4), Prashant Dudhane 28 (18, 4×4), Swapnil Updadhye 23, Dinesh Wadkar 3/12, Mahesh Menon 3/42) bt Maersk Global Service Centre: 141/9; in 20 Overs (Venkatesh Iyer 40 (33, 4×4, 2×6), Dinesh Wadkar 23, Mahesh Menon 20, Vikrant Mali 2/27, Javed Hussain 2/19)

Match Details:

Toss: Tieto won the toss & elected to Bat First

Result: Tieto won by 4 runs

Man of the Match: Saurabh Rawal (Cybage)
Man of the Match: Saurabh Rawal (Cybage)

Group-4: Cybage: 185/6; in 20 Overs (Saurabh Rawal 74 n.o (48, 9×4), Rakesh Shinde 19 n.o, Dhiraj Dhoot 2/40, Kiran K 2/19) bt BMC Software: 96/3 wickets 20 Overs (Saurabh Hire 38 n.o (56, 3×4), Vivek Kanchan 31 (46, 4×4), Vikas Sagar 2/8)

Match Details:

Toss: Cybage won the toss & elected to Bat First

Result: Cybage won by 89 runs

 

 

Man of the Match: Kumar Saurav (Barclays)
Man of the Match: Kumar Saurav (Barclays)

Group-1: ACI Worldwide: 116/9; in 20 Overs (Joseph George 45 n.o (36, 3×4, 1×6), Ashwin Bodke 20, Shashank Dittakavi 19, Anshul Chandra 2/25) lost to Barclays Technology Centre: 119/2; in 12.2 Overs (Kumar Saurav 42 n.o (37, 8×4), Abhishek Shrivastav 46 (28, 8×4).

Match Details:

Toss: ACI won the toss & elected to Bat First

Result: Barclays won by 8 wickets

 

Man of the Match: Rizwan Khan (Mphasis)
Man of the Match: Rizwan Khan (Mphasis)

Group-6: Mphasis: 151/9; in 20 Overs (Khalil Shaikh 39 (29, 8×4), Rizwan Khan28 (13, 3×4, 2×6), Akhilesh Ubale 26 (20, 2×4, 1×6), Sachin Nikam 3/25, Amarnath Baykod 2-18) b Pub Matic: 75 all out; in 16.4 Overs (Raounak Joshi 12, Rizwan Khan 3/5, Akhilesh Ubale 2/5)

Match Details:

Toss: Pub Matics won the toss & elected to Bowl First

Result: Mphasis won by 76 runs

 

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