Pune: KPIT rode on to No 3 batsman Kamlesh Surve’s 48-ball 76 not out to storm into the quarterfinals from Group A with a comprehensive 74-run win over Synerzip in their last league match in the FLAME University Corporate Cricket T20 League 2018 managed by Triumph Events at the FLAME University Campus in Lavale on Saturday.
Going in to bat at 9 for 1, Surve played a rollicking knock hitting 7 fours and a six and shared an all-important 115-run partnership for second wicket with opener Aloke Nagraj (63-45b, 10x4).
KPIT went into the match placed third in the group at No 3 position with 2 points from one win, while Amdocs too was on 2 points but occupied No 2 spot by virtue of their better Net Run Rate. Infosys had already qualified from Group A after winning all their three matches.
Capgemini 89 all out in 19.5 overs (Phaneendra Paila 20 (26b, Shashank Trivedi 16 (22b, 1x4), Soumya Ranjan 2-8, Sunil Babar 3-21, Rahul Khandelwal 3-19) lost to TCS 92 for 5 in 11.3 overs (Kanwarjeet Sigh 17 (7b, 3x4), Gaurav Bhalerao 24 (21b, 3x4), Rahul Garg 24* (22b, 3x4).
KPIT 183 for 4 in 20 overs (Aloke Nagraj 63 (45b, 10x4), Kamlesh Surve 76* (48b, 7x4, 1x6), Mayuresh Likhite 22 (18b, 3x4), Rahul Pandit 2-27, Onkar Dhuri 2-42) beat Synerzip 109 all out in 18 overs (Sandeep Kamble 60 (41b, 8x4, 1x6), Mayuresh Likhite 2-17, Praful Ghadi 2-38, Tushar Waigankar 3-0, Nitin Tiwari 2-13).