Abu Dhabi [UAE], November 24 (ANI): Bangla Tigers pulled off an electrifying 19-run prevail upon rookies New York Strikers in the initial match of the Abu Dhabi T10 at the Zayed Cricket Arena on Wednesday.
The engineer of the Bangla Tigers’ success was opener Evin Lewis who hit 58 runs off 22 balls with seven sixes and two limits to assist with posting an amazing absolute of 131 for 5 out of 10 overs. New York Strikers, regardless of an unbeaten 45 off 19 balls with three limits and four sixes from captain Kieron Pollard, couldn’t accomplish their objective.
New York Strikers won the throw and chose for the field. Thompson took a splendid find plunging full length. One-drop Joe Clarke tumbled to the primary ball he looked from Riaz to one more fine catch, this time taken by Eoin Morgan at the additional cover. Colin Munro, who joined opener Lewis, hit the last bundle of Riaz’s over for a six over a lengthy leg.
Munro kept on going for his shots and hit Jordan Thompson for a limit to long-off and a six to fine-leg. Ravi Rampaul, who was presented for the fourth finished, found his third conveyance slice effectively to the regressive point limit by Munro.
Lewis finished that over with a six to mid-wicket. The fifth over was invigorating as Lewis hit Nav Pabreja for two sixes, the initial six off the second ball to mid-wicket and the subsequent oddball the fourth ball over lengthy off. Lewis additionally hit the last ball for one more six over lengthy on. At the midway imprint, Bangla Tigers were on a sound 68 for 2.
Jordan Thompson dumbfounded a splendid 6th permitting Munro to pick just a single limit and furthermore took the award wicket of Munro with the last wad of the over. Munro’s innings excessively finished with a fine catch by Nav Prabeja at the diminutive third man bouncing and pulling off the catch on the bounce back.
Riaz who was once again introduced for the seventh over couldn’t prevent Lewis from going for his tremendous shots. He hit him for two sixes over a profound square leg. Lewis arrived at his 50 years in 18 balls flicking Shepherd over square leg for a six. He additionally hit the following ball over point for another limit. The all-out went past the 100-un mark toward the finish of the eighth over.
Lewis’ fine thump of 58 reached a conclusion when Rampaul got him out to the principal wad of the 10th over, got by captain Pollard at long-on. Rampaul additionally got next man Benny Howell out through Powell’s second catch at long-off for 1.
The 10th from Rampaul yielded only five runs and he took two wickets. The last over from Nav Pabreja was very much used by Shakib Al Hasan who hit a limit off the subsequent ball, and two sixes, one of the fourth ball and one more off the last ball to give a noteworthy complete of 131 for 5.
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