Nagpur: Northern Riders Team led by Rahul Sawde won the OCW Premier League Season IV defeating three times champion Orange Strikers led by Mahesh S. in nail biting finish at Gawande Lay Out Grounds, Chatrapati Nagar here on Sunday.
In a 12-over low scoring match batting first, Orange Strikers could set a target of just 53 runs after loss of 9 wickets. Tough fielding, some super catches by Northn Rider players and a 3-wicket haul by Sharad stopped Orange Strikers at just 53 runs. In reply Northern Riders made 54 runs on a loss of six wickets thus registered a 4 wicket victory.
In all 10 Teams from various zones and Head Office participated in the T-12 OCW Premier League Season IV this year.
A special match among NESL and OCW veterans and Ladies Match among OCW employees were also organised. NESL-11 led by Shashikant
Hastak (Executive Director of NESL) defeated OCW-11. While, Mighty Girls team led by Ms Pradnya Kamble, defeated another team.
In a concluding ceremony organised on the occasion OCW CEO Sanjoy Roy, Director-KMP Singh, NESL GM Jadhao handed over winning trophies to winners Northen Riders and runners up Orange Strikers.
OCW PR Head Sachin Dravekar conducted proceedings and also proposed a vote of thanks.
Best Batsman: Arvind Pande
Best Bowler: Rahul Sawde
Man of the Series: Arvind Pande
Man of the Match: Sharad