RBNCC, KSCA Mysuru Zone 1st Division Champion Team, taking part in the KSCA Special Tournament for Zonal Champions and top six teams of Group I, Division II at Bengaluru, lost to Herons CC, Bengaluru in the final played at Chinnaswamy Stadium recently.
Batting first, RBNCC were all out for 209 in 48.1 overs. Thanks to useful knocks by Abhishek Jain (70) and M.B. Darshan (37) the team managed to cross the 200 mark. For Herons CC, Shubham Singh picked up five wickets. Chasing a target of 210 runs, Herons CC crossed the victory mark with six wickets to spare in just 39.3 overs with Arjun Hoysala unbeaten on 108 runs. Nithin Naidu (41 not out) and Rohith Gowda (33) were the other useful contributors.
The winning team was handed over a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 while the runner-up team took home Rs. 25,000 cash prize.
Brief Score: RBNCC 209 in 48.1 overs (Abhishek Jain 70, N.B.Darshan 37, Shubham Singh five for 23) lost to Herons CC 210 for four in 39.3 overs (Arjun Hoysala 108 n.o., Rohith Gowda 33, Nithin Naidu 41 n.o., Pranav B two for 40).