In the 13th match of Abu Dhabi T-10 League 2021, Pune Devils and Bangla Tigers faced off in an insane match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi) on Monday afternoon, February 1. The Bangla Tigers won by 8 wickets against their opponent Pune Devils.
Bangla Tigers captain Andre Fletcher decided to field after winning the toss and sent the Pune Devils to bat.
Batting first, Pune Devils lost three wickets in 10 overs and threw a challenging target of 116 runs to the Bangla Tigers. Tom Kohler Cadmore made 48 runs off 25 balls with four 4s and three 6s and Alex Davies made 41 runs off 21 balls with three 4s and three 6s. Three bowlers took one wicket each for the Bangla Tigers. Fazalhaq Farooqi (1-16, 2 overs), Karim Janat (1-20, 2 overs), and Qais Ahmad (1-23, 2 overs).
Batting in the second innings, the batsmen of Bangla Tigers began to attack the Pune Devils‘ bowlers. They lost one wicket in the first 5 overs and collected 52 runs. The Bangla Tigers reached the target with 8 wickets in hand with 7 balls left by the stormy batting of Tom Moores. Andre Fletcher scored 30 runs off 15 balls, Chirag Suri scored 30 runs off 15 balls and Tom Moores scored 38 runs off 12 balls remaining unbeaten. Bangla Tigers scored 67 runs from the last 23 balls.
As a result of the victory of this match, the Bangla Tigers have got them to the 4th position in the points table and the Pune Devils are down to the 7th position.
Pune Devils – Kennar Lewis, Chadwick Walton (wk), Devon Thomas, Nasir Hossain (c), Tom Kohler Cadmore, Alex Davies, Karan KC, Mohammad Amir, Ahmed Raza, Hardus Viljoen, Monir Hossain.
Bangla Tigers – Johnson Charles (wk), Afif Hossain, Tom Moores, Karim Janat, Andre Fletcher (c), Chirag Suri, George Garton, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Qais Ahmad, Matheesha Pathirana.
Maratha Arabians – 115/3 (10)
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Lewis, 3.5 over), 2-56 (Walton, 5.3 over), 3-73 (Cadmore, 6.4 over)
Bangla Tigers – 119/2 (8.5)
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Charles, 2.6 over), 2-69 (Fletcher, 6 over)
Result – Bangla Tigers won by 8 wickets
Player of the Match – Tom Moores
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